The city of pearls – Hyderabad, has these places which you must visit without a miss. All these places together add pearls to the city. It has to offer some very unique and fascinating places for various travelers looking to satiate their travelling desires.

Golconda Fort

Golconda fort in Hyderabad

For those who don’t miss a chance to get close to history, this is a perfect place. This fort is from medieval times and has a very interesting history. It is said that it was initially built on a 400 feet hill of a mud. The name itself is derived from a Telugu word which means, Shepherd’s Hill. It is approximately 11 kilometers away from urbanism of the city.

This fort is very famous for its unique signaling devices that wereincorporated at the time of its construction. Also its acoustics, the sound, and the lighting also the fort’s structure is worth noticing. If you are interested in photography, you can carry or camera after you pay INR 25 per camera. For Indian citizens, the entry ticket will be 5 rupees per head. If any foreigner wants to visit then it will be hundred rupees per head. For those of you who wish to attend the light and sound show, you will have to shell out a reasonable 130 rupees.

Qutub Shahi Tombs

Qutub Shahi Tomb in Hyderabad Gachibowli

Again this is one of the historical places of Hyderabad with beautiful Qutub Shahi tombs. With the picturesque Ibrahim Bagh serving as backdrop, the Qutub Shahi Tombs are the resting ground of those rulers who were once a successor the dynasty of Hyderabad. This place can be visited anytime between 9:30 a.m. to 6:30 p.m.without any entry charges. You will just have to shell out 20 rupees if you wish to carry your camera for photography.

Char Minar

Charminar in HyderabadThe iconic structure that is symbolic of Hyderabad is located in the heart of the Pearl City, and surrounded by Laad bazaar on the west and the richly ornate Makkah Masjid on the South West. It is a beautiful place to show your photography skills and capture some memorable shots of one of the most famous buildings of India. It was built by Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah in the year 1591. It is graced by 4 minarets of 56 feet each. You can visit Char Minar anytime between 9 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. at an entry fee of  Rupees 5 rupees per head (for Indians) and Rupees 100 per head (for foreigners).

Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung Museum in HyderabadTo be able to do justice to this museum, you will need a whole day to enjoy the display of this great museum. The interest provoking sculptures, paintings, and artifacts that are restored here provide immense insights into the changing history of our times. It is a very old museum with lots of unique and antique pieces of art from our history.

 

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