City Of Pearls – Known Because of the trading of Pearls and Diamond.
Today Hyderbad is also known as an IT Hub & the first city in the country to have IKEA- The Swedish Furtniture store in the country.
Earlier this month.I had travelled to Hyderbad for the second time and until then had no idea about the City,Trafiic and the distances between each of the places. But, Had heard about the Hyderabad Biryani was one of the delicaces of the city.
Hyderbad biryani was invented/Introduced during the Nizam Period.
Nizam was known as the king of Hyderbad. The Current Nizam is Mukkaram Jah and he is the Grandson Mir Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII and has been the nizam since 1967 and is the owner of Falaknuma Palace which is now leased to Taj hotels.
The Palace has 60 Rooms, And a dining Table that can seat 101 guest. And is also the world’s largest Dining table. A Dining Table made of a single piece of wood. And the Acoustic of the Dining room is so good. You can hear each and every guest from one end to another.
Hyderbad besides the Palace is also known for it’s main landmark that you can identify to begin any conversation with the local. The first one being Charminar.Until very recently I wasn’t area what Charminar signifies exactly. Did you know it is a mosque?And the second The Golcando Fort. I am sure the name sounds familiar. The Indian kids have learnt it in History books.
Besides some historic Palaces and Landmarks the city also has the biggest single rock statue in the world.18m Tall (54 ft) and weighs around 450 tons-Monolithic Buddha Statue!
Kohinoor , a 105 karat priceless diamond is one of the most expensive diamonds in the world is believed to be mined in Hyderabad too. Now How many of you knew that ?
The city is also known for the world’s Biggest Film Studio. Ramoji Film City . A sight that Is the only faint memory I had of the city.Which I visited after 20 years.
And last but not the least. The worlds biggest snow world theme park.
And with India – Myths & Believe are always part of the travels and its believed
A fish medicine prescribed by the Bathini Goud brothers to asthma patients claims to fully cure asthma. This magic fish medicine is only served once a year in the month of June. This medicine is believed to have cured a million patients suffering from asthma.
Hyderbad besides the mining diamonds,is been mining business students from top business schools like Indian School of Business, IIT and BITS.