Tourist Places Of Hyderabad: If you do not visit the old city while staying in Hyderabad, then understand that you have missed encountering the golden history. The heritage, buildings and stories of the grandeur of the Nizams have survived in the city. Viewing the various treasures at a leisurely pace in the Salarjung Museum is like entering history.
International ‘World Green City Award’ announced
Passing through the Outer Ring Road of Hyderabad feels like you are going to a special city in the world. The maintenance of the road has been inspired by nature. Nature has already created a benign environment there. Stones of attractive shapes, big and small, resting on each other, are a unique and intimate part of the city. The 13 doors for entry and exit in Nizami culture Hyderabad also make it special. Open roads and wide streets are the heritage of this place. Last year, I was in Hyderabad when it was announced that this historic city would be given the international ‘World Green City Award’. Hyderabad has beautifully combined heritage and modern development in greenery, beautiful trees, plants, flowers, lakes, ponds, buildings and roads.
The ruins of the royal palace are still fascinating
Mohammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, started establishing this city in Golconda state in 1591. Charminar, a wonderful monument of Islamic architecture situated on the banks of river Musi, is the pride of Hyderabad. A panoramic view of the city is visible from the first floor of this mosque made of red stone and lime. Near Char Minar there are Bangle Bar, Johari Bazaar and Ashrafi Bazaar. At one time, ‘Zari’ was famous all over the country, the fine workmanship of ‘Zari’ has been done here only. Golconda Fort, one of the oldest forts in the country, also attracts lovers of archaeology, history and architecture from all over the world. The ruins of the royal palace are still fascinating, having witnessed the rise and fall of many kings. Some distance away, there are also the tombs of the Qutub Shahi dynasty which maintains the identity of Hyderabadi architecture. Mecca Masjid, one of the largest mosques of India, is more than 400 years old. It is said that soil from Mecca Sharif has also been used in its construction. Hussain Sagar here is the largest man-made lake in Asia. Birla Temple made of marble will give you a spectacular view of the city. Also worth a visit is the Chowmahalla Palace, which is said to have taken a century to build. Nizam of Hyderabad lived here. After spending some time in the Durbar Hall here, the historical grandeur starts entering the body. Being called the ‘City of Pearls’ is also a specialty of Hyderabad, but buying pearls without an experienced person can be expensive. Located here, recorded in the ‘Guinness Book of World Records’, a continuous shooting location of films, ‘Ramoji Film City’ is the largest film city of India. Not only will movie lovers have fun here, this place is also capable of attracting other tourists.
If you do not visit the old city while staying in Hyderabad, then you will miss out on encountering the golden history. The heritage, buildings and stories of the grandeur of the Nizams have survived in the city. Viewing the various treasures at a leisurely pace in the Salarjung Museum is like entering history. Enjoying the world famous, deliciously cooked Hyderabadi Biryani is also an attraction of the city. The specialties of Hyderabad’s bakeries have also earned a lot of name. Small pumpkins found in North India are not found here, but apart from dozens of fruits, Iranian tea, boti kebab lukhmi, keema samosa, phirni served in earthen pots, Arabic dishes and dried apricot sweets are also wonderful.
Hyderabad has still preserved its original identity and culture. Environment lovers have also formed a society to preserve the beautiful rocks here. The climate of Hyderabad is hot. In such a situation, the best time to visit would be from October to March. Well, if time and pocket permit, Hyderabad can inhabit you for many days and nights, in any season.
how to reach
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is connected to major cities of the world and NT Rama Rao Airport is connected to major cities of the country. The three main railway stations here, Hyderabad, Secunderabad and Kachiguda, are connected to the main railway stations of the country. Buses arrive from various places at Vishal Bus Terminus.