Hyderabad

Hyderabad travel guide

Welcome to Hyderabad

Immerse yourself in the “City of Pearls”. At the junction of North and South India, the capital of Telangana is a fascinating blend of Hindu, Islamic and Buddhist cultures – not to mention a fantastic place for food, sightseeing and shopping.

Hyderabad is also a great introduction to India and conveniently located for further travel in all directions.

Top things to see and do

  • Swap your rupees for luminous pearls and other glimmering jewels at the famous Lad Bazaar market, which has been trading in Hyderabad for centuries.
  • Spend a day wandering within the magnificent walls of the 16th century Golconda Fort.
  • Explore the luxurious rooms and leafy courtyards of the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace.
  • Marvel at the elaborate geometric patterns of the Paigah Tombs – and learn about family of aristocrats who rest there.
  • Head to Lumbini Park in the evening and relax to the soothing rhythm of Hyderabad’s musical fountains.

Tips for travellers

Feast on the flavours of Hyderabadi biryani – one of the region’s beloved traditional dishes, typically served with goat or mutton.

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