Nizam-Era Museum of Hyderabad

The State Museum located in Public Gardens, Hyderabad, is one of the richest repositories of antiquities in Telangana State. The Museum was formally inaugurated in the year 1931. The current Museum building represents Indo-Islamic architecture with subtle domes, high arches, stylistic windows and other features. The museum was built under the supervision of Nizam of …

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Aristocratic Glory of Nizam-e-Hyderabad

The heritage splendor of Hyderabad city needs no special introduction as the region is home numerous structures, which are hundreds of years old.  Paigah Tombs, also called asMaqhbara Shams al-Umara, are one of the most renowned and historic tombs, located in old city of Hyderabad.The necropolis is located about 4 km to the southeast of …

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Conserving the Buddhist Heritage of Telangana

Telangana is a blessed land that has was once home to ancient Buddhist settlements.  The state is home to many significant Buddhist sites of immense archaeological importance. Buddhism is an ancient religion which has greatly flourished in South and South East Asia, several centuries ago. The region of Nagarjuna Sagar dam, located in Nalgonda district …

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Legendary Treasury of QutbShahi’s

Hyderabad, is home to several heritage monuments of yore, due to its cherished and historic association with many dynasties and rulers.  During the reign of Qutb Shahi dynasty, Golconda was the capital. This was the period when Sultan ZamSheed, Ibrahim Qutb Shahi and Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, who was also the founder of Hyderabad, ascended …

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