Hyderabad Half-Day Tour with British Residency, Paigah Tombs

Tours & Sightseeing in Tashiding

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Book this half-day tour to visit some of the most popular attractions in Hyderabad including British Residency, Paigah Tombs and BadShahi Ashukhana. Visit the magnificent British Residency as the result of the matured romance with Princess Khairunnisa and also the BadShahi Ashukhana built on the banks of Musi River. Learn more about the history of Hyderabad while enjoying the beautiful architecture.
You will be picked up at your hotel in Hyderabad either in the morning or in the afternoon and then start your tour with a visit to the British Residency.The magnificent British Residency was the result of the matured romance with Princess Khairunnisa, who was a refuge in his house from an enforced marriage. Then go to the Paigah Tombs that are the magnificent example of lessor known Indo Saracenic architecture and delightfully decorated with flowers, famous jali work and have marble inlay work on them with lime and mortar. The noble families of Paigah were the most influential and powerful families of the Princely State during the 18th century. Learn the history of the tombs while appreciating their beautiful architecture.Later stop by the Badshahi Ashurkhana as a mourning place for Shias during the festival of Moharram and now a heritage site. Constructed in memory of martyrdom of Imam Hussain, Badshahi Ashurkhana was built in 1594 by Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah, the founder of Hyderabad City. It is remarkable for its height and abundance of Chinese tiles used. Adorned with enamel-tiled mosaics, the building houses some ancient banners and relics. When the tour concludes, you will be transferred back to your hotel in Hyderabad.

What’s included

  • Local taxes
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Entry/Admission - Paigah Tombs
  • Entry/Admission - Badshahi Ashurkhana
  • Entry/Admission - British Residency

What’s not included

  • Gratuities
  • Food and drinks

Highlights

  • Choice of morning or afternoon departure
  • All entrance fees included
  • Led by a local guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
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