Top 10 best places in Hyderabad must visit with your friends! by Chandhana


Hyderabad has plenty of cool and interesting places that can be visited with friends. Here a few are the places that you can visit with your friends.

  1. Charminar

It is one of the important places out of various tourist places in Hyderabad. Charminar was constructed in 1591. There are 149 steps to reach the top. The visitors should not miss this iconic structure of Hyderabad while visiting. As per legends, there is an underground tunnel built to connect the Golconda Fort, which was the former capital of Quli Qutub Shah to Charminar. The king built the tunnel as an escape route in case of any siege. The location of the tunnel is still a mystery.

Entry Fee: Rs.5/- for Indians 

Entry Fee: Rs.100/- for foreign

Timings: 9.30am-5.30pm (Mon-Sun)

  1. Golconda Fort 

Golconda Fort is the 2nd most famous place of Hyderabad. In the holidays’ many people show interest to visit Charminar and Golconda Fort. Golconda Fort is situated at a place called Golconda. It has a beautiful architecture. Golconda Fort was built by the rulers of the Kakatiya Dynasty. It is a very large fort consisting of temples, mosques, palaces, halls, apartments, and other structures.               

Entry Fee: Rs.15/- Indians

Entry Fee: Rs.200/- Foreign Tourists

Timings 9.00 AM- 5.30 PM

Time Required: 3-4 Hours

  1. Ramoji Film City

Ramoji Film City is an integrated film studio complex located in Hyderabad. It is the largest integrated film city in the world and has been certified by the Guinness World Record as the largest studio complex in the world.

It is a magical realm that is sure to thrill you with fantastic surprises that are waiting for its visitors around every corner in the place. Set up in 1996 by the Ramoji Group, Ramoji Rao. The Ramoji Film City with its vibrant locations, beautifully designed make-belief sets, and tree-lined avenues, acts as an ideal location for aspiring filmmakers who walk in the studio with a movie-script and leaves it with a complete film to his credit.

Entry Fee: Adult- Rs.1150/-

Entry Fee: Child (33”Ht-54”Ht)- Rs. 950/-

Timings: (Mon-Sun) 9.00AM- 5.30PM 

  1. Hussain Sager Lake    

Hussain Sager Lake is one of the popular and important tourist destinations in the city. It is situated about 2km from the heart of the city of Hyderabad. This Lake was built during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah in 1562 AD. The best time to visit the Hussain Sagar Lake and Hyderabad is from October to march, as the weather is pleasing, unlike summer which is likely to get hot and humid. The place where the Hussain Sagar Lake is located is called ‘Tank Bund’. The lake is bordered by four major sections of green space, Indira Gandhi Park, Sanjeevaiah Park, and Lumbini Park. 

A prominent tourist spot, the lake connects the twin cities and in the lake’s center is a monolith statue of Lord Buddha 350 tones, which is 16 meters tall and made of white granite. 

Entry Fee: no entry fee

Timings:  8.00AM-10.00PM (Mon-Sun)

  1. Salar Jung Museum

The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Dar-Ul-Shifa, on the southern bank of the Musi River in the city of Hyderabad.  It is one of the three National Museums of India. It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artifacts, carpets, clocks, and furniture.  

Entry Fee: Rs. 20/- for Indians

Entry Fee: Rs. 500/- for Foreign Tourists

       Free for students with ID cards (upto18 years)

  1. Birla Mandir

Birla Mandir is a Hindu Temple. The construction took 10 years and was opened in 1976. The temple was constructed by the Birla Foundation, which has also constructed several similar temples across India, all of which are known as Birla Mandir. Apart from the main shrine, the consorts of Lord Venkateshwara, Padmavati, and Andal are housed in separate shrines. 

 Birla Mandir is near to Assembly and Lakdi-ka-pul Hyderabad metro station. Even I also visited Birla Mandir I feel really pleasant and peaceful over there.  

Entry Fee: No Entry Fee

Timings: 7.00AM-12.00PM

                3.00PM-9.00PM  (Mon- Sun)

  1. Purani Haveli

Purani Haveli is one of the popular tourist spots in Hyderabad. The second Nizam of Hyderabad, Mir Nizam Ali Khan had taken over this from Rukunudhaulah of the Monin dynasty in 1717. The 6th and 7th Nizams were born at this place and did spend a part of their life at this palace. 

The Haveli is ‘’U’’ in shape, with two oblong wings running parallel to each other and the residential palace located perpendicularly in the middle. The palace also houses the Nizam’s museum, which is dedicated to the last Nizam of Hyderabad. 

Entry Fee: Adult- Rs.80/-

              Children- Rs.15/-

            150-500 for camera

Timings: 10.00AM-5.00PM (Mon-Sun)

                  Closed on Fridays.

  1. Jalavihar 

Jalavihar is a family-friendly entertainment part located on the necklace road in the heart of twin cities! Jalavihar is recognized as one of the best places to visit with kids, families, and friends. The park consists of two main zones- entertainment and party. The entertainment zone has water sports, a wave pool, dry rides, mini train, and food courts. The party zone contains open lawns that can accommodate about 2000 people.

Entry Fee: Rs. 350/- (3feet or above 3 feet Ht)

                   Rs. 250/- (below 3 feet Ht)

Timings: 11.00AM-7.00PM (Mon-Sun)

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  1. Chowmahalla 

Chowmahalla Palace, a glorious palace in the land of Nizams located in the heart of Hyderabad. This place became the official home of the Nizams as well as the location where they held their royal court. 

Festival ceremonies, royal weddings, and parties for welcoming royal guests, including Governor generals were also hosted here. The accession ceremonies of the Nizams were held at the Chowmahalla Palace. The palace is also known for its spellbinding structural design.

Entry Fee: Rs.80/- Indians 

                   Rs. 10/- Children (Below 12 y)

                   Rs. 200/- Foreigners 

Timings: 10.00 AM-5.00PM

                Closed on Fridays  

  1. Lumbini Park

Lumbini Park is a gorgeous park named after Lumbini of Nepal. Lumbini Park holds musical fountain shows and is an important tourist spot in the city. It has everything to make your day enjoyable from boating facilities, cateries, fun-rides to wide, open spaces and spectacular views of Hussain Sagar Lake, you won’t lack entertainment but, the one attraction that takes away the crown is the laser show. 

Entry Fee: Rs. 20/- Adult

                   Rs. 10/- Children

Timings: 9.00AM-9.00PM (Mon-Sun)


I hope you guys like the places. So don’t miss to visit when your people come to Hyderabad.