Saturday, May 2, 2009


Hyderabad, also called “The City of Nizams”, was ruled by Nizams for a long period of time. Capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad today is a burgeoning hub of IT industry and giving tough competition to its counterpart Bangalore. Spread over the Deccan plateau, city of Hyderabad is the fifth largest metropolitan city of India with a population of more than 5 million. Hyderabad offers lot of attractions for the tourists such as Birla Mandir, Golconda Fort, Hussain Sagar Lake, Salar Jung Museum, Qutub Shahi Tomb and Charminar. If you are planning a trip to Hyderabad keep one extra day for Ramoji Fim City, world's largest film studio, where many Hollywood and Bollywood movies have been shot.
Major Attractions of Hyderabad
Charminar – Charminar is the face of Hyderabad. It was built in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah to signify the eradication of plague shortly after he shifted his capital from Golconda to Hyderabad.
Golconda Fort – One of the grandest forts in India, Golconda Fort was built by Kakatiyas in 13th century. Built on 120m high hill, Golconda Fort is one of the most visited sight of Hyderabad.
Hussain Sagar Lake – Hussain Sagar lake is the largest man-made lake in Asia. Built by Qutub Shah in 1562, Hussain Sagar Lake connects the two cities of Hyderabad and Secuderabad. Lake is a favourite picnic and recreation spot for the locals.
How to reach
One can reach Hyderabad from anywhere in the world. There are flights to and from all the major cities from India, also the international airport of Hyderabad has flights from many parts of the world.
Hyderabad is well connected to other parts of the country by rail. Many super fast passenger trains run from Hyderabad to other major cities of India and the state.
Hyderabad is well connected to all part of the state with series of highways. There is a huge bus terminal that receives bus from every city of the state.

1 comment:

  1. Hyderabad-The city of Nizam's is a well known place in South India with Hyderabadi Biriyani,IT hub and a perfect tourist destination!!!!
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