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Things to do in Hyderabad-Unique ways to experience Hyderabad and its Rich Culture

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Things to do in Hyderabad

Hyderabad, popularly known as the “City of Nizams” is one of the most ancient and economically prominent cities in India and has been a major hub since the glorious Indian Ocean Trade in the Golconda region and was home to India’s major diamond mines where some of world’s biggest diamonds were extracted. Almost millennia ago, diamonds were sold on the streets like vegetables.

Today, it is an IT powerhouse and a popular tourist destination in southern India with many historical sites and fun activities to partake in. Indian Eagle is your online source for finding the cheapest flights to Hyderabad.

This post is not a complete guide to Hyderabad, but only the best ways to experience it to the fullest. Now, let’s take a look at some of the most amazing things to do when you’re in Hyderabad.

Things to do in Hyderabad

Things to do in Hyderabad

1. Watch the sunset at Golconda Fort

The sunset point at Golconda Fort is the best place in Hyderabad to watch the beautiful sight of the sun sinking down the horizon. Climb to the top of the epic Golconda Fort to travel back in time and gaze at the beautiful sunset like a King – experience the best panoramic views of the city from atop.

Entrance fee: INR 15 for Indian citizens and INR 200 for foreign nationals.

Opening hours: Open to public on all days of the week between 9:00 am to 5:30 pm.

Consider Read: An Essential Hyderabad Travel Guide for First-timers to the City

2. Check out Salar Jung Museum

The Salar Jung Museum is among the world’s largest museums and is a must-visit during a tour of Hyderabad. If exploring art and artifacts is your passion then checking out Salar Jung Museum must be on top of your bucket-list of things to do in Hyderabad. The museum has a large collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, manuscripts and other artifacts from the all over the world.

Entrance fee: INR 20 per adult for Indian nationals and INR 500 per adult for foreign nationals.

Opening hours: Open to public on all days except Fridays between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

3.Be mesmerized by Chowmahalla Palace

A stunning royal palace with exquisite Mughal architecture and was the former residence of several Hyderabadi Nizams but now displays treasures of a bygone era like the vintage collection of Rolls Royce.

Entrance fee: INR 80 per adult for Indian nationals and INR 200 per adult for foreign nationals.

Opening hours: Open to public on all days of the week except Fridays between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.

4.Eat Dum Biryani

No trip to the “City of Nizams” is complete without relishing the world-famous Hyderabadi local delicacy- “Dum Biriyani” which has a strong influence from the Persian Cuisine. The Dum Biriyani is essentially a rice dish that is made with the use of ingredients like tender meat (typically Chicken or Lamb) or vegetables along with rare Indian spices that is cooked on slow flame in a utensil. Interestingly, the Hyderabadi Dum Biriyani is so popular country-wide that it gives a stiff competition to the Lucknowi Biriyani which has its origins from Lucknow.

Try Biryani at Paradise, Chichas and Shah Ghouse.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: All through the day

Also Read: 11 Delicious and Famous Sweets of Hyderabad You Must Try

5.Stroll on Tank Bund at Night

Take a stroll on the majestic Tank Bund road with your sweetheart for beholding the iconic wonders of the city to add more romance to your life! This is a road that’s frequently taken by both the locals and tourists alike to gaze at the heart shaped Hussain Sagar Lake and the tallest monolithic statue of Buddha in the world.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: All days of the year, 24 X 7

Also Read: A Guide on How to Get Around in Hyderabad – A Hassle Free Travel Experience!

6.Sip Irani Chai

The Persians brought with them another gem to Hyderabad – Irani Chai. Sipping the tasty Irani Chai at one of the Irani Cafes of the city while munching on Hyderabad’s signature style-Osmania Biscuits is the Hyderabadi way of spending glorious moments during a tea break.

Try Irani Chai at Nimrah Café and Bakery at Charminar.

Entrance fee: Free

Opening hours: All through the day

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