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Stories and Tips Hyderabad

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On the Road with the Geetanjali (and Mohin)

Written by koshkha on 07 Dec, 2009

Once you've read this, you might decide it's not really a 'story' – it's more of an extended 'Thank You' letter to the staff of the Hotel Geetanjali who designed our 4 day tour programme in Hyderabad and especially to our adorable driver Mohin who…Read More

Swine Flu and Fighting with Taxis

Written by koshkha on 05 Dec, 2009

It's never a great experience to land at an airport you don't know at 4.45 am so our recent visit to Hyderabad found us tired, a bit confused and not entirely sure what to expect. I knew only a couple of things about the airport:…Read More

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Hyderabad with a History of Over 400 Years

Written by sbmalik on 08 Feb, 2007

Sites in Hyderabad Salarjung MusuemSalarjung Musuem has the largest private collection of articles in the world. The museum has various artifacts collected by Nawab Turab Ali Khan, popularly known as Salar Jung I, the diwan of the Hyderabad State, and his descendants, and definitely is a…Read More


Written by cheshta on 13 Jun, 2005

One built the Taj Mahal for his dead wife and the other named an entire city after her. Hyderabad, more famous today as Cyberabad, named after the love of Muhammad Quli, Rani Bhagmati, renamed Begum Haidar Mahal, is another striking example of what lovers are…Read More

Fulfilling Trip at Hyderabad

Written by TanyaJPaulMunshi on 21 Sep, 2006

If you’re visiting Hyderabad it would be a crime to not visit the Churi Bazaar, which is just next to the famous Charminar. The bangles range from glass, plastic, lac, gold and silver plated and pearl imitations with intricate designs and a range of colours…Read More

Salarjung Museum - it is a temple of art

Written by Vaidya on 30 Jul, 2005

Nawab Turab Ali Khan, popularly known as Salar Jung I, was the ‘Diwan’ (Prime Minister) of the Hyderabad State. He and his descendants (Laiq Ali Khan – Salarjung II and Mir Yousuf Ali Khan – Salarjung III) were avid collectors of artifacts. This collection, most…Read More

Lousy food at railway stations

Written by Vaidya on 26 Mar, 2005

There is one incident which I will never forget. After my marriage, my wife and I were on our way from Nagpur to Karwar, and the route that we had chosen was via Hyderabad and Hubli. On reaching Hyderabad, we found that the gauge inversion…Read More

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