West of the Charminar, the crowded Laad Bazaar is the perfect place to get lost. It's known across the south as the place to get...
Hyderabad’s principal landmark was built by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah in 1591 to commemorate the founding of Hyderabad and the end of...
In their latest act of architectural showmanship, the nizam family has restored this dazzling palace – or, technically, four (char) ...
Shah Ghouse Cafe
During Ramzan, Hyderabadis line up for Shah Ghouse's famous haleem , but unusually, it also serves it outside of Ramzan. The biryani...
Lonely Planet review
This mosque is one of the world’s largest, with space for 10,000 worshippers. Women are not allowed inside.
Several bricks embedded above the gate are made with soil from Mecca – hence the name. To the left of the mosque an enclosure contains the tombs of Nizam Ali Khan and his successors. Since the 2007 bomb blasts here, security is tight; no bags are allowed inside.