Visit Hyderabad - Best of Hyderabad

Hyderabad, also known as the ‘City of Pearls’, is one of the largest metros in India. The city is a global centre for IT, pharmaceuticals and biotechnology. The ‘Old City’ was once the seat of the Nizams/Royal family, and if you take the time to explore you can find it hidden amidst the many modern office buildings and shopping malls.

Hyderabad Travel Tips

Essential travel information and Hyderabad tips for your visit

  • Buy the exotic pearl jewellery when in this city pearls. Mangatrai Pearls is the most popular store for the same.
  • When in old city, it is best to dress with full-sleeved clothes and keeping the head covered while entering a religious place.
  • Negotiate with the taxi prices prior to boarding.
  • Always look for official guides.

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Facts and Stats for Hyderabad*

  • Pollution Statistics in Hyderabad

    Know the pollution level of Hyderabad before you plan your visit.

    • Air Pollution 72.4 (High)
    • Water Pollution 71.6 (High)
    • Noise and Light Pollution 58.42 (Moderate)
    • Unattended dirt and garbage 68.21 (High)
    • Drinking Water Pollution and Inaccessibility 56.67 (Moderate)
    • Dissatisfaction with Garbage Disposal 69.24 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction to Spend Time in the City 66.38 (High)
    • Dissatisfaction with Green zones and parks 56.15 (Moderate)
  • Hyderabad: Crime and Safety

    How safe is Hyderabad for tourists? Understand risks and safety concerns that can hamper your travel experience in Hyderabad.

    • Burglary and Theft 39.13 (Low)
    • Mugging and Robbery 35.22 (Low)
    • Assault and Armed Robbery 33.33 (Low)
    • Corruption and Bribery 71.64 (High)
    • Car Stealing 31.47 (Low)
    • Robbery of Car belongings 38.05 (Low)
    • Attacks 31.12 (Low)
    • Drug offense 33.15 (Low)
    • Safety walking alone during daylight 81.52 (Very High)
    • Safety walking alone during night 58.39 (Moderate)
    • Insulting and offensive behaviour 34.85 (Low)
    • Hate crime due to Racism, Religion, ethnic origin 26.81 (Low)
    • Property crimes and Vandalism 44.44 (Moderate)
  • Living in Hyderabad - Quality of Life

    Quality of Life Index of Hyderabad is 128.72 (High)

    • Safety Index 62.27 (High)
    • Climate Index 73.91 (High)
    • Pollution Index 79.18 (High)
    • Traffic Commute Time Index 45.7 (High)
    • Cost of Living Index 23.53 (Very Low)
    • Health Care Index 67.45 (High)
    • Property Price to Income Ratio 6.99 (Low)
    • Purchasing Power Index 77.36 (Moderate)
    • Indices such as Quality of life, Climate & Healthcare index are good to be high whereas others such as Property price, Traffic & Cost of living Index are good to be low.

  • Cost for Essentials in Hyderabad

    Here's how much it will cost to shop in Hyderabad

    • Local calling per minute on Prepaid mobile 0.01 USD
    • International Movie per seat 2.51 USD
    • Summer clothing in a chain store 33.75 USD
    • Pair of Basic Nike Shoes 44.51 USD
    • Pair of Basic Levis Jeans 30.55 USD

*Stats and figures mentioned are crowd-sourced ​and subjected to change without notice.

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