Hyderabad ‘The City Of Pearls’ is known for its diamonds and pearls. Apart from all the explorations, diamonds, pearls and feeling of royalty, there are so many things to do in Hyderabad. It includes bungee jumping, rock climbing, go karting and a lot of activities that involve adventure and fun. Get to taste the Hyderabadi delicacies, all the amazing adventures, exceptional art and everything else through the events in Hyderabad. There are historic places for anyone who wants to dig into the culture, there are places to travel for all nature lovers, for anyone who is looking for entertainment there are dance events, parties and concerts in Hyderabad. All in all there are a bunch of things to do, places to visit and events in Hyderabad that will keep you engaged.
Hyderabad is a perfect example of the rich cultural history and modern developments. It is the home of palaces and forts, biryanis and Osmania biscuits, lakes and museums. Whether you are a tourist or has recently shifted to Hyderabad, there is an ample number of things to do in Hyderabad. You can be sure that the city won’t disappoint you. So, here are some of the best places to visit and things to do in Hyderabad.
Char Minar is undoubtedly the number one place to visit in Hyderabad. Walk up the steps to the first floor to have a magnificent view of the city. There are also various markets around the area selling jewellery and other handicrafts. The face of the city looks great at night when it is illuminated. The Golconda Fort, built on a 400-feet high granite hill is a must visit for anyone who is visiting Hyderabad. You should not miss the musical shows that take place every day in Golconda Fort. Chowmahalla Palace is a beautiful palace with smooth white marble-tiled floors and Belgian-crystal chandeliers and was earlier used to entertain royal guests. Hyderabad is a melting point of different cultures and religions. Makkah Masjid is one of the world’s largest mosques. It is said that the bricks of the mosque are made of soil from the holy city of Mecca, which gives the mosque its name. It can hold up to 10,000 people at a time. However, women and people of other faith may not be allowed to enter.
If you are a history buff and love checking out the museums, you can pay a visit to Salar Jung Museum, one of India's three National Museums. It has collections from all around the world such as Persia, Egypt, and even North America. Some of the famous exhibits are swords and daggers of various Mughal emperors and the Veiled Rebecca, a sculpture by the Italian artist Benzoni. It is also a famous art gallery in Hyderabad and has paintings by the famous painter Raja Ravi Varma. Birla Modern Art Gallery, also known as Nirmala Birla Gallery of Modern Art is another popular art gallery in Hyderabad. It has a variety of art collections ranging from modern art to contemporary artworks from artists all around the world. Exhibitions also take place in the gallery at regular intervals.
If you are more inclined towards the music and dance, Hyderabad has many popular dance and music schools where you can cultivate your love for music and dance. Philips International School of Music is one of the best music classes in Hyderabad with a wide range of classes from piano to violin. They have flexible before and after work music classes. You just need to schedule a music class. Shalom Music School is another music class in Hyderabad that offers numerous music courses and is looking forward to expanding into different courses. Ram’s Step Up Dance Company is one of the well-known dance classes in Hyderabad. It conducts classes for various dance forms such as Bollywood, B-Boying, Hip-Hop, Locking Popping, Zumba, Kathak, Salsa, Contemporary, and Hula Hoop. HY Dance Studio also conducts dance classes in Hyderabad on various dance forms. You can go through their full schedule on their website and accordingly register for their dance classes.
There is no doubt that the most famous food in Hyderabad is Hyderabadi Biryani. The thought of Hyderabadi Biryani is enough to make everyone salivate. Delicious chicken or mutton along with rich species will surely make everyone have an instant foodgasm. One of the best restaurants in Hyderabad to try biryani is Paradise. You can head to Cafe Bahar, Shah Gouse and Shadab to taste the authentic taste of Hyderabadi Biryani. Another famous food in Hyderabad that comes right after Biryani is the Ramzan special Haleem. There are many restaurants and cafes in Hyderabad that serve finger licking food and that will help to bring out the foodie in you. For barbeque lovers, AB’s Absolute Barbecue is one of the best restaurants in Hyderabad that has the famous ‘wish grill’ on its menu. At Chicha’s you can have nonvegetarian food recipes that have been passed from one generation to the other. One of their main attraction is the Patthar ka gosht where the mutton is marinated overnight and cooked over charcoal. Another popular dish is Shaadi ka red chicken that is spicy and smoky.
Hyderabad is not just about finger licking food and beautiful monuments. If you are an adventure junkie and love the weekend life, you have ample opportunity to take road trips from Hyderabad. A road trip is an excellent way to spend some quality time with your family and friends. One of the popular weekend destinations is Nalgonda which is situated 83 kilometres away from the city. You can take this road trip from Hyderabad and witness 10th-century Bhongir Fort along with the Rachakonda and Devarakonda forts. Another such road trip that you can take is to Mahabnagar which is 108 km from Hyderabad. Besides visiting the Farahabad Palace, you can go hiking and camping. Mallela Theertham Waterfalls and 800-year-old Pillalamarri banyan tree are some of the other attractions.
The nightlife in Hyderabad is vibrant with many places where you can dance the night away. 10 Downing Street is one of the best dance bars in Hyderabad. It gives you a very British feel with beautiful interiors decorated with antique artwork on walls and wooden furniture. It is a hot favourite among young people and they serve amazing foods and drinks at an affordable price. Kismet: The Park is also a popular dance bar in Hyderabad that is spread across a large area. The peppy music and vibrant backgrounds make it a popular go-to pub for the youngsters.
Hyderabad is an all-rounder city. It has something for everything. And knowing about the different things to do and places to visit in Hyderabad can make your stay in Hyderabad a pleasant and fulfilling one. To know more about what is happening in Hyderabad, you can visit Allevents.in.
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