Hyderabad is full of historically important monuments and is perhaps the best place to witness history unfold. The wonderful monuments and the rich history attached with the destination make Hyderabad one of Top Historical Destinations in the world. Hyderabad is a very historically important place and thus sees a lot of tourists every year. Whenever you are planning to visit a historical monument in Hyderabad or a place of historical significance, it is always good to know a little information about the place, its opening and closing times, the ideal duration of visit and the need of tour guide to visit the historical monuments of Hyderabad. Explore the historical monuments of Hyderabad with a guided tour or opt for in-depth information of its historical account, this Hyderabad guide is your go-to option for free. Move to things to do in Hyderabad page for the complete list of attractions and activities.
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Top Historical Hyderabad landmarks
Traverse through the finest landmarks and famous historical buildings of Hyderabad.
Built by Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, it is undoubtedly one of the most prominent landmarks in the city and a must visit attraction in Hyderabad. As you enter the place, you get to witness its breathtaking architecture that will just astound you. A further delving into the premises will let you come across its beautiful minarets which are complemented...
It is undoubtedly one of the most beautiful buildings in the city, thanks to the influence of different cultures like Persian, Rajasthani, Indo-Saracen and European style. Venture into the period room and check out the interiors, delve a little further in the women's quarter and watch the various items from jewellery, clothes and whatnot! The place...
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Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008
09:30 am - 04:30 pm
The attraction is close to Golconda fort entrance and is a must see in Hyderabad. It is the final resting place of various Qutub Shahi rulers and Mughal royalties that make it quite significant for those, who wish to know more about the Mughals ruled here in the past. As for general, the tourist may come here to witness its beautiful structure depi...
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Khair Complex, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008
09:00 am - 05:00 pm
One of the most popular forts in India, Golconda mesmerises its visitors with beautiful palaces and great acoustics. Of all, what attracts tourists to this place the most is Fateh Rahben gun- a grand canyon bespeaking fort's glorious times. Walk around the premises, admire its architectural finesse and witness the fact if even the slightest sound c...
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Engine Bowli, Falaknuma, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500053, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Built in the late 19th century by the Nawab Vikar-ul-Umra, the Taj Falaknuma Palace holds a number of royal memories of Hyderabad. The luxe palace once belonged to the Paigah family and also to the Nizam of Hyderabad. Today the stunning palace made completely from Italian Marble and gorgeous stained-glass windows, is a rare historic treat for...
It may be hard for you to pin down the tomb, regardless pay a visit, for the place is beautiful. The final resting place of the Nizam's loyal paigah family, it has been a tourist attraction for past 200 years and is frequented by people from all around. Come here and admire its ageing limestone walls carved with elegant designs. The mosaic work don...
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5-10-193, I Floor, H A C A Bhavan, P G Road, Near Control Room, Hyderabad, Telangana 500004
10:30 am - 05:00 pm
A delight for art lovers, this museum homes one of the richest repositories of antiques and art objects. Built in the early 20th century by the 7th Nizam, the building of the museum is a fine example of art in itself and so is the alluring garden surrounding the building. Originally built tobe the doll house for the daughters of Nizam, the structur...
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5-9-305, Gun Foundry, Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad 500001, Telangana, India
07:00 am - 07:00 pm
St. Joseph’s Cathedral was built during 1869 by Fr. Antonio Tagliabue PIME and was declared a diocese in 1886 by Pope Leo XIII. The bell towers were completed in 1891 and the bells were added in the following year. The whole church is built in true Italian design and is embellished by timeless pieces of art.
The spectacular 6-foot granite wai...
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12:01 am - 12:00 am
The Biritish Residency dates back to the late 18th century and was originally built as a residence for James Achilles Kirkpatrick who married an Indian woman Khair un Nissa. Kirkpatrick was smitten by the Indo-Persian culture and soon gave up his British lifestyle to accept the Indian way of living. The residency was known to be part of his fascina...
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Rachakonda Fort Boundry, Hyderabad 508252, India
12:01 am - 12:00 am
Located around 60 kilometres away for Hyderabad, Rachakonda Fort dates back to the 14th century and was built by Recherla Singama Nayak who belonged to the Padma Nayaka dynasty. The fort marks the shift of the rulers from the capital of Anumagallu to Rachakonda. The Padmanayakas served the Kakatiyas from the 12th century- starting from Rudra Deva u...
Located close to the Golconda Fort, Toji Masjid is one of the rare historic building built by famous architect Qutb Shahi. The masjid is also known as ‘Damdi masjid’ since the architect was paid 1 Damdi (coin) for every rupee spent on building the masjid. The place was built by Mir Musa Khan Mahalda in 1671 and is one of the most elabor...
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Near PBEL City, Ramdev Guda, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500031
11:00 am - 06:00 pm
This hill top monument is believed to belong to Taramati, a courtesan of Sultan Abdullah Qutub Shah. Constructed in an elegant way on the banks of Musi River, there are number of tales that surround this mystic place. The pavilion has 12 doorways and has an open air auditorium with a capacity of 1600 people. The Sultan is believed to be mesmerised ...