Lumbini Park situated on the banks of Hussain Sagar Lake, can be termed as one of the beautiful location in Hyderabad and secunderabad twin cities. Very popular for its Laser show, Lumbini park offers various other attractions for kids and to entire family. You can dedicate an evening for this exotic spot if you are in Tour of Hyderabad. Many eat out joints are provided at several corners of the park for the convenience of the public who visit Lumbini park. Along with laser show, there are Boat riding till the Buddah statue, crazy cars, Colorful Floral clock. With a lot of open space covered with lush green grass, Lumbini park offers children with nonstop fun and entertainment. Although there was a small disturbance in the form of blasts several years ago, everything is set right now with complete security check all over.
Hussain Sagar Lake
One of the largest manmade lakes is situated at Hyderabad. Its uniqueness lies in the fact that it connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. A famous monolith of Lord Buddha is installed at the center of the lake. Hussain Sagar Lake is popularly known as the Tank Bund, a major spot of tourist attractions.
Ramoji Rao Film city
Ramoji Film City is known among the largest and glamorous film studios in the world. It has found its way in to the Guinness Book of World Records as well. Ramoji Film Studio, which spreads over a vast area of about 2500 acres, is a major film-making facility in India. The architecture and engineering of Ramoji Film Studio makes it the first choice of many filmmakers of India. Ramoji Film City of Hyderabad is famous for its lush green landscape and scenery that consists of hills, gardens and lakes. There are many modern buildings and high-tech laboratories at Ramoji Film City that serve well to the purpose of film-making.
Charminar is located at the center of the old city and surround by lively bazaars. Charming structure define as its name from four intricately carved minarets, the four graceful minarets which means 'Four Minars'. Charminar is in square shape with four towers in the four corners of the square, each side is 20 metres long. Every side opens into a plaza through giant arches, which overlook four major thoroughfares and dwarf other features of the building except the minarets.
Salar Jung museum
The collections of the Salar Jung Museum are the mirrors of the past human environment, ranging from 2nd century B.C to early 20th century A.D of different cultures such as Greek, Roman, Hindu, Jain, Buddhist, Christian and Islamic of various countries and of various materials. The collection of the Museum can be divided into Indian Art, Middle Eastern Art, Far Eastern Art, European Art and Children’s Section. Apart from this, a gallery is devoted to the illustrious Salar Jung family, which was mainly responsible for acquiring the collection.
Qutub Shashi Tomb
Qutub Shahi Tombs are located at around one kilometer away from the Golconda Fort. Qutub Shahi Tombs are a clump of tombs - there are more than thirty tombs in the composite besides some other open air tombs. It is the most trustworthy evidence of the architectural traditions of the Qutub Shahi. The Qutub Shahi phratry constituted out of the 5 fragments of the Kingdom of Bahmani, which was founded by Sultan Quli in the year 1518. He contributed numerous buildings to Golconda and reinforced its fortification.These tombs and some other buildings of the king of the Qutub Shahi characterize the evolution of a modern architectural style. The style of architecture is a mixture of the Hindu, Pathan, and Persian forms. The main material utilized in the construction of these tombs is grey granite, which was ornamented with stucco decoration wheresoever require.
Golconda Fort is one of the most wonderful monuments, located 11 km. from Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh. The name of Golconda originates from the telgu words "Golla" and "Konda" which means 'shepard's hill'. One of the most important features of this fort is that the sounds of hands clapped at the entry gate can be heard quite clearly at the top of the hill.You can enjoy Golconda Fort with the sound and light, the show that brings the legend of Golconda to life. People gather to see and hear this show in the evening. The show has voice-over of Bollywood living legend Amitabh Bacchan. The show starts with a spectacular interplay of audio and visual effects. The show can be watched in English, Hindi and Telugu.
Birla Planetarium a wing of the B.M. Birla Science Centre at Hyderabad is a large planetarium near the Government of India tourist office providing a virtual tour of the stars and the solar system. It is located near the famous tourist attraction Birla Mandir at the center of the city, on the small hill known as Naubat Pahad. It was inaugrated by the Late Mr. N.T. Rama Rao, on 8 September 1985. This planetarium displays and demonstrates the advances in science and technology. There are another two Birla Planetariums. One in Kolkata known as M.P. Birla Planetarium and the other in Chennai.
The architectural style of theBirla Mandir in Hyderabadis a fine admixture of the Orissan and South Indian temple style of architecture. The other deities ofBirla Templeare 'Padmavati' and 'Andal' apart from the presiding deity, Lord Venkateswara. The Rajagopuram of theHyderabad Birla Mandiris built in the South Indian style. There is a tower over the shrine of Lord Venkateswara which is called the "Jagadananda Vimanam". You will find that this tower followed the Orissan style in its making. The towers over the shrines of other deities of theBirla Mandir in Hyderabadfollowed the South Indian style. You can have a spectacular view of some of the sculpted scenes from the great epics of Ramayana and Mahabharatha in marble in the temple premises. The inner shrine of theBirla Templeis a perfect replication of the Venkateswara temple at Tirupati. There is a brass flagstaff in the temple that rises to 42 feet high.
The museum was opened in 1990, and it was and still is Hyderabad’s only museum that is solely dedicated to science. It is a remarkable endeavour considering that science museums seem to have the stigma of being a nerd or geek place, far removed from the classical air that is usually given to art museums or natural history museums, for example. Nevertheless, regardless of it being a minority, the Birla Science Museum is becoming one of the more popular attractions in Hyderabad.
Day 1: Hyderabad
Arrival at Hyderabad transfer to Hotel, after lunch Local sightseeing. Lumbini Park, Laser, Hussain Sagar Lake. (Boating Optional) Dinner and Overnight stay at Hotel Sarovar Aditya Park/similar.
Day 2: Ramoji Rao Film city
After breakfasts proceed to Ramoji Rao Film city, evening back to Hyderabad and rest time for shopping at Charminar area, overnight stay at Hotel Sarovar Aditya Park/similar.
Day 3: Birla Temple
After breakfast proceed for city tour - Birla Temple, Birla Museum, Birla Planetarium. After Noon visit to, Salajer Museum, Qutub Shashi Tomb, Golconda over night stay at Hotel Sarovar Aditya Park/similar.
Day 4: Hyderabad
After breakfast, proceed for shopping in Hyderabad, afternoon back to hotel, after refreshment and lunch; proceed to Airport/Railway Station, for the return journey.
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