What to Do around The Westin Hyderabad Mindspace
Collected by Westin AFAR
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...
Madhapur Main Road, 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...
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...
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....
20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
Retrace the steps of nobility on a self-directed tour that highlights the palaces and royal guesthouses of Hyderabad. Start with a visit to the Mirde Hamidkhan Devdi, a typical local Muslim home near Charminar. Also explore the devdis of Paigah...
Hussain Sagar, Hyderabad, Telangana
Hussain Sagar is a 16th century lake in Hyderabad. While it is beautiful, I can't say it's the most stunning wonder you'll stumble upon in your life. If you're in the area, I'd definitely visit it, but to make a special trip might lead to...
Salar Jung Road, Near Minar Function Hall, Darulshifa, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
Salar Jung, a national museum of India, houses a huge collection of arts and artifacts from around the world. The Indian, Eastern, and Western Galleries feature over 30,000 exhibits, spanning the 2nd century BCE to the early 20th century CE. Spend...
Uppal, Gaddi annaram, Hyderabad, Telangana 500039, India
In India, cricket is more than a sport. It is a religion, a passion, and a fellowship. Check out the enthusiasm live at Rajiv Gandhi Stadium, located in the Uppal suburb outside Hyderabad. With a capacity of 55,000 spectators, it is a great way to...
Necklace Rd, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Necklace Road is a main boulevard in Hyderabad, adjacent to Hussain Sagar Lake. Grab a cycle and head out at dusk when the boulevard comes alive with locals socializing and sampling fast food at Eat Street. Check out the views and People's Plaza,...
Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
Near Charminar, Charminar, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India
Explore the historic sites by foot on a walking tour of the old city. Start at Mecca Masjid to view the tombs of the Nizams. Continue to Charminar, where you can climb to the top for fantastic views of the surrounding markets. Walk to the...
Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, Telangana, India
The tombs of the legendary Qutub Shahi kings are less than a mile away from Banjara Darwaza of the Golconda Fort. Planned and built by the Qutub Shahis, the tombs are considered the oldest historical monuments in Hyderabad. The structures are...
Off Road No. 1, Banjara Hills, Opposite GVK One, Green Valley, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad, Telangana 500034, India
Lamakaan describes itself as "an inclusive cultural space that promotes and presents the best of arts, literature, debate, and dialogue," and its agenda and offerings reflect considerable diversity. In one recent week, visitors could participate...
Survey No. 177, Himayat Sagar Rd, Aziz Nagar Village, Gandipet, Near Telangana Police Academy, Aziz Nagar, Hyderabad, Telangana 500075, India
The Hyderabad Polo and Riding Club isn't just for spectating, though watching a polo match can certainly be thrilling. For visitors who want a more active afternoon, the club offers riding lessons for people of all ages. The club also holds a...
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