Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (RGIA) at Shamshabad is one of the most exciting attractions of the city. It is India’s first Greenfield Airport developed through a public and private partnership between GMR Group, Malaysia Airports, the Government of Andhra Pradesh and the Airports Authority of India. So far, The Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad has been noted to be one of the best International Airports of India.
Charminar - Old Hyderabad
Charminar was built in the 16th century by Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah to commemorate the end of the plague. The Charminar is an instantly recognisable landmark for tourists, a handy half-second establishing shot for filmmakers, and supremely convenient logo for everyone from municipal corporations to cigarette manufacturers.
Golconda is one of the most beautiful Forts of India. It’s a little city in itself with advanced engineering skills of the past. The entrance has huge iron gates, rusted in place for centuries, and you’ll discover a community with its schools, cafes and wedding halls. The kingdom before Hyderabad which was originally called “Bhagyanagaram”. The famous Sound & Light Show, takes you through an era of royalty, espionage and romance and not to forget the tales of the beauty of the Queen.
Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake has several beautiful statues of famous Telugu Literature personalities with the majestic statue of The Buddha standing gracefully in the middle of the Lake. The enchanting Hussain Sagar Lake is the largest man-made Lake in Asia. It has been attracting uncountable people from all walks of life since many centuries, who have been mesmerised by its radiant calm blue water. The Hussain Sagar Lake was built by Ibrahim Qutub Shah in 1562, on the tributary of the River Musi, it acts as the connecting point that brings together the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad.
Spread over 10 acres, 4 floors, and with close to 40,000 exhibits, the museum is a collection of various artefacts gathered by Nawab Turab Ali Khan. He is popularly known as Salar Jung I, who was the Diwan of Hyderabad State. It was continued by his descendants with the collection of Salar Jung III alias Mir Yousuf Ali Khan forming the significant chunk of the art pieces on display. The museum has beautiful artifacts like the marble statue with a transparent veil and much more. The Museum has been one of the most visited places of Hyderabad by tourists from all over the world and is a unique attraction.
One of Hyderabad’s most popular temples, the Birla Mandir was built in 1976. The temple is made of 100% natural and super-smooth marble, and surrounded by neat little rose gardens and manicured lawns. The temple is peaceful and beautiful with a scenic view of the Buddha standing out majestically in the middle of the Hussain Sagar Lake.