Hyderabad is the first contact point for any travel to India.
As the main crossing from the very south of the country, Hyderabad became a very touristy city on the map of India. Legendary for both history and culture, Hyderabad is a lure for a multitude of visitors pouring in for relaxed lifestyle and cultural opportunities.
You may also experience the city's hospitality at its finest. Be it a room in cheap hotel in Hyderabad to a lap of luxuries all listed with maps, photos and secure forms at Booked.net.
Expanding on tourist interest, Hyderabad went up in size to the fifth largest in the country and in terms of reputation to the third most important cities in the southern India. Along with tourist business, its location has won much for the city. Sitting at the crossroads, Hyderabad speaks different languages, presents various cultures and bears pleasant weather changes.
Mild winters and hot summers makes Hyderabad a tourist destination year round. For sightseeing there is always a good weather in the city.
- Charminar long was a symbol of Hyderabad looming at the height of 48.7m above the ground
- Mecca Masjid, the oldest and the largest mosque in the city
- Falaknuma Palace, built in 1872, it is unique in architecture and features the works of Florentine sculptors
- Golconda Fort, an impressive complex that served as the centre of a flourishing diamond trade in the 16th century.
- Qutb Shahi Tombs named after Quli Qutb Shah, the founder
Hyderabad is a reflection of the rule of many dynasties. The heyday it saw during the rule of the Qutub Shahis with beautiful monuments and palaces introduced to the local cityscape. When this level of prosperity reached the ears of foreign leader, Aurangazeb, he captured the city. Since then Hyderabad was held captive until independence.
In addition, Hyderabad got involved in the love story between Mohammed Quli Qutub, Shah of the Shahi Dynasty, fell in love with the courtesan Bhagmati. There was even a time in history when the city served under the name of Bhagyanagar in her honor. As soon as the courtesan has changed her name to Haider Mahal, the city swapped its name for Hyderabad meaning the "city of Haider".
Throughout its history, Hyderabad has seen both its share of tragedy and triumph. Whether you regard Hyderabad for its dramatic past to the fun-filled present, this is a bustling city to complete a trip to with Booked.net.