The Historical city, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, history by day magic by night, a city of smiles of lights of thousand faces… that is Hyderabad, where north meets south. Hyderabad is heady mixture of heritage tradition hospitality and thriving software revolution.
Historically the pearl city of India is fifth largest city In India is famous the world over for its twinkling pearls, glass embedded bangles and the delectable famous Hyderabad cuisine like mouth watering Hydarabadi Biryani and Irani Chai.
Founded by Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah the fifth sultan of Golconda in 1591, Hyderabad was built on the banks of river Musi. According to legend, sultan Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah built it for love of the beautiful Bhagmati whom he titled " Hydermahal". The city was named after her as Bhagya Nagar.
Hyderabad was the gateway to southern kingdoms. It’s fabulous diamond mines and markets too were historically famous.
In 1687, the city fell to Aurangazeb a defeat, which marked the end of Qutub shahi dynasty. After Aurangazeb’s death in 1707 Asaf Jah declared independence. He founded the Asaf Jahi dynasty, which spanned up to 7 generations and included some of the Nizams ruled till 1948 when state was merged with Indian Union.
Halcyon Suites pioneered the serviced accommodation concept throughout major business travel destinations of the Hyderabad, Bangalore & Vizag. Today Falcons Nest provides longer-stay business and leisure travelers with access to over 100 apartments in more than 3 cities in India. We are proud to set the standard that others follow.
The lovely lake built in 1562 provides beautiful picnic spots like boating, water sports and the lake divides the twin cities Secunderabad and Hyderabad.One side of the lake lies the tank bund used as connecting road to twin cities and the other side the Neklace road, thus the entire surrounding roads are bejeweled beautiful gardens and green landscapes and illuminations in the evenings. “The world’s tallest monolithic statue of Buddha” stands in the centre of the lake with boat trips from Lumbini park for tourists.. Enquiry regarding boat trips can be had from phone :23455315
Near Places: Birla temple, Necklace Road, NTR Garden, IMAX Theater, Lumbini Park, Tank Bund, Ravindra Barathi, Seretariate, Assembly, Birla Plantorium, Indira Park, Snow World.
Opposite Birla Mandir, Closed on last Thursday of the month.
Timings 1000A.M. to 2015 P.M. Show at Planetarium in English 1130 , 1600 and 1800 hrs. P.M. Hindi All days on 1730 P.M.
It is a new amusement park on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake opposite to Secretariat in Necklace Road beginning and has a musical fountain show at 1830 P.M. to 2000P.M. Open from Tuesday to Sunday. Timings 0900 A.M. to 2100 P.M Ticket.Rs.25/-
This theatre compound built in the name famous personality L.V. Prasad doyen and pioneer in the Indian Movie Industry. “PRASADS “has got 1 IMAX theatre showing films that run for approximately 45 minutes and the format is very large -10 times bigger than a 35mm film format thus offering unparalleled viewing experience and other four theatres and eventually five theatres.. You can book tickets over phone by calling 23448980, 23448989. www.prasadz.com
One of the modern monuments of trade and technology, the Hyderabad Information Technology and Engineering Consultancy City with the unique building of Cyber towers promotes several world renowned software companies and is the nucleus of Cyberabad, the IT destination in these parts of the world. Distance 3 ½ Kms from Gachibowli. Almost a second phase of IT activities are taking shape close to sports village, Gachibowli International stadium where prominent B-schools like ISB, IT institutions like Microsoft, Wipro, Infosys, Polaris etc., are functioning. Distance 2 ½ Kms from Gachibowli x Road.
It's Crafts village spread over 30 acres set amidst lovely rocks, rippling waterfalls and gorgeous lawns located at Madhapur. It also is the cultural hub of the city hosting several cultural programmes all around the year. It is a one time opportunity to take home a piece of India . Distance 3 ½ Kms from Gachibowli x Road.. A variety of handloom and handicraft and pearl items are put up for sale through various exhibitions in this village.
The largest Mosque in twin cities and can accommodate up to 10000 worshippers at prayer. The Masjid is very close to Charminar.
Near Places: Charminar, Salarjung Museum
These stately domes form an umbrella over the tombs underneath which rest the majestic kings of the Qutub Shahi dynasty in peace, thence the name. Located quite close to and in the vicinity of the Golconda Fort, these tombs were ornamented with blue and green tiles of which only a few can be seen now. The rooms inside the smaller tombs are basically single-storied while the larger ones have two-storied structures. Closed on Friday.
Timings 0930 A.M. to 1630 P.M. Almost 1Km from Golconda Fort. Near Places: Gandipet, Eless World, Taramathi Baradari, Golkonda Fort