Hyderabad for Friends
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.
Hill Fort Rd, Ambedkar Colony, Khairatabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004, India
Located at the southern end of Hussain Sagar Lake, the Birla Mandir is a magnificent white-marble Hindu temple. The 200 tons of marble were imported from Rajasthan and the complex is open to everyone, regardless of religion or caste. The temple...
Hi Tech City Main Road Madhapur, Jubilee Enclave, HITEC City, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081, India
Shilparamam is a kaleidoscopic showcase of India's cultural heritage. The arts and crafts village fosters the preservation of traditions, featuring artisans and performers from all over the country. For a small entrance fee, you can easily spend a...
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...
SD Road, Sappu Bagh Apaprtment, Jogani, Ramgopalpet, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India
A visit to Hyderabad may not be complete until you have savored the cuisine at Paradise Food Court. The Secunderabad location—considered the largest sit-down restaurant in all of India—has multiple spaces, including Paradise Cafe, Paradise Bakery...
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...
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...
7th Floor, Shangrila Plaza, Road Number 2, Opposite KBR Park, Banjara Hills, Park View Enclave, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, India
Rain is the only club in Hyderabad that offers four separate rooms, each with its own bar and DJ. With multiple music genres rocking out simultaneously, the space has a fun and diverse customer base. The Main Room can accommodate up to 600 people...
Sultan Bazar, Koti, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Sultan Bazaar is a labyrinth of lanes in the old city offering commercial goods, clothes, jewelry, shoes, silverware, handicrafts, and produce. It is not generally frequented by many tourists and therefore makes for an engaging experience with the...
8-2-577/1/C, Vintage, 1st Floor, Beside Tarun Tahiiani's Studio, Imam Khomeini Rd, Zahara Nagar, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, India
Anagha is the creation of Sarvamangala Chavali, an actress, entrepreneur, fashion designer, and brand ambassador for the Hyderabad Metro. Her store showcases traditional ethnic wear, including sarees, kurtas, dupattas, and salwar sets....
Fish Market, Begum Bazaar, Afzal Gunj, Hyderabad, Telangana 500012, India
Begum Bazaar is one of the oldest wholesale markets in Hyderabad and houses the second-largest fish market in the city. Retailers come from all over the region to strike deals with the vendors, making it an excellent venue for people-watching....
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