Hyderabad – A city of rich cultural legacy and splendid architecture

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In case you are planning your next holiday to India, then don’t miss Hyderabad, “The city of Nizams”. The city is flourished by rich cultural heritage which is blend of romantic and earthy potpourri of old and new. It is a dazzling capital of Andhra Pradesh and a bustling 400–year old metropolis with an urban population of approximately 6 million people. The city is a lavish example of opulent days of its ancient rulers and is a must visit destination for history lovers. The city boasts many remnants of art and culture of dynasties like Qutub Shahi and Asaf Jahi. There are many attractions that capture cultural depth of city including magnificent palaces, museums, temples and mosques.

So make a plan and book low price tickets for Hyderabad whom Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru described as “Microcosm of Indian culture “ and the famous poet Faiz compared to “Garden of Eden”. The design of city is said to be have been inspired by Isfahan, a city of Iran and it offers a plethora of worthy structures and sites which is sightseer’s dream.

charminar monument in Hyderabad India

Splendid architecture:- Built in 16th century, on the western part of Hyderabad, Golconda Fort it is one of the world famous landmarks of city. The beginnings of fort can be traced back to Kakatiyas of Warangal and to the Yadava dynasty. Originally a mud fort, it was passed to Bahmani and later on Qutub Shahis who held it for 1518 to 1687 AD. The structure was built over a span of 62 years. The fort is especially famous for acoustics, factories, palaces, resourceful water supply and the Fateh Rahben gun which was used in the last siege of Golconda by Aurangzeb to whom the fort ultimately fell. Charminar, the other architecture beauty is as much the signature of Hyderabad as Taj Mahal is of Agra. Quli Qutub was responsible for building it in 16th century is an imposing granite and lime-stone mortar structure notable for its four towers that open out onto four major roads. It has a mosque and 45 prayer spaces in it and is among the must see attractions of city.

Exquisite pearls:- The city itself doesn’t have any kind of pearl culture but it houses largest variety of pearls from famous coasts of Japan, Australia, Sri Lanka and China. Historically Nizam’s jewelers had gained and honed their skills of threading pearls together in a string without damaging their quality and this skill is passed from one generation to next and today it is famous by the name of Hyderabad pearls. Patterghatti area houses city’s oldest and most experienced goldsmiths with their treasure troves of pearls from around the globe. On a visit don’t forget to buy these pearls as a souvenirs for your near and dear ones or keepsakes them as an everlasting memorabilia.

Food, food and delicious food:- If you wonder why Hyderabad is so mellow then it is because of its gastronomic delights which are finest blend of Mughal and Persian cuisines. It is famous for its rich and aromatic nature that comes due to liberal use of spices, fresh fruits, herbs and pure ghee. One just can’t afford to Miss Hyderabad delights like dum ki biryani and khurbani ka meeta and world famous Hyderabadi biryani. No matter where you eat, the food of Hyderabad never disappoints you. So pack your bags now and give a flying start to your journey by availing huge discounts on business class flights to Hyderabad and enjoy a great holiday trip.

Bustling markets- No trip to Hyderabad is complete without shopping. Jumme Raat ka Bazaar is an ideal flea market where antiques are sold at throw away prices. It is traditionally a night bazaar which held on Thursday, so check your bargaining skills and get hold of few antiques that offers a pleasant concoction of old world charm. The pearls, glass beads, colorful bangles and jewellery for which this place is quite famous can be purchased from Laad Bazaar. Shilparamam is an art and craft village presents exquisite traditional handlooms, textiles carpets and other handicraft items at genuine prices. So why wait, all these interesting and happening things are just waiting for you.


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