- Category: Destinations in India
The city of Nizams, Hyderabad is perfect combination of tradition and modernity showcasing a life that is incomparable to any. From age old monuments and heritages to the best of modern world to authentic cuisine to various kinds of sightseeing options, the city of Hyderabad has something to offer each and everyone.
The city has a history of 400 years which be seen in the various monuments and historical buildings as well as in the historical traditions and lifestyle followed by the people. With a name which also has a history behind it, Hyderabad has history in its each and every aspect. The name of the city is after Bhagyamati who later became Hyder Mahal as the wife of Quli Qutub Shahm. The capital city of Andhra Pradesh and the fifth largest city in India, Hyderabad is located at a latitude of 17o E 22’ N and longitude of 78 o 27’.
At one end you have attractive glass buildings, five to seven star hotels and on the other hand you have forts and palaces. A Hyderabad tour is incomplete without visiting Charminar. was built in the year of 1591 by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah who is referred as the founder of Hyderabad.
Hyderabad tour offers its visitors with various kinds of sightseeing places. Some of these are the tombs of the legendary Qutb Shahi kings, Golconda fort, Chow Mohalla Palace, Taramati Baradari which is located at Ibrahimbagh, Birla Mandir, Salar Jung Museum, AP State Archaeological Museum are few of the places. There are other places as well such as Nehru Zoological Park, Shilparamam (the Arts & Crafts Village), Hitec City, Hussain Sagar Lake which was excavated in 1562 A.D. by Hussain Shah Wali, NTR Gardens, Necklace Road, Tank Bund, Prasads Multiplex, Lumbini Park, Sanjeevaiah Park, etc. Nizam‘s Silver Jubilee Museum, Durgam Cheruvu, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Hyderabad Botanical Gardens, KBR National Park, Mrugavani National Park, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Osmansagar, better known as Gandipet, Shamirpet are few more. The city has various kinds of tourist spots that they keep you entertained throughout your stay in Hyderabad. Ramoji Film City, Snow World, Mount Opera are few of the places if you are looking for entertainment and fun.
The city is a paradise of shopping lovers too. Along with Hyderabad's Handicraft Emporium offering excellent Bidri work such as plates, bowls, vases, ashtrays, trinket boxes, huqqa bases, jewellery, places like Laad Baazar in Old City also offers amazing shopping opportunities.
The city is well connected to the rest of the country and various parts of the world. International airport, railway station and excellent roads makes it easier for visitors to come from any part of the world.