Places around Hyderabad with architecture

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1/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture
Ashta Lakshmi Temple
10 kms from Hyderabad city limits

Ashtalakshmi Temple is a popular Hindu temple of Goddesses Ashtalakshmi in Hyderabad, India. This magnificent temple dedicated to Goddess Lakshmi stands distinctly on the outskirts of the city. Amidst value the varied Islamic architectural monuments in the area, this temple has a different style — a touch of south Indian architecture.

Among the Hindu pantheon, the Goddess of wealth, Lakshmi, finds a special place in the hearts of the people for she brings prosperity and happiness as well as salvation. But very few temple have Goddess Lakshmi in her eight splendorous forms. Built und...

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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 ...

3/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture
Chowmahalla Palace
Within Hyderabad city limits

Chowmahalla Palace an epitome of the glory and luxury that the nizams lived in, is a palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty and was the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad while they ruled their state. The palace remains the property of Barkat Ali Khan Mukarram Jah, heir of the Nizams.

Built over 200 years ago, Chowmahalla is renowned for its unique style and elegance. A synthesis of many architectural styles and influences, the Palace Complex has been meticulously restored. In Persian, Chahar means four and in Arabic Mahalat (plural of...

4/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture
Golconda Fort
12 kms from Hyderabad city limits

Golconda Fort is more than a Fort and a little tiny city in itself. The fort is built on a granite hill which is 120 meters high and its surrounded by battlement ramparts.

Golconda, also known as Golkonda or Golla konda, a fort of Southern India and capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, is situated 11 kilometres west of Hyderabad. The region is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond and the Nassak Diamond.

Over a period of 62 years, the mud fort built by the Kakatiya d...

5/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture
Jagannath Temple
10 kms from Hyderabad city limits

The Jagannath Temple in Hyderabad located near Banjara hills, is a modern temple built by the Odia community of the city of Hyderabad.

The temple is dedicated to the Hindu God Jagannath and is famous for its annual Rathyatra festival attended by thousands of devotees. Jagannath means Lord of the Universe. The temple which was constructed during 2009 recently lies in Center of Hyderabad City.

It is said that this is a replica of original Jagannath Temple of Puri in context of design. The most attracting portion of this temple is its "Shikhara" (the peak/top) measuring aro...

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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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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....

8/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture
Snow World
Within Hyderabad city limits

Snow World is an amusement park located in Hyderabad within an area of about 2 acres, offers a splendid experience of snowfall at all times of the year. Located beside Indira Park and along the Hussain Sagar lake, the park was inaugurated on 28 January 2004. It is the first of it's kind in India and the biggest in the world and only the third such snow park after the ones in Malaysia and Singapore.

Two-hundred tonnes of artificial snow was laid on the layered flooring which was specially prepared to avoid seepage or melting. Every day, the top layer of snow is cleaned and an additio...

9/9 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with architecture

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...