Situated along the banks of the Musi River, Hyderabad is known as the city of Mughals and Nizams. The time you’ll visit here, you’ll witness the charm that sets this city. The towering & spectacular architecture and monuments will force you to admire it. There are still many traditional and ancient markets in and around Hyderabad. Here are some interesting facts and places to visit in Hyderabad:
The eternal city of love, art, and history, flourishing together in perfect harmony making it one of the most enchanting places
in the world. Hyderabad's warm hospitality, impressive monuments, mosques, minarets, art and architectural richness, and technological
progress will take you through an amazing journey of its glorious past and a spirited voyage into its promising future.
Experience a unique blend of the old dominion and rustic charm within the trappings of new age modernity.
Hyderabad, the magical name that brings to the mind's eye visions of royal grandeur and leisurely "Nawabi" (kingly) atmosphere. A Vacationer's delight, this legendary city with a 400-year-old history, of the splendour of Qutb Shahi and Asaf Jahi dynasties, Moghal grandeur, exotic cuisine, and exquisite markets, is world famous for its fascinating contrasts and unrivalled attractions.
Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana, is the fifth largest cosmopolitan city in India. The City thrives with a variety of cultures intermingled into an astounding culture that gives it a distinct identity of its own. This is where tradition fuses with modernity, and heritage structures vie with modern high-rise buildings to add to the beauty of the city.
Located in the heart of the Deccan plateau, 1760 ft above the sea level, Hyderabad has an invigorating climate with awe inspiring prehistoric rocks and natural lakes, along with a variety of flora and flauna.
Hyderabad offers a variety of tourist attractions ranging from Heritage monuments, Lakes and Parks, Gardens and Resorts, Museums to delectable cuisine and a delightful shopping experience. The city of Hyderabad is a shopper's delight! From the world famous pearls to traditional arts & crafts, from textiles of all modern brand names to ethnic wear, the city offers an astounding variety of shopping. Hyderabad is famous world over for its fabulous diamond markets, glass embedded bangles and the delectable "Hyderabadi Cuisine".
It is unique in being one of the few cities where tradition and technology co-exist, a revolution that has already attracted Microsoft and other major MNC's to set their overseas base here. With a dynamic leadership, the state is steering the nation to new dimensions in the fields of Information Technology, Biotechnology, Pharmaceuticals, Business Management, Construction, and more - to emerge as a land of immense business opportunities.
Hyderabad is one of the chief producers of natural pearls and is also a major contributor to the diamond trade, hence is referred to as the City of Pearls.
With a height of 18 m and weight around 450 tons, this breathtaking statue of Buddha is his biggest single rock statue in the world.
Hyderabadi Biryani is a dish invented during the period of Nizam Rule and is made with rice, spices and chicken or goat. It is mainly of two types, raw and cooked. There are around 140 varieties of Hyderabadi Biryani.
The Ramoji Film City is considered the biggest film studio complex in the world with a massive area of around 2000 acres.
Constructed way back in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah indeed symbolizes this city. With the height of 56m surrounded by 4 minarets or towers, the Charminar is a must watch place in the city.
The city of smiles, of lights, of a thousand faces. Endearingly called the Pearl City, Hyderabad offers a variety of tourist attractions ranging from Heritage monuments, Lakes and Parks, Gardens and Resorts, Museums to delectable cuisine and a delightful shopping experience. Some of the tourist attractions include...
The Charminar is as much the signature of Hyderabad as the Taj Mahal is of Agra or the Eiffel Tower is of Paris. Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, the founder of Hyderabad, built Charminar in 1591 at the centre of the original city layout. It was said to be built as a charm to ward off a deadly epidemic raging at that time. Four graceful minarets soar to a height of 48.7m. above the ground. Charminar has 45 prayer spaces and a mosque in it. Visitors can view the architectural splendour inside the Charminar. The monument is illuminated in the evenings and a pedestrianisation project around the monument is under implementation
Golconda is one of the famous forts of India. The name originates from the Telugu words "Golla Konda" meaning "Shepherd's Hill". The origins of the fort can be traced back to the Yadava dynasty of Deogiri and the Kakatiyas of Warangal. Golconda was originally a mud fort, which passed to the Bahmani dynasty and later to the Qutb Shahis, who held it from 1518 to 1687 A.D. The first three Qutb Shahi kings rebuilt Golconda, over a span of 62 years. The fort is famous for its acoustics, palaces, ingenious water supply system and the famous Fateh Rahben gun, one of the cannons used in the last siege of Golconda by Aurangzeb, to whom the fort ultimately fell
The glorious past of Golconda Fort is narrated effectively with matchless Sound and Light effects. The unique Sound & Light Show takes you right back in time, when Golconda was full of life, glory and grandeur
The tombs of the legendary Qutb Shahi kings lie about a kilometre away from Banjara Darwaza of the Golconda Fort. Planned and built by the Qutb Shahis themselves, these tombs are said to be the oldest historical monuments in Hyderabad. They form a large group and stand on a raised platform. The tombs are built in Persian, Pathan and Hindu architectural styles using grey granite, with stucco ornamentation, the only one of its kind in the world where an entire dynasty has been buried at one place.