With its unique blend of history and modernity, The Pearl City, Hyderabad hypnotizes everyone, whoever sets his / her foot in this beautiful town of Nizams. Hyderabad promises everyone a unique, refreshing experience with a history as old as 400 years and the status of a metropolitan city.
This city has everything to keep you glued, from historical monuments to natural getaways to mouth-watering world-famous cuisine to attractive shopping places and exciting amusement parks.
In Hyderabad, there are many tourist attractions to visit, from families, young groups of friends, children to the elderly, everyone will find something of their interest in Hyderabad.
An interesting confluence of traditional and modern, past and present, the city of Hyderabad depicts. So, don’t feel betrayed by these inventions, synonymous with modernity, as the Old City exists alongside the metropolis of Hyderabad, with a completely unique charm of its own.
On the southern side of the Musi River that forms the Old City, Hyderabad can be divided into the historical city established by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, while the New City encompasses the urbanized area on the northern banks.
The Old City consists of a labyrinth of disorienting alleyways that extend from the Charminar outwards. In the old city, most of the historical attractions are located. Here’s a list of Hyderabad’s most popular tourist spots; the ones you can’t miss:
|Place Name||Famous For||Timings||Tickets|
|1||Charminar||History, Architecture, Heritage Site.||Open every day from 9:30 AM to 5:30 PM.||5 INR for Indians and 100 INR for Foreigners.|
|2||Golconda Fort||Architecture, Heritage, Fort, History.||Open every day from 9 AM to 5:30 PM.||5 INR for Indians and 100 INR for Foreigners.|
|3||Makkad Masjid||Islam, Devotion, Monument, History.||Open every day from 4 AM to 9:30 PM.||No entry fee|
|4||Old City||Shopping, Monuments, Hyderabadi cuisines.||Open all Days||No entry fee|
|5||Salarjung Museum||Museum, History||Open every day except Friday from 10 AM to 5 PM.||20 INR for Indians, 500 INR for foreigners and free for students/children.|
|6||Qutb Shahi Tombs||Architecture, Heritage, Tombs, History.||Open every day except Friday from 9:30 AM to 4:30 PM.||5 INR for Indians and 100 INR for Foreigners.|
|7||Hussain Sagar Lake||Artificial Lake, Heart Shape, Boating, Parks||Open every day from 9 AM to 9:30 PM.||No entry fee|
|8||Birla Mandir||Temples, Birla, Architecture, Marble.||Open every day from 7 AM to 12 PM & 3 PM to 9 PM.||No entry fee|
|9||Chowmahalla Palace||Nizam, History, Architecture, Opulence.||Open every day except Fridays from 10 AM to 5 PM.||50 INR for Indians, 200 INR for foreigners, and an extra 50 INR for camera charges.|
|10||Ramoji Film City||The film industry, Lawns, Tourism||Open every day except Sunday from 9 Am to 6 PM.||Approx 1100 INR for Adults, 1000 INR for children (between 3 & 12 years).|