Spanish Mosque


Constructed in 1906, this highly ornate mosque is Moorish-meets-Deccan in style, with an array of minarets, balconies and columns.

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1. Mahankali Temple

1.33 MILES

Elaborately carved temple located in a market area that draws many pilgrims. No photos allowed.

3. Buddha Statue & Hussain Sagar

1.93 MILES

Set magnificently on a plinth in the Hussain Sagar, a lake created by the Qutb Shahs, is a colossal stone statue of the Buddha (18m tall). The Dalai Lama…

4. Lamakaan

2.24 MILES

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5. Lumbini Park

2.32 MILES

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6. Birla Mandir

2.56 MILES

The ethereal Birla Mandir, constructed of white Rajasthani marble in 1976, graces Kalapahad (Black Mountain), one of two rocky hills overlooking the lake…

7. Kalakriti Art Gallery

2.67 MILES

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8. Birla Science Centre

2.76 MILES

The Birla Science Centre comprises a museum of science, dolls and archaeology, plus a planetarium. Displays are somewhat dated, but the Dinosaurium has…