With beautiful Arab gardens and Persian Architecture, Hyderabad till today reflects the aesthetics of the Nizams. Literally translated as the "abode of the lion", Hyderabad is truly a brave city with unparallaled architecture.
Hyderabad was the last princely state to join the Indian Union simply because there was nothing it could gain in terms of development from the Indian Union. The Nizams, with the help of the British Raj, had created for themselves the best of all worlds.
The architectural marvels of Hyderabad is outstanding to say the least! Here are the architectural wonders of Hyderabad...
The face of Hyderabad city, Charminar, was built by the fifth sultan of Qutb Shahi dynasty - Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. Not many know that this historical structure was built in memory of plague victims...
With lost hopes of its flight back to India, the Kohinoor diamond was excavated in the site of Golconda Fort along with the Hope Diamond, Idol's Eye and Darya-i-noor.
Built from the soil imported from Mecca, Mecca Masjid is one of the grandest mosques in India. Did you know that if you sit on the slab bench at the edge of the pond, you'd invariably return to sit on it again?
You should give it a try!
A crafts village started to preserve traditional arts and crafts, Shilparamam is placed amidst beautiful gardens and waterfalls. Tourists can enjoy the experience of ethnic festivals scheduled round the year...
Ramoji Film City
Credited the largest film city in the entire world, Ramoji Film City boasts of standing over a land spread across 1666 acres! With guided tours and honeymoon packages, it is a hot tourist spot round the year, round the clock!
Being the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad, Chowamahalla Palace speaks high of its owners. Ticking for 250 years, the clock tower above the main gate demands a close look.