There are very few cities in the country that are as beautiful as Hyderabad. There are many places to see here and being the city of the nawabs, you will never run out of wonders that this city can offer. Well if you are thinking about going to Hyderabad for a visit any time soon and you want to make the most of your trip to this place, then the first thing that you need to do is make a list of all the places that you wish to see in the city. If you want to know more about some of the places that you ought to visit when in Hyderabad, then here is a little list for you that you can always fall back upon:
The Char Minar:
This is one monument whose name is found in every page of a history book. The Char Minar is one of the most famous architectural wonders that you will come across not just in Hyderabad but in India as well. Constructed to reach a height of almost 50ft, this massive structure has a mosque in it as well. Make sure that you listen to the local legends that surround the building of this mosque which state that it was built in order to protect the city of Hyderabad which had just been built from an epidemic that was claiming many lives in the nearby region. It was also built to commemorate the foundation of the city of Hyderabad.
The Golconda Fort:
Well, if you know what forts of Southern India looked like, then this is a glorious example. Spread over a vast expanse, the Golconda Fort is another wonder that you will have to witness with your own eyes. This is a very popular tourist destination and if you are staying in any one of the hotels in gachibowli you will easily get any public transport that will take you to the Golconda Fort. Once you visit the ruins of this fort, you will see that the remains of the Golconda city within the fortified walls tell a very interesting and intriguing tale!
If you visit Old Hyderabad then this one mosque that you should definitely stop by once. It is more than 400 years old and it was built with soil that was brought in from Mecca! It is a beautiful structure towering into the sky and paints a lovely picture against the Hyderabad sky.
Well, if you are looking for some chilly fun time then you can head out to the Snow World which has an artificial snow set up where it snows and is constructed really close to the actual experience. This is something that the kids will surely enjoy.
Remember the story of Ali Baba and the forty thieves? Well this is believed to be the biggest Baobab tree which has ever seen the face of this earth and is said to have been the hideout of the forty thieves in the story! It is located near the Golconda Fort.
These are some really interesting places that you have to check out when you visit Hyderabad.