Salar Jung Museum at Hyderabad

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The Salar Jung Museum at Hyderabad, India, houses one of the biggest one-man collections of antiques of the world all aquired by Nizam Mir Yousuf Ali Khan, Salar Jung III. The collections include Persian carpets, Mughal miniatures, Chinese porcelain, Japanese lacquerware, famous statues including the Veiled Rebecca,  Marguerite and Mephistopheles, a superb collection of jade, daggers belonging to Queen Noor Jahan and the swords used by various mughal emperors.

Hyderabad is the capital city of the Indian state Andhra Pradesh. Inside the Salar Jung museum one can also find a manuscripts library.

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