Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a city with many identities. It is a heritage city with many historical sites exuding an old world charm. By contrast, it has emerged as a global hub for the IT industry as embodied by Hitec city, situated on the outskirts. Roads in this state capital are being improved and added while, a light rail transit system as well as the upcoming metro system supplement the large fleet of public transport buses. It is on the international aviation map as well.
Hyderabads many attractions have something for everyone. For history and art lovers there is the Golconda fort, Charminar, MeccaMasjid, AP State Archaeological Museum, Salarjung Museum to name only a few. Nature enthusiasts would love to visit the beautiful Public Gardens, Nehru Zoological park, Hussainsagar Lake and KBR National Park within the city. Around Hyderabad are Mrigavani National Park, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park. Osmansagar Lake and Shamirpet are excellent picnic spots. A tour of the Ramoji Film City is also an interesting experience.
Food lovers would enjoy the Hyderabadi cuisine including the famous Hyderabadi Biryani which has emerged from a unique blend of Mughal and Arab influences. And for those who wish to carry a little bit of Hyderabadi ethnicity back with them, they can shop at the Laad Bazaar of the old city (near Charminar). Bridal wear, Pearls and the traditional Hyderabadi glass and stone studded bangles are sold here.
Best Time to Visit: Moderate climate during the period September to February would make it an ideal time to visit Hyderabad

Languages Spoken: A typical Hyderabadi could be either a Telugu or an Urdu speaking person. Hindi is also widely used.

Climate: The city experiences a hot summer, warm and humid monsoon (July to September) and a moderate climate during the months September to February.

Heritage sites: Charminar, Golconda fort, Mecca Masjid, Qutb Shahi Tombs
Knowledge centres: AP State Archaeological Museum, Salarjung Museum, Birla planetarium, Shilparamam(Arts and Crafts village), Taramati Baradari Culture village
Picnic Spots and Fun places: Public Gardens, Nehru Zoological park, Hussainsagar Lake, KBR National Park, Mrigavani National Park, Mahavir Harina Vanasthali National Park, Osmansagar Lake, Shamirpet, Ramoji Film City
Holy places: Birla Temple