Explore and discover Hyderabad, the ‘City of Nawabs’ or the‘City of Charminar’ like never before!Join the walk from State Central Library to the City College anywhere between 10am to 5pm and get acquainted with Hyderabad’s bygone era. Accompanied with a certified guide, this 2 hours walk brings out the best of the city’s eternal vibrancy and grandeurs.
Starting from the State Central Library, the tour offers you an insight of its timeless collection and golden history. Established in 1891, this public library houses around 500,000 books and rare palm-leaf manuscripts which holds a testimony to India’s rich cultural heritage and culture. Post this, head towards the Musi River and enjoy the surreal ambience along the riverbanks.
Strolling around the riverbanks, visit the nearby Afzal Gunj Gurudwara and attain spiritual sanctity amidst the pleasant hymns of the gurubanis. The Afzal Gunj Masjid that lies close to the gurudwara is next on the list. Intricate architecture and pious ambience of the masjid adds more the spiritual solace and tranquillity of mind.
Moving further, visit Osmania General Hospital and the historic Tamarind tree. Known as the saviour of nearly 150 lives during the Musi River flooding, this tamarind tree has been standing tall since hundreds of years. Pass across the Afzalgunj Bridge for an enchanting view of the riverfront as you move towards the Victoria Maternity Hospital. The walk then takes you towards Hyderabad High Court and finally concludes on your arrival at the City College.