Hyderabad is the city of Nizams, the city of multicultural ethnicity, an architectural paradise and the city of scrumptious spreads! But, whenever you’re planning a trip to Hyderabad, one of the main questions that you should be ready to face is, “Are you going for some work?” as if there lies nothing worth travelling to and experiencing in Hyderabad. Well, if you too think that, you shall be in for a great surprise at the end of this list. So, all the prospective travelers to Hyderabad, here’s a few things you can do there to beat the monotony and experience utmost joy and mirth of traveling.
8. Soak-In the Old World Vibe
With its bazaars and hustling bustling ales and scrumptious old-world street food, Old Hyderabad is a traveler’s paradise, who loves to know the culture of a particular place. Do you know what’s the best way to savor the essence of this place? Well, chuck off your cars, and walk around. And, if you’re afraid of getting lost, there are many institutions around Hyderabad which organize heritage walks around Old Hyderabad on a regular basis.
7. Get Awestruck by the Museums
Well, there are numerous people who hate going to museums, but trust us, the Hyderabadi museums will leave you simply awestruck. Go to the Salarjung museum to witness a single person’s lifetime collections and to the Chowmohallah Palace (our favorite!) to experience the lifestyle that Nizams used to lead. From traditional dresses that can put any Manish Malhotra or Sabyasachi Mukherjee to shame, to a grand vintage car collection, this palace is just the perfect one to change your notion about museums.
6. Hunt for Treasure at the Chor Bazar
Being there at Hyderabad, but not visiting Chor Bazar is absolutely not done. It’s literally a treasure trove where you can get hold of great antiques. From clothes to spare parts, you literally get every single thing here. Besides, it’s also a photographer’s paradise, so if you love your camera, it’s time you put it in some apt work!
5. Climb atop Maula Ali Dargah and Feel at Peace
The Maula Ali Dargah is located atop a hillock. Climbing up there may seem a boring task but once you’re up there, it’s simply gorgeous. If it’s evening, be prepared to get swayed by cool breezes along with a all-lit-up view of the Hyderabad city.
4. Go Around Delving out the Past
With the amazing and historical Golconda fort, Charminar, Taramati Baradari and Qutub Shahi tombs around, can you go to Hyderabad and miss out on this architectural wonders steeped in history? Go there, know the history, savor the ambience and come back with a fulfilled heart. Could you have ever asked for more?
3. Experience Adrenaline Rush At Peeran Cheruvu
Located enroute Gandhipet, this place is a treasure trove for those who love to indulge in bouldering, rock climbing and trekking. There are many adventure clubs dotted over Hyderabad which organize regular adventure sports at this place.
2. Eat, Drink and Be Merry
Hyderabad is simply synonymous to sumptuous Nawabi delicacies and South Indian cuisines alike. In fact, it is the only place where two distinct cuisines rule side by side. If you’re at Hyderabad, make sure you savor the best of both. Don’t forget to visit Paradise for Hyderabadi cuisine while you’re there—it’s been given the status of a heritage joint by even the Government (so it seems).
1. Satisfy Your Sweet Tooth
If you’re in the city, savoring the delicacies of Hyderabadi bakeries is a must. There are numerous bakeries dotted around Hyderabad, but if you want to savor the best, try out Karachi Bakery. It’s simply out of the world. And, the best part is, it won’t hurt your pocket. After all, not every good thing comes at a price! If you’re dying to savor some great ice cream, there cannot be a better place to clench this thirst than Famous Ice Creams.