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Vasu yaragatipalli

Vasu yaragatipalli4.3/5

2 reviews

Hyderabad and Tirupati Airport

Hyderabad airport is very nice and developing more a lot which looks good and regarding transportation facilities provided in airport from Telangana government is very good there are plenty of AC busses running every couple of minutes and it reach us most of the places in Hyderabad. Tirupati airport is also very nice and greenery maintenance is very good the only thing if AP government can provide AC buses to the passengers it will be good for people who are coming to have darshan of Lord Shri Venkateswara Swamy. Non AC buses are already there but it's not much comfort to travel.

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Srinivas g

Srinivas g4.3/5

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A heritage of dynamic cultures invites for authentic living

Hyderabad is created by its own history of diversified cultural and religious heritage. Charminar and bharamati are icons of expression of passion for unconditional love and glory. Golconda fort is an inherent evidence of rich unity in diversity of unconditional ruling of emperors who had given husainsagar, assembly hall, salarjung museum, and many more palaces for it's crown in the glory . Hyderabad is love for living

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Tidy airport but congested security check-in area

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Charminar for shopping

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Ramoji Film City

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Hyderabad Overview

History of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital city of the state of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh of South India. Located on the Deccan Plateau, Hyderabad is the fifth largest city of India. The 400-year-old city is located on the banks of the River Musi. Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth sovereign of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, in the year 1591. Initially, Golconda was the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, who ruled over Deccan during the period 1512 - 1687. The name Hyderabad literally means "city of Hyder" since it was named after Queen Hyder Mahal, wife of King Qutab Shah. With the help of Iranian architects, Hyderabad was erected in a grid format. The city was modeled on the city of Isfahan of Iran. With the construction of Hyderabad city, it became the capital city of Qutb Shahi rulers.

People and Culture of Hyderabad

The cultural facet of Hyderabad is distinctly different from the Telugu culture of the rest of Andhra Pradesh. Hyderabad has a rich Hyderabadi culture of its own, a blend of Persian and Telugu cultures, which flourished under the reign of the Qutb Shahis. Hyderabad is also known as the "City of Nizams" since it was ruled for a long time by the Nizams. The Nizams of Hyderabad were famous as the wealthiest royals in the history of India. Today, Hyderabad is one of the leading centers of information technology. The emerging Biotech and IT industries have given the city a global platform. The thriving tourism and IT industries have brought Marriott, Novotel, and Taj, the giants in the hospitality industry, to this metropolis.

Things To Do in Hyderabad

Tourists who visit Hyderabad can witness the blend of ancestral heritage and modern technology. The deep-rooted cultural history of Hyderabad is evident from its monuments, mosques, temples, varied art forms and crafts. The monuments, minarets, and mosques of Hyderabad with its impressive architectural style attract visitors. Charminar, Jama Masjid, Golconda Fort, Salarjung Museum, Osmania University, Paigah Tombs, Qutub Shahi Tombs, Raymond Tomb, Birla Mandir, Hussain Sagar, Ramoji Film City, etc. are some of the popular attractions of the city of Hyderabad.

Hyderabad also celebrates the Deccan Festival is organized by the Department of Tourism, Andhra Pradesh, every year on 25th February. This five-day long festival reflects the culture and highlights Hyderabad's arts, crafts, culture and the famous Nawabi cuisine. The pulsating nightlife of Hyderabad is also a major tourist attraction. The bylanes of the Charminar and the authentic Hyderabadi and Andhra cuisine has made Hyderabad a haven for shopaholics and foodies.

The best time to visit Hyderabad is October to March.Hyderabad can be reached from destinations around the country by air, rail, and road. There are two International Airports in Hyderabad, Hyderabad International Airport; Rajiv Gandhi International Terminal and a domestic terminal; N T Rama Rao Domestic Terminal, connected with almost all major cities of India and the world. Secunderabad and Nampally Railway stations are well connected to all major cities. The city is also well connected by buses run by the state government and other private operators to regions within the state as well as neighboring states.

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