Things To Do

Hyderabad city is known for its rich history, food and its multi-lingual culture, both geographically and culturally. Hyderabad is a city with a perfect blend of the old and the new. A city steeped in culture, whose landscape is dotted with monuments dating to centuries ago. For your convenience, we list a few places below. You can find information about Hyderabad at For an aerial view of Hyderabad visit

Places to shop:

1) Shilparamam –handicrafts made in the villages of the state

2) Lepakshi Handcrafts Emporium –handicrafts, artwork, clothing

3) Laad or Chudi Bazaar – Artificial jewellery especially bangles and pearls, spices, antique items For more options to shop, visit


Places to visit:

1) Charminar – Mosque of the four minarets

2) Golconda fort – known for the fantastic acoustic effects

3) Salarjung Museum – Collection includes sculptures, paintings, carvings, ceramics etc.

4) Falaknuma Palace – Beautiful palace that is now run as a hotel by the Taj Group For more options to visit


Food to try:

1) Hyderabadi Biryani – Rice preparation with meat. Famous places for this dish - Bawarchi, Paradise, Trident

2) South Indian breakfast – Typically made with rice and lentils. Famous places- chutneys, village aharam

3) Thali – Selection of several foods served on a platter. Famous places – Dakshin, ITC Kakathiya for south indian thali, Khandani Rajdhani for Rajastani and Gujarati thali.

4) Nawabi Kababs – Meat cooked with spices in a clay pot oven. Famous places – Exotica, Paradise, Ohri's Rubaiyat, Dhaba Estd 1986 Delhi For more options on places to eat, visit