Secunderabad, also spelled as Sikandrabad, is a township located in Telangana. Boasting the nickname of 'Twin city of Hyderabad', Secunderabad is named after the Nizam Sikandar Jah. Though, the cities of Secunderabad & Hyderabad are referred as twin cities but, both gloat a different culture & history.
The city of Secunderabad is elevated 1,781 feet above the sea level. It is separated from Hyderabad through the Hussain Sagar Lake. The major area of Secunderabad is a rough terrain. The climate of the place is identified as tropical arid. The average temperatures during the summers remain 37°C. The winters do not last long and the average temperature scales to 13°C. The annual rainfall received by Secunderabad is 700 mm.
The 'Twin city of Hyderabad' houses remarkable tourist destinations. The eminent spots like Hussain Sagar Lake, Secunderabad Club, The Lakshminarayan Temple, St. Mary's Church, Wesley Church etc. are the prime destinations that should not be missed during a trip to Secunderabad.