Hyderabad Journals

my city of birth

A March 2001 trip to Hyderabad by husain

the charminar Photo, Hyderabad, India More Photos
Quote: Hyderabad is my city of birth. a curious mix of the traditional and the modern, the city is often referred to as India's Silicon Valley.

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the charminar Photo, Hyderabad, India
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Plan a trip to the Golconda fort. The ambience around the fort is amazing. Built by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah in 1525, the Golconda Fort epitomises the opulent Nawabi culture of the time. Famous features of Golconda include its system of acoustics - a hand clap at a certain point below the dome at the entrance reverbarates and can be heard clearly at the Bala Hissar, the highest point almost a kilometre away. The impregnable fort was cradled by many dynasties and it was of strategic importance to most of the rulers. In 1518, when the Qutb Shahi dynasty was found, Golconda was made its capital. The subsequent generations saw Golconda being fortified further with several additions and the formation of a b...Read More
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Hotel Viceroy is centrally located and is great value for money. The service is good, and the food worth eating. It''s situated at one end of the `husain sagar'' lake.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 4, 2002

Hotel Viceroy

Hyderabad, India

Taj Banjara

Hotel | "Hotel Banjara"

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Located at a prime location in the city, Hotel Banjara is run by one of the major hotel chains in the country and is one of hyderabads best known hotels.

Member Rating 4 out of 5 on January 4, 2002

Taj Banjara
ROAD NUMBER ONE BANJARA HILLS
Hyderabad, India 500034
91 40 55669999

Paradise Restaurant

Restaurant

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This is one of the places where you can get good and authentic `hyderabadi biryani', kebabs and other dishes. Always crowded, but that's for a good reason!

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on January 4, 2002

Paradise Restaurant
Secundrabad
Hyderabad, India

Kamath Restaurant

Restaurant

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There are a number of Kamath restaurants in town...it's a chain of South Indian vegetarian food. The food is usually spicy. Try the `thali' for a wholesome meal.

Member Rating 3 out of 5 on January 4, 2002

Kamath Restaurant
M.G.Road
Hyderabad, India