Hyderabad is the capital city of Telangana, a state located in the south of India. The city lies on the river Musi and is surrounded by Hussain and Sagar lake. The word Hyderabad means the “City of Lion” was given to the city to honour Ibn Abi Talib- An eminent figure in Shia Islam. It was also called the “City of Pearls” since it was the only trader of Golconda Diamonds. The versatility of Hyderabad has led it to be listed as a “Creative City of Gastronomy” by UNESCO. Golconda Fort, Charminar, Hussain Sagar, Salar Jung Museum, Chowmahalla Palace, Ramoji Film City, Mecca Masjid and Birla Mandir are the popular places to visit in India. Hyderabadi cuisines like Hyderabadi Haleem, Hyderabadi Biryani, Nihari, Chakna, Qubani ka Meetha are very famous for their flavourful taste.
Flying to Hyderabad: Rajiv Gandhi international Airport is the official airport of the city of Hyderabad. The airport lies in the town of Shamshabad and is around 23.7 km away from the main city. It provides domestic flights to Ahmedabad, Bengaluru, Bhopal, Chennai, Coimbatore, Delhi, Goa, Indore, Jaipur, Mumbai, Ranchi and Visakhapatnam and international flights to Dubai, Doha, Kuala Lumpur, Muscat and Sharjah.
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