Places to visit in Hyderabad

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Hyderabad is the capital city of the Telangana state of India. This city is an amalgamation of modernism and tradition. From centuries-old buildings to high-tech parks, you’ll find everything here. If you are planning to visit Hyderabad, we suggest covering the following places-

Golkonda Fort

golkonda fort
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The city of Golkonda lies 11 kilometers west of Hyderabad. It was the capital town of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The fort of the ruler got its name after the town.

Charminar and Makkah Masjid

Charminar
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Charminar is a 16th-century mosque of Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The then ruler- Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah pledged before God to build a mosque if he helps to eradicate cholera, that was ravaging his city. God heard him and result – we see the Charminar.

The Makkah mosque was also built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. People believe that the central arch of the mosque is made from the soil imported from the city of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. It took 77 years and 8000 workers to build the Makkah Masjid in Hyderabad.

Buddha Statue

Buddha Statue
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The Buddha Statue in Hyderabad is the largest monolith in the world. Monolith is a structure carved from a single piece of stone. It lies in the Hussain Sagar Lake of Hyderabad. One can reach the statue by boat.

The Hazrat Ali Dargah

Hazrat Ali Dargah
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The Hazrat Ali Dargah lies on the Moula hill, which is about 614 meters tall. It is the only Dargah dedicated to the son-in-law of the Prophet Muhammad. One needs to climb 484 steps from the bottom of the hill to reach the Dargah. The dargah has a beautiful interior, decorated with thousands of mirrors. It is also one of the 11 heritage sites in Hyderabad.

Ramoji Film city

Ramoji Film city
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Ramoji Film city is the largest studio complex in the world. It is spread over 2000 acres of land. You can spend an entire day at the Ramoji, enjoy the cultural show, click as many pictures, enjoy the 3D and 4D theatres. Daal. there is a lot more to do in Ramoji.

So, keep either of your days in Hyderabad to spend at Ramoji film city. The other day you can spend visiting the following-

Birla temple

birla temple hyderabad
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Birla temple is a hilltop temple, built by the Ramakrishna Mission. The construction took 10 years. The entire temple comprises of white marble with beautiful carvings in the interiors. The sunset and evening are worth spending at the Birla temple.

You can hire a cab for sightseeing here. The best cab service in Hyderabad is Gozo Cabs. With Gozo, you can book taxis for one-way travel, multicity trips, package tours, and airport transfers.

best cab service in Hyderabad

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