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 length. Each side opens into a plaza through giant arches, overlooking four major thoroughfares. Each arch has a width of 11 meters and height of 20 meters.

The minarets cover a length of 48.7 meters from the ground to the apex. Each minaret of the building has four storeys. There are 45 prayer spaces in Charminar which is still visited by people, especially on Fridays. On the top floor of Charminar, there is a small mosque.

The best time to visit Charminar is between the months of October and March. Charminar looks mesmerizing with lighting in evenings which is a sight one mustn’t miss. While visiting Charminar, you will have many other sightseeing options as well.

One can visit places such as Chowmahalla palace, Shahali Banda, Kali Kaman and Patthar Gatti and Mecca Masjid which are situated nearby. Shopping at Laad Bazaar is also quite popular and an experience in itself.

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