Popular Things To Do In Pearl City - Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a Royal city and by visiting here you can find the remaining of various kingdoms. There are number of Royal Forts, Tombs, National museums, charming lakes, Temples, traditional markets, Zoo, and ofcourse don?t forget to taste the very famous Hyderabadi Biriyani from here.

1. Golconda Fort

Address: Khair Complex, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, India.

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Golconda Fort Photo

This is a 12th century fort built by Kakatiya Kings in the western outskirts of the city when a shepherd boy found an idol of God here. The stunning architecture and amazing gardens are the highlights of this fort. Once it was the hub for diamond cutters and fort were decorated with many precious diamonds on those periods. This fort is in list of monument by archaeological survey of India. The other visitor points are Bala Hissar Gate in the main entrance, Mosque of Ibrahim, The Baradari located at the top of the citadel, The Do-Minar, pathways , stone ?arch ruins etc.

2. Charminar

Address: Charminar Rd, Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India.

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Charminar Photo

This is the prominent landmark of Hyderabad. It is a monument cum mosque which was built in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah from Qutb Shahi dynasty to commemorate the end of the plague. The four minarets of this structure with the height of 56m from the plinth mean the name of this monument, ?Char? ?Minar?. These Islamic structure monument construction materials were granite and Lime-mortar.

3. Hussain Sagar Lake

Address: Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad, Telangana.

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Hussain Sagar Lake Photo

This charming lake connects to Hyderabad to Secunderabad. This lake is built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah after the name of a famous Sufi saint, Hussain shah Wali. The necklace shape of this lake is very attractive and in the middle of this lake there is a lake named Gibraltar Rock and you can find a large statue of Gautama Buddha which is constructed in monolithic style. This is declared as the Heart of the World' by UNWTO on Shaped Mark.

4. Chowmahalla Palace

Address: 20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India.

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Chowmahalla Palace Photo

This Palace was built by Nizam Salabat Jung and was the official residence of Nizams of dynasty. This is the spot where they invite guests and conduct special ceremonies. This palace spreads around 45acres and the different styles or architecture was used for construction like Persian, Rajasthani, European and Indo-Saracenic styles. You can visit the Khilwat Mubarak- seat of rulers, Bara Imam- administrative wing, Clock tower, Roshan Bangla, Council Hall and amazing four gardens.

5. Salar Jung Museum

Address: Salar Jung Rd, near Minar Function Hall, Darulshifa, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India.

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Salar Jung Museum Photo

This popular museum was found in 1951, located on the Southern bank of Musi River is a National Museum in India. This museum was a private art collection of Salar Jung family and later dedicated to Nation. This houses vast collections of paintings, textiles, sculptures, carvings, artefacts, ceramics, furniture etc from across the World. It has total 38 stunning galleries.

6. Qutb Shahi Tombs

Address: Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, India.

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Qutb Shahi Tombs Photo

This is located near Golconda Fort which was built in Qutb Shahi dynasty. You can find number of tombs and mosques over here. This is one of the oldest monuments in Hyderabad. Persian as well as Indian architectural styles make this tombs and Mosques an unforgettable visual feast for visitors. The tombs were made up of grey granite and are dome-structured and have quadrangular shape. The tombs were decorated with beautiful ornaments.

7. Ramoji Film City

Address: Ramoji Film City, Telangana, India.

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Ramoji Film City Photo

There are millions of people are coming across the World to visit this magical film city, one of the largest Film studio?s in India and World. The excellent sound technical systems, architecture and facilities made this a superior film location for most of the films. It spreads over 2500 acres and has the capacity to accommodate 50 sets at a time. This studio entered into Guinness Book of World records.

8. Birla Mandir

Address: Hill Fort Rd, Ambedkar Colony, Khairtabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004, India.

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Birla Mandir Photo

This Mandir is situated at the top of Kalapahad Mountains and built by famous industrialists Birla & family. The architecture makes this a popular visitor point in Hyderabad. Number of white marbles from Rajasthan was used for its construction. South Indian Architecture, Utkal temple Architecture and Rajasthani Architecture etc used in its design. This is a Lakshminarayana Temple and you can find a Buddha temple also here.

9. Nehru Zoo Park

Address: NH 44, Bahadurpura, Hyderabad, Telangana 500064, India.

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Nehru Zoo Park Photo

This is the largest zoo in India which accommodates more than 1500 species of birds, animals and reptiles. It spreads around 380 acres and you can enjoy a family picnic also over here. Bear Safari, Tiger Safari, Lion Safari, and Butterfly Safari are available here for the visitors and there is a history museum also you can visit.

10. Laad Bazaar

Address: Laad Bazar, Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India.

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Laad Bazaar Photo

If you are looking for a traditional shopping hub, this is the perfect choice. This is the oldest shopping street in Hyderabad situated near to Charminar. The main attraction of this market was variety of bangles made with material called Lacquer- means ?Laad?; like that the market got this name. You can also search for traditional clothes, pearls, jewellery etc over here.

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