Hyderabad Metropolitan city - Entertainment, Tours, Travels and City details
Hyderabad, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, is situated on the southern bank of River Musi. An important centre of Islamic culture in a Hindu-dominated state, Hyderabad is southern India's counterpart to the Mughal splendour of Delhi, Agra and Fatehpur Sikri. Quick to embrace technology, Hyderabad is also known as 'Cyberabad', as a growing class of techies and cyber kings make their mark. This capital city of Andhra Pradesh boasts of a beautiful shrine dedicated to Lord Venkateswara, whose image is made of white marble. The temple, Popularly known as Birla Mandir, stands majestically on a hillock facing the Hussain Sagar and offers a panoramic view of the city.
Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh. It consists of the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad
Hyderabad has the famous Char Minar, around which the old city was built. Near the Char Minar is the Mecca Masjid. It is one of the largest mosques in the world.
The other important places in Hyderabad are the Salarjund Museum, the Birla Mandir and the Ravindra Bharati, which is a place for dance and music festivals.
The most important industry of Hyderabad is textiles. The city has also become an important centre for the computer industry. Hyderabad is famous for Patola sarees, bangles and pearl jewllery.