Hyderabad-Secunderabad - Travel Information

For the tourist, there are several places of interest in Hyderabad, both ancient and modern. The crowning glory of the Nizams, the centre of information technology and business process outsourcing. Hyderabad the capital of AP is also its fastest growing city. Over the years AP has witnessed an influx of people from all over India, adding to its cosmopolitan flavour. At the same time, it has managed to retain its Nizam legacy in its cuisine, cultural landmarks and a certain ‘Hyderabadi’ way of life. Visitors to Hyderabad are always taken in by the city’s warmth and welcoming nature, its wide, clean roads and the inherent simplicity of its people.

Hyderabad and Secunderabad, known as the twin cities are separated by the Hussain Sagar a large
water body. In midst of this lake stands the world’s tallest monolithic statue of the Buddha on the ‘Rock of Gibraltar’.

Amidst the teeming bazaars of the old city stands the 400 – years – old Charminar. Built in 1591 the monument is symbolic of the city. Next to the Charminar is one of the largest mosques in the world, the Mecca Masjid which is almost four centuries old. The Golconda Fort, once a strong massive fortress was built at the site of the famous diamond mines of Golconda. Its amazing acoustical system allows the sound of a handclap to be heard right at its citadel 200 feet high. The Salar Jung Museum contains more than 35,000 exhibits collected from far and near and is considered to be the biggest and richest one – man collection in the world .

Hyderabad is indeed a hub of activity be it the shopping, its hi – tech malls, pearls, bangles, silks and above all the delectable ‘Nawabi’ cuisine adds to the charm of the city.

Hyderabad is well connected with other towns and cities by road, rail and air. There is plenty of choice for accommodation for the traveler suiting the budget of every kind of a traveler.

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