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This is a monument and a mosque located in Hyderabad which is built in 1591.The landmark has become known globally as a symbol of Hyderabad and is listed among the most recognized structures in India. The Charminar's long history includes the existence of a mosque on its top floor for more than 400 years. While both historically and religiously significant, it is also known for the popular and busy local markets surrounding the structure, and has become one of the most frequented tourist attract

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Mecca Masjid

Mecca Masjid

0.17km from Charminar

This is a congregational mosque in Hyderabad. t is one of the largest mosques in India with a capacity of 20,000. The mosque was built between the 16th and 17th centuries and is a state-protected monument that lies close to the Charminar.

Salarjung museum

Salarjung museum

0.43km from Charminar

This is an art museum located in Dar ul Shifa on the southern bank of Musi river. It is one of the three national museums in India.

Chowmahalla Palace

Chowmahalla Palace

0.52km from Charminar

The former centre of the ‘City of Nizams’, Hyderabad, the splendid Chowmahalla Palace was the seat of the rulers of the Asaf Jahi dynasty. This palace became the venue where the Nizams used to entertain their important guests and special visitors and organize ceremonial ceremonies. Erected around 200 years ago, Chowmahalla Palace boasts of exquisite architecture and magnificence.

Nehru Zoological Park

Nehru Zoological Park

2.76km from Charminar

Nehru Zoological Park was opened to the public in the year of 1963. It is situated near the historically important Mir Alam Tank, which is 200 year old and is the first multi-arch masonry dam in the world. Nehru Zoological Park is one of the largest zoos of India. Adding to the extensive varieties of wildlife, this zoo park is considered to be the first one where animals have been kept in zoological order.

Falaknuma Palace

Falaknuma Palace

3.49km from Charminar

Falaknuma is a palace in Hyderabad. It originally belonged to the Paigah family and was later owned by the nizam of Hyderabad. It is on a hillock that covers around 32 acres.

Paigah Tombs

Paigah Tombs

3.69km from Charminar

Paigah Tombs are known for their architectural excellence. One of the best examples of Indo Saracenic architecture, the tombs presents a beautiful blend of Asaf Jah and Rajputani style of architecture. Built of white marble, Paigah tombs captivate visitors with intricately designed interiors.

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Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, as it had once flourished as a global center for trade of rare diamonds, emeralds as well as natural pearls.

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