Lumbini Park, Hyderabad

Lumbini Park Hyderabad, India Tourism

If there is a name that instantly brings peaceful thoughts to mind, it is that of Gautam Buddha. Lumbini Park in Hyderabad is a place that creates a similar effect on its visitors by transporting them to a state of Zen. This park is spread over a sprawling 75 acres of land and is one… Continue reading Lumbini Park, Hyderabad

Charminar, Hyderabad

Hyderabad tour is incomplete without a visit to Charminar. An amazing blend of Indo-Islamic architecture, Charminar represents the glorious history of the city. Charminar is certainly one of the most important tourist places in Hyderabad. This square shaped architecture has towers in each of the four corners with all the side of 20 meters in… Continue reading Charminar, Hyderabad

Birla Planetarium, Hyderabad

Located at Naubat Pahad in the heart of Hyderabad city, Birla Planetarium is one of the most modern planetariums of the country. Not just children, this is one of the top Hyderabad tourist spots that attracts everyone. It was inaugurated in the year of 1985 by the late Sri N.T.Rama Rao. This dome shaped structure… Continue reading Birla Planetarium, Hyderabad

Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Vastu Sangrahalaya Mumbai / Prince of Whales Museum (courtesy: sonika-agarwal)

The city of Hyderabad has various interesting sightseeing places. One of the popular tourist spots in Hyderabad is Birla Mandir. There are various Birla Mandir which have been built all over the country. These have been constructed by the industrialists Birlas and are thus popularly known by the the family that undertook the task. The… Continue reading Birla Mandir, Hyderabad

Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

Situated just 2km away from the heart of the city, Hussain Sagar is one of the most popular tourist spots in Hyderabad. The lake connects two parts of the city (Secunderabad and Hyderabad) to each other. The largest artificial lake in Asia, Hussain Sagar was excavated in 1562 AD during the reign of Ibrahim Quli… Continue reading Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

Golconda Fort, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Built by, Images & Location) Located at a distance of 11km from the city, Golconda Fort is the most famous of all Hyderabad sightseeing places. The name of the fort has been derived from the Telugu words “Golla” and “Konda” which together means ‘Shepard’s Hill’. Founded in the… Continue reading Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

Gandipet Lake, Hyderabad

Gandipet Lake, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, Best time to visit, Images & Location) It is not just forts and palaces that constitute Hyderabad sightseeing places. Gardens, waterfalls and lakes such as Gandipet Lake present a beautiful touch of nature around the city of Hyderabad. Also known as Osman Sagar, Gandipet Lake is spread across an… Continue reading Gandipet Lake, Hyderabad

Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj Terminus Mumbai (courtesy: bunpendra-singh)

Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Built by, Images & Location) Located at a distance of 5km from Charminar, Falaknuma Palace is on a 2000-foot-high hill. Falaknuma Palace was built by Nawab Vikar-ul-Umra. WIth the construction laid out in 1884, it took almost 9 years to complete the construction of the palace. One of… Continue reading Falaknuma Palace, Hyderabad

Durgam Cheruvu, Hyderabad

Durgam Cheruvu, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, Images & Location) Situated quite close to the Hi-tech City, Durgam Cheruvu is popular sightseeing places of Hyderabad. Presenting captivating scenic beauty, the lake is also known as the ‘Secret Lake’. This can be because of the fact that it hidden by the surrounding granite rocks. The rock formations… Continue reading Durgam Cheruvu, Hyderabad

Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad

Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad (Entry Fee, Timings, History, Built by, Images & Location) Built in the 18th century, almost 200 years ago, the Chowmahalla Palace is one of the popular sightseeing places in Hyderabad. The literal meaning of Palace is “Four Places” with “Chow” means four in Urdu and “Mahalat” which is the the plural of… Continue reading Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad