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Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh



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Hyderabad the capital of Andhra Pradesh has become the most talked about city today. The state administration has gone out to woo investors and make the city user friendly. The focus is on the services sector, tourism and environment. Infrastructure is being developed in the making of a hi-tech city. The city also retains inherent charms of its past, its exotic cusines and imposing monuments, old baazars and lilting accents.



How to reach

By Air - Hyderabad International Airport, Rajiv Gandhi International Terminal, is well connected to many important cities 20 kms away
By Rail - Secunderabad, one of the twin cities with Hyderabad, is a major station with the head quarters of Southern Railway. Nampally railway station is well connected to all major railway stations in India.
By Road - Well connected by road.





 
 
Places to see

Charminar
Charminar is an important monument in the heart of the city of Hyderabad. It was built by Qutub Shah in 1591. There is a bustling market around Charminar where there are numerous jwellery shops and perfume sellers. A local market, famous for glass bangles called Laad bazar is very near.

Salarjung Museum
The private collection of Nawab Salar Jung III are displayed here.

Mecca Mosque
This mosque is near Charminar and is huge in size and can accommodate almost ten thousand people at a time. It was completed by Aurangzeb in the 17th century.

Golconda Fort
Situated on a 120 metre high granite hill, this is a massive fort and has eight gates. The remarkable feature of this fort is its acoustics. A sound at the gate is heard inside the fort.

Falaknuma Palace
This palace is located 5 kms from Charminar. There is a library, a picture gallery, and other objects of great value.

Zoological Park
The total area of the zoo is 300 acres and it is one of the largest zoological parks in Asia. There is lion safari park, a pre-historic animal park, and a natural history museum apart from other attractions.

Birla Mandir
Dedicated to Lord Venkateswara this temple is built out of white marble.

Hussain Sagar
Boating and other sports facilities are available in the  Husain Sagar lake.

Planetarium
THis is being developed as a centre for the study of astronomy.

Osmania University
This is a famous university of India.
Bengaluru - Hyderabad  Road drive
Highway - NH 44
Time - 7 hrs
Distance - 573 kms

View road drive directions of Bangalore to Hyderabad here  bengaluru_hyderabad_road_drive



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Andhra Pradesh - Kohinoor of India
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Capital - Hyderabad
Ideal time to Visit - October - February
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Andhra Pradesh is essentially a hot and humid state. March to June is the summers where the temperature soars to 40 degrees. July-October is the monsoon season where the rains are erratic and still the climate is humid and hot. October till December is the winters when the climate is good to roam around.
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