One of the fastest growing cities in India, Hyderabad is the versatile capital city of Andhra Pradesh. It is also known as the 'Silicon Valley of India'. The Hyderabad city is cosmopolitan, and is richly endowed with a variety of cultures. The Charminar is the hub of the city, has four wide roads radiating in the four cardinal directions. Hyderabad is renowned for Hospitality, Hyderabadi Biryani and Irani Chai. It is nearly 400 years old and is remarkable for its natural beauty, mosques and minarets, bazaars and bridges, hills and lakes.
|Temperature||Summer : 40 C (Max) - 30C (Min)|
|Language||Urdu, Telugu, Hindi, English|
|Altitude||536 metres above sea level|
Hyderabad is connected by rail with major cities.
By ROAD :
Hyderabad is also well-connected by National Highways. It is connected by road to Banglore(590 km), Visakhapatnam(667 km), Chennai(671 km), Goa (698) km, Mumbai (713 km).
Hyderabad is connected by air with Ahemdabad, Bhubaneshwar, Kolkotta, Chennai, Delhi, Mumbai, Pune, Nagpur, Tirupati and Visakhapatnam.
Many items are availanble like antiques, jewelry, handicrafts, leather goods, pearls, semiprecious stones, dresses etc. that can be easily bought from Hyderabad. Charminar area of Hyderabad is the hub of shops, it is surrounded by the famous Lad Bazaar and the Pearl Bazaar. Shopping in Hyderabad can be exciting with shops of world famous pearls and traditional arts & crafts. The city offers everything from antiques to Handicrafts to Jewellery and from dresses to leather goods to Pearls and semi-precious stones.
Spanning 300 lush green acres, the Nehru Zoological Park is a must for nature lovers. The vast and densely wooded zoo features Asia's largest collection of animals, in environments similar to their natural habitat. Apart from the animals, a nocturnal zoo, the pre-historic dinosaur park, a natural history museum, parks, a mini-train and animal rides make the place ideal for a picnic. The popular ones among the different species are white peacocks, mynahs, chimpanzees and rhinoceros. The major attraction within the zoo, however, is the Lion Safari.