Top Places To Visit In Hyderabad With Family

Top Places To Visit In Hyderabad With Family

Hyderabad is the “Pearl City” of India. The city has a 400-year-old history and was once ruled by the Qutb Shah Dynasty and then the Nizams. Now it’s a metropolitan city with highrises and modern facilities. Still, there are many historical monuments and natural getaways to check out in Hyderabad. So, visit Hyderabad and tick off the locations from our list of places to visit in Hyderabad with family. 

This blog will discuss the top tourist destinations in Hyderabad along with how to go there, how to apply for Indian Visa, where to stay, travel costs etc.

So, let’s start.

Top Places To Visit In Hyderabad With Family

  1. Charminar

Hyderabad’s iconic monument Charminar should be on top of every traveller’s list of places to visit in Hyderabad with family. “Charminar” means a building consisting of four minarets. Sultan Mohammed Quli Qutb Shah built this well-known landmark in 1591. An Iranian architect designed the Charminar. Hence, it reflects Islamic architecture, especially that of “Shia Tazias” as the Sultans of the Qutb Shah Dynasty were Shia Muslims. The 48 meters high building is the first multi-storied structure in Hyderabad. There are 45 prayer rooms in the building and they are still used to this date.

Pro Tips:

  • The entry fee for tourists is Rs.100 per person.

  • Opening hours start from 9.30 am to 5.30 pm. 

  • The site is open daily. 

  1. Golconda Fort And Gol Gumbaz

Golconda Fort and Gol Gumbaz were both built during the Qutb Shahi Dynasty. These are unique architectural marvels of Hyderabad as well as India. Their special features include the acoustical architecture that enabled the guards and soldiers to protect the Golconda Fort from enemies. The Sultan held secret meetings in the Gol Gumbaz.

The Golconda Fort was built in such a way that enabled the sound to float inside the fort and reach as far as 3 square kilometres. The Sultan could hear whatever was happening inside the fort from his bedroom. The Sultan’s guards could hear even the slightest of sounds including weapons carried by the enemy and catch anyone coming to the fort with ill intentions.

The Gol Gumbaz was built by Sultan Adil Shah who used the building to arrange important meetings and communicate secretly with diplomats. The Gol Gumbaz’s famous whispering gallery showcases the awesome acoustical architecture that enabled him to talk to a person who was standing on the other side of the gallery (124 feet afar). After his death, it became his and his family’s tomb.

Pro Tips:

  • The entry fee for tourists is RS. 300 per person.

  • Opening hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm.

  • The site is open daily.

  1. Ramoji Film City

One of the top places to visit in Hyderabad with family is Ramoji Film City. To visit the place, allot a whole day because it is the biggest film city in the world with a massive area of 2500 acres. Telegu film producer Ramoji Rao built this amazing place to shoot films in. The location is often used to shoot various Hindi, Telegu, Tamil and Malayalam films. 

The film city can accommodate around 50 shooting crew at the same time. There are tourist buses available for sightseeing. Start early if you want to cover the whole area. The film city contains some of the most magnificent set designs including Bahubali, Chennai Express, etc blockbuster films.

Pro Tips:

  • There are many packages available. The entry fee depends on the package you choose. Check out the website for more details. 

  • Opening hours are 9.00 am to 5.30 pm.

  • The site is open daily. 

  1. Chowmahalla Palace

Chowmahalla Palace is the official residence of the Nizams of Hyderabad. The Nizams were the governors of the Mughal Dynasty. They possessed great power and money. The 7th Nizam was the richest man in the world. He donated 5,000 kgs of gold to the Indian government. The Chowmahalla Palace is a fine representation of the wealth and opulence of Nizams. 

“Chowmahalla” means four mahal or palaces. The four palaces each serve their own purposes. The palaces are full of luxurious furniture, cars, chandeliers, intricate wood and marble work, priceless antiques and antiquities, etc. The Chowmahalla Palace is a must-see on your visit to Hyderabad.

Pro Tips:

  • The entry fee for tourists is RS. 200 per person.

  • Opening hours are 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

  • The site is open daily except for Fridays and national holidays. 

  1. Salar Jung Museum

Last but not the least, The Salar Jung Museum is one of the best places to visit in Hyderabad with family, especially if you have kids who would adore a lesson or two on history. The museum is known as the largest collection of art and artefacts by a single person. It is a noteworthy museum in India. Nawab Mir Yousuf Ali Khan, the prime minister of Hyderabad during Nizam’s rule, collected thousands of paintings, sculptures, manuscripts, ceramics, carpets, clocks, and furniture from all over the world over 35 years. 

The museum also includes gifts and souvenirs received by the Nizams from their subjects which are made of pure gold, silver and diamond. The collection is so huge that it is quite astounding to watch. The museum is a great illustration of the height of luxury and opulence that the Nizams and their officials enjoyed.

Pro Tips:

  • The entry fee for tourists is RS. 500 per person.

  • Opening hours are 10.00 am to 5.00 pm.

  • The site is open daily except for Fridays and national holidays

How To Travel To Hyderabad

To visit Hyderabad, you need to apply for an Indian visa online. For visa-related help and inquiries, call us at +88-09617-111-888 or contact us for visa processing services. 

Popular airlines flying from Dhaka to Hyderabad are Air India, Biman Bangladesh Airlines, Vistara, Indigo Air, SpiceJet etc. Most of them offer daily flights from Dhaka to Hyderabad via Kolkata or Delhi. Check prices and book the cheapest tickets through Flight Expert. Try to book the tickets at least 15 days before your visit to ensure the best price.

It takes approximately 6 hours and 30 minutes to reach Hyderabad including transit. Try to spend at least 3-5 days in Hyderabad if you want to experience the true essence of the city.

Where To Stay In Hyderabad

The best hotels in Hyderabad are:

Some reasonable hotels to stay in with family in Hyderabad are:

How Much Does It Cost To Visit Hyderabad?

Hyderabad travel cost from Bangladesh looks something like this-

Return Plane Fare - 22,000 - 30,000 BDT per person 

Room Rent Per Night - 3,000-4,000 BDT

Sim Card - 1,200 BDT

Food- 1,500 BDT (per day)

So, the total cost for your Hyderabad trip (excluding transport costs and entry fees) will be approximately 70,000-80,000 BDT per person (for 5 days). But you can reduce the cost by opting for cheaper hotels and having cheaper meals.

To Conclude,

Now you know which are the most unique places to visit in Hyderabad. I hope we’ve answered all your questions regarding your Hyderabad trip. Visit to check for flights from Dhaka to Hyderabad. Call us at +88-09617-111-888 or contact us for flight booking and visa processing services.

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