Hyderabad- The city of Pearls

Hyderabad is also known as the city of pearls and has a deep rooted history behind the origin of the city. It is also gaining popularity as the software capital of India. It boasts of some worth visiting landmarks like the oldest mosque in India the Mecca Masjid and also the Charminar.

The name Hyderabad was given in honor of wife Hyder Mahal by the ruler Qutub Shah. Hyderabad is also the capital of Andhra Pradesh and the fifth largest metro city in India. It is a city of multi ethnicity and secularism has been deeply rooted for centuries and Hindu Muslim live in peaceful coexistence. The people of Hyderabad have now developed a distinct life style and culture that is nothing but a fusion of the Hindu traditions and the Islamic cultures.

While in Hyderabad, some of places that you must visit include the Charminar, Mecca Masjid, the Jama Masjid, Hussain Sagar Lake, Gulzar Houz, the four gateways by the name- Sehr-e-Batil Kaman, Charminar Kaman, Kali Kaman, and the Machli Kaman, the Chatta Bazar, Dewan Devdi, Asif Jahi Court and also the Paterghatti Market and the Alauddin Building etc.

The Andhra Pradesh Film industry is also the third largest in terms of the film productions in India on an annual basis. In fact the industry also holds the Guinness World record for the largest facility of film production in the world. One of the main attractions in Hyderabad is also the Ramoji Film city where people flock from the rest of the world to check out the various leisurely recreations and entertainment. It is in fact counted as one of the fastest growing tourist spots in India.

When you are in Hyderabad, you would definitely want to purchase some local products to take home as mementos. For the same, you can make your choices from the conventional Bidri items like the Huqqa bases, jewelry boxes, vases, bowls, trinkets, glass bangles etc. Some of the areas in Hyderabad that are shopper’s paradise include the Laad Bazar, Somajiguda, Panjagutta, Ammerpet, Begumpet, Nampally, Basheerbagh etc.

There are numerous staying places in Hyderabad and there are ample facilities in and around the city. If your budget is stringent, you can opt for the cheap hotels in Hyderabad and if you are willing to dish out more on the comfort and staying pleasure, you can also opt for the more posh hotels Hyderabad that are mainly located in and around the posh areas of the city like the Banjara Hills.

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