ISKCON Hyderabad Sri Sri Radha Madanmohan Mandir is centrally located in Hyderabad and offers excellent experience for pilgrimage oriented guests. Temple is built in the typical style as other 1000+ Iskcon Temples, Sri Sri Radha Madanmohan Mandir.
Temple or Holy Place
AP State Archeology Museum is the only museum in the country with reproductions of the Ajanta Paintings. Its manuscript section includes a copy of the Quran bearing the seal of Emperor Shah Jahan. This museums main attraction is its Egyptian mummy. There is a huge gallery on Buddha dating back to last century. The museum has wide variety of archaeological artifacts from the Nizam.
The Salarjung Museum is the third largest museum in India housing the biggest one-man collections of antiques in the world. It is well known throughout India for its prized collections belonging to different civilizations dating back to the 1st century. It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artifacts, carpets, clocks, and furniture from Japan, China, Burma, Nepal, India, Persia, Egypt, Europe, and North America.
Birla Temple is a modern temple in Hyderabad (opened in 1976) and one of the prominent landmarks of the city. Set on a hillock the Birla Temple offers excellent views of the city and is visited all round the year by locals, tourists and other visitors to the city. The temple manifests a blend of South Indian Rajasthani and Utkala temple and is is made using 2000 tons of pure Rajasthani white marble.
Temple or Holy Place
The Charminar (1591) is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad. The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad, listed among the most recognized structures of India. structure is made of granite, limestone, mortar and pulverised marble and is a typical Islamic architecture monument that is a must visit for any heritage traveller.
Mosque or Dargah
Mecca Masjid is one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad and is one of the largest Mosques in India located close to the historic landmarks of Chowmahalla Palace, Laad Bazaar and Charminar.
Mosque or Dargah
B. M. Birla Science Museum is an Indian science Museum located in huderabad. It comprises a planetarium, museum, science center, art gallery as well as a dinosaurium.
The Birla Planetarium is a wing of the Birla Science Center. The Dinosaurium is attached to the planetarium and science center exhibits include a 160-million-year-old mounted Dinosaur skeleton.
Planetarium, Dinosaurium, Science Museum
Chowmahalla Palace was a palace belonging to the Nizams of Hyderabad state. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi dynasty and was the official residence of the Nizam.All ceremonial functions including the accession of the Nizams and receptions for the Governor-General were held at this palace. It has been restored and opened to public in 2005.The prestigious UNESCO Asia Pacific Merit award for cultural heritage conservation was presented to Chowmahalla Palace on March 15, 2010.
Husain Sagar Lake is about 6 sq km lake in the middle of Hyderabad. There is a large monolithic statue of the Gautam Buddha in the middle of the lake which was erected in 1992 and is a major attraction. At the end of the Hussain Sagar one can find the Masjid and Dargah of Sayedani Maa Tomb. Hussain Sagar lake is a popular spot for sailing. Regattas have been held here since 1971. The road on the tank bund is another attraction. Here there are fountains with dancing waters, tantalising coloured lights at night, and the installation of nearly 33 well-sculptured bronze statues mounted on high platforms, in the memory of historical and eminent personalities of the state.
Lake or Riverside
City Lake, Reservoir
Snow World is an amusement park located in Hyderabad alongside the Hussain Sagar lake. Snow world offers guests a feel of the snow (Skating, Go Carting, Artificial Snow fall) in an temperature controlled environment meeting international standards. It is very popular with locals over weekends.
NTR Gardens are a urban park spread over 55 acres adjacent to Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad. The park is close to other tourist attractions such as Birla Mandir, Necklace Road and Lumbini Park.
Lumbini Park is a small park next to Hussain Sagar lake offering Laser show, boating and musical fountains and therefore a popular draw with locals and tourists in the evening.
Activity, Rides, Gardens
General, Boating, Sound and Light Show
Nehru Zoological Park (also known as Hyderabad Zoo) is spread over 380 acres and is one of the three most visited destinations in Hyderabad. The zoo is home to nearly 100 species of birds, animals and reptiles including indigenous animals like the Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, tiger, panther, gaur, orangutan, crocodile, python, as well as deer, kangaroos, antelopes, and birds.
City Zoo, Nature Park
Sudha Cars Museum is the first and only handmade Wacky Car museum in the World. It is the brainchild of Mr. K. Sudhakar, a Guinness World Record Holder for making the Largest Tricycle in the world.
St. Marys Church (1839) is the oldest Roman Catholic church in Hyderabad. It is a typical Indian Gothic style architecture and therefore of interest to any heritage and history oriented traveller.
Roman Catholic Church
The Jagannath Temple in Hyderabad, India is a modern temple built by the Oriya community of the city dedicated to Lord Jagannath.
Temple or Holy Place
Golkonda Fort complex (16th Century Fort) in Hyderabad is spreads across 11 kms and is comprises pavilions, gates, entrances and domes. It is divided into four district forts and a visit here offers excellent views of the city and peek into history and royal heritage of the area.
The botanical garden at Hyderabad is spread over 120 acres and is designed to have large water bodies, rolling meadows, natural forests, rich grasslands and exquisite rock formations. Bamboo and palm sectors are attractions here. Its a recommended for bird watchers in Winter.
Bird Watching, Thematic
Durgam Cheruvu is a freshwater lake spread over 83 acres near Hyderabad. Area around the lake has become a multipurpose area for the city. The area surrounding the lake is illuminated with artificial waterfalls, rock garden and a floating fountain around it. There is also a 2 kms walkway and Adventure activities like rock climbing, trekking, rappelling on offer. In addition to this there is an art gallery, a sculptor park and 1,500 people amphitheatre.
Lake or Riverside, Adventure
City Lake, Various
Shilparamam is an arts and crafts village located in Hyderabad spread over 65 acres and was conceived with an idea to create an environment for the preservation of traditional crafts. Shilparamam has hundreds of stalls. There are wide range of handicrafts available for shopping, right from toys to carpets. Besides this Shilparamam has a lake (Boating), Rural museum, Rock garden and recreation centre.
Rides, Gardens, Arts Crafts Culture
Boating, Craft Village, Thematic
Hayat Bakshi Begum Masjid or Hayathnagar Grand Mosque is a mosque located near Hyderabad. The Mosque is built in typical Qutub Shahi architecture.
Mosque or Dargah, Heritage Site