Places To Visit In Hyderabad

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Here are the top 85 tourist attractions to see in Hyderabad:

1. Charminar

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3 km
from city center
1 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

An identifying feature of the city, Charminar is the most prominent landmark of Hyderabad. It was erected by Quli Qutub Shah to signify the founding of Hyderabad. Everyone coming to the city, definitely visits the Charminar. It is also famous for the market that sprawls around it and is called 'Laad' or 'Chudi' Bazaar.

2. Golconda Fort

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9 km
from city center
2 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Golconda Fort is a massive fortress whose ruins stand proudly even today displaying the glory of its rich past and some untold sagas of the city's history. It is reputed for being the area where once, the mighty Koh-I-Noor diamond was stored. In the evening, Golconda Fort comes to life with the light and sound show.

3. Ramoji Film city

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25 km
from city center
3 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located on the outskirts of Hyderabad, Ramoji Film City is certified as the World's largest Film Studio Complex by the Guinness Book of World Records. spread over 2500 acres, it can accommodate 20 film units at one go. One can reach Ramoji Film City through a number of packaged tours and buses that leave regularly from the city.

4. Hussain Sagar Lake

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5 km
from city center
4 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

Hussain Sagar Lake is one of a largest man-made lake situated in Hyderabad. Renowned for its monolith of Lord Buddha placed right at the center of the lake, the place is famously known as a Tank Bund, a popular spot of tourist attraction.

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5. Salar Jung Museum

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2 km
from city center
5 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

The Salar Jung Museum is located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River, in Hyderabad. This is one of the three national museums in the country. The collection of museum was sourced from the property of Salar Jung Family and it has a myriad collection of paintings, sculptures, carvings, manuscripts etc.

6. Birla Mandir

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3 km
from city center
6 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

One of the popular attractions in Hyderabad, Birla Mandir is dedicated to the Lord Venkateshwara of Tirumala and is modelled after and is the replica of the idol of Balaji of Tirupati. The temple itself is located at the top of a 280 feet tall hill called the Naubat Pahad that overlooks both, Hyderabad and Secunderabad and is one of the best viewpoints in the city.

7. Jala Vihar

6 km
from city center
7 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

Sprawling over an area of 12.5 acres adjacent to Hussain Lake, Jalvihar is the largest water amusement park in Hyderabad. It also has rain dance, indoor game zone, dry rides and an enormous food court.

8. Chowmahalla Palace

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3 km
from city center
8 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

The Chowmahalla Palace of Hyderabad once served as the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad during their reign still retains some of its past splendour. The architecture of the palace is an imposing sight to behold. The facade itself is a delicate artwork of domes, arches, windows and meticulously carved out designs.

9. Lumbini Park

3 km
from city center
9 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

Lumbini Park is a gorgeous urban park named after Lumbini of Nepal. Located alongside Hussain Sagar, the park has an artificial water tank. A huge statue of Lord Buddha is installed in the tank which can be reached through paddle boats. The park also holds musical fountain shows.

10. B.M. Birla Planetarium and Science & Technological Museum

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3 km
from city center
10 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

A one of its kind planetarium, the Birla Planetarium is one of the most modern planetariums in India. It is most popular for the Sky Show, the theme of which changes each year. The planetarium also houses a museum, science centre, art gallery and dinosaurium.

11. Nehru Zoological Park

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6 km
from city center
11 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

With about a 100 species finding habitats here, the Nehru Zoological Park is one of the largest zoos in India. Also known as Hyderabad Zoo, it houses the Indian Rhino, Asiatic Lion, Bengal Tiger, Indian Elephant as well as panthers, pythons, deers, antelopes. The zoo also hosts safaris and educational shows.

12. Purani Haveli

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2 km
from city center
12 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Originally built to serve as the home to the Peshwa of Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, Mir Momen, Purani Haveli is converted into a museum known for its remarkable exhibits of artwork and talent. It houses a fascinating collection of items gifted to Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad.

13. Taj Falaknuma Palace

6 km
from city center
13 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace is perched around 2000 metres above the city of Hyderabad. Once the royal residence of Nizam- probably the richest man in the world, the palace has now been converted into a five-star luxury heritage hotel.

14. Snow World Hyderabad

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3 km
from city center
14 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

The Snow World of Hyderabad is the world's biggest and the first snow-themed park in India. With snow fall produced of mineral water, it is a popular attraction to be visited with kids. It offers activities like ice skating, ice boarding, snow slides with bumping-car, toboggan rides and many more.

15. Laad Bazaar

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3 km
from city center
15 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Laad Bazaar is a famous and historic market known for its shopping souvenirs and bangles. Located adjacent to Charminar, it is one of the oldest markets in Hyderabad. There are more than 150 workshops located here that produce some of the finest bangles called lac bangles. 

16. Necklace Road

6 km
from city center
16 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

Necklace Road is a long boulevard that encircles Hyderabad’s Tank Bund, resembling a glittering necklace. Tank Bund consists of the beautiful Hussain Sagar Lake with a giant monolithic statue of Gautama Buddha. Lined with beautiful green gardens, eat streets and local shopping, it is a popular picnic spot.

17. Qutub Shahi Tombs

10 km
from city center
17 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Located in the Ibrahim Bagh, Qutub Shahi Tombs are a group of small and big mosques and tombs built by the rulers of the Qutub Shah dynasty. The tombs are all built on a raised platform and have a dome-shaped structure. The little tombs are single-storeyed while the bigger ones are double storeyed.

18. NTR Gardens

4 km
from city center
18 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

Located adjacent to the Hussain Sagar Lake in Hyderabad, NTR Gardens is a tiny but gorgeous park dotted with brightly coloured plants and tall trees. Boasting of well-groomed landscaping, ornate lamp posts and brilliant water fountains, the NTR Gardens park also has a souvenir shop, toy train, freefall, restaurants and variety of fun activities.

19. Durgam Cheruvu

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11 km
from city center
19 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Durgam Cheruvu is a serene and picturesque lake which once served as a water source for the Golconda fort. It is a lively and vibrant spot for pedal boating, camping, and trekking. The historical lake is also popular for its sunrise and sunset views.

20. Shilparamam

14 km
from city center
20 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Situated in Madhapur area of Hyderabad, Shilparamam is a traditional crafts village created with the idea to preserve and conserve traditional crafts. The village has been set amidst cascading waterfalls and lush greenery; it has sections designated to depict each region of the country. 

21. Chilkur Balaji Temple

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20 km
from city center
21 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Chilkur Balaji Temple is situated in the picturesque village of Chilkur, about 30kms from Hyderabad. It is also called the VISA Temple because it is believed that paying your obeisance to the presiding deity, Lord Balaji Venkateswara, along with Sridevi and Bhoodev can grant your wishes of gaining a USA Visa!

22. Inorbit Mall

12 km
from city center
22 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Located in the Madhapur area in Hyderabad, Inorbit Mall is a massive mall replete with big brand stores, food chains, local eateries and game zone. The mall also has an enormous parking and a huge movie theatre.

23. Iskcon Hyderabad

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1 km
from city center
23 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

ISKON temple of Hyderabad is located in the Nampally region. The main deity in the temple is Lord Krishna. One can also see idols of Sri Gaura-Nitai, Sri Jagannatha Baladeva-Subhadra and Sri Radha Madana-Mohana. 

24. Taramati Baradari

11 km
from city center
24 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Taramati Baradari is an ancient sarai (resting place) built during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. The building is now a cultural complex which has an open-air auditorium for 1600 people, air-cooled theatre which can accommodate 500 people, a banquet hall and a multi-cuisine restaurant.

25. Mount Opera Theme Park Resort

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6 km
from city center
25 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

With a startling amount of choices available on amusement rides, from Ferris wheel to Columbus, the Mount Opera Theme Park resort are ideal for a day full of enjoyment and excitement. They also have a few eccentric ones like the Jumping Frogs, Thrillarium and the Alien Planet.

26. Paigah Tombs

5 km
from city center
26 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Located in the suburbs of Pisal Banda in Hyderabad, Paigah Tombs are a group of tombs of the Paigah royal family. Although now in a derelict and dilapidated state, the Paigah Tombs still boast of striking architecture and marvellously carved marble panels.

27. Sanghi Temple

24 km
from city center
27 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Said to be a replica of the Tirumala Temple, the Sanghi Temple is dedicated to Hindu God Venkateswara. It situated about 35 kms from Hyderabad in Sanghi Nagar. Perched atop the Parmanand Giri Hill, it has a magnificent gopuram and boasts of marvellous architecture. 

28. Mecca Masjid

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3 km
from city center
28 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Mecca Masjid in Hyderabad is one of the oldest and largest mosques in the city. The bricks used here are believed to be from Mecca, and hence the name. Its interiors are a testament to the grandeur of the rulers of the Quli dynasty.

29. Forum Sujana Mall

15 km
from city center
29 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Located in Kukatpally in Hyderabad, Forum Sujana Mall is a shopping mall mostly popular for the launching of its big brand store- Zara.

30. Hyderabad Botanical Garden

16 km
from city center
30 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Situated in the Hi-Tech city, around 16 kms from the city centre of Hyderabad, Hyderabad Botanical Garden is a major attraction of the city. The park boasts of a rich variety of plants, shrubs, trees, flowering plants and medicinal herbs. In addition to that, several meandering water ways and fountains add to the charm of the place.

31. Wonderla

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19 km
from city center
31 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Wonderla is a water and amusement park in Hyderabad replete with roller coasters, water rides, ferris wheel and a kiddie area. It is the perfect place for an outing with families, especially with little ones in tow.

32. GVK One Mall

6 km
from city center
32 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

GVK One is a gigantic shopping mall situated in Banjara Hills area of Hyderabad. The highlight of the mall is the massive Shoppers Stop outlet sprawling over three floors.

33. Sudha Cars Museum

5 km
from city center
33 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Sudha Cars Museum is a private museum established in 2010 by Kanyaboyina Sudhakar who displayed hand made cars created by him. All cars have been personally designed to look like everyday objects.

34. Osman Sagar Lake

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20 km
from city center
34 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

On the outskirts of Hyderabad, also known as Gandipet is the Osman Sagar lake. Elless world, Ocean park and Treasure island surround this lake, making it a famous tourist destination. Spend some relaxed and enjoyable time here, with gardens and a pool, all making it an ideal spot for picnics.

35. Nizams Museum

3.5 /5

2 km
from city center
35 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Nizams Museum is a royal museum, situated in the heart of Purani Haveli housing the memorabilia and artifacts of the then Nizam of Hyderabad. The most popular artefacts include a 1930 Rolls Royce, Mark V Jaguar and Packard.

36. Nagarjuna Sagar Dam

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12 km
from city center
36 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Somewhere between the city of Hyderabad and a district called Guntur in Andhra Pradesh, is one of India's earliest and largest dams.

37. Amaravathi

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9 km
from city center
37 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Necklace Road

It is famous for its Amareswara temple dedicated to Lord Shiva. The temple is one of the famous Pancharamas.

38. City Shopping

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1 km
from city center
38 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

With jewelry that pleases the eye, handicrafts that woo the artistic you and spices to make your food even more luscious, Hyderabad promises to be a shopping fiesta at for everyone. Colorful bangles and embroidery textiles are another attraction here.

39. Peddamma Temple

10 km
from city center
39 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Jubilee Hills

Situated in Jubilee Hills in Hyderabad, Peddamma Temple is a Hindu temple enshrine by the supreme mother. She is the most supreme of the 11 forms of village deities. Besides the main shrines, the temple has idols of Lakshmi, Ganpathy and Saraswati.

40. Begum Bazaar

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2 km
from city center
40 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

Begum Bazaar is another wholesale market, an old and traditional shopping area and is the biggest commercial market in the city.

41. Papi Kondalu

3.2 /5

354 km
from city center
41 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Known as Kashmir of South India, Papi kondalu is a hill range in Khammam district, one should not miss while in this area. These hills are one of the most visited tourist attraction in Andhra Pradesh.

42. Madina Market

3.2 /5

2 km
from city center
42 out of 85
places to visit in Hyderabad

Located in : Old Hyderabad

The Medina Market is known for wholesale cloth and textile shops, popular in the city.

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What are the top restaurants in Hyderabad?

The best places to eat in Hyderabad are Hotel Shadab, Sagar Papaji Ka Dhaba, Kamat Hotel, Taj Mahal Hotel, Ohri's Gufaa, Cafe D'Art. You can see all the places to eat in Hyderabad here

What are the top shopping places in Hyderabad?

The top shopping places in Hyderabad are Laad Bazaar, Inorbit Mall, Forum Sujana Mall.

What are the top sightseeing places in Hyderabad?

The top sightseeing places in Hyderabad are Charminar, Golconda Fort, Ramoji Film city, Hussain Sagar Lake, Birla Mandir, Jala Vihar.

How can I commute within Hyderabad?

Hyderabad has a very smooth transportation system. State transport buses are the most preferable and convenient medium of commuting from one place to another in Hyderabad. Also, there are some local trains which connect some localities of the city but they are generally preferred by working class people.


By Bus: Bus fares will cost around five to ten bucks for most of the places depending upon the distance. However, the periodicity of bus arrival is very quick, that is, there are buses in a gap of 15-30mins for the next ride. The bus services commence at 4:30 AM and lasts till 12 in the morning.


By Cabs: Like every other metropolitan city, Hyderabad too has cabs, share-autos and rickshaw services. It is yet a substitute medium to go back and forth. Each of them have almost similar fares. However, cabs services such as Ola and Uber have fixed rates per kilometre whereas share-autos and rickshaws run on meters.

If you are travelling in a group then opt for car rentals. It costs around INR 45-47 per hour and it also increases the comfort. Make sure to click pictures of the vehicle in case of any damage before you ride it so that the owner cannot accuse you of the damage.





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What are the top hotels in Hyderabad?

There are 507 Hotels in Hyderabad which can be booked through Holidify. The most popular hotels in Hyderabad are OYO 11966 Grand Euro Park Hotel, Spacious 1BR Home in Hyderabad, Luxury Three Bed Room Apartment 8 Vazeer Residency, Premium 1BR Stay Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Ababeel Guest House, OYO 63021 Hotel Hill 9. You can see all the hotels in Hyderabad here

Can you suggest an itinerary for Hyderabad?

Day 1: Arrive by morning/midday. Have the fabulously flavourful Hyderabadi biryani for lunch. Walk around the charming bylanes and streets of the older parts of the city. Visit the Charminar and the adjoining market. Don't forget to sample some of Hyderabad's lip-smacking chaat items!
Day 2: Have a good breakfast and check out the Birla Science Museum and Planetarium. Sample some of Hyderabad's famous delicacies like paaya and kheema for lunch. Visit the Husain Sagar lake. Don't miss out on sampling the scrumptious Irani chai in the evening. End the day with a trip to the Chowmahalla Palace.
Day 3: Visit the Falaknuma Palace after having a hearty breakfast. Make a trip to the Ramoji Film City. In the evening take some time to have the amazing sheekh and galouti kebabs on the streets of Hyderabad. Do take out some time to visit the NTR Gardens and Lotus Pond.

What are the top activities in Hyderabad?

The top activities in Hyderabad are Couple Helicopter Joyride in Hyderabad, Ramoji Film City Day Tour, Private Hyderabad International Airport Transfers (HYD) for Hyderabad, Hyderabad Golconda Fort Tour With Light and Sound Show, Hyderabad Private Car Charter, Rajiv Gandhi International Airport Lounge Service by Plaza Premium Lounge.
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