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Charminar –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 12.7mi / 20.5km

Built by Sultan Mohammad Quli Qutb Shah, the Charminar is a magnificent square edifice of granite, built upon four grand arches facing north, south, east and west with 56 meters high slender minarets and spiral staircases. These arches support two floors of rooms and a gallery of archways. It is these four (char) minarets (minar) that give the building, its name ‘Charminar’. Each minar stand on a lotus-leaf base that is a recurrent motif in Qutub Shahi buildings.

Golconda Fort –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 16.6mi / 26.7km

The majestic ruins of Golconda Fort stand as a backdrop to the sprawling city of Hyderabad. Built by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah in 1525, the Golconda Fort epitomises the opulent nawabi culture of the time. A new attraction at the fort is a sound and light show that brings the legend of Golconda to life.

Qutub Shahi Tombs (7 Tombs) –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 17.8mi / 28.7km

The tombs are made of black granite or green stone with a shape of square or octagonal base. Its dome is in onion shape and arches are with fine sculptures. The road from Golconda fort goes to the north has the tomb of Abdullah Qutb Shah (1626 – 1672). The tombs of Abul Hasan Tana Qutb Shahi(1672 – 1687), Princess Hayat Baksh Begum (died on 1677), Muhammad Qutb Shah (1612-1626) and Pemamati, one of the mistresses of Muhammad Qutb Shah are also situated near to the tomb of Abdullah Qutb Shah.


Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 21.0mi / 33.8km

(Hyderabad Information Technology Engineering Consultancy) Hyderabad is called as the second Silicon Valley in India after Bangalore. Hyderabad has a Software Technology Park with leading industries like Intergraph, UUNET, TCS, Wipro, Baan, Satyam, Park International, etc. HITEC City is spread across 151 acres of land for commercial development and has the best facilities and amenities, enabling hassle free IT operations.

Mecca Masjid –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 12.6mi / 20.3km

It is a grand mosque of South India. The construction of this masjid was started in 1614 by the 6th Sultan Abdulla Qutb Shah and completed by Aurangzeb. This vast mosque can accommodate 10,000 personnel during prayer time. It was built of enormous black granite slabs. The clay from Mecca mixed with red colour were used for stucco decorations at the entrance of the Masjid. Lies next to Charminar. The entrance arches are made of single slabs of granite.

Salarjung Museum –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 11.5mi / 18.5km

One of the largest private collections in the World. Situated at Afzal Ganj, the museum has a collection of more than 43,000 art objects and 50,000 books in the 38 rooms spread over three floors of the building. Open timing:10 to 7pm. Closed on Sundays and public holidays.

Falaknuma Palace –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 10.7mi / 17.2km

It is believed that the Falaknuma palace was gifted to the sixth Nizam of Hyderabad, Mehboob Ali Khan by the generous Nawab. The palace was constructed over a period of seven years and it covers a total area of 9,39,712 square meters. The Falaknuma palace is a rare blend of Italian and Tudor architecture. The palace is laid out in the shape of a scorpion with two stings spread out as wings on the north.

Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake

Hussain Sagar Lake –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 20.8mi / 33.6km

Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. On the banks of the placid waters of the Hussain Sagar a water front or bund was constructed to arrest the flow of water on the other side. A major attraction at the Hussain Sagar is the 16 meter high, 350 tonne monolithic Buddha statue on the Rock of Gibraltar. Hussain Sagar has other attractions for lovers of water sports. The yatching and sailing clubs at the lake are active and the annual regatta draws a good number of sportspersons and lay people alike from all around the country.

Ramoji Film City –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 29.8mi / 48.0km

The world’s largest film production complex, is situated just 16 miles from the historic city of Hyderabad. Hyderabad, an international IT hub located in south-west India, is a modern metro and the home to several major transnational corporations. The Film City, spread over 2,000 acres of land studded with hills, vales and lakes, has few parallels as both a tourist attraction and major film-making facility.

The Birla Planetarium & Science Museum –

Distance from Hyderbad Intl. Airport: 19.7mi / 31.7km

It is located in the heart of the picturesque city of Hyderabad on the panoramic hillock of Naubat Pahad, surrounded by gardens. The Birla Science Center houses a number of sections such as a Planetarium, a Science Museum, the Center for Applicable Mathematics and Computer Sciences, a Science projects division and so on.