Priceless Heritage of Hyderabad

The Deccan region of India, encompassing the state of Telangana is known since ages for its heritage legacy of several architectural marvels. Hyderabad city is home to many historic monuments of heritage significance and Mecca Masjid is one such centuries-old monument, located close to the famous Charminar. The construction of Mecca Masjid (also called Makka …

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Heritage Structure of International Prominence

Sir Ronald Ross Institute of Parasitology is a malaria research institute and heritage building located in Begumpet, Secunderabad and Hyderabad city certainly needs no special introduction for its heritage and history, with many buildings and monuments, that boast of a great legacy. Sir Ronald Ross was a British medical doctor who received the Nobel Prize …

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Rich Heritage of Hyderabad’s Aristocracy

Paigah Tombs, also called as Maqhbara 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 Charminar, at Pisal banda near Santosh Nagar. The heritage splendor of Hyderabad city needs no special introduction as the region is …

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Historic Shrine of Papahareshwara

Telangana can be truly described as a land of temples with a unique legend associated with each of its temples, thereby lending a mythical charm for these destinations. One such temple in the region is that of Kadile Papahareshwar which holds a prominent place. Kadile Papahareshwar Temple is located in a village named Dilawarpur of …

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An Age-old Imambara of India

Telangana region and in particular Hyderabad, has witnessed the influx of different religions and cultures. One of the prominent influences in the Deccan region has been Islamic Architecture. The Shia sect of Islam is known for its unique set of customs and practices. There are lakhs of Shia Muslims in Hyderabad, who have been part …

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Medieval-Era Structure of Shaikpet, Hyderabad

The Shaikpet Mosque and Sarai are located in Shaikpet Village of Hyderabad District. This Sarai was built for the traders to take night halt, before obtaining permission for entry into the fort from Quiladar of Golkonda Fort. The mosque as well as Sarai was built on the way to Bidar, capital of Barid Shahis by …

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Prominent Repository of Telangana’s Heritage

Hyderabad city is renowned all over for its heritage structures and it is also home to many famous museums. One such storehouse of priceless artefacts is the Centenary Heritage Museum located in Gunfoundry, Abids, Hyderabad. The structural edifice in the premises of the Directorate office was constructed by the Irrigation and Projects department in the …

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Renowned Heritage Site of Nagunur

Forts are always considered as powerful structures of archeological significance, as they have played a key role in defenses and also in projecting the might of yesteryear dynasties and rulers. Nagunuru Fort (also spelled Nagnoor) is one such majestic fort built by the rulers of the Kakatiya dynasty. It is located in the village of …

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Historic Sandhara temple of Kakatiya Era

Each religion has its own set of tenets, beliefs and values. Hinduism, a major religion of India, is equally known for its scriptures, temples, and other edicts, which have been a hallmark of its religious beliefs. Every dynasty in India, and Telangana have left their indelible mark in terms of religious structures, forts, currency and …

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Historic Buddhist Stupa of Telangana

Telangana is a blessed land that has witnessed ancient Buddhist and Jain settlements, marked by different settlements and sites in the state. Buddhism, an ancient religion has flourished in South and South East Asia, several centuries ago. A Buddhist Stupa locally termed as Viratrajgadde or Erradibba is located in between Nelakondapalli and Mujjigudem villages. Excavations …

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