Top Places You Must See In Around Hyderabad

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Hyderabad tourist places :

Hyderabad fondly Known as “city of pearls” maintaining historical architectures, monuments etc. Number one city in the terms of development. This city has the highest population of around 8.6 million. The city occupies the 650 square kilometer diameter at the bank of river Musi. There are a lot of tourist places to visit in Hyderabad here we list the top 10 places one must see. Let’s see some Hyderabad tourist places.

1.Charminar:

Charminar is a monument it was constructed in 1591 by the Quli Qutb Shah. Charminar is an Urdu word translated in English to char means four Minar means pillars. It is became the Global landmark for the Hyderabad.

Charminar has been a historic place with a mosque on the top floor for over 400 years. it is also famous for its near markets.  This place is incorporated into the multicultural people. this is the place where so many festivals were started like Ramzan.

It is an example of Islamic architecture. this place is ranked 1 among the places to visit in Hyderabad. It is one of the best Hyderabad tourist attraction.

History:

Muhammed Quli Qutb Shah, the 5th Sultan, Qutub Shahi Dynasty built Charminar for the commemorate the end of the plague. It took one year for the construction of the Charminar. Followed the architecture style of the Islamic.

Historians say that shortage of water and plague make him construct a new city. then he shifted to the Hyderabad from Golconda. He prayed to almighty to end his people’s suffering and also he promised to the built mosque at the very site.

Things To Do In Charminar:

The area around the Charminar is famous for bangles, pearls, and jewelry. the beauty of the Charminar lies on four things mouth smacking Hyderabadi biryani, Irani chai, colorful markets and crowded people.

The visiting times are 9:30 am to 5:30 pm, all days in a week. Entry fees to Indians are Rs.5/- for foreigners it is 100 Rs/-. if you are planning to visit Hyderabad you should not miss visiting Charminar which is one of the best Hyderabad tourist places.

charminar

2.Golkonda Fort

Golkonda Fort is one of the most famous Hyderabad tourist places. It is located at distance of 11km from the city.

The word Golkonda derived from the Telugu words “Golla” and “Konda”. The word Golla means Shepherd and the word Konda means hill which is known as Shepherd’s hill.

golkonda

History:

According to legends, the story related to this Golkonda Fort is a shepherd boy seen an idol on the hill and then informed about this to the Kakatiya king. Afer that the Kakatiya king ordered to build a mud fort around the idol.

The main reason for constructing a fort with this feature is, to alert the people in the fort easily if any danger occurred.Ramdas prison is also the famous part of the fort. Ramdas is a revenue collector in Abdul Hasan Shah’s court.People said that the world famous Kohinoor diamond is found in Golconda fort.

Things To Do In Golkonda:

One of the interesting things in Golkonda fort is if a person clapped by standing near the entrance of the fort it is clearly audible to the person who stands on the hilltop. The distance between this two points is about 1 kilometer.

visiting times 9 AM to 5:30 PM.

3. Hussain Sagar

Hussain Sagar is one of the most famous Hyderabad tourist places. Built during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah by Hussain Shah Wali in 1562 AD.

Located at a distance 2kms from the heart of the city. Hussain Sagar is a heart-shaped artificial lake which is connecting two twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.

hussain sagar

History:

At The Center of Musi river, we can see the statue of Lord Buddha which is placed in 1992 by the chief minister of NTR. They want to place the statue of Buddha because he is well known for his humanity and peacefulness.

This statue is 16 meters tall and 350 tonnes in weight. The whole statue is made by using white granite.  The maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet. At first, the Hussain Sagar is constructed to supply drinking water, from 1930 it is not using as drinking water.

Things To Do in Hussain Sagar:

The ideal time to visit is September to march. there is a no entry fee. 55 Rs/- to adult for the mechanized boat. 250 per person for a jet ski boat, for a couple it is a 300 Rs/-. 100 Rs/- per person for Rajasthan boat. 400 Rs/- per person for parasailing.

4. Salar Jung Museum

This is one of the three national museums in the country and one of the largest in the world. Salar Jang 3 collected most of these souvenirs by traveling different countries in the 19th and 20th centuries. This must in the list Hyderabad tourist places to visit.

salar jung museum

History:

This museum is open at Dewan Deodi palace on 1Decemberer 1951. The museum was administered by the Ministry of Scientific Research and Cultural Affair, Government of India.

In the year of 1961 through an Act of Parliament, the Salar Jung Museum along with its library was declared an ‘Institution of National Importance’. The museum is one of the site seeing places one must visit in Hyderabad.

Things To do in Salar Jung Museum:

salar Jung museum is one of the best largest one-man art collection. With a collection of  43000 art objects, 9000 manuscripts and 47000 printed books, Salar Jung Museum promises a rich experience to all its visitors.

You can visit it in all the days of week closed only on Friday’s. entry fee to Indians is Rs./-10 for kids it is 5 Rs/-, for foreigners 150 Rs/- per person. you can visit in between the 10 am to 5 pm.

5. Ramoji film city:

Ramoji film city is one of the top tourist place in hyderabad with 20000 acres integrated film city located in Telangana, India. One of the largest studio complex in the world. This will offer all the facilities for pre and post production of the films.also placed in the Guinness book of world records.

History:

Ramoji film city built in 1996 by Ramoji Rao. Ramoji film city is popular tourist attraction around 1.6 million people visit every year. there will be so many natural and artificial settings including the amusement park.

RAMOJI FILM CITY

Things to do in Ramoji film city:

There are so many places to visit in film city first and foremost complete tour in the film city. where you can cover Askari Garden, Japanese Garden, Mughal Garden, Sun Fountain Garden, Angel’s Fountain Garden, Sanctuary Garden and many more.

Eureka is the other place if you are the art and history lover this place will definitely be the paradise for you. Where you can see the Mughal Period or the majestic Mauryans time.

you can see the bird’s park and kid’s park. There will be so many adventure games like Bungee ejection, Football. Also swinging and climbing through the loop, basketball, and cricket etc.

The visiting hours are 9 am-5:30 pm and the entry fee for the general guided tour is  800 INR for adults, 700 INR for kids. The entry fee for the star experience 1,799 INR for adults and 1,499 INR for kids.

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