Hyderabad

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Capital city was founded in 1591 by Md Quli Qutub Shah of Qutub Shahi dynasty. Hyderabad (City of Pearls) is on the banks of the river Musi and is about 600 m above sea level.

Golconda Fort:golconda Earlier it was called Golla Konda. It was built by Kakatiyas using Mud, later Bahamani sultans converted it to stone fort. Unique architecture and construction style ( circumference, fencing wall, nail studded doors to prevent attack of elephants). Balahisar Toran ( If any one claps here the sound reaches the Baradari. Jenana palace is another important place in the fort.

Qutub Shahi Tombs:qutub-shahi-tombs Combined architectural style of Hindu and Persian, could be witnessed.

Falaknuma Palace:falaknuma-palace-hyderabad One of the best Palace in the city. Mir Mehboob Ali Khan (6th Nizam) purchased it from Vikar-ul-Umar. Now the palace turned into Hotel, offering royal touch to the guests in every moment of their stay.

Birla mandir, Birla planetarium and Science museum on the Nowbat hills are note worthy. Public Garden ( botanical ) and Hyderabad state museum with Egyptian Mummy is place to acquire great knowledge.

Salarjung Museum: Largest collection by a single person in the world. Veiled Rebecca created by the Italian sculptor Benzoni, Mephistopheles-Margaret’s Statue, Clock, Paintings, cloths, rich collection of medieval and ancient articles and items are on display.

Charminar:andhra-pradesh-charminar Built with stone and lime to commemorate the eradication of plague by Md Quli. This is area is famous for Ladbazar.

Mecca masjid:Mecca-Masjid-hyderabad Largest mosque in South India.

High Court is in Indo Sarasenic style, Osmania hospital, Asafia State central library. Osmania University, Hussain Sagar, Buddha Statue,buddha hyderabad Lumbini, NTR Parks. Nehru Zoological park, Shilparamam (Crafts bazar), Ramoji film city.Osman sagar, Himayat sagar, Vanasthali puram Deer ParkHyderabad mahavir harina vanasthali national park, Grave of French soldier Michael Raymond are other important places in the city.

How to Reach Hyderabad: Hyderabad is well connected by Rail, Road and Air network with a number of trains from all important places in India to Nampally, Secunderabad and Kachiguda Railway stations, Buses from Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra, Karnataka, Goa and Andhra Pradesh directly and has Rajiv Gandhi International Airport respectively.

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