Hyderabad – Immerse in Culture and Discover Fascinating Historical Sites
Hyderabad, Telangana’s capital city is a lesser known destination in India - nevertheless, it’s one of the country’s most wonderful cities with a melting pot of cultures from all over the world, stunning man-made lakes, exotic fauna and flora, bustling markets with old chai and spice shops, an eclectic night scene and grandeur palaces that were once residences to bygone royalty. This captivating city has been ruled by many dynasties over the centuries, which is certainly highlighted by the ancient monuments and sites that can be found here, allowing visitors to step right into the city’s past. Amongst the heritage sites worth exploring include the Qutub Shahi Tombs which are one of the oldest buildings in the city, built within the Qutub Shahi dynasty with several granite tombs dedicated to the Golconda kings. The stunning Golconda Fort is another fascinating ancient building in Hyderabad, built atop a hill in 1143 and ruled by the Kakatiya and Qutub Shahi dynasties. Then there’s Charminar, a majestic architectural wonder completed hundreds of years ago by the 5th sultan of the Qutub Shahi dynasty. Traveasy offers a wealth of cheap tickets to Hyderabad, so you can look forward to exploring these ancient sites for yourself.
Hyderabad has definitely retained its historic charm, though the city also has a significant state-of-the-art appeal, especially in the newly developed HITEC City campus, which is home to ultramodern monuments and is set to feature many upcoming projects. Hyderabad is also a city of modern luxury, with boundless five star hotels, sophisticated bars and contemporary fine dine restaurants. Then there’s the shopping… This cool capital caters to a variety of tastes with plenty of outlets, bazaars, shopping malls and department stores to browse. Hyderabad has long been famous for its pearls which for a while were the main items sold here, but the city has since developed with many unique goods on offer, from colourful local textiles to souvenirs, clothes, jewellery, fabrics and merchandise. Food lovers will be in their element at Hyderabad, as the city’s blend of cultures means that there are endless sumptuous cuisines to sample, including the renowned Hyderabadi Biryani. Other rich and aromatic Hyderabadi dishes include haleem, phirni and boti kebabs. Whether you want to experience the food, shopping, history or culture of Hyderabad, or simply just would like to visit relatives for a relaxing getaway, book cheap flights with Traveasy now and let us help you plan your next trip.