Top 10 Best Places To Visit in Hyderabad 

Hyderabad, the city of Nizams, the pearl city each time fascinates not only the natives or the locals but also the tourists every time they visit the place. Its history, culture, and stunning attractions affix everyone. From lip-smacking cuisines to a plethora of astonishing places, Hyderabad makes the tourist’s visit worthwhile.

If you are new to Hyderabad and wondering what are the best places to visit here in the City, then no worries we have got you covered. 

List of Top 10 Best Places in Hyderabad

1. Charminar 

The first thing that pops up in our mind when Hyderabad city is mentioned is Charminar or Biryani. Well, at least for a few people if not everyone. Located in Hyderabad’s Old City, Charminar is one of the best tourist attractions you must visit if you are new to Hyderabad. The Square shaped structure located in the heart of the city was constructed by Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah in the year 1951. This architecture is known to reflect the Cazia style. Though the place is highly crowded around, the old city, its culture, and the shopping area around the monument that offers products at very reasonable prices is yet another reason to visit this place.

Charminar

2. Golconda Fort 

11 kilometers away from the city, Golconda Fort is another best tourist attraction in Hyderabad, The name Golconda is derived from ‘Golla Konda’ that translates to Shepherd’s Hill. The Golconda Fort dates back to the 13th century built by Qutub Shahi Kings and it is renowned for its acoustic effects. For instance, if you clap your hands at Fateh Darwaza, the sound can be heard at Bala Hissar, located a kilometer away,  the ‘Rahban’ cannon and ‘Ramdas’ prison which has carved Hindu deity in it. These little things at this fort make it one of the most beautiful and interesting tourist attractions in the City. 

2. Golconda Fort 

3. Ramoji Film City 

Ramoji Film City is one such attraction in Hyderabad that has been appealing and entertaining to many tourists from every corner of the country. Ramoji Film City is one of the largest film studios in the world holding a capacity to house over 50 film units within a given period. Spread over 2500 acres of land, it holds a certification from Guinness World Records of being the largest integrated film city in the world. Therefore, if you want to experience various sets like London street, Hollywood sign, Japanese Gardens, etc then you must not miss out on this beautiful location situated about 30km from Hyderabad to make your experience a memorable one.

3. Ramoji Film City 

4. Hussain Sagar Lake 

Hussain Sagar Lake boasts of being the largest artificial lake in Asia. This lake got its name after Hussain Shah Wali. Not just the lake, the 16m high white granite statue of Lord Buddha weighing 350 tonnes is another main attraction situated in the middle of the lake. The light show presented here is worth watching. Boating given the choice of speed boats along with the motorboats is a few of the recreational activities offered here at Hussain Sagar Lake. If you are new to Hyderabad, don’t miss out on this beautiful place and if you are a native or a local, try visiting yet again to make fresh memories.

4. Hussain Sagar Lake 

5. Chowmahalla Palace 

Built in the 18th century, Chowmahalla Palace translates to ‘Four Palaces’ in the Urdu language. This is one of the beautiful places to visit when you are in Hyderabad. The palace is divided into three parts which are Northern Courtyard, Southern Courtyard, and Khilwat Mubarak. These three parts, each consisting of its unique features and its complex exteriors, are a few of the things to be seen while you are at this palace. Chowmahalla Palace in 2010 won the Prestigious UNESCO Asia Pacific Merit award for cultural heritage conservation.

5. Chowmahalla Palace 

6. Qutub Shahi Tombs 

If you are someone who is intrigued about the architecture of different styles or let’s just say an ancient architecture admirer, then this place is made just for you. Well, everyone can visit this place, but the architecture fanatic enjoys it even more. The Qutub Shahi Tombs are one of the oldest heritage sites in Hyderabad. Just a little distance from Golconda Fort, The Qutub Shahi Tombs are truly a blend of Indian and Persian architecture and are also now used as a venue for the Deccan festival by the state government. Make sure you visit this place if you haven’t or if you are new to Hyderabad.

6. Qutub Shahi Tombs 

7. Lumbini Park 

Lumbini Park named after the birthplace of Lord Buddha is one of the best places to visit in Hyderabad. It was developed in 1994 by the Hyderabad Urban Development Authority. The musical fountain and the laser show is one of the fascinating shows here that cannot be missed. It is considered one of the popular tourist spots in Hyderabad. Make sure to visit this place when you are in Hyderabad for visiting the city.

7. Lumbini Park 

8. Birla Planetarium 

This dome-shaped Birla Planetarium situated in the heart of the city is another best place and tourist attraction to visit in Hyderabad. It was developed with technical help from Japan. It offers four sections, each provides a unique opportunity to broaden the horizons. The interactive science center, Window on Science, Archaeology Center, and the Nirmala Birla Art Gallery and Dinosaurium.Do not forget to visit one of its most attractive features called the ‘Sky Show’. 

8. Birla Planetarium 

9. Salar Jung Museum 

Are you deeply interested in artifacts? With an impressive collection of over 43,000 art objects, 9.000 manuscripts, and 47,000 printed books, Salar Jung Museum is considered one of the biggest one-man collections in the world. The artifacts of the Salarjung Museum are primarily collected by Mir Yousouf Ali Khan (Salar Jung III) and Nawab Turab Ali Khan (Salar Jung I) along with a few of their descendants. The collections here are sure one way to explore ancient history.

9. Salar Jung Museum 

10. Shilparamam 

These days everything has become DIY, an interesting term though. Shilparamam is one such kind, it is a craft village which makes it one of the popular tourist attractions in Hyderabad. If you are a shopaholic, then this place suits you the best as it is a popular shopping destination with artisans from all over India displaying their best products. Shilparamam also houses a crafts museum, cultural museum, library and art gallery, workshops, and research & design centers. Make sure you visit this place to experience the fundamentals of this place.

Shilparamam

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