Soaring above the Deccan plateau, Hyderabad is famed for its shahi andaaz
that is well known all over the world. The voice of shimmering bangles, the
clear white pearls, and an aroma of shahi hyderabadi biryani - that is what
reminds you of Hyderabad. The magnificent palaces, ancient buildings,
gardens and streets have a history and archaeological distinctiveness of its
own which makes it an immaculate place to see. The Nizams of Hyderabad were
lavishly rich and the stories of their hordes of gold and pearls is popular
Quick Facts Location : On the banks of Musi river Capital : Andhra Pradesh Area : 2,75,000 sq,km Trip Highlights : Charminar Ideal time to visit : October - February Languages : Telugu, Hindi, Urdu and English STD Code : 040 Climate : Summer (Max - 40 ºC) & Winter (Min - 16 ºC)
Hyderabad Air/Rail/Road Links
Hyderabad is well connected to major indain cities and
overseas. It is centrally located and Rajiv Gandhi Terminal and N T Rama
Rao Terminal are the international and domestic airports connected to
national and international destinations.
Railway Station :
This place is a major point of arrival/departure.
Being the head quarter of South Central railway, Hyderabad is well
connected to all major Indian cities
Bus Station :
The city is easily accessible by roads as it lies at
the intersection of two major highways: NH 7 and NH 9.
Attractions in Hyderabad Charminar
in the heart of the city, it is an important landmark of Hyderabad. This
massive skyscraper contains numerous small decorative arches arranged both
vertically and horizontally. It is squarely structured and surrounded by
many pearl shops.
Golconda Fort is one of the most ravishing fortress complex which reminds
us of the 13th century. The mighty complex is famous for its military
architecture and great cultural heritage of 400 years.
The Mecca Masjid
grandiose monument, with granite finish and a huge courtyard , can
accomodate ten thousand men at a time. It is located near Charminar and
considered to be the largest mosques in India.
Hyderabad Botanical Gardens
The first botanical garden in India spread over 120 acres, near Hi tech
city, is open to public. It houses a collection of medicinal plants, timber
trees, fruit trees, ornamental plants, aquatic plants and bamboos.
Centres in Hyderabad
Shopping in Hyderabad will be completely unforgettable as it is famous for
its bidriware, lac bangles, banjara mirrors, kalamkari fabric, leather
puppets and white pearls. There are innumerable shops from where you can
shop and enjoy your visit.