Travelling to hyderabad

Travelling to hyderabad- What you need to know?

Hyderabad, also known as the pearl city of India is famous for its gorgeous mosques, minarets, tombs, and palaces.

The city was founded in the late 16th century by the Qutub Shahi rulers and then by the Mughals, and from the 18th century onwards, by the Asaf Jah dynasty. Under these rulers, the city has emerged as one of the richest cities in India and an important center of art, culture, and education.

Here are some things which you must know if you are travelling to Hyderabad:

1. Places to visit

With tombs, mosques, museums, and forts aplenty, there are many places to visit in Hyderabad. The city of Pearls offers myriad cultural experiences for every kind of traveller.

Here are some of the must-visit places:

  • Charminar

Timings: 9am – 5:30pm

Entry fee: Rs. 5 per person for Indians, INR 100 per person for foreign nationals

  • Golconda Fort

Timings: 9am – 5:30pm

Entry fee: INR 5 per person for Indians, INR 100 per person for foreign nationals

  • Shri Jagannath Temple

Timings: 5 am -11 pm

Entry fee: NA

  • Mecca Masjid

Timings: 4 am – 9:30 pm

Entry fee: NA

  • Hussain Sagar Lake

Timings: 1pm – 9pm, all days of the week

Entry fee: INR 10 (boating)

2. Things to do

Whether you’re a history buff, culture enthusiast, or a foodie, you’ll never run short of things to do in Hyderabad.

  • Witness the Qutb Shahi Tombs in Ibrahim Bagh
  • Feel the Royalty in Chowmahalla Palace
  • Stroll around the Charminar
  • Witness Grandiosity of the Past in Makkah Masjid
  • Spend a Fun-filled Day in Ramoji Film City

3. Places to live

For business or corporate travellers, or for anyone travelling for fun, accommodation shouldn’t just be a place to sleep, but a place where you feel happy, safe, and comfortable and more like a home. For such very reasons, travelers prefer staying in service apartments in Hyderabad.

Service Apartments in Hyderabad is cost-effective with usual home-like experience and hotel-like services. The apartments often include separate living and sleeping spaces, as well as all the entertainment facilities you could wish for. Moreover, you’ll have a pretty awesome and memorable experience in such an accommodation.

Also read: Why should you choose serviced apartment over hotels?

4. Places to shop

Beautifully blending the old and the new, shopping in Hyderabad is part and parcel of discovering the city. Here are some of the best shopping destinations in Hyderabad:

  • Shilaparamam

           Known For: Handicrafts, Chanderi Saris, Pochampally Fabric

  • Mozzamjahi market  

Known For: Ikat Weaves, Brass Ware

  • Secunderabad general Bazaar, M.G. Road

           Known For: Jewellery, Kanchi/Zari Sarees, Wedding and Party Shopping.

  • Charminar Bazaar

          Known For: Pearls, Ethnic Clothing, Accessories, Jewellery

  • Koti Sultan Bazaar

Known For: Commercial Goods, Women’s Wear, Silver Jewellery
Travelling to hyderabad