Hyderabad, the city of QutbShahis and Nizams
Hyderabad, the capital city of the South Indian state of Telangana is one of the most densely populated metropolitan cities that is present in India today. The city is growing and expanding rapidly and one can observe the Metropolitan life catching up in most of the places in the city here. One will never run out of places to relax and eat in this fast growing city.
The major source of income for the city was tourism for the last decade, however today the IT business is dominating. The city is also known as the start up heaven as most of the startups originate from this city. Today, the city has expanded its boundaries and is known as Secunderabad. The old city is still untouched with the modernization and still, has the Nizami charm in it.
The city has many sites that one should visit. One can get cab booking done in Hyderabad and get to these places. Some places in Hyderabad that one should visit are:
Charminar: This is the most important landmark that is present in the city of Hyderabad. Built by QuliQutb Shah, this was his capital after Golcondo. The four minarets that are present in the structure of the monument gave it, its name. The scene of this monument being lighted in the night time is breathtaking and one should not miss it.
Built in the year of 1591, the city has ever since been synonymous with Charminar, the name of this monument. It is a huge construction that is built in a structure that consists of four minarets. Situated on the banks of the River Musi, one can easily get to Laad Bazaar from here.Laad Bazaar is situated in the west to this place.
The structure was originally built to be served as Mosque or Madrasa. The beautiful structure of this place was built in Indo Islamic architecture which also incorporates glimpses of Persian Architectural elements.
One can hire cabs in Hyderabad and get to this place.
Laad Bazaar: This is one of the oldest markets that is present in the streets of Hyderabad. This bazaar is also called as the ‘choodi bazaar’. The name of the market, ‘Laad’ actually in literal terms means lacquer which is used in making of the bangles.
The bazaar is not only famous for bangles but also is a wellrenowned place to buy for artificial jewelry studded with precious stones and also for printed sarees. The bazaar is also famous for its jewelry works using the gemstones, ruby and Panna.
Ramoji Film City: The film city is one of the most popular tourist destination places in Hyderabad. It is a short drive across the city wherein, one can reach this place by hiring an outstation cabs in Hyderabad. There are various beautiful themes inside the park and many movies have been shot in this area.
This Film city has also awarded by Guinness World Records for being the World’s largest Film studio Complex.
Chowmahalla Palace: This palace was built in the city once the AsafJahi dynasty came into power. Located near the famous monument of Hyderabad, Charminar and Laad Bazar, this palace has very intricate designs and even today holds the Nawabi charm.
This palace built over 200 years ago and was known for the elegance and style that it carries. It served as a venue where the Nizams, entertained their guests, special visitors, and also organized number of ceremonial ceremonies.