Jubilee Ridge Hotel

Tourist Attractions in Hyderabad

Hyderabad offers a variety of tourist attractions ranging from Heritage monuments, Lakes and Parks, Gardens and Resorts, Museums to delectable cuisine and a delightful shopping experience. Some of the tourist attractions are..

Hitech City:
The Hitech City is a major technology township located near Madhapur, Hyderabad. Visiting the Hitech City becomes a must for those who want to have a glimpse of India’s emerging status in the world of IT.

Birla Mandir: This magnificent structure built entirely out of marble from Rajasthan, stands atop the Kala Pahad, the twin hillock of the Naubat Pahad. This clean, sparkling white temple dedicated to Venkateshwara has viewing areas that afford a great view of the city. Timings: 7am to 12 noon, 2pm to 9pm.

Charminar: Located in the heart of the old city, this magnificent edifice built by Mohd. Quli Qutb Shah, is the unique symbol of Hyderabad. A small mosque is located on the roof of the edifice. Visitors can view the architectural splendour inside the Charminar. Timings: 9am to 5.30pm.
 
Golconda Fort: The Golconda Fort was the capital of the Qutb Shahi kingdom. Through an amazing feat of acoustics, hands clap at a certain point below the dome at the entrance reverberates and can be heard clearly at the Bala Hissar, the highest point almost a kilometer away. A 50minute sound and light show in the evenings in Hindi, English and Telugu is an added attraction. Timings: 9am to 6pm.

Shilparamam: It is a crafts village set up at Hitech City beyond Jubilee Hills. It is spread over 30 acres and has annual bazaars where artists and artisans from all over the country participate.

Mecca Masjid: The few bricks from Mecca which are embedded in the walls of this impressive mosque, gives it its name. Originally started by Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah, it was completed by the conqueror Aurangazeb. The largest mosque in the twin cities, second largest in India and seventh largest in world, it can accommodate upto 10,000 worshipers. Timings: 8am to12noon, 3pm to 8pm.

Qutb Shahi Tombs: About a kilometer from the Golconda forts are the tombs of the Qutb Shahi rulers. The tombs are doomed structures built on a square base surrounded by pointed arches. Timings: 9.30am to 5.30pm. Closed on Fridays

Salarjung Museum: A collection of art objects by Nawab Salar Jung III, this museum houses magnificent exhibits of European and Indian paintings and statuary. Of special interest is the Jade room containing priceless objects which belonged to ancient Indian Rulers like Aurangazeb, Tipu Sultan, Shah Jahan and the Asaf Jahs of Hyderabad. Timings: 10.00am to 5.00pm. Closed on Fridays

Tank Bund: Hyderabad’s most popular promenade, dams the Hussain Sagar lake with the monolith Buddha at the center. It is lined with 33 statues of famous personalities of the state & the lake is the venue of many a water sporting event.

Nehru Zoological Park: Spreads over 300 acres and is one of the largest in Asia. Large recreational parks, gardens, a mini train and animal rides, make it an ideal spot for a picnic. Timings: 8.30am to 5pm. Closed on Monday.

NTR Gardens: The 36 acre garden is located next to N.T.Rama Rao’s Samadhi. With the opening of this garden the Hussain sagar now has 3 parks-Lumbini & Sanjeevaiah Park surrounding it. Timings: 2.30pm to 8.30 pm.

Enjoy a comfortable stay while on a tour to Hyderabad, at Best Western Jubilee Ridge Hotel, Jubilee Hills.
Online room reservation facility available, just logon www.jubileeridge.com to book online.

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