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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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Different attitudes n cultures

Women coming to Hyderabad: Please don't wear shirts that are low cut or that show cleavage. You will attract some much unwanted attention. So no tank tops. Also, don't wear skirts or dresses or...
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The road side stalls.....

U name it, they have it. U will find the best sellers, the hottest n spiciest food, latest electronic gizmos, the coolest fashion trend, and all the footwear (nike, reebok, adidias), but look closely...
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Beware of stray dogs n cats

Beware of stray dogs and pick pocketers especially during nights. A relatively safe city, you should nevertheless hold on to your belongings once you are in Old City. Always travel with an escort when...
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Travelling with Infants/Toddlers...

Indians adore children and you will see (and hear) children all over - at all times - of the day and night. So your children will be welcomed warmly. But if your infant/toddler is new to travelling or...
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Feb 21, 2011

Mischievous Monkeys...

You will come across monkeys in many places in India - everywhere from temples to forts to jungles. The monkeys in the jungles are not used to interaction with humans and there is less chance they...
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Feb 21, 2011

Safety/Police

1. Within India dial 100 or 108 for police.2. Within India dial 101 or 108 for medical or fire emergency.3. Although it is common in India, do not offer bribes. If anyone asks for a bribe tell them...
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Feb 21, 2011
 
 
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Respect and Common Courtesies...

1. Learn at least Hello, Thank you, Yes, No, and Goodbye in Hindi (at least). 2. Turn your cell phones off inside churches, temples, museums, etc. If it rings and you must take the call, do it...
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Feb 21, 2011

Money Matters...

1. Double-check all hotel and restaurant bills for errors.2. Don't leave cash and valuables in your hotel room. Use room safes where available.3. Keep daily cash in separate pockets.4. Don't flash...
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Feb 21, 2011

Health & Eating...

1. Drink bottled water (check to confirm seal has not been broken). Do NOT drink tap water or any water served in a restaurant in a glass unless you saw it being poured from a sealed bottle.2. Mind...
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Feb 21, 2011

Taking photos...

1. If there are signs saying “No pictures”, don’t take pictures! (Some airports & bridges, Military Bases, etc. are off-limits!)2. Learn how to use your camera before the trip. If there are signs...
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Feb 21, 2011

Women Travellers...

1. Unless on the beaches of Goa, it's best to dress conservatively. No shorts, short skirts, or shirts displaying too much cleavage. You will have to endure uncomfortable stares, and sometimes...
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Feb 21, 2011

Travel Within India

1. If not taking a prepaid taxi or a metered taxi/rickshaw, negotiate the fare before taking off.2. If spending alot of time with a taxi driver (or any driver), it helps if he speaks and understands...
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Donna_in_India
Feb 21, 2011

weather in march

march can be extremely hot. If you don't drink enough water you can land up with a heat stroke so beware .Drink plenty of water and go slowly. At first you have difficulty in thinking logically then...
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6aruna
Mar 31, 2008

High charges by Auto rickshaws

Auto rickshaw drivers sometimes come to know that you are not local or are not accompanied by a localide.In that case they tend to take gain of your innocence rathar than helping you by charging high...
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May 12, 2007

Top Hotels in Hyderabad

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Engine Bowli, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500054, India
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Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500 034, India
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63-3-1187 Begumpet, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500016, India
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Plot No. 2, Survey No. 64, HITEC City, Madhapur, 500081
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Greenlands, Begumpet, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500 016, India
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Novotel and HICC Complex, Cyberabad Post Office, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, 500081, India
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Top Things to Do in Hyderabad

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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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Husain Sagar Lake

The Huge statue that can be seen in different photos and pitures of Hyderabad is a Buddhe Statue in the centre of the Lank called as Hussein Sagar or Locally Known as Tank Bund. This is approachable...
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Museums

The Musical Clock kept in the corridor just outside the Rebecca Gallery, with a large TV screen beside it and plenty of chairs in the front, is a sure crowd-puller, irrespective of age. Though not as...
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Ramoji Film City

Ramoji Film City is the largest film studio complex in the world in terms of size - 2,000 acres. Only about 60-70% of it is actually developed while work is progress for expansion. It is said that you...
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Golconda Fort

This great fort was built in the 13th century.First the kakatiyas and later the Quli Qutb shah kings occupied this fort.The speacial feature of this fort is the advanced acoustical marvel,when you...
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Mosque Charminar

Old hyderabad has its own charm...the Charminar, the pearl market, mecca masjid,fahalaknuma palace..I have made uploaded a youtube video on it...check it out before your travel to the City of Nizams....
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Top 5 Hyderabad Writers

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vpas

"Hyderabad Hazir Hai!presenting the city of Hyd"
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alycat

"I LOVE HYDERABAD"
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Donna_in_India

"Hyderabad: Of Pearls & Biryani"
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regina.williams

"Hyderabad - MY Home Town"
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muddybok

"Cyberabad"
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