Places around Hyderabad with History

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1/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History
Char Minar
Within Hyderabad city limits

The Charminar is a monument and mosque in Hyderabad built in 1591 AD by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shahi. It is the most famous building of Hyderabad and also one of the most famous buildings in India. The Charminar lies near the bank of the river Musi.

The English name is a translation and combination of the Urdu words Chār and Minar or meenar, translating to "Four Towers"; the eponymous towers are ornate minarets attached and supported by four grand arches. The structure itself was intended to serve as a Mosque and Madraasa.

The Charminar was constructed in the intersection of ...

2/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History
Indira Park
Within Hyderabad city limits

Indira Park is a public greenspace and park in the heart of Hyderabad. The foundation stone for the Indira Park was laid during September 1975 by Late Faqruddin Ahmed, the then president of India and it was open for the people in the year 1978 with complete landscaping.

It’s located very adjacent to famous Hussain Sagar Lake. It’s named after the late Prime Minister Indira Gandhi and its among the oldest parks. It occupies an acre of 76 acres of lush green landscape. This park is famous for award winning rock garden which was designed by civic authorities of Hyderabad.


3/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History
Mecca Masjid
Within Hyderabad city limits

Mecca Masjid, also Makkah Masjid, is one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad, and it is one of the largest masajids in India, located to the south of the Musi River in the center of the city and is close to the historic landmarks of Chowmahalla Palace, Laad Bazaar, and Charminar.

Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, commissioned bricks to be made from the soil brought from Mecca, the holiest site of Islam, and used them in the construction of the central arch of the mosque, thus giving the mosque its name. The construction was later completed by Mughal ...

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Nehru Zoological Park
Within Hyderabad city limits

Nehru Zoological Park is a zoo located near Mir Alam Tank in Hyderabad. It is one of the most visited destinations in Hyderabad.

The zoo occupies 380 acres and is adjacent to the 600-acre Mir Alam Tank. Nearly 100 species of birds, animals and reptiles are housed at the zoo, including indigenous animals like the Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, panther, gaur, Indian elephant, slender loris, python, as well as deer, antelopes and birds. The 600-acre Mir Alam Tank with its unique multiple arched bund (embankment), attracts hundreds of migratory birds, providing yet another ...

5/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History
Purani Haveli
Within Hyderabad city limits

Purani Haveli is one of the rarely historical palaces in Hyderabad. It was also known as Haveli Khadeem, which means old mansion. It’s also known by its other name as Haveli Khadeem and it was the official residence of the Nizam. It is built during the mid- during the Qutub Shahi dynasty in the late 16th century.

Ali Khan Bahadur constructed this mansion for his son Sikander Jah. It was constructed in a lovely mix style of European and Indian architecture. Sikander Jha lived here for some time and later shifted to Khilwat Mahal. Due to this, these buildings are called Purani Haveli....

6/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History

The pilgrimage town of Srisailam is reputed for the shrine of Lord Mallikarjuna on the flat top of Nallamala Hills. Situated on the banks of Krishna River, about 212 km south of Hyderabad, is most famous as the site of one of the 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva. A unique combination of a widlife and pilgrimage, makes Srisailam an ideal destination in Andhra Pradesh.

The epigraphical evidence reveals that the history of Srisailam began with the Satavahanas who were the first empire builders in South India. The earliest known historical mention of the hill, Srisailam, can be traced to th...

7/7 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with History
Sudha Cars Museum
Within Hyderabad city limits

Sudha Cars Museum is the first and only handmade Wacky Car museum in the World, located in the vicinity of Hyderabad. This private car museum is near by the Nehru zoological park. This unique museum in Hyderabad has its theme around vintage cars and creative vehicles.

Sudha cars museum is filled with handmade wacky innovative cars. There are cars in almost every shape one can think of. An ornament train with its bogies in the shares of jewellery; cars in the shape of bridal dresses; or the captivating ladies collection which includes cars in the shape of handbags, lipsticks, compac...