Hyderabad for Families
Collected by Jake Green
With a colorful history spanning over 400 years, Hyderabad showcases the best of North and South India. The "City of Pearls" was once a notable pearl and diamond trading center, and offers travelers a heady mix of history, culture, and bustling bazaars.
Ramoji Film City, Telangana, India
Hollywood meets Tollywood at Ramoji Film City, a thematic destination for children of all ages. You can easily spend a day exploring the expansive grounds that showcase the best of Telugu cinema. There is a studio tour, kids park, movie magic...
22/9, Necklace Rd, Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500063, India
Jalavihar is a water park with activities for the entire family. The space features multiple pools, a wave pool, a lazy river ride, water slides, and a toddler area. If you wish to stay dry, there are also bumper cars, miniature trains, bungy...
Khair Complex, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, India
Built in 945 CE, the Golcanda Fort is considered one of the most notable forts in India. Known for its palaces and resourceful water supply system, Golcanda also once housed a vault that stored the Hope and Koh-i-noor Diamonds. The fort is...
Near Birla Mandir, Saifabad, Adarsh Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004, India
You don't need to be a science enthusiast to appreciate the Birla Planetarium, housed in the B.M. Birla Science Centre. The planetarium is considered one of the most acclaimed in the world, and also offers courses in astronomy and astrophysics....
Door No. 8-2-682/3, Ohri's Banjara, Road No. 12, Banjara Hills, Fortune Enclave, Sri Ram Nagar Colony, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, India
Experience East Africa at Serengeti, a two-tiered restaurant with a jungle ambiance. Great for families, the space features shady trees, (fake) wild animals, hidden caves, and waiters dressed as hunters. This Indian version of the Rainforest Cafe...
Shop No. 5, SBRS Towers, Opp Pizza Hut, Madhapur, HUDA Techno Enclave, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081, India
Karachi Bakery is a Hyderabad institution, renowned for its cakes, cookies, biscuits, pastries, and chocolates. Open since 1963, the establishment remains one of the most innovative bakeries in India. Be sure to sample the fruit biscuits, Osmania...
Plot No. 1, I D A, Jeedimetla, Dayanand Nagar, Suraram, Hyderabad, Telangana 500055, India
Irani chai was introduced to Hyderabad by Persian settlers via the port of Mumbai. The steaming beverage once defined the Hyderabad cafe culture, but since the introduction of national coffee chains, it has unfortunately become less popular. One...
Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
A lassi is a traditional yogurt-based drink, often enjoyed during warmer weather. It can be served savory, with spices, or sweet with fruits and sugar. Located in a small shop across from the iconic Charminar, Aggarwal serves the best lassis in...
Laad Bazaar Rd, Laad Bazar, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Welcome to Laad Bazaar, tucked away on one of the four streets that lead from the Charminar. Also called Choodi Bazaar, the vibrant market features countless shops and stalls selling bridal wear, pearls, jewelry, and the famous Hyderabadi glass-...
Bhoodan Pochampally, Telangana 508284, India
Located 1.5 hours outside Hyderabad is Pochampally, a village known for its traditional weaves of ikat in cotton and silk. Many Indians call Pochampally "Silk City," and the community is widely recognized for creating the Pomchampally Saree. Take...
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