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Hyderabad, the capital of India’s youngest state, Telangana, is a city of contrasts. Once the capital of the Nizams, a glorious city famed for its pearls and diamonds, fine food and architectural gems, today it is one of the biggest software hubs in the country today.

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Golconda Fort
Open :9.00AM-5.30PM
Golconda was once the capital of one of India’s richest and oldest medieval sultanates, the Qutb Shahi dynasty. The crumbling citadel, Golconda Fort, sits strategically atop a hill, a massive complex of palaces, mosques, and an ingenious water supply system, with incredible views of the city.
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Chowmahalla Palace
Open :10.00AM-5.00PM
The lavish palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad showcases an era of opulence and fascinating culture. Set in lush courtyards, the Chowmahalla Palace hosts various historical exhibits. Its crown jewel is the spectacular Khilwat Mubarak with nineteen Belgian chandeliers, and a yellow 1911 Rolls Royce.
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Look Pretty In Pearls
Open :9.30AM-8.30PM
Hyderabad is renowned for its pearls. Mangatrai Pearls & Jewellery is one of the city’s most established jewellers where you could treat yourself to some stunning traditional or modern designs. From lavish pearl strings to pearl-studded earrings, bracelets and rings the choices are enough to spoil you.
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Take Home a Timeless Ikat Weave
Open :8.00AM-11.00PM
Murali Saree Emporium has a collection of stunning Ikat silk saris. These masterpieces are created by the legendary Padma Shri award winner Gajam Govardhana, who is an expert of the intricate Telia Rumal tradition. High-ranking politicians and celebrities are counted amongst this shop’s many patrons.
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Discover a World Of Art At Salar Jung Museum
Open :10.00AM-5.00PM
Lose yourself in the artworks of this fine museum which includes Indian miniature paintings, historic manuscripts and European fine art, showcased in over forty magnificent galleries. The star of this remarkable collection, curated by Mir Yousuf Ali Khan (Salar Jung III), is the Veiled Rebecca, sculpted by Italian master Benzoni.
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Bite Into The Buttery Biscuits
Open :7.30AM-11.30AM
The buttery, melt-in-your mouth crumbly Osmania biscuits are one of Hyderabad’s favourite teatime snacks, and they travel well, too. Pick these treats up by the kilo at Subhan Bakery, the city’s oldest and most trusted bakery. Don’t be surprised if they’re over before they reach home!
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The Qutb Shahi Tombs
Open :9.30AM-6.30PM
Seven rulers from the Qutb Shahi dynasty, along with family members and courtesans, lay at rest in these mausoleums – a collection of twenty one beautifully domed granite tombs amid tranquil landscaped gardens. Don’t miss the exquisite colonnades and stucco embellishments that adorn some of these tombs.
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Enjoy The Views At Hussain Sagar
Take a boat from Lumbini Park to the enormous statue of the Buddha rising from an island in the centre of this artificial lake, built during the reign of the Qutb Shahs. You could also instead join the locals on a stroll around its banks at sunset to enjoy the breathtaking views.
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Gaze Upon The Charminar
Open :9.30AM-5.30PM
Built by Quli Qutb Shah as a tribute to the founding of the city, Charminar and its soaring minarets is Hyderabad’s most recognisable landmark. Settle down for a cup of Irani chai and Osmania biscuits at one of the many atmospheric cafés and take in the incredible sight of this graceful monument.
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Taj Hotels -Taj Falaknuma Palace
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Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad

Taj Falaknuma Palace Hyderabad

TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE, Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad TAJ FALAKNUMA PALACE, Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad
17.0kms from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport

Built in 1894, this former palace of the erstwhile Nizam is spread over 32 acres.

Overlooking the City of Hyderabad
Erstwhile Palace of the Nizam
Library with Collection of Rare Books
Live Qawwali Performance Every Evening
We can add activities at the palace like Royal Welcome, Heritage palace walk, Morning Yoga Sessions etc.
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Luxury 5-Star Hotel in Hyderabad - Taj Krishna, Hyderabad
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Taj Krishna

Taj Krishna

Road No 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad Road No 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
30.1km from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Located in a prime business area, Taj Krishna is in close proximity to the IT hub. Spread over 10 acres of landscaped gardens in Banjara Hills.
Renovated Guest rooms
Ample open-air and closed banqueting spaces
13 acres of lawns and lush greenery
Located in city center
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