Category: Heritage spots

Taramati Baradari

Interesting facts about Taramati Baradari • Taramati Gana Mandir and Premathi Nritya Mandir are the places where the two legendary sisters Taramathi and Premamathi lived. • Taramati was the favorite dancer of Abdullah Qutub Shah. This is why he created Taramati Baradari with a surprisingly fine acoustics so that his voice reaches him at the fort of Golconda, which is less than 3 km. • The acoustics of Taramati Baradari is as high as it is often compared to that of Bala Hisar of Afghanistan. About Taramati Baradari Taramati Gana Mandir and Premathi Nritya Mandir are the places where...

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Shilparamam

Interesting facts about Shilparamam • The square also hosts ethnic festivals around the year. Shilparamam, the famous handicraft village of Hyderabad was set up in 1992. • Shilparamam is spread over an area of 65 acres of land in the center of the software hub. About and History Shilparamam A rural setting to give you the impression that the feeling of an ethnic Indian village amid the bustling village life! That is exactly what Shilparamam does. A place that gives you a genuine village nativity feel in the vibrant capital of Hyderabad. An must visiting place in Hyderabad, Shilparamam...

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Qutub Shahi Tombs

Interesting facts about Qutub Shahi Tombs • These tombs were planned and built by Qutub Shahis. These were modified by Salar Jung III, Mir Yousuf Ali Khan in the nineteenth century. • These tombs were planned and built by Qutub Shahis. These were modified by Salar Jung III, Mir Yousuf Ali Khan in the nineteenth century. • The tomb of Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, who was the 5th king of the Qutub Shahi dynasty, is the largest among all Qutub Shahi tombs. It is about forty two meters high and has twenty eight open arches with a huge dome....

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Purani Haveli

Interesting facts about Purani Haveli • The place was known as Purani Haveli, which literally means “ancient palace”. • Purani Haveli is the longest wardrobe in the world, which was made in two levels with a wooden elevator. It is said to have the ability to hang about 730 pairs of royal attraction. About Purani Haveli Purani Haveli is located to the southeast of the Afzal Gunj Bridge near Dewan Devdi in Hyderabad city. It is a U-shaped complex with a central European-style staged building that was originally established as residential quarters of Mir Momen who was the Peshwa of Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah towards the 16th century. The main building of Purani Haveli presents European architecture of the 18th century which can be seen in its antique furniture and intricate interior decorations. By traversing the entire haveli you can see vast courtyards surrounded by deep chambers and verandas that have semicircular European arches. It is a U-shaped complex. On its center there is only one staggered building which is the main royal palace. The courtyard is Indian in style. The architectural style seems to be complementary. Although with time, the structure loses its original grandeur, some of the rooms haveli boasts still colored walls and mosaic floors that are almost intact. It is bordered by two oblong wings in double row. There are beautiful courses in both wings with rooms...

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Paigah Tombs

Interesting facts about Paigah tombs • Paigahs who married girls from the Nizams was the only noble family that had been authorized by the Sultan to have his private army. • Paigahs who married girls from the Nizams was the only noble family that had been authorized by the Sultan to have his private army. • Paigah tombs has demonstration of the royal family tree. • These tombs are 200 years old and represent the last resting places of several generations of Paigah Nobles. About Paigah tombs Paigah Tombs or Maqhbara Shams al-Umara, are the tombs belonging to the...

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