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Located in the centre of Hyderabad, Indira Park is situated near Lower Tank Bund Road near the famous Hussain Sagar Lake. Spread over an expanse of 76 acres, the park has been named after former Prime Minister of the country, Mrs. Indira Gandhi. Amongst the oldest parks in Hyderabad, Indira Park is also one of the most popular tourist spots in the city, frequented by children, adults as well as the elderly on a regular basis.
Even though it is located in the middle of the city, it is still quite idyllic and tranquil, where you can spend some time amidst lush green nature in solidarity, away from the chaos of the bustling city.
Lumbini Park is a small park in Hyderabad city near Hussain Nagar. It is one of the most prominent tourist attractions in the state of Andhra Pradesh. The park had been developed for entertainment and relaxation in 1994.
The maintenance and preservation of the park is under the Buddha Purnima project of the Urban Development Authority of Hyderabad. The main reason for naming the park as Lumbini, the birth place of Lord Buddha.
Toddlers, kids and young people visit the park almost every day to enjoy the amusement rides. The garden inside the park is stunning with different varieties of plants and the rock decorations.
The key attraction inside the park is a majestic clock at the entry gate. The musical fountain show is fabulous to watch as the waters dance with the rhythmic beats of the music. A 3D laser show occurs in the evening where you can witness the city being created with the vibrant display of lights.
With its scenic beauty, endless green grounds, and a beautiful view of Hussain Sagar Lake, the Sanjeevaiah Park resides in the heart of Hyderabad. This place was named after the former Chief Minister of Andhra Pradesh, Damodaram Sanjivayya. In 2010, Sanjeevaiah Park was awarded as the Best Open Landscape Award during Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage award presentations.
In addition to numerous leafy neighbourhoods, Sanjeevaiah Park is yet another green place of the city.
Spread over 92 acres, this place can be found along the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake. This place is a haven for nature lovers, with a staggering range of flora and fauna spread over the whole park. The park consists of an herbal park, rose park, a butterfly park, and much more. If you are lucky enough, then you might also spot some migratory birds. Also, the park has the second tallest Indian flag.
Currently, Sanjeevaiah park is managed by the Hyderabad Metropolitan Development Authority. Their initiative led to the installation of solar lighting in the park. Also, usage and littering of plastic were banned. The park has been an engaging spot for visitors and locals to participate in the necessary social awareness programs.
Apart from its beauty and green environment, Sanjeevaiah park has developed as an attractive tourist spot. Here’s a rundown of the details and things you should know before visiting this place!
Located in the city’s western part, Golconda Fort is one of the most famous attractions in Hyderabad. Built at an approximate distance of around 9 kilometers from the popular Hussain Sagar Lake, this fortress is a beautifully preserved monument of the country.
Constructed in the sixteenth century, the fort is known to have sheltered the majestic Kohinoor diamond at some time in the past. It is believed that if one claps his hands at the fort’s bottom part, its echoes can be felt even at the top of the structure.
The classic architecture, the rich history, and the potential mysteries of the fortress adds to the charm of the monument and invite a huge number of tourists from across the globe.The breathtaking glamour of Golconda Fort can impress anyone within no time. The sturdy body of the structure coupled with the highly advanced architectural style can leave any visitor awestruck and spellbound.
Tourists visiting the fort can also catch a glimpse of the jaw-dropping sunset view from the topmost part of this fortress. Visitors can also capture the unparalleled grandeur of the fort in photographs and carry them home as beautiful souvenirs to remember their visit to the monument.
Another highlight of Golconda Fort is the amazing sound and light show held here. Presented beautifully in front of the audience in three different languages, this show is sure to provide you a truly unforgettable and magical experience.
Built between 1857 and 1869 in Hyderabad, the Chowmahalla Palace is almost 200 years old and was once the official seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty. Now, it is one of the major tourist destinations in Hyderabad, and is known for its magnificent architecture and awe-inspiring beauty. For history and art lovers, the palace is an unmissable destination, what with its historical significance and rich heritage.
The name of the palace literally means “Four Palaces”. Chow means four and Mahalat is the plural of Mahalel, which means palaces in Urdu. The magnificent palace acted as the official residence of many Nizams of Hyderabad during the time they ruled the city, and people often say that it resembles the Shah Palace in Tehran, in Iran.
The palace grounds are massive, and it has two huge courtyards with a magnificent dining hall which is known as Khilawat. The palace is still registered as the property of Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah, who is considered as the heir of Nizams. Chowmahalla Palace was decorated with the Asia Pacific Merit award in 2010 by UNESCO.
One of the most impressive things about the palace is its imposing architecture. The façade is made of an intricate network of beautiful domes, large windows, dramatic arches and delicately carved out designs. The grounds of the palace feature lush green gardens, marvelous fountains, and numerous smaller palaces. There is a Clock Tower, Roshan Bangla, and Council Hall here.
The palace features some of the most renowned buildings in Hyderabad. The royal seat was laid in Khilwat Mubarak and this is where the court proceedings of the Nizam took place. The administrative wing, also known as Bara Imam offers some of the most impressive views of the palace gardens.
The architecture of the palace takes heavily after Persian, Rajasthani, Indo-Saracenic, and European styles. All four palaces within the complex - Aftab Mahal, Afzal Mahal, Tahniyat Mahal and Mahtab Mahal are worth checking out.
The palace construction started in 1750, under the orders of Salabat Jung, and the whole complex was finished during the reign of Afzal ad Dawlah, Asaf Jah V, who was the fifth Nizam of Hyderabad and ensured the construction completed in 1969.
After its construction was finished, the palace became the main residence of the Nawabs of Hyderabad. They started holding royal court at the palace soon, and the center for all major tournaments and activities related to the Nizam rule. Festivals and ceremonies were held in the Chowmahalla palace on a regular basis, and the Nizam hosted several welcome parties here for his esteemed guests.
The palace was also used as a stopover for Grand Khilafat, and would often be used as a guesthouse by other royal family members. It is said that the architecture, design, and layout of the palace is heavily influenced by Juveria Khan Rahimullah.
Ramoji Film City is a perfect place for all the Bollywood and cinema lovers. The place was set-up by Ramoji Rao in the year 1991. Since then, Ramoji Film City has been serving as a spectacular getaway for the locals of Hyderabad and tourists worldwide. Sprawling over an area stretch of around 2500 acres, this wonderland has been crowned as the World’s Largest Film Studio Complex under the Guinness Book of World Records.
At a time, this massive piece of entertainment can accommodate up to 20 different film units. It features several different film locations such as Japanese Gardens, London Street, and Hollywood Signage. Hospitals, buildings, laboratories, and other landscapes are some more add-ons. The expansive section of Ramoji Film City has got a wide array of varied activities. As soon as you step into the city, you are welcomed by a replica of the London bus.
The job of this bus is to pick you up and drop you alongside a town that more or less resembles the Texas countryside. Once you had enough of the United States feel, you can then further move on towards the Japanese-roofed buildings and the Eiffel Tower. Close to it lies another palace inspired edifice – the Amer Palace.
If you are lucky enough, you might get a chance to dance to the tunes of melodious Rajasthani-style music. After relaxing for a while, you can then board a train that will drive you through the Filmy Dunia – a sequence of tunnels. Your kids will surely enjoy their train ride as it makes its way through the snow-capped mountain ranges and sandy desserts.
Apart from all the entertainment options, Ramoji Film City has got the best eateries to serve you with some delectable food preparations. Dil Se Restaurant, Hollywood Restaurant, Jimmy’s Drive Inn, Galaxy Restaurant, and Superstar Restaurant are some places to try. Excited? With unlimited adventures, studio tours, live shows, Ramoji Film City is undoubtedly a perfect weekend respite for you and your well-wishers.
Durgam Cheruvu Lake situated 15 km off Hyderabad, also called the Secret Lake as it is hidden between Madhapur and Jubilee Hills. It is a 63-acre retreat or oasis surrounded by granite from all sides and hidden by rock formations.
The lake dates back to millions of years ago and is Hyderabad’s most picturesque spot, away from the noise, crowd, and concrete jungle of the city.
The lake used to provide drinking water to the Golconda Fort inhabitants during the regime of Qutub Shahi Dynasty.
The expansive lush green landscape boasts of stunning boating spots and activities like trekking and camping with your family and friends. You will find numerous boating options at Durgam Cheruvu including mechanized boats, pedal boats, and water scooters.
The lake lets you unwind and spend some quality time in the lap of nature beside a serene water body. Durgam Cheruvu also features a floating fountain and artificial waterfall, thus attracting visitors from the city and other parts of the country.
The tourists frequent Durgam Cheruvu Lake for activities such as fishing, which is uncommon in the city of Hyderabad.
You will also find a rock garden and Amphitheater that attracts visitors from all over the city. The lake is also a popular filming location in Hyderabad because of its splendid surroundings and scenic beauty.
You will find a refreshment center and cafeteria situated here, where you can eat and hang out with your family and friends after taking a tour of the lake.
Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park, which is also known as the Chiran Palace or Chiran Fort, is a vast spread of lush gardens with rich flora and fauna. It is located in the heart of Hyderabad city, Jubilee Hills.
Named after former Andhra Pradesh chief minister and one of the most popular leaders of the state, Kasu Brahmananda, this park holds the promise of a rejuvenated nature amid thick concrete jungles and chaotic traffic of the city life.
It is situated on 390 acres of land. In 1967, the entire Chiran Palace complex was handed over to Prince Mukarram on his coronation by his father Prince Azam Jah. The fort complex was declared a national park by the then Andhra Pradesh government in 1998.
Vast swathe of open greenery, picturesque natural beauty, refreshing environment and well maintained surroundings are some of the reasons for which you must take a tour to Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park during your visit to Hyderabad. This is a perfect place to relax and have a chilled out time with your loved ones.
The park houses hundreds of varied species of trees, birds, insects and animals. The park, originally the property of the Nizams of Hyderabad, is now maintained by the forest department of the state. The palace was built in 1960 by the royals for their personal accommodation purpose.
However, the entry gate to Kasu Brahmananda Reddy National Park is different to the Chiran Palace entrance. The park, a symbol of the culture and heritage of the Nizams of southern India, draws thousands of tourists round the year.
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Hyderabad is a blend of different religions and cultures. It is thus important to ensure that you do not offend anyone with your clothing. Wherever you go just make sure that you are decently dressed, especially if you are a woman. In certain part of the city (especially Old Hyderabad), the manner you dress sends out a message on the type of person you might be. In general, you can wear tops, suits, T shirts and jeans. Strictly avoid mini skirts or shorts.
Bring mosquito repellants, you’ll need it here.
If you see signs of ‘No Photography’, don’t take pictures there.
Beware of buying branded shoes, clothing or accessory from the street shops. They are 99% fake.
Once you are in the old city, beware of the pick pockets and the dogs especially during the night hours.
Travel with an escort when going around during night hours.
Avoid eating at wayside eateries. The food here can be really spicy which might not go well with people who have a delicate system.
Monkeys here get really wild sometimes. Do not flash food around the monkeys.
Don’t buy, sell or use narcotics.
Carry a photo copy of your important documents like passport, license, ID proof, etc.
Some areas are considered unsafe for foreigners here. Avoid going there!
Bring some essential medicines from home.
The legal age for drinking in Hyderabad is 21 years. It may be possible that you may have to show an ID card before buying alcohol.
The legal age for drinking in Hyderabad is 21 years. It may be possible that you may have to show an ID card before buying alcohol.
To enjoy a holiday at any place, pleasant climate is a must for a convenient stay. Hyderabad is rather hot most of the year, hence you must have a look at the best time to visit this city.
Being one of the major cities in India, Hyderabad is well connected to all parts of India. The city has its own airport and has frequent flight connections. Hyderabad’s railway station is a one of the junctions and there are frequent trains to all parts of the country.
Strongholds and palaces have been a characteristic of Hyderabad city. Tourists from all across the world visit these places.
You can enjoy a pleasant and luxurious stay in one the best resorts in Hyderabad. This city has a variety of choices, in terms of the type and budget of the resort you would like to choose.
- Price for two- 10,000 to 12,000 INR (150-180 USD).
- Price for two- 5000 to 7000 INR (75-110 USD).
- Price for two- 6000 to 8000 INR (85-130 USD).
- Price for two- 9000 to 12000 INR (140-180 USD).
- Price for two- 5000 to 8000 INR (75-130 USD).
Touring Hyderabad city is truly simple by different transports like bus, cabs, auto rickshaw and trains. Similar to other Indian major cities, Hyderabad has a lot of traffic. Now that they have new flyovers in the city, traffic movement clogs have decreased to a certain degree.
Hyderabad offers a lot of places for all shopping enthusiasts. You can enjoy shopping a variety of stuff in the city of Sultans. A few of the best places for shopping are,
Your trip would be incomplete without trying the local cuisine of Hyderabad. The delicacies here are famous throughout the world today.
The princely state of Hyderabad has a lot of historic monuments. This city is rich in its history and culture.
A trip can be profoundly exciting if there is some adventure to it. Hyderabad city offers a lot of adventure activities for all age groups.
There are many mesmerising hill stations near Hyderabad and these must be on you travel list when you visit this city.
Hyderabad has some perfect locations for corporate trips.
To add a thrilling experience to your holiday, you must visit the amusement parks in Hyderabad.
Experience the glory of Hyderabad by taking a heritage walking tour. These tours are one the best ways to explore the city’s culture and heritage. The 2 hours walking tours around the city will give you an insight of the rich history here. Here is the itinerary for the Heritage walk tours in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad has some picturesque temples where you can spend a peaceful time, as the energy in these holy places is so divine. When you visit these temples, you will also get acquainted with India’s religious culture and traditions.
Hyderabad is also abundant in enchanting lakes where you can experience serenity at dawn or dusk.
If you wish for a weekend getaway, then Hyderabad has a lot to offer. You can have an amazing time in these locations and unwind before you get back to work again.