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Best things to do and tourist places to visit in Hyderabad
The city of the Nizams, Hyderabad is a city of charms, history and magnanimity. It once used to be one of the richest cities of the world thanks to the Golkonda diamond mines which were the only place on Earth where diamonds were mined until the 1900s. Travelling to this place is like a visit to a city who has immense cultural history as well as a city-life beaming with modernization. If you are in South India, this capital city of the state of Telangana must be on your bucket-list of destinations. One of the most famous places of Hyderabad, in fact all of India is the 'Charminar'.
This magnificent piece of architecture serves as the face of Hyderabad and is called the 'Arc de Triomphe of the East'. Standing amidst the boisterous Laad Bazaar, the monument and mosque lures thousands of tourists who want a peek of the glorious era of the Nizams and the Qutub Shahis and has rightfully become a must visit place of Hyderabad. A magical tour of the breathtaking Laad Bazaar and Chudi Bazaar is one of the best things to do in Hyderabad.
The second best tourist place in Hyderabad is the 'Golconda Fort' and is located at a distance of just 11 kilometres from the city. This gargantuan fort has been standing for centuries in Hyderabad and though in ruins, its ancient grandeur can still be perceived by just one look at the marvelousness of its architecture. It was in the town around this fort where world famous diamonds like The Kohinoor, The Hope, The Regent and others were discovered. The acoustics of this fort are exotically spectacular as well, it was built in such a way that a clap inside the premises was heard a kilometre away warning the officials of any incoming danger. Enjoying the sunset through this fort is one of the best things to do in Hyderabad. Another best place to visit in Hyderabad is the Hussain Sagar Lake which is also one of Asia's largest freshwater man-made lakes.
At the centre of the lake, one can find the gigantic Lord Buddha statue made up of white granite and watching this statue glow during a full moon night is a breathtaking view and one of the most beautiful things to see in Hyderabad. The lake also offers various kinds of sports ranging from adventurous Parasailing to peaceful cruise rides. 'Ramoji Film City' is one of the finest places to visit in Hyderabad and is one of the largest film studios in the world. The Film City is truly an altogether different city because it has everything inside it; from streets and gardens to hospitals and airports. The astounding myriad charisma of this place draws tens of thousands of tourists towards itself everyday. If one is planning to visit Hyderabad, it should be kept in mind that it's a landlocked Indian city, hence the summer months are not the perfect time for it. Believe me, you don't want to hear your own lungs panting for breath while the sun scorches you down.
The best time to visit Hyderabad is during the winters, which lasts from late October to early March. The 'Chowmahalla Palace' is another one of the best tourist places in Hyderabad. The two-centuries-old majestic palace is one of the most regal charms in the city and its intricacies, lawns and the glassworks inside the halls attract thousands of tourists every month.
Frequently Asked Questions About Hyderabad::
Q: What is the best time to visit Hyderabad?
A: The best time to visit Hyderabad is during the winter months of India which are November, December, January and February.
Q: What are the best places for street shopping in Hyderabad?
A: Hyderabad is studded with boisterous places for shopping; the best being Laad bazaar, Begum Bazaar, Nampally, Koti Market and Abids Market.
Q: List out the best malls or shopping places in Hyderabad ?
A: Hyderabad is the largest megacity of India and the best malls here are Inorbit Mall, Forum Sujana Mall, Hyderabad Central Mall, FMG Mall and City Centre Shopping Mall.
Q: What are the best places to eat near the Hyderabad airport?
A: The best places to have some satiating food near Hyderabad airport are 'Vivanta', 'The Square', 'Plaza Premium Lounge', 'Mekong' and 'Deccan Pavilion'.
Q: Suggest some good places to party in Hyderabad?
A: The best places to have a gaga time and parties in Hyderabad are '10 Downing Street', 'Kismet: The Park', 'Over The Moon', 'Stone Waters', 'MOB' and so on.
Q: What are the best places to visit near Hyderabad ?
Q: Where can I go on a weekend getaway from Hyderabad?
A: The best places for a break and weekend getaways from Hyderabad are Nalgonda, Medak, Kuntala falls, Khammam, Adilabad, Nagarjuna Sagar, Anantagiri Hills and so on.