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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Majestic Shams-ul-Umra Tombs (Paigah Tombs)

Hyderabad city with its centuries-old history is well known for its range of historic tombs and monuments. One such monument is Shams-ul-umra Tombs, located at Phisal Banda, near Santosh Nagar. The site also known as the Paigah Tombs, is the burial ground of the members of the famous Paigah family of the Asaf Jahi period. …

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Renowned fort of Zaffargadh, Warangal

Warangal district in Telangana is well known for being an epicentre of many historic developments, dynasties, forts and monuments which depict the glorious history of this region. One such place is Fort Zaffargadh in Warangal district. The original name of Zaffargadh was Velpugonda. According to a Rashtrakuta inscription carved on the rock wall of the …

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The Exquisite Taramati Baradari and Premamati Mosque

Taramati Baradari is located in Mohammad Nagar near Golconda. This unique structure is a historical sarai of Hyderabad, located close to Ibrahim Bagh, a Persian style garden that was constructed during the reign of the Sultan of Golconda, Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. This is a square structure constructed over hilltop connected with series of steps. …

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Famous Heritage & Archaeological Museum of Nizamabad

Nizamabad is home to a prominent District Archaeological museum established in Nizamabad town’s Tilak Garden. This was originally constructed in the year 1936 by VIIth Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan and officially opened in the month of October, 2001. It displays a wide variety of artefacts and antiquities that represents the evolution of human civilization …

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Prestigious Buddhavanam Project, Nagarjuna Sagar

Nagarjuna Sagar dam region, located in Nalgonda district of Telangana is home to some of the oldest Buddhist civilizations in India, where a vast number of historic coins and artefacts were discovered during the construction of the mighty dam. Buddavanam here is also renowned as the Buddhist Theme Park, close to the right bank canal …

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Prominent Monuments of Khammam District

Mukkanteswaralayam, Kusumanchi Kusumanchi town is located between Khammam and Suryapet and is home to renowned temple of Sri Ganapeshwaralayam and Mukkanteswaralayam, built by the Kakatiya rulers during 12th and 13th centuries. Mukkanteswaralayam is located about two km from the road and a few meters from the Ganapeswaralayam. Mukkanteswaralayam is a triple shrine, wherein each of …

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Highlights of State Museum, Hyderabad

The State Museum located in Public Gardens, Hyderabad, is one of the richest repositories of antiquities in the region. The current Museum building shows the style of Indo-Islamic architecture with subtle domes, high arches, stylistic windows etc. Museum Collection Archeologist Henry Cousens is considered to be the first person who explored the site during the …

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Mecca Masjid, the Historic Mosque of Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the heart of Telangana is well known for its age-old mosques, which were prominent places of worship for the people of this region, for many centuries. One such impressive mosque that is considered to be among the grand mosques in the world is Mecca Masjid, located in the heart of Hyderabad’s bustling old city. …

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Qutb Shahi Tombs, the Grand Mausoleum

Erected in the memory of the departed kings of Golconda, they are magnificent monuments that have withstood the test of time and nature’s vagaries. They are located one kilometer north of Golconda Fort’s called Banjara Darwaza. They are imposing marvels of architectural excellence that stand as the reminders of the glory of Golconda kings who …

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