Eating out in Hyderabat

Biryani – one of the most popular dishes in South Asia, made with semi-cooked rice, Indian spices, meat, prawn, fish, vegetables or eggs. Developed by the Muslims of the Indian subcontinent. The word “biryani” comes from Persian “birian” (“fried before cooking”).
One of India’s most famous biryanis is Hyderabadi biryani, orginally made with basmati rice, spices and goat meat.



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Public Gardens

Public Gardens (Bagh-e-Aam, “public garden” in Urdu) – the oldest park in Hyderabad, founded in 1846 by the Nizam of Hyderabad. With several museums (Telangana State Archaeology Museum, Contemporary Art Museum), The Telangana Legislative Assembly and Legislative Council buildings, a lake, a mosque and Jubilee Hall (a royal palace built in 1913, in 1937 the place of the silver jubilee coronation of the last Nizam of Hyderabad –  Osman Ali Khan, Asaf Jah VII). The park is located close to railway station.

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Purani Haveli – Nizam’s Museum

Chowmahalla Palace

Hussain Sagar and Lumbini Park

Hussain Sagar – a heart-shaped lake located between the centre of Hyderabad and its twin city Secunderabad, build in 1563 by by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah, on a tributary of the Musi river. With the area of 5.7 km2. In the middle of the lake there is an artificial island (Gibraltar Rock) with an 18-meter high monolithic statue of the Gautama Buddha (carved for 2 years by 200 people, erected in 1992).

Adjacent to lake Hussain Sagar there is a small public park: Lumbini Park (T. Anjaiah Lumbini Park), constructed in 1994, with a jetty,  laser auditorium, multimedia fountain show.



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