Hyderabad is the capital city of the state of Andhra Pradesh and is a well known commercial and IT hub. It is the most populated city in the state and is visited by thousands of travelers.
Hyderabad is popularly known as the The City of Nizams and The City of Pearls. It has a rich historical culture and tradition and is a unique point for North and South India. The city is home to plenty of religious and cultural sites.
The history of Hyderabad in Andhra Pradesh dates back to the ancient days. Hyderabad enjoyed plenty of patronage during the Muslim era and was an important kingdom during the Mughal Empire. It was under the Nizams who were patrons during the British Raj. After independence it was annexed to Andhra Pradesh in the year 1948.
Like most parts of the state, Hyderabad experiences a tropical climate. The summer months are hot and humid while the winter months are cool and pleasant. The best time for coming to Hyderabad is during the months of October to March when the weather is pleasant with little rainfall.
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh is also a popular tourist destination. Hundreds of tourists come to the city every year. Some popular tourist attractions in Hyderabad are:
- Hussain Sagar Lake
- Salar Jung Museum
- Ravindra Bharati
- Falaknuma Palace
- Golconda Fort
- Chowmahalla Palace
- Mecca Masjid
- Birla Mandir
- Birla Science Museum
- Qutb Shahi Tombs
- Purani Haveli
- Lumbini Park
There is a wide range of hotels and resorts in Hyderabad which offer pleasant lodging facilities. Well known hotel chains have their branches in the city. One can also shop for a wide range of handicrafts and local artifacts from the local markets and shops. The local dining spots serve a varied range of mouth watering local and Mughlai delicacies.
Hyderabad is a major transport point and is well connected. The city has an international airport which links it various parts of the country and the world. Railway and road network are also well developed and connects the city with major places.