Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore

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Hey Everyone! Thanks for showing your interest in another fresh travel blog of mine which is about our Hyderabad trip in 2014. Here, I have included information about some of the famous places of this Capital city in Telengana and I hope you will enjoy reading it.

Hyderabad, also know as the city of pearl, is famous for its rich history, finger-licking food and multi-lingual culture. We were able to believe in all these after we explored different parts of the city in our 5 days Stay-cation.

1. Charminar

Photo of Charminar, Charminar Road, Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India by Sudha Saswati Nayak

Constructed on: 1591

Type: Historical Monument

Other Popular Names: ‘Arc de Triomphe of the East’ , ‘Mosque of the four minarets’

Entry Fee: Rs.5/- per Person for Indians and Rs.100/- per Person for Foreign Nationals

Places to visit near Charminar: Laad Bazaar (Old city) for shopping, Mecca Masjid (ancient mosque), Chow Mohalla Palace (10 minutes walk from CharMinar)

2. Salar Jung Museum

Photo of Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore by Sudha Saswati Nayak

Founded on: 1951

Type: Museum

Named after: Nawab Mir Yousuf Khan (Salar Jung III)

Inaugurated by: Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru

Entry Fee: INR 10 (Adults), INR 5 (Children) for Indians and INR 150 for Foreigners

What you can see inside: 38 galleries having 43,000 art objects, 47,000 books and 9,000 manuscripts from different parts of the world + Reading Room+ Clock Room which displays an amazing collection of clocks right from the sundials to the modern timepieces.

3. Lumbini Park

Musical Fountain inside Lumbini park, Hyderabad

Photo of Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore by Sudha Saswati Nayak

Type: Park and Amusement

Named After: Lumbini of Nepal dedicated to Lord Buddha

Entry Fee: INR 10

Laser show Ticket Price: INR 50

Special attraction: Musical fountain, Laser show

4. Hussain Sagar

Photo of Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore by Sudha Saswati Nayak

Type: Lake connecting Secunderabad and Hyderabad, The largest artificial lake in Asia.

Special Attraction: Huge statue of standing Lord Buddha at the middle of the lake

Entry Fee: No entry Fee

Other fees: (If you choose any of the following services)

INR 55 per Adult for mechanised Boat

INR 35 per Adult for mechanised Boat

INR 250 per Person for Jet Ski Boat

INR 300 per Couple for Jet Ski Boat

INR 100 per Person for Rajahamsa Boat (min 5 persons)

INR 400 per Person for Para Sailing

5. Birla Mandir

Photo of Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore by Sudha Saswati Nayak

Type: Hindu & Buddhist Temple

Opened on: 1976

Dedicated to: Lord Venkateshwara of Tirumala Tirupati Temple.

Entry Fee: No entry fee

Special Attraction: Unique Architecture, Made from 2000 tonnes of white marble which was brought from Rajasthan.

Shot from Charminar, Hyderabad.

Photo of Hyderabad Diaries| Top Places to Explore by Sudha Saswati Nayak

I hope you guys like this blog so far. I will update it soon on my next visit to Hyderabad. If you have any query related to this blog, feel free to write to me at- thefoodiebutterfly96@gmail.com

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