Hyderabad, the City of Pearls
Hyderabad is common capital of the states, Telangana and Andhra Pradesh, India. Hyderabad is known for its rich history and culture. This city is known as city of Peals and city of Nizams. Telugu and Urdu are spoken mostly. It is a hub of information technology, ITES and Biotechnology. Hyderabad and Secunderabad are twin cities, separated by Hussain Sagar, a man-made lake made during the time of Ibrahim Qutub Shah in 1562.
Hyderabad was founded by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 on the banks of Musi river.
Currently, the city covers an area about 65o km. The twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad come under the single municipal unit, the Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation. Hyderabad has developed into one of the major hubs for information technology in India. It also got a major attraction of Hitech city or Cyberabad because of presence of software technology industry. It also has various Biotechnology and Pharmaceutics companies have set up their operations in Hyderabad owing to its established public sector in Life science research.
The city house the most expensive and posh residential real estate in Kukat pally, Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills. The city is home to the Telugu Film Industry, the second largest in India popularly known as Tollywood.
Hyderabad has been the meeting place of many different cultures and traditions and is known to be the city where the distinct cultural and linguistic traditions of North India and South India meet. Hyderabad also has very good transport system. It is well connected to the outer world through its airways and railways. The public transport in Hyderabad consists of local trains, 3-seater and 7-seater auto-richshaws, buses and also private taxis for sightseeing.
Ornaments made with Rice Peals can be bought from Char Kaman or General Bazaar. It is famous for its traditional markets such as Laad Bazaar, Sultan Bazaar and so on.
Hyderabad is famous for its Chaminar, Falaknuma Palace, Sala Jung Museum, Makkah Masjid, Chilkur Balaji Temple, Birla Mandir, Sanghi Temple, Husain Sagar, Necklace Road, N.T. R Gardens, Snow World, NehruZoo Park, and Ramoji Film City.
Hyderabad is popular for its Dum ka Biryani, Mirchi Bajji, Jeelebi and Irani Chai.
Hyderabad has three central universities, HyderabadCentral University, The English and Foreign Languages University and Maulana AzadNational Urdu University. It also has Osmania University, N.G. RangaAgricultural University, Jawaharlal Nehru Tecnological University, Jawaharlal Nehru Architecture and Fine Arts University, NALSAR University of Law, IIT Hyderabad, IIIT, Hyderabad and Gitam University.
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