Hyderabad is truly a travelers paradise. The various day out attractions in Hyderabad are totally mesmerizing. Not only are these places of historical interest, but also are strikingly picturesque. If you wish to soothe your eyes with the scenic view of an old monument against the backdrop of the crimson sky in the evening along with local food treating your taste buds, visit Hyderabad. Check out these places for a day out in Hyderabad that would make you fall in love with the city.
1. Ramoji Film City
World Class Entertainment at Reasonable Rates
Ramoji Film City is a place where world class entertainment is offered to people at reasonable rates. The welcome dance show is a must watch. Reach early in the morning before 9 AM. For easy access, book your tickets online. This would spare you from waiting in long queues. Your kids would enjoy a lot too. It is a full package for the whole family day out in Hyderabad.
Timings: 9 am – 5 pm
2. Char Minar
Tourist spot, Bazaar, Restaurants, Check out Pearl Shops, Enjoy Biryani
How can you miss out on the landmark of Hyderabad? Char Minar stands as the pride of this city. It has all the charm of the old world. The place is crowded with the bazaars, shops selling pearls and restaurants. In spite of all this, Char Minar is a must visit for everyone who happens to be at Hyderabad. Check out the biryani at Shadab Hotel. The restaurant has awesome food, if we ignore the ‘not-so-good’ ambience. You can also check out Mecca Masjid nearby.
Timings: 9 am – 5.30 pm
3. Golkonda Fort
History Lovers, Photography and Evening Light and Sound Show
Golkonda Fort is worth the climb. The view that you get after reaching at the top would make you feel ecstatic. If you are a photographer, this place is a paradise for you. It would also appeal to people interested in history. If you plan to visit this fort, make sure you have half a day on hand. The light and sound shows scheduled in the evening are also incredible.
Timings: 9.30 am – 5.30 pm
4. Salar Jung Museum
Beautiful Historical Displays – Minimum 3 Hours to See all
With beautiful historical displays, Salar Jung Museums is one of the nicest museums in Hyderabad. Their audio tour is also really very informative. The Chinese and Japanese galleries are definitely worth checking out. The canteen there serves nice food at budget prices. It has a lot to see, so be sure that you have a minimum of 3 hours when you visit this place.
Address: 22-8-299-320,Salar Jung Road, Darul Shifa Road, Afzalgunj, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Phone: 040 2457 6443
Timings: 10 am – 5 pm ( Friday Closed)
5. Chowmahalla Palace
The palace of Nizams
This palace of Nizams, close to Char Minar is a really well maintained place. It is a must visit for people who love vintage cars. There are two courtyards, fountains and gardens in there. The large chandelier is simply outstanding. For exceptional fine art works, don’t miss out on this palace when in a day out in Hyderabad.
Timings: 10 am – 5 pm (closed on Fridays and National Holidays)
6. Nehru Zoological Park
Place to spend Good Time with Family
If you are looking for a place to spend good time with family, Nehru Zoological Park is a nice option. Kids would also have a wonderful time at this park. There are lot many animal species like Indian rhino, Asiatic lion, Bengal tiger, Panther, Python and nearly 100 species of birds along with reptiles. It is more than half a decade old.
Timings: 8.30 am – 5 pm
7. Buddha Statue in the midst of Hussain Sagar Lake
An Amazing spot in the City
One of the most visited places in Hyderabad is the Buddha Statue. It is situated in the middle of Hussain Sagar Lake. This makes up for an amazing spot in the city. You can go there by boat from Eat Street. Your kids can also have a fun time at Lumbini garden or NTR park close by.
Timings: 8 am – 10 pm
8. KBR National Park
It is a nice walking place
KBR National Park is a good option if you are seeking escape from the hustle and bustle of Hyderabad city. It is a nice walking place. The peaceful environment of this place would leave you rejuvenated and fresh. If you are lucky, you can spot a pretty peacock too.
9. Snow World
Must visit places in Hyderabad day out with Family and Friends
This is one of the must visit places in Hyderabad day out with family and friends. An internal world of snow and ice that will make you forget the heat outside, its a fun place for all age group people. Spread over 17,000sft, this place is built with state-of-art-technology and produces snow that is almost real to feel and touch. The temperature here is always -5 degree Celsius but the ambiance is fun and thrilling with snow volleyball, skiing , snow basket ball and separate kids area.
Address: Survey No. 57, Lower Tank Bund Road, Bharath Seva Ashram Marg, Near Expotel Hotel, Hyderabad, Telangana 500080
Timings: 11 am- 9 pm
10. Shilparamam Cultural Society
Eco Friendly Place to capture crafts and amazing variety of desi art and buy a various handicrafts items.
Shilparamam Cultural Society is a commendable effort to capture crafts and amazing variety of desi art. the whole place is Eco friendly and is you can buy a various handicrafts items from here. There is also a real life rural museum nestled among trees. The only drawback is that it is usually very crowded during weekends.
Address: Hi Tech City Main Road, Madhapur, Hyderabad, Telangana 500081 Phone:040 6451 8164
Timing: 10.30 am – 8.30 pm
11. Qutab Shahi Tombs
Tombs have a Persian Style Architecture
If you are visiting Golconda Fort, don’t miss Qutab Shahi Tombs at all. They have the remains of Qutab Shahi kings who ruled Golconda fort in the 16th to 17th century. The tombs have a Persian style architecture that would take you back to era of Nizams.
Timing: 9.30 am – 4.30 pm
12. Moula Ali Dargah
The Dargah houses relics relating to Hazrat Ali, son in law of Prophet Muhammad
The Moula ali Dargah houses relics relating to Hazrat Ali, son in law of Prophet Muhammad. You have to be decently dressed to enter in this place. The interior with glittering mirror filled walls and ceiling along with decorations in silver would surely mesmerize you. Verses from Quran also cover the walls. If you visit it during “Urs“, the religious festival for Hazrat Ali, you can even touch the relics that are covered with a cloth. It is said that visiting this place has healing and miraculous powers. Reaching here is a nice little climb.
13. Birla Science Museum
Houses of various Science arenas, a Dinosaurium and a Planetarium
One of the best science museums in the country this place is worth a visit. Built with state-of-art modern technology it houses various science arenas, a Dinosaurium and a Planetarium. The planetarium is one of the most acclaimed in the world, and also offers courses in astronomy and astrophysics. One can enjoy one of the many shows or interactive sessions on mysteries of universe here or just explore the science exhibits,the art gallery, and the Dinosaurium.
14. Birla Mandir
Pristine beauty and calmness experienced at the marble temple of Birla Mandir is simply breathtaking. The planetarium around it is even more amazing.
Timing: 7 am – 12 pm and 2 pm – 9 pm
15. Jagannath Temple
For people who are fond of serene and spiritual places, Jagannath temple would surely appeal to you. Include this in your itinerary for sure.
Address: Kesav Giri, Chandrayanagutta, Hyderabad, Telangana
Timing: 6 am – 11 am and5 pm – 11 pm
Hyderabad is an amazing city and you can never have enough of it. Other than these amazing day out in Hyderabad places this city also offers a wide range of night life and fine dining places that one can visit and have an amazing stay in this wonderful city.
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