Hyderabad - Twin City OR City of Pearls OR pearl and diamond trading centre OR HITECH City

Hyderabad Travel Guide

Hyderabad, the capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh is one of the largest cities in the southern part of India that is also considered as the hub to a number of cultural, educational, commercial and other activities of Southern part of country. The cosmopolitan city is a bustling 400-year-old metropolis with urban inhabitants of more than four million people just about; Hyderabad is the creation of the Qutub Shahi rulers, who were of Turkoman starting point.

Hyderabad is located on the Deccan Plateau and the Musi River, 650m above sea level. The physiographic of Hyderabad is subjugated by hills, testimonials, tanks, forests, mosques, temples, and a rich and varied heritage in arts, crafts and rock formations. The twin cities Hyderabad-Secunderabad are full of attractions and historical places. Some of the major attractions of the city are :

Charminar Charminar : Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah was the founder of this historical monument in 1591. It was built to remember the annihilation of plague from Hyderabad.

Mecca Masjid Mecca Masjid : It is one of the largest mosques in India that has the capacity of accommodate more than 10000 people.

Golconda Fort Golconda Fort : It truly boasts of a cultural heritage of Hyderabad of 400 years. It is on the outskirts of the city.

Hussain Sagar Lake Hussain Sagar Lake : The magnificent lake was developed in the year of 1562 that forms a link between Hyderabad and Secundrabad.

Salar Jung Museum Salar Jung Museum : It is the largest one-man collection of antiques of the world that exhibits more than 35000 objects of art.

St. Joseph's Cathedral St. Joseph's Cathedral : It is considered as the most beautiful buildings in twin cities that is in the Gun foundry area.

Birla Mandir Birla Mandir : It is one of the modern temples in the city on the shores of Hussain Sagar Lake from where you can visit an excellent view of the city.

Birla Planetarium Birla Planetarium : It is located on the hillock of Naubat Pahad that tributes to the advances of science and technology.

Falaknuma Palace Falaknuma Palace (Star of Heaven) : It is located at the top of 650 m high hill.

Hi-Tech City Hi-Tech City : A main hub to IT companies to develop unique software here, the hi-tech city is located in the outskirts of the city.

In addition to this, there are also a number of other pilgrimages and major attractions of in the city that keep travelers spell bound for a long time and persuade them to come again and again to visit the city.

High court, Jama Masjid, Paigah tombs, Raymond’s tomb, Chhote Hajarat ki Dargah, Qutub Shahi tombs, Sanjeevaiah park, Nehru zoological park, botanical garden, secret lake, Asman Garh palace, etc are also major attractions of the city that lure tourists again and again.

This cosmopolitan city is also known for a number of accommodation options, restaurants and its food that is named Hyderabadi Biriyani (a Food that is prepared by rice and meat). The city is well connected via road, rail, water and air to all the major cities of the country and major parts of the world.

Accommodating here is not a big issue as you have all types of budget to accommodate in the city. In fact, the city is full of tourists throughout the year, but exploring it in the month of November to march is the best time. book now