Hyderabad is the city in Telengana state. It is the fourth most populated city of India. There are various places in Hyderabad to visit but, here are the top 5 places of Hyderabad to visit.
Before coming to the places, let us know how to travel around the city. Hyderabad city have various travelling services like State Transport buses, Auto Rickshaw, Taxis. Buses are cheaper than other transports and it is run by APSRTC (Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport Corporation). You can also travel in Rickshaw for short and long trips. The rickshaw is cheaper than taxis. The meter of rickshaw decides the fare. the rickshaw will charge extra return fare, that is 50% of total amount if you are travelling after 10 pm. Taxi costs more but if you are looking for a comfortable ride and to avoid noisy environment you can use taxi. Or also if you are travelling with small kids or senior citizens or in a group taking taxi is a good option.
1) Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir is a hindu temple. it is built on 280 feet on hill rock called Naubath Pahad. The temple is made of white marble. The temple shows the blend of Dravidian, Rajasthani and Utakala Architectures. This is a must visit place if you are travelling to Hyderabad. The temple is of Lord Venkateshwara. The temple also has separate shrines for various Hindu gods and goddess including Shiva, Shakti, Ganesh, Hanuman, Brahma, Saraswati, Lakshmi and Saibaba.
Charminar is included in top 10 historical places of India. The fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah built the Charminar in 1591 century. Charminar represesnts the Islamic architecture. Charminar is the most famous Historic place of Hyderabad. The first structure constructed in the city of Hyderabad. It is a Mosque and it is the global icon of Hyderabad. You can also visit the laad bazar. The Laad Bazar is famous for its jewellery and bangles. you can do shopping of unique and differently made bangles from here. Laad Bazar is just few meters from Charminar.
3) Nehru Zoological Garden
The Zoo Garden is the Zoo and Garden, there are 100 species of animals in the zoo. Animals like the Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, panther, gaur, Indian elephant, slender loris, python, as well as deer, antelopes and birds. Everyone can visit these place and explore the different species if animals. It is the famous zoo of Hyderabad. The zoo have more than 1000 animals in the zoo. You would require 4-5 hours to explore the zoo.
4) Golconda Fort
The Golkonda Fort used to have a vault where the famous Koh-i-Noor and Hope diamonds were once stored along with other diamonds. you Would require almost a day or half to see this place. The place also have the water facilities. The fort covers a large area and you need to walk a lot around the place. You cannot carry ouside food inside but there is a cafeteria inside. The fort is in the middle of nature and so you may enjoy the beauty of nature. Great place for Photography.
5)Ramoji Film City
This the the largest film city in the world and also holds the record in the Guinness World Records. It also includes an Amusement park. The are covers 2000 acres. Even if you don’t love cinemas you would love this place. It is the one of the most popular tourism place of Hyderabad. Here you can see many artificial locations like London Street, Japanese Gardens, Landscapes. There are various fun loving activities you can enjoy like many Adventure sports, Studio Tour, Live shows, Kids park. You would require a day to visit this amazing film city.
Hyderabadi Biryani is the famous food of Hyderabad and the Birayani is famous all over india. You should not miss the food of Hyderabad. And if you are non veg lover you would definitely love eating in Hyderabad.
Where to Stay
Jain Seva Sangh Dharamshala is in the center of the city in the busy street. And it is the best place to find transportation easily to travel around the city.
Sri Gujarati Pragati Samaj Atithi Gruh This Dharamshala is situated near the main bus station. Food and parking Facilities are available in Dharamshala.