Table of Contents
- 1. Ramoji Film City
- 2. Charminar
- 3. Statue of Equality
- 4. Chowmahalla Palace
- 5. Salar Jung Museum
- 6. Qutub Shahi Tomb
- 7. KBR National Park
- 8. Lumbini Park
- 9. Nehru Zoo Park
- 10. Purani Haveli
- 11. Snow World
- 12. Ananthagiri Hills
- 13. Golkonda fort
- 14. Tank Bund
- 15. Birla Mandir
- 16. Thrill City
- 17. Selfie Museum
- 18. Mount Opera Theme Park Resort
- 19. GravityZip
- 20. Inorbit Mall
- 21. Sarath City Mall:
- 22. Durgam Cheruvu Bridge:
- 23. Shilparamam:
- 24. Durgam Cheruvu:
- 25. Sudha’s Car Museum:
- 26. Wonderla:
- 27. Jal Vihar:
- 28. Irani Cafe:
- 29. Hyderabad Botanical Garden:
- 30. ISKCON Temple:
Hyderabad is one of the best places to stay in India. Its rich culture, heritage, and lip-smacking food will win your heart. And you can’t miss the tourist spots if you are new here.
Here’s a list of some of the top places to visit in Hyderabad.
1. Ramoji Film City
What if you could visit Bahubali’s mind-blowing world and relive the moments of the movie at least once? Sounds like a dream, right? It isn’t.
Spread over 1,666 acres, Ramoji Film City holds the title of the world’s largest film city. The humongous sets and several different activities make it one of the best places to visit in Hyderabad.
It is the same film studio that gave us India’s biggest blockbuster movies like RRR, Puspa, and Bahubali.
You can visit the set of Bahubali and click some Instagram-able pics.
Apart from the movie sets, there are various activities you can do:
- Sports Activities
- Bird Park
You can opt from various packages according to your budget. The best time to visit Ramoji is in the winter.
Charminar is one of the characteristic tourist places in Hyderabad. If you are a fan of Indian history and admire the beauty of ancient architecture, this place is heaven for you.
You can take a bus from Hyderabad bus stop to visit Charminar, which is 5km from there. Note that you cannot enter Charminar after 5:00 PM. You can surely take a view from the outside.
Apart from the Charminar building, the surrounding is good for shopping. You can find some beautiful bangles, dresses, bangles, and make-up items at reasonable rates.
Also, this market is among the oldest markets in Hyderabad. Food items like Biryani in this market are also something you don’t want to miss.
3. Statue of Equality
If you are visiting Hyderabad, you must experience the serenity of this place. The Statue of Sri Bhagavad Ramanujacharya, the ancient philosopher, is not only a statue but an experience of the philosophy of the saint.
The 216 ft tall Statue of Equality is the world’s second-largest statue in sitting position. The Buddha Statue in Thailand is the largest in sitting position.
The 108 leading steps lead you to the museum, meditation hall, and library with Sri Bhagavad Ramanujacharya’s life learnings and philosophies.
The meditation hall’s energy is so contagious that even sitting there for a while fills you with positivity. Try sitting quietly there for a few minutes and experience the calmness and stillness your mind needs.
Wednesday is a day off. You can visit here the other 6 days of the week.
Leather items like belts, bags, and pure and mobile phones are strictly prohibited. You can rent a locker and keep your belongings there.
Overly casual clothes and half pants are not allowed. Wear full sleeves while visiting.
4. Chowmahalla Palace
Chowmahalla Palace is the best place to visit in Hyderabad if you admire Ancient Art and culture.
Constructed by Salabat Jung, Chowmahalla has been the Nizams’ home for centuries. It belongs to Ali Khan Mukarram Jah, the current titular Nizam of Hyderabad’
The Palace also has a Quran Section where you can read it.
Several fountains and gardens surround the Palace. You’ll love spending time in the huge compound.
They also have a canteen where you can try a variety of Hyderabadi cuisines.
Chowmalla Palace is a work of art. The location is picturesque, and you can’t stop yourself from capturing it on your phone.
To take pictures, you will have to pay an amount of Rs 50, and for videos, it’s Rs 200.
5. Salar Jung Museum
Salar Jung Museum stands in Darushife, on the banks of the Musi river.
Having some of the most iconic weapons, artifacts, and possessions of the greatest warriors of India, this museum is the best place in Hyderabad for Students.
Having over 10 Lakhs artifacts, it is the third-largest museum in India.
The visiting hours of Salar Jung are from 10:00 am to 5:00 pm every day except Friday.
6. Qutub Shahi Tomb
Situated in Ibrahim baug, Qutub Shahi Tomb represents the reign of 7 successors of the Qutub Shah Dynasty.
It is tomb 7 of the dynasty rulers.
The Tomb is a work of art. The architecture shows a mix of Indian and Islamic styles with a touch of Persian art. You can tell by seeing that even the minute details were taken care of.
Surrounded by gardens, this place is a favorite tourist place in Hyderabad.
Qutub Shahi tomb is also closed on Friday. On the rest of the weekdays, you can visit between 9:30 AM-4:30 PM.
7. KBR National Park
Looking forward to spending some time in nature? What’s better than a park full of diverse flora and fauna?
Kasi Beahmananda Reddy park or KBR national park is in Jubilee Hills.
Stretching across 390 acres, the park is home to hundreds of species of birds, animals and plants.
You can visit between 5:30 am – 10:00 am and 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm.
8. Lumbini Park
Lumbini is an entertainment-packed park in the heart of Hyderabad, Kairatabad.It remains open from 9:00 am-9:00 pm.
The park is part of the Buddha Purnima project of Hyderabad Urban Development Authority.
The biggest attraction of Lumbini is its Laser Shows and Musical Fountain.
Laser shows with abstract colors are a delight to watch. You’ll feel just like a dream.
The musical fountain is the highlight of the park. The water shifting its shape in sync with music is something you do not get to watch daily.
But there’s still more left. You can go boating in Hussein Sagar lake.
9. Nehru Zoo Park
Spread across 380 acres, Nehru Zoo Park is one of the largest zoos in India.
Unlike other zoos, Nehru Zoo Park has an open enclosure. No animals are caged.
They carry out lion, bear and bison safaris so you can see them directly with no bars in between. Oh, and how can you forget the Toy trains! They are a total delight for your inner child.
Jurassic Park is something you cannot afford to miss. Yes, the movie is good too. But at Nehru zoo park, you can find Life-sized figures of dinosaurs. Fascinating, isn’t it?
You can end your adventure by visiting Butterfly Park.
The Zoo Guest house is also available for rent from 9 AM to 5.50 PM.
Other services include:
- Bicycle Rides
- Children’s Park
- The nocturnal house
You can visit Nehru zoo Park from Tuesday to Sunday.
10. Purani Haveli
Purani haveli was the home for Nizams. It is located in Afzal Gunj. You can visit Purani Haveli between 10:00 am to 5:00 pm.
Note that it is closed on Fridays.
11. Snow World
Too lazy to go to Kashmir? Well, you don’t need to.
Snow World in Lower Tank Bund Road is the ultimate joyride you need.It is the first and one of the largest snow theme parks in India.
Spread in an area of 17,000 square feet, it has different activities to enjoy. Skating, Ice boarding, and snow slides with bumping-car are some of them.
Apart from that, there are several games you can enjoy playing in the snow. No cameras or phones are allowed in there.
You can book any slot between 11:00 am-9:00 pm. One session lasts for one hour.
12. Ananthagiri Hills
Trekking is fun. Far away from the city lights, just greenery and peace.
Ananthagiri Hills is the best trekking destination if you are looking for a place to visit near Hyderabad.
Located just 10 km from Vikarabad, Ananthagiri is one of the densest forests of Telangana. If you wish to stay, there are several resorts nearby with good services.
Sri Anantha Padmanabhaswamy Temple is a highlight of Ananthagiri. The Vishnu temple is a symbol of harmony and peace. Also, it is one of the ancient temples in India.
13. Golkonda fort
Located 11 Km from Hyderabad, Golkonda fort is another Historical Marvel in Telangana.
You can visit Golconda between 9:00 am-5:30 pm.
Between 6:00 pm-9:15 pm, they host mesmerizing sound and light shows which are popular here in Hyderabad.
14. Tank Bund
Tank bund is one of the most interesting places to visit in Hyderabad. The Tank Bund road connects Hyderabad with Secunderabad.
Tank Bund dams the river of Hussain Sagar, Asia’s largest artificial lake. The Buddha monolith in the center of Hussain Sagar gains lots of traction.
What makes it interesting is the 33 bronze statues of legendary people in India. Tank Bund reminds us of the efforts of these people and their contributions. Also, the garden here is fresh and gives the delight to roam around. An ideal place for a relaxed roams around the city.
15. Birla Mandir
There are Birla Mandirs all over India, but the one in Hyderabad is breathtaking. The temple is dedicated to Lord Venkateswara with his idol (11 feet high).
The temple shows North and South Indian styles of Architecture, with Ramayana and Mahabharata carved on walls.
The Birla Mandir is on a hilltop, so it requires a bit of ascending. But the view you get after reaching it is gorgeous. Hussain Sagar Lake and the surrounding cities look so beautiful.
Visit the temple between 7:00 am-12:00 pm and 3:00 am -9:00 pm
You can also visit Birla Planetarium and Birla Science Museum near the temple.
16. Thrill City
Up for a once-in-a-lifetime experience? Thrill City is a Virtual Reality amusement park that is probably the best place to visit in Hyderabad with friends.
The Simulations are so abstract and Realistic that you can feel your presence in the viral world.
17. Selfie Museum
As the name suggests, this museum is for taking selfies. The Selfie Museum has different themed backgrounds with mind-blowing aesthetics.
If you are an Instagrammer or love making reels, you’ll have a ball of a time here.
They open between 12:30 PM-11:30 PM
18. Mount Opera Theme Park Resort
Holidays are incomplete without amusement parks. The Mount Opera Theme park is the ultimate destination for never-ending fun.
They have both Kids and Adult riders. The music, the food, the Rides, everything is just perfect. That is not it. They also have Indoor games if you do not wish to go to the amusement park. Overall, the best place in Hyderabad for couples.
GravityZip is where you’ll find all the thrill-seekers of Hyderabad. Based in Gandipet, it is the first Indoor skydiving experience in India.
All Indoor skydiving takes place under the supervision of experts. So that neither thrill nor safety is a compromise.
20. Inorbit Mall
Malls are your biggest savior if you are clueless about your date weekend evening. Based in Madhapur, Inorbit Mall is one of the best places to visit in Hyderabad for couples.
21. Sarath City Mall:
Sarah City Mall is Hyderabad’s favorite hub for shopping. It has various showrooms for hundreds of brands. Also, it is the Largest Mall in Hyderabad.
22. Durgam Cheruvu Bridge:
Connecting Jubilee Hills with Financial District, Durgam Cheruvu Bridge is the longest Bridge in Hyderabad.
It starts near Inorbit Mall and is well-lit at night. The view of the bridge is no less than a treat.
Shilparamam is one of the few places keeping the traditional culture alive. Mainly a Traditional Crafts Village, Shilaparamam is the place to learn about the ancient Crafts of Telangana.
24. Durgam Cheruvu:
Also known as Secret lake and Madhapur Lake, Durgam Cheruvu is a well-known place for picnics and camping. It also has an Artificial Waterfall adding to the aesthetic of the lake. Boating at Durgam Cheruvu is the main attraction for tourists.
25. Sudha’s Car Museum:
Hyderabad has something for everyone. Car lovers too. What’s better than a collection of different cars in all shapes? At Sudha’s, you will find a car morphed into every possible object you can imagine. Ball, shoes, burger, you name it!
Wonderla is probably the best place to visit in Hyderabad with friends. You can enjoy more than 40 rides– small, big, and huge. Don’t wish for many thrills? Just relax at the wave pool.
27. Jal Vihar:
Want for an even bigger option? The Jal Vihar is the biggest amusement park in Hyderabad. They also have party zones and rain showers.
28. Irani Cafe:
Irani Cafes are spread across Hyderabad and are one of the iconic cafes in Hyderabad. The famous Irani chai is the ultimate comfort beverage you need after an intense day of travelling.
29. Hyderabad Botanical Garden:
A must-visit for Students, Hyderabad Botanical garden is the root of hundreds of plant species. 16 km Away from the city, the garden gives fresh air. All thanks to the herbs and shrubs.
30. ISKCON Temple:
Hyderabad’s ISKCON temple is in Nampally. The holy energy of this temple is simply elevating.
The Ramoji film city and Salarjung Museum are some of the special places in Hyderabad.
Hyderabad is famous for its delicious Hyderabadi biryani. It is also known for the Charminar and pearls.
Ramoji Film City, Golconda Fort, and Salarjung Museum are the top sightseeing places in Hyderabad. You can’t afford to miss them when you visit the city of Nizams.
Hussain Sagar Lake, Necklace road, Hardrock Cafe are some of the best places in Hyderabad to visit at night.