Hyderabad - Major Hub of Indian IT Industry
Historical City - Known for its distinctive Culture
Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh, was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591. It is a historical city which was ruled by the Kakatiyas around 1,000 years back.
Hyderabad is known for its rich history and distinctive culture which is a mixture of Hindu and Muslim traditions. In the modern days, it is known as the city of pearls and lakes. Now, Hyderabad has been developed as one of the major hubs of Indian IT industry. Apart from IT, several biotechnology and pharmaceutics companies have also set up their operations in Hyderabad.
It is also famous for its exotic cuisines, which is a blend of traditional South Indian, Mughal, and Persian cuisines. Hyderabadi Biryani is the most popular dish which is famous all over India. You will find number of street-corners that offers Irani chai, samosa and Osmania biscuits. Hyderabad has world class educational institutes like Osmania University and ISB (International School of Business).
Best Time to visit Hyderabad
The best season to visit Hyderabad for tourists is from October to March as the climate will be pleasant.
How to reach Hyderabad
Hyderabad is well connected to almost all the parts of the country by means of rail, road and air.
Airport: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad.
Rialway Stations: Secunderabad Railway Station, Begumpet Railway Station.
Bus Stands: Imlibun Bus Station, Jubilee Bus Station.
Places of Interest
Below are the main places of attractions for tourists:
Below are the lesser known places of interest for tourists:
Birla Mandir is a magnificent marble temple located on top of Naubat Pahad which offers a great view of the city.
Mecca Masjid is one of the oldest and biggest mosques in the city built by Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah.
Shilparamam is a crafts village in Hi-tec city, Madhapur, which intents to showcase and preserve the old art work and culture.