Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the southern Indian state of Telangana. Occupying 650 square kilometres (250 sq mi) along the banks of the Musi River, it has a population of 6.8 million and a metropolitan population of 7.75 million, making it the fourth most populous city and sixth most populous urban agglomeration in India. At an average altitude of 542 metres (1,778 ft), much of Hyderabad is situated on hilly terrain around artificial lakes, including Hussain Sagar—predating the city’s founding—north of the city centre.
- 5th Largest City in India experiencing explosive growth.
- The World Bank has recognized Hyderabad as the 2nd biggest Indian city in business.
- DTZ has declared Hyderabad as the 3rd safest city in the world for offices.
- IT, ITES Pharma & Biotech Super-Hub in the Country.
- Reputed International Airport.
- Metro Rail Project – Longest in the country.
- 5th largest GDP contribution in the country, 4.44 lakh crores .
- ITIR project expected to generate 56 lakh jobs.
- Hyderabad expected to touch 2 crore in population.
Hyderabad: From a glorious past to a great future
Hyderabad Metro Rail
Hyderabad Metro Rail (HMR) is a fully automated rapid transit system, currently under construction, for the city of Hyderabad, India. HMR project has been selected as one of the top 100 strategic global infrastructure projects to be showcased at the forthcoming Global Infrastructure Leadership Forum being held in New York during February–March, 2013. The HMR project is considered to be the world’s largest project under public-private partnership, with investments of over Rs 17,000 Crore.
Cyber Towers is the first phase of HITEC City and was inaugurated in November 1998.Companies include Knowledge Matrix India Pvt Ltd., 7Hills Business Solutions, AppLabs, CIGNITI Software Services Pvt, Ltd., Keane, Microsoft, Patni Computer Systems, Oracle Corporation, GE Capital, WHISHWORKS, Prithvi Information Solutions, Naia Software Solutions India Pvt Ltd., Orbees, Four Soft operate offshore development facilities and call centers in this four-quadrant, 10-story building.
Hyderabad International Airport
Hyderabad International Airport, is an international airport serving the metropolis of Hyderabad located at Shamshabad, about 22 km (14 mi) south of Hyderabad.
The airport features as the top among Indian airports in the ranking of world airports for the year 2013 by Skytrax. It serves as a hub for Spice Jet, Lufthansa Cargo and Blue Dart Aviation and as a focus city for Air India, Jet Airways, and JetLite.
The Cyber Gateway is Phase II of HITEC City. A giant arch in front of the building stands as a gateway to the rest of HITEC City and hence the name. It comprises over 866,000 square feet (80,500 m²) of office space across 8 acres (3.25 ha) of land with a glass façade, landscaped gardens, and waiting lounge. The Cyber Gateway is designed for ITES and BPO services with multiple redundancies for connectivity and power. Large offshore processing operations operate out of this building.
The Mindspace IT Park was envisioned by Raheja Corp, which identified the need for a world-class environment and ecosystem t
o foster great business ideas. This vision was translated to “Mindspace”, a new-age philosophy of working and living, conceived to make corporates feel at home even while they are at work. It includes residential, recreational, entertainment, and retail spaces. The park provides about 4,000,000 square feet (370,000 m2) of office space.
Gachibowli is a major IT suburb of Hyderabad, India, located in the Serilingampally mandal of the Rangareddy district. It is situated about 5 km away from HITEC City, another IT hub. Both these suburbs lie in the north-west part of Hyderabad city.
HITEX Exhibition Center
Hyderabad International Trade Expositions Limited (HITEX) is a state-of-the-art venue for international exhibitions, conferences, trade shows, and corporate events in India
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium
Rajiv Gandhi International Cricket Stadium formerly known as Visaka International Cricket Stadium Ground, is the principal cricket stadium in Hyderabad, India and is the home ground of the Hyderabad Cricket Association (HCA). It is located in Uppal, an eastern suburb of the city. It has a capacity of 55,000 spectators presently and extends across 16 acres (65,000 m2) of land.
The Charminar, built in 1591.Charminar is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India.The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad,
Charminar listed among the most recognized structures of India.
Hussain Sagar is a lake in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India, built by Hazrat Hussain Shah Wali in 1562, during the rule of Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometers and is fed by River Musi. A large monolithic statue of the Gautam Buddha, erected in 1992, stands on a pedestal in the middle of the lake. Maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet.
Birla Mandir is a Hindu temple, built on a 280 feet (85 m) high hillock called Naubath Pahad on a 13 acres (53,000 m2) plot. The construction took 10 years and was consecrated in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission. The temple was constructed by Birla Foundation, which has also constructed several similar temples across India, all of which are known as Birla Mandir.
Golkonda consists of four distinct forts with a 10 km long outer wall with 87 semicircular bastions (some still mounted with cannons), eight gateways, and four drawbridges, with a number of royal apartments & halls, temples, mosques, magazines, stables, etc. inside. The lowest of these is the outermost enclosure into which we enter by the “Fateh Darwaza” (Victory gate, so called after Aurangzeb’s triumphant army marched in through this gate) studded with giant iron spikes (to prevent elephants from battering them down) near the south-eastern corner.
Ramoji Film City
The Ramoji Film City in India is situated near Hayathnagar in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. At 1666 acres, It is the largest integrated film city in the world.It is also a popular tourism and recreation centre, containing both natural and artificial attractions including an amusement park. The Outer Ring Road Phase 2 has acquired lands at the entrance and is set to intersect the city.
Salar Jung Museum
The Salar Jung Museum is an art museum located at Darushifa, on the southern bank of the Musi river in the city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the three National Museums of India. It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artefacts, carpets, clocks, and furniture from Japan, China, Burma, Nepal, India, Persia, Egypt, Europe, and North America. The museum’s collection was sourced from the property of the Salar Jung family.
Nehru Zoological Park (also known as Hyderabad Zoo or Zoo Park) is a zoo located near Mir Alam Tank in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is one of the most visited destinations in Hyderabad. Zoo hours vary by se