Hyderabad, the capital and the largest city of Telangana state, located in South India also function as the legal capital for the state of Andhra Pradesh. This city holds the title of major technology city which attracts lots of students and job seekers, due to which foreign currency exchange in Hyderabad city are steadily increasing day by day. There are a bunch of best places to visit in Hyderabad with family.
Hyderabad city is traditionally ruled by QutabShahis, Mughals and Nizams, the city is noted for its monumental master pieces, display of masjids, temples, churches, bazaars etc. Years back, Hyderabad was the only global trading centre for natural pearls, diamonds and emeralds, for which it was known as ‘The City of Pearls’.
Presenting an array of interesting travel spots about an internationally recognised site both for international and native tourists.
Best Places to Visit in Hyderabad
Charminar – With four elegant minarets, Charminar is a major landmark of Hyderabad located in the old city, was built by Muhammed QuliQutb Shah as a monument for plague victims. Charminar, is hailed as a unique Deccan monument and is always used to represent the state.
Golconda Fort – Golconda Fort is one of the most glorious fortress complexes in India. Placed on one side of a hill with the spiralling fort on the other. Its interior design and location stands out as the main attraction.
Mecca Masjid – A 400 year old symbolic mosque built by the 6th QutabShahi Sultan of Hyderabad. The three arched frontage carved from a single piece of granite is the main attraction for sightseers.
Paigah Spanish Mosque, Begumpet – Known for its Spanish architecture and constructed by a Paigah Nawab Sir Vicar-ul-Umra
Salar Jung Museum – The largest one-man collection of antiques in the world is discovered in this museum. Galleries, libraries, educational section, arts and artefacts are attractions of this museum.
Birla Science Museum – The Planetarium, the Science Museum, and the centre for Applied Mathematics and Computer Sciences are all part of this museum.
Birla Planetarium –A special attraction is the demonstrations which reveal the vagueness of the cosmos, the origin of the universe, comets, eclipses, UFO’s etc. The remains of a 160-million-year-old dinosaurs the best bit of the museum along with a collection of dinosaur egg fossils.
City Museum, Hyderabad State Archaeology Museum, KiDiHOU Children’s Play Museum, Puranihaveli are added attractions.
Falaknuma Palace – Completed with Italian marbles decorated with Italian style staircases and fountains, built by an Italian architect.
King Kothi Palace – The residence of the last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan.
Bella Vista – is a royal palace of the Nizams built in the Indo-European style and named by its French architect ‘Bella Vista’ meaning beautiful sight. The palace overlooks the Hussain Sagar Lake giving a striking view.
Ananda Buddha Vihara – a Buddhist tourist destination, located at Mahendra Hills.
Birla Mandir – a temple made of white marble located on top of a hill overlooking the city.
Jagannath Temple – sited near Banjara hills.
Ratnalayam Temple, Sri Lakshminarasimha Swamy Temple, Wargal Saraswati Temple are also places of pilgrimage.
Water sports and boating with parks are further attractions for tourists. Hussain Osman Sagar, Gandipet Lake, Durgam Cheruvu, Himayat Sagar, Shamirpet Lake , Ruknud Daula Lake and Mir Alam Tank are recreational centres.
Parks promote eco-tourism, leisure and entertainment, some of which are NTR Gardens, Indira Park, KotlaVijayabhaskara Reddy Botanical Gardens, Lumbini Park, Lotus Pond, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Nehru Zoological Park, Mrugavani National Park and KBR National Park.
Other Places of tourist interest are:
Shilparamam– an arts and crafts show at Madhapur,
Ramoji Film City (RFC) – the world’s largest cohesive film studio cum theme park, one of Asia’s most popular travel and leisure centres. Entered the Guinness Book of World Records for standing as the largest film studio in the world.
RavindraBharati – A platform for all performing arts, especially for those attracting the state and Indian cultures.
Necklace road, Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad Pearls, Shilparamam, the Shilpakalavedika, Keesara, Rachakonda and many more to complement.