The capital of Telangana State, Hyderabad founded in the year 1591 by fifth Qutb Shahi Ruler Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah is today the 5th largest city in India, a wonderful combination of glorious heritage, growing modernity, thriving hospitality and delectable cuisine.
In 1687 the city was annexed by the Mughals,in 1724 Mughal Governor Nizam Asaf Jah1 declared his sovereignty and founded the Asaf Jahi dynasty,also known as the NIZAMS. HYDERABAD served as the imperial capital of Asaf Jahi from 1769 to 1948,As capital of the princely state of HYDERABAD,the city housed the British Residency and contonment until Indian independence in 1947.
HYDERABAD was invaded and integrated intothe Indian Union in 1948 and continues as a capital of HYDERABAD state(1948 56), and when the States Reorganisation Act of 1956 was introduced HYDERABAD was made the capital of united Andhra Pradesh.In 2014 Telangana state was formed after bifurcation of Andhra, HYDERABAD City became a joint capital of the two states,a transitional arrangement scheduled to end in 2025.Since 1965 the city houses the winter offoce of the President of India.
Hyderabad was ranked 138th and the best Indian city to live in, according to the Mercer Quality of Living Rankings 2015 Some other Facts about the City of Hyderabad.
( WE DO NOT OPERATE HYDERABAD CITY TOUR ON FRIDAY )
|Birla Temple||# Nil #||# Nil #|
|Salarjung Museum (Friday closed)||20||# Nil #|
|H.E.H Nizam Museum (Friday closed)||100||# Nil #|
|Charminar||Drive Through only|
|Mecca Masjid||Drive Through Only|
|Nehru Zoo Park (Only on Friday)||40||25|
|Golconda Fort||25||# Nil #|
|3D World(History Show)||130||100|
|Lumbini Park||Drive Through only|
|Hussain Sagar||Drive Through only|