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Private Tour: Hyderabad City Day Tour
"Pickup from your hotel and start the full day city tour with a visit to Charminar. Charminar is an imposing monument that reflects the glory of the Qutub Shahi Dynasty. It is a massive square structure of 56m (183.72 ft) high and 30m (98.42 ft) wide. Thi as you move closer it emerges as an elegant and romantic edifice proclaiming its architectural eminence in all its detail and dignity. Nearby visit the Grand Mecca Masjid the oldest and largest masjid in the city. Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah began building it in 1617 under the supervision of Mir Faizullah Baig and Rangiah Choudhary. Mughal emperor Aurangzeb completed the construction in 1694. It took 77 years to come up as t an art museum located at Darushifa on the southern bank of the Musi river. It has a collection of sculptures paintings carvings
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Charminar Historical Walking Tour
"No place can give you a glimpse of Hyderabadi life like the Charminar area can. It is a brilliant mosaic of history culture modernity crafts business and old world charm - a perfect slice of this city's life. Walk through Laad Bazar and get dazzled by the shiny lac bangles that Hyderabad is known for take the by-lanes and meet the craftsmen who create ‘bling’ one at a time. Walk into the chaos of fluttering pigeons in the Mecca Masjid courtyard to the simplicity of the Nizam’s tombs. We will end the walk at the Chowmahalla Palace
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Private Tour: Hyderabad City Day Tour
"Pickup from your hotel and start the full day city tour with a visit to Charminar. Charminar is an imposing monument that reflects the glory of the Qutub Shahi Dynasty. It is a massive square structure of 56m (183.72 ft) high and 30m (98.42 ft) wide. Thi as you move closer it emerges as an elegant and romantic edifice proclaiming its architectural eminence in all its detail and dignity. Nearby visit the Grand Mecca Masjid the oldest and largest masjid in the city. Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah began building it in 1617 under the supervision of Mir Faizullah Baig and Rangiah Choudhary. Mughal emperor Aurangzeb completed the construction in 1694. It took 77 years to come up as t an art museum located at Darushifa on the southern bank of the Musi river. It has a collection of sculptures paintings carvings
From $47.00

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RELIGION

It is well known that cows are sacred to Hindus, but knowing this didn’t really prepare me for some of the (to Western eyes) unusual sights we came across. Not only do cows wander freely on town and...
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RELIGION

Although Bombay has one of the largest concentration of followers of the Jain religion in India, this community constitutes only a small minority of around 4% in the city. Jain temples are scattered...
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Daily life

This could also be a warning tip (you'd be mad to try driving in Delhi if not a local!) or a favourite. As we were driven around the city by our fantastic driver Mehar I was continually fascinated to...
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While travelling in Hyderabad...

Most travellers dont realize that Hyderabad is a very conservative city due to the presence of Islam. I knew that it had deep roots with Islam but I had no idea that certain parts of the city were as...
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MISCELLANEOUS

When I first tasted Naan bread many years ago, at a small backstreet Indian restaurant in Hong Kong, I was instantly hooked. It's hot, "squidgy" and thick - perfect to soaking up the delicious curry...
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CULTURE

If you're travelling in India it's a good idea to wear khadi. This is the name for hand-spun and hand-woven cotton. It was a symbol of Gandhi's independence movement. But more importantly for the...
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Kingfisher is found throughout India and while I am not usually a beer drinker, I did sample a few on my trip… I am told that it’s a lager beer. It is light with no bitter aftertaste and fairly...
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The People, the flavour

Diwali is known as the 'festival of lights' because houses, shops and public places are decorated with small earthenware oil lamps called diyas. These lamps, which are traditionally fueled by mustard...
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BEACHES

Fascinating watching the local fishermen at Coco Beach. The effort that is put into fishing appears tremendous. Starting with wading out with the long fishing net to create a loop, then with as many...
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LITTLE THINGS TO KNOW

Mumbai's Passport Office, being the only one in the region, caters to the residents from Greater Mumbai, over and above districts of Ratnagiri, Sindhudurg, Aurangabad and Beed in Maharashtra. Apart...
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Weddings

Well Marriage in India is a very important part of the whole family of the groom and bride. Mostly they live as a Joint Family (Extended Family) and majority of marriages are arranged. So a marriage...
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ON THE STREETS

Mumbai is quite hot throughout the year, so it makes sense to wear clothes appropriate to the weather. Generally, Indians are very accommodating towards foreigners, often expecting Westerners to be...
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National Museum

National Museum - Located on Janpath, National museum is one of the treasure houses of the our glorious past. The museum has a large collection of excavated items many of which date back to 2nd and...
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MISCELLANEOUS

Whilst visiting the Haji Ali Mosque in northern Mumbai, I noticed loads of people clambering on top of the rocks that lie at the end of the causeway that connects on the mosque to the mainland. I've...
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Top Things to Do in India

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Dudhsagar Waterfalls

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=khgdwJTLdQA Lot of guys went through this economical plan to goa.Its chennai express time.we all enjoyed a lot and swimmed there with provided life jackets.Long...
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Gateway of India

this is the very awesome destination ... gateway of India is a very beautiful view of Mumbai. I was there in 2011. it's a very beautiful and adorable trip from www.waytoindia.com this is an excellent...
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Red Fort

You can spend hours wondering through this attraction. It is best to go early in the morning in order to avoid the long lines. Once inside, take your time to explore all aspects of this wonderful...
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Amber Fort

CHEATS !!! CHEATS !!! CHEATS !!!CHEATS !!!CHEATS !!! If you also got cheated by them write to tafdot@gmail.com making cc to tourismminister@nic.in Do not buy anything from here the price is...
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Parks and Gardens

Ramoji film city is a kind of a massive park of various film sets...Its just awesome (but only when u go there for the first time)...If you are a bollywood fan u'll notice here the sets that u see in...
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Indian Museum

The Kolkata Indian Museum was established in 1814 and it is considered the 9th oldest museum of the world. Indian Museum was founded by a famous botanist from Denmark called Nathaniel Wallich. It is...
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