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Tidy airport but congested security check-in area  Video Review

Tidy airport but congested security check-in area

by Rahul Shankar
26th Apr 17
Worlds biggest film city  Video Review

Worlds biggest film city

by Mahadev Hiremath
10th Jul 18
Buddha Statue in the middle of lake  Video Review

Buddha Statue in the middle of lake

by Mahadev Hiremath
10th Jul 18
Charminar for shopping  Video Review

Charminar for shopping

by Kamleshsharma
14th Jan 18
Ramoji Film City  Video Review

Ramoji Film City

by Arijit das choudhury
14th Jan 18
A big fort  Video Review

A big fort

by Naseem Akhter
11th Jan 18
Very attractive and full of excitement  Video Review

Very attractive and full of excitement

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
22nd Dec 17
A popular attraction  Video Review

A popular attraction

by Rizwanuddin Rafiq
22nd Dec 17
Zoo tour  Video Review

Zoo tour

by Akhila Sritalam
21st Nov 17
Walking sticks@salarjung Museum  Video Review

Walking sticks@salarjung Museum

by Akhila Sritalam
20th Nov 17

I am heading to Hyderabad

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Richa

Richa4.3/5

8 reviews

On a hunt to explore Hyderabadi food

Me and my partner are a big time foodies. We always try and find places to gorge on its specialties. Hyderabad being a Mecca for food lovers was a obvious choice for us to visit. Therefore on foreseeing a long weekend coming, we thought of hunting this place to satiate our hungry souls . Dreams of quintessential Hyderbadi Biryani, Paya soup, Haleem, Irani chai came everyday till the time we landed in the magnificent land of Nizams . One point I would like to highlight here is that food in Hyderabad is **** affordable and the portions are real big. This is another bonus point of visiting this place . Delicacies to try when you are in old Hyderabad:. 1. Biryani at Hotel Shadab. 2. Irani Chai and Paya soup with Naan bread at Shah Ghouse. 3. Haleem at Pista House (in non-ramzan period this is the only place where you will easily get it). 4. Natural fruit ice-cream at Famous Ice-cream. 5. Shrews-bury Biscuit at Subhan Bakery (Please please try these biscuits and you will fall in love with them) . . When in new Hyderabad, you can try:. Biryani at Bawarchi (it is super delicious ). Ohri's in Banjara Hills (for a upmarket restaurant experience). Altogether it was a delicious experience visiting Hyderabad for two hungry bellies. If you too are food-fanatics, then do not wait and dig into sumptuous hyderababdi food in the very own land of nizams.

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Sheakar vummadi

Sheakar vummadi4.3/5

2 reviews

Great location, really pleasant and clean rooms, be

Great location, really pleasant and clean rooms, but the thing that makes this such a good place to stay are the staff. All of the people are incredibly helpful and generous with their time and advice. We travelled with two six year olds and lots of luggage and despite the stairs up to the elevator this was one of the nicest places we

Hyderabad Overview

History of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital city of the state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh of South India. Located on the Deccan Plateau, Hyderabad is the fifth largest city of India. The 400-year-old city is located on the banks of the River Musi. Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth sovereign of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, in the year 1591. Initially, Golconda was the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, who ruled over Deccan during the period 1512 - 1687. The name Hyderabad literally means "city of Hyder" since it was named after Queen Hyder Mahal, wife of King Qutab Shah. With the help of Iranian architects, Hyderabad was erected in a grid format. The city was modeled on the city of Isfahan of Iran. With the construction of Hyderabad city, it became the capital city of Qutb Shahi rulers.

People and Culture of Hyderabad

The cultural facet of Hyderabad is distinctly different from the Telugu culture of the rest of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad has a rich Hyderabadi culture of its own, a blend of Persian and Telugu cultures, which flourished under the reign of the Qutb Shahis. Hyderabad is also known as the "City of Nizams" since it was ruled for a long time by the Nizams. The Nizams of Hyderabad were famous as the wealthiest royals in the history of India. Today, Hyderabad is one of the leading centers of information technology. The emerging Biotech and IT industries have given the city a global platform. The thriving tourism and IT industries have brought Marriott, Novotel, and Taj, the giants in the hospitality industry, to this metropolis.

Things To Do in Hyderabad

Tourists who visit Hyderabad can witness the blend of ancestral heritage and modern technology. The deep-rooted cultural history of Hyderabad is evident from its monuments, mosques, temples, varied art forms and crafts. The monuments, minarets, and mosques of Hyderabad with its impressive architectural style attract visitors. Charminar, Jama Masjid, Golconda Fort, Salarjung Museum, Osmania University, Paigah Tombs, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Raymond Tomb, Birla Mandir, Hussain Sagar, Ramoji Film City, etc. are some of the popular attractions of the city of Hyderabad.

Hyderabad also celebrates the Deccan Festival is organized by the Department of Tourism, Andhra Pradesh, every year on 25th February. This five-day long festival reflects the culture and highlights Hyderabad's arts, crafts, culture and the famous Nawabi cuisine. The pulsating nightlife of Hyderabad is also a major tourist attraction. The bylanes of the Charminar and the authentic Hyderabadi and Andhra cuisine has made Hyderabad a haven for shopaholics and foodies.

The best time to visit Hyderabad is October to March.Hyderabad can be reached from destinations around the country by air, rail, and road. There are two International Airports in Hyderabad, Hyderabad International Airport; Rajiv Gandhi International Terminal and a domestic terminal; N T Rama Rao Domestic Terminal, connected with almost all major cities of India and the world. Secunderabad and Nampally Railway stations are well connected to all major cities. The city is also well connected by buses run by the state government and other private operators to regions within the state as well as neighboring states.

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Hussain sagar Lake, Hyderabad

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Hussain sagar Lake, Hyderabad
Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad

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Nehru zoological Park
Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad

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Nehru Zoological Park, Hyderabad

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