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Hyderabad Tourist Attractions

HITEC City HyderabadHyderabad, 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 Temple
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 Pradesh.

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
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 stones, etc.

Mecca Mosque
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.

Lumbini Park
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 Buddha.

Falaknuma Palace
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.

Botanical Gardens
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.

Paigah Tombs
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.