Arfaz tells you why you should visit Hyderabad
On his recent visit to India, Arfaz took a break in Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana. One of the most often visited tourists spots in India, Hyderabad is famous for its forts and mosques and a former diamond trading centre.
Here are a few places you must absolutely not miss when you are here!
Must visit places in Hyderabad
Built in 1591 by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, Charminar (meaning 4 pillars) is a signature of Islamic architecture. Pulverized marble, limestone, mortar and granite are used in structure of this iconic building.
The second most famous place in Hyderabad, the Golkonda Fort is an archeological treasure, first built by the Kakatiya Dynasty. Did you know that Golkonda Fort used to have a vault where once the famous Koh-i-Noor and hope Diamonds were stored! Make sure you catch the sound and light show at night, voiced by none other than Amitabh Bachchan.
All you bangle lovers, head to the very old Laad Bazaar and indulge yourself in the ocean of multi-coloured bangles of all shapes and sizes.
RAMOJI FILM CITY
Spread across a sprawling 2000 acres Ramoji Film City, set up by Ramoji Group in 1996, is a dreamy celluloid journey. Certified by the Guinness World Records as the world’s largest Filmstudio complex, at Ramoji Film City, a filmmaker can walk with a script and walk out with film.
SALAR JUNG MUSEUM
It is one of the largest museums in the world.ollection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artifacts, carpets, clocks, and furniture from Japan, China, Burma, Nepal, India, Persia, Egypt, Europe, and North America. The museum’s collection was sourced from the property of the Salar Jung family.
The palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad state. A must visit if you love vintage cars.