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Hyderabad is a perfect mixture of old world charm and with new modern technology. It is the capital and the biggest city of the Southern state of India, Andhra Pradesh. It has been ruled by different rulers like Mughals, Qutub Shahis, and Nizams, which have shaped the beautiful and rich history of Hyderabad. It is renowned as “The City of Pearls”, in Olden days; you can still find many historical and traditional bazaars, which are located around the city.

Tourism sector plays an important role in the economy of Hyderabad. You will always witness travel expo or tourism related fairs on regular bases in the city. This city is recognized for its monuments which include the magnificent masterpiece like Charminar and Golconda fort. It has many masjids, churches and temples in the city.

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Hyderabad houses good numbers of historical monuments within the city and as well as outer sides of the city. Some of the famous historical sites including Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, Salar Jung Museum as well as many other art galleries , sports complexes and theatres. Some of the main tourist attractions of Hyderabad city are given below in categories wise:

Historical Monuments:

• Mecca Masjid: This Mosque is very famous throughout India; it was built 400 years back during the supremacy of Sultan Muhammad Qutub Shah, the 6th Qutub Shahi Sultan of Hyderabad.

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• Charminar: Charminar is a major and most famous landmark of Hyderabad.

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• Golconda Fort: This Fort is one of the most outstanding fortresses in India; it is one of the strongest forts in India.

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• Qutb Shahi Tombs: This tomb is dedicated to Rulers of Qutub Shahi dynasty. Its artihe tech

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• Salar Jung Museum: It is among the world largest private collection museum

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• Chowmahalla Palace: UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage site of the Chowmahalla Palace.

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Parks and Gardens:

• Nehru zoological park: This zoo is a natural habitat for different type of species, animals, birds, nocturnal species, amphibian and aquatic species.

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• NTR Gardens: This wonderful leisure spot is situated beside the IMAX theatre. It is located beside the land adjoining near Hussain sagar, it is a happening to hang out with your family and friends.

Image• Lotus Pond: Lotus pond Garden is situated in Jubilee hills; it is also home to a few rare species of birds.

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To visit all the amazing places of Hyderabad city, plan a wonderful vacation with your family and friends.