Collected by Shakthi Prasad
Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
I am amazed that I could capture some poetic shots at Hyderabad’s Hussain Sagar Lake, contrary to the fact that I didn’t quite like the city! All I remember about Hyderabad is its rush hour and pollution. However, sunset has a different story to...
Paigah Tombs, Owaisi Nagar, Hasnabad, Santosh Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500059
One of Hyderabad's lesser-known gems: the Paigah Tombs are intricate, ornate, and often deserted. Members of the noble Paigah class are buried here, and a visit is peaceful and haunting — and beautiful. A photographer's dream.
20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
I'm a sucker for sparkly lighting, and after I caught my breath, the Chowmahalla Palace took my chandelier envy to new heights. Completed in 1869 during the period of the Nizams, the complex is unique in its style and elegance. The Belgian crystal...
Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
Charminar, which literally translates to "four towers," is a really important Islamic monument for Hyderabad and an extremely popular tourist destination. At the top of the building, you're exposed to a panoramic view of the city with pedestrians,...
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
One word can help to sum up Galconda Fort: massive. The entire complex covers 11 km, and the fort itself is perched on a hill that is 400 feet above the city of Hyderabad, and from the top there is a commanding view of the surrounding area....
Salar Jung Road, Near Minar Function Hall, Darulshifa, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
The Salarjung museum is a revelation: it stores the stunningly varied and gorgeous art collection of just one man: the late Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan Salar Jung III, commander-in-chief to the Nizam. We spent hours here, mesmerized by the...
G 58,59 L2, Inorbit Mall, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081, India
Beer House is a lively pub in the heart of HiTech City. The no-frills, causal atmosphere is perfect to grab a pint of beer, glass of whiskey, or even some grub from the veg/non-veg menu. The joint has a diverse customer base, including expats,...
8th Floor, Daspalla Hotel, Road No. 37, Beside Bajaj Electronics, Jubilee Hills, CBI Colony, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081, India
It's rare to find a DJ lounge that features award-winning cuisine, but that is just what the proprietors of Over The Moon aimed to create. Their successful venture offers elegant yet simple dishes and an extensive wine list within open-air spaces...