of Interest in Hyderabad
Charminar, the edifice of four minarets is a legendary masterpiece
built upon four grand arches by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in
1591 to commemorate the end of the plague.
Golconda Fort in its present structure was expanded by the
Qutb Shahi kings into a massive fort of granite. The fortress
city within the walls was famous for the diamond trade and
the Kohinoor diamond is said to have come from here.
The Falaknuma Palace (meaning "Mirror in the Sky")
was designed by an Italian architect and built by one of the
Paigh nobles Sir Vicar ul Umra, and later bought by the Nizams.
This palace houses some rare treasures collected by the Nizams.
Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City, the dream project of Mr. Ramoji Rao is the
world’s largest Film City (acknowledged by Guinness
Book of world records), spread in 2500 acres of lush green
land. The Film City, studded with hills, vales and lakes,
is both a tourist attraction and with major film-making facility
- with latest technology and advanced equipment has put Hyderabad on the world map.