Monday, December 14, 2009

Hyderabad Tourist Spots

Hyderabad, the capital city of Andhra Pradesh is also a hot destination for travel and tourism. It offers a fascinating panorama of the past and enthralling modernity of the present. It is unique in being one of the most beautiful cities of India owing to the presence of awe inspiring prehistoric rocks and natural lakes, along with a variety of flora and fauna.

Located in the heart of Deccan Plateau, 1760 ft. above the sea level, Hyderabad has a very salubrious climate with hills, tanks, and forests. The city is studded with architectural monuments, museums, gardens and other hot spots. The landmark is the Charminar which is located in the heart of the city. Among other attractions are the Falaknuma Palace and Ramoji Film City.

The “Nawabi’ atmosphere of the city speaks of the 400 year old history of Qutb Shahi and Asaf Jahi dynasties who had given a new shape to the city by establishing awe inspiring monuments of architectural ambience.

Hyderabad has emerged as an educational destination of the country. One of the India’s oldest universities, the Osmania University is located here which was established in the year 1891. In contemporary days, the city has reached the utmost level of progress in the field of Computers and IT. The entertainment industry has also grown to a considerable level and it has become the heart of Telugu film industry. The largest Film city – Ramoji Film city is located here which attracts millions of visitors from India and abroad to engulf the natural beauty designed in an artificial mode.

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