Stop by and admire Charminar, a towering 16th-century monument and landmark of Hyderabad. Built in an ornate Indo-Islamic style, the imposing building boasts a mosque and four elaborately decorated minarets. Situated in the heart of the old town, the iconic structure is surrounded by a lively marketplace, filled with shops and eateries. You can browse the bustling surroundings before paying a visit to the monument, rich in history and renowned for its architecture. To visit Charminar on your holiday in Hyderabad, and find out what else Hyderabad has to offer, use our Hyderabad visit site .
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The place was less than I expected. It was more of an observation deck, overlooking the market area more than anything. You've to climb a narrow path of stairs to get up, for someone claustrophobic, f... more »
Though Charminar is an iconic building but I do not like the way it is surrounded with shops, police vans, motor cycles etc. I was thinking neat and clean surroundings with garden across Charminar. Be... more »
Most visited tourist spot in Hyderabad. You will find lot of ornamental shops near Charminar. You will get pearls here. You will get pearl for 50Rs to 2000rs for single piece. Based on the quality and purity (Natural/artificial) the price varies. If you purchase pearls in shops then it is better. Be self prepared to identify original pearl and then do shopping here.
The architecture is absolutely Incredible and will leave you in awe. This is definitely a must see when going to Hyderabad. For those of you who don't know, the name literally translates to "Four Minarets" in English. The atmosphere is great, and if you are in the area be sure to buy some bangles as Hyderabad is known for its bangles and pearls.
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