Mesmerizing culture heritance and Nawabi Cuisines, the city of Hyderabad fascinates every pecking order.
Founded in the year 1591 by fifth Qutb Shahi ruler Muhammad QuliQutb Shah, Hyderabad is the capital city of Telangana. This place has plenty to offer from fascinating places to incredible experiences. For some, Hyderabad is a legendary city that rests on the bed of a staggering culture. Taking a break from your tiresome routine and exploring Hyderabad would be a remarkable decision. Here is the list of some magnificent reasons to visit Hyderabad or do when in the city.
Culture and Traditions:
Hyderabad is a beautiful combination of grandeur, majesty, and royalty. It is a Cosmo culture with mixture of both Muslim and Hindu traditions. Keeping aside the religions and castes, all festivals are celebrated with great enthusiasm and one can therefore experience the culture of this city through its festivals. Festival of Eid UlFitrand festival of Ganesh Chaturthiis celebrated very energetically. One must surely come down to Hyderabad to witness these festivals once in a lifetime.
Apart from the rich history and diversity, Hyderabad has a touch of newness and modernism. Any saree enthusiast must be very fascinated by the Pochampallisilk sarees, weaved by the traditional handicraft sector of the city are expensively sold and provide a stupendous feeling to the sari aficionado.
Lip smacking food
Hyderabad is a place that will surprise you with its amazing food. Biryani is the most mouth-watering and appetizing recipe you can experience as its taste and preparation will fill you with astonishment. A traditional celebration meal of lamb and rice, it was started after KalyaniNawabs of Bidar came to Hyderabad in the 18th century. It would be appropriate to say that the flavour of coconut, tamarind, peanuts, and sesame seeds make the food of Hyderabad lip smacking and tempting. Tahari is the vegetarian version of Biryani developed by Hindu bookkeepers of Muslim Nawabs prepared by adding potatoes to the rice. Moreover, apart from biryani, this city is a perfect destination for any food lover to visit and explore.
Shopping in the city of Nawabs
Architecture and Development – The changes scenario
“Architecture is a visual art and the buildings speak for themselves”. 25 years ago Hyderabad was somewhere on the list of underdeveloped cities of India but now it has emerged as the fifth largest contributor to India’s GDP. Hyderabad has become a sophisticated city that has a rich culture with its spectacular development. Industrialization in this city has contributed to the commercial growth and an increase in land prices which eventually lead to the need for infrastructural enhancement. Hyderabad is a Hi- tech city that is presently focusing on some important areas such as roads and flyovers, therefore, adding a feather to the beauty of this city. To sum up all, this city is on its way to becoming the next Silicon Valley.
Places to visit
Hyderabad is an enthralling city popularly referred to as the “city of pearls” and diamond trading centres. The list of tourist attractions in Hyderabad is never ending. Sites such as Char Minar which is an epic infrastructure of the city from past to the Ramoji film city which is an epitome of modernity, all offer a fascinating picture of the beauty of Hyderabad. One of the historical places to visit in Hyderabad is QutubShahi Tombs; located 1km north of Golconda fort’s called BanjaraDarwaja. This is the oldest monument of the past. The seven tombs of the former kings of Golconda is also a must visit. Simply put, Hyderabad is a complete dynamic destination to visit and experience in holidays.
One can refer Map of Hyderabad below:
Source: Google Maps