Hyderabad, the City of Nizams, has all charms to keep people engaged in its vividness. Being the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, it is the centre of attraction for the state as well as India. Every year, large numbers of people visit this city for both leisure and commercial reasons. If you are planning to go on a tour of Hyderabad, keep a check on the places of interest to include in your itinerary. The 'Biryani City' has a royal legacy of more than 500 years. Its picturesque beauty appears incredible in the evenings, when the sun sets and the whole city gets illuminated.
Hyderabad has witnessed a boom with the arrival of IT sector in its
expanse. Blossoming as 'Cyberabad', this city has never purged its
culture and traditions. Hyderabad has many places that are worth
covering on its sightseeing tours and visiting at least once in a
lifetime. The 'City of Pearls' boasts of marvelous historical monuments
and hi-tech buildings as well. Its attractions constitute a long list of
monuments, lakes, parks, gardens, resorts, museums, malls, markets and
many more things. Scroll down to know more about the major tourist
attractions in Hyderabad.
Birla Mandir is a structural wonder that dominates the skyline of
Hyderabad. It is a fine specimen of man-made marvel, dedicated to the
spiritual powers of Lord Venkateshwara. Perched on the Kala Pahad (Black
Hill), the temple offers a panoramic view of the twin cities of Andhra
Perhaps Charminar is the pictogram of Hyderabad. Rising to the
astounding height of 180 feet, the monument lies centrally in the old
city. This marvelous monument is a true picture of elegance, a great
tribute to the fighting spirit of human race. Charminar was built by
Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah.
Laad Bazaar is a renowned market of Hyderabad, budding next to the
magnificent Charminar. A tour to Andhra Pradesh would be incomplete lest
you visit this glittering market of Hyderabad. This market is a
prominent treasure-house of lacquer bangles, pearls, semi-precious
Mecca Masjid is one of the oldest and biggest mosques of not only
Anhdra Pradesh, but the whole of India. In the year 1617, Mohammad Quli
Qutub Shah started the construction of the mosque, whereas it was
completed by the Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1694.
Salar Jung Museum
Artifacts have always been admired by most of the people and when it is
about antique pieces, the curiosity gets doubled. Salar Jung Museum is
such a place, where an amazing collection of traditional curios is
awaiting for you to behold and admire.
Named after the birth-place of Lord Buddha, Lumbini Park is a popular
picnic spot with the city dwellers. Laserium is the main attraction of
this park. Another attraction is made by the boat-ride, which takes
across the lake providing a closer view of the colossal statue of
This Palace used to be the resort of the Nizams of Hyderabad. At
present, it houses the invaluable art objects, tapestries, carpets over
and above the largest single-man assortment of diamonds. This was the
only Palace that made the venue for the late King George V and King
Edward VIII of England.
Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy City (HITEC)
is the first and foremost technology township that has been developed in
Hyderabad. The wonderfully designed buildings of this area provide a
sharp contrast to the heritage buildings of Hyderabad.
Spread over an area of 120 acres, Botanical gardens are the first of
its own kind in Andhra Pradesh. These gardens embrace numerous varieties
of herbs, plants and trees. The serenity and quietude appear charismatic
with presence of water bodies, meadows and rich grasslands.
Erected in the late 18th century, Paigah Tombs are gracefully carved
out of stones. The Paigah nobles were so close to Nizams that they got
the daughters of Nizams in marriage. Asman Jah, Viqar-ul-Umara and
Shams-ul-Umara are some of the nobles, who were buried here.