27 Nov, 2022
The best 7 reasons why Hyderabad is Calling you this time of the year.
Do you know what unites India and the people of India the most? Well, the answer is history, tradition, and Biryani (The national Heartthrob). The Historical city of Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana and Andhra Pradesh states in India and is one of the metropolitan cities, bustling with trade, art, and architecture. Fondly known as the city of Nizams, Hyderabad narrates stories of innumerable kings and rulers who shaped the city we know today.
The city is a perfect holiday destination for you and your family who are amused about the heart-stealing heritage and big city excursions because it indeed has it all in its womb. Also, to cater to the urge of capturing memories, the place will captivate you as it is home to some jaw-dropping destinations which cannot be missed by your camera lens. It is one of those perfect photography destinations that the photo junkie in you is exactly looking for. The city is divided into two parts namely, the old city built by rulers and kings on the banks of the Musi River and the New city which is a hub of modern sky-rise buildings, the Telugu film industry, and luxurious hotels and resorts. And here are the 13 best things to do and places to visit in Hyderabad:
The Biryani Tales
What? Do you hear Biryani when I say Hyderabad; well this is the case with every Biryani lover out there. You will hear different Biryani stories in every nook and corner of the city and it is indeed debatable as to which restaurant serves you the best Biryani. Every street here is filled with aroma in the air but here are some best places to savor and sate your Biryani Hunger:
The Taj Mahal Hotel
Simple eateries with the best food taste are the places you would want to visit a hundred times and The Taj Mahal is exactly what you are looking for also here is the good news it serves one of the best vegetarian Biryani for all the non-flash eaters. The Subz Dum Biryani will please you like never before and thus have this one on your go-to place on your visit for sure.
Say, I want to have Biryani and the locals will scream paradise and that is when you turn around and go straight to hotel paradise and order the famous Mutton Biryani and have your most scrumptious meal ever.
Jewel of the Nizam - The Minar, The Golconda
Studded with opulence and charming heritage this place is a quintessential food with a view destination that serves the most authentic Biryani in town. The meal is cooked in an earthen pot and allowed to simmer to give you the best amalgamation of all the juices and spices
Food blogger or not you would want to click photographs of your appetizing Mughlai cuisines for it not only tastes the best but the platter will also rejuvenate your biryani love yet again.
Arc de Triomphe also known as Charminar is located in the old Hyderabad area which is bustling with the chaos of everyday life. The hawkers and bangle sellers trying to woo the buyers and tourists and eateries gazing at hungry travelers combined is what we see when we visit the Charminar. It was built in 1591 by Mouhammad Quli Qutb Shah to mark the eradication of the epidemic of Cholera. The 56*30metre structure tells tales of the time when it all began and the four towers or minarets are the reason behind its name. It is a tourist and religious destination as it has 45 prayer areas inside and a mosque on its top. The attractive lumination in the evening will make you want to choose the place for your Solo Travel or couple or maybe a family fun travel.
Hussain Sagar Lake
Spread across a large area of about 5.7 sq. km Hussain Sagar Lake is one of the largest artificially built lakes in India. The name comes from Hussain Shah Wali who was the chief and prominent architect of the kingdom and the lake was built during the reign of Qutub Quli Shah. The heart-shaped lake is a sight to marvel at as it is the best maternity and pre-wedding photoshoot destination you will ever come across in the city. The large monolithic statue of Gautum Budhha and the gorgeous lighting setup will sway you. So do not forget to cherish this exquisite beauty during your travels.
Qutub Shahi Tombs
The tombs are located in Ibrahim bagh and consist of tombs of rulers from The Qutub shahi dynasty. They stand tall as a symbol of one of the oldest architectural jewels in the city. They reflect the intricate intimacy of Persian and Indian architecture which allures travelers and visitors of all sorts. The Ibrahim Bagh which encircles the site serves as a picnic spot for the visitors and the monument is also used for various state-organized celebrations and Mahotsav.
Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City was developed by Ramoji Rao, a Telugu film producer who envisioned a Hollywood-style film set up in India, and indeed this work of art will give you an experience unparalleled. The colossal film city is spread across 2500 acres and has everything from vintage sets to English movie setup to satiate the movie buff in you. This city within city has an amusement park inside and provides all sorts of adventurous excursions. One can also hire professional photographers here for this is just an apt location for creating memories.
If you want to witness spectacular science and cosmic shows at their best you need to visit the Birla Planetarium in the city which is hands on one of the best and most modern Planetariums here in India. The cosmic sky shows will make you go bananas and you wish it never ends. The Birla Science Museum shows how science, laws of physics, lighting, and mathematics come together to enlighten the marvels of Science and technology at their zenith. I hope you hold your cameras and your beautiful self ready to be captured in photographs for this never done before experience would want you to create memories to keep.
We know the traveler in you is a shopping freak too and buying the choicest pieces of a place and taking back some symbolic tokens is always a great idea. Laad Bazaar is the main market in Hyderabad located on the Charminar road, this market is famous for the awe-striking variety of bangles coated with lacquer which is a lustrous coating on the bangles. Make sure you buy these tokens of love from the city of Nizams on your way back to cherish the memories forever.
So are you already thinking of booking your travel to Hyderabad?
After reading this; we know that the thought of packing your bags and jetting off to Hyderabad seems like an enticing idea Why Not? We know by now, that your bags are all packed and you are ready to embrace the city of Nizams. And the curious case of Hyderabadi Biryani goes without saying!