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Why is Hyderabad known as the city of Pearls? - HolidayKeys.co.uk

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“Hyderabad” is a capital of “Telangana” and de jure state of “Andhra Pradesh”, along the place of Musi River. It was established in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the city was remained Qutub Shahi dynasty before Mughal the captured the region. Mughal viceroy Asif Jah I declared his sovereignty and created his own dynasty, known as the Nizams of Hyderabad, this dynasty has left imprints on the city.

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Why is Hyderabad known as the city of Pearls? - HolidayKeys.co.uk

  1. 1. Hyderabad India City of Pearls Hydera ad is a capital of Telangana and de jure state of A dhra Pradesh , along the place of Musi River. It was established in 1591 by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, the city was remained Qutub Shahi dynasty before Mughal the captured the region. Mughal viceroy Asif Jah I declared his sovereignty and created his own dynasty, known as the Nizams of Hyderabad, this dynasty has left imprints on the city. The relics of Qutub Shahi and Nizam rule remain visible today, with Charminar and Golkonda Fort. Charminar was built by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah in 1591. After shifting his capital from Golkonda to Hyderabad. It is recognized in as a global icon of the city. It is situated on the east bank of Musi River. It lies to Laad bazaar and to the southwest lies the richly ornamented granite Makkah Masjid . It is built as a centerpiece of the city; the city is spread around the Charminar as quadrants and chambers, segregated according to the embellishment settlements. Next is Golkonda fort , it is a southern India fort and it was the capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, situated 11 kilometers west of the city. This region is known for the mines that have produced some of the precious and most famous gems of the world, including Kohinoor, the Hope diamond, and the Nassak diamond. This was first built by the Kaktiya dynasty. The city and fortress are built on a granite hill over the height of 120 meters and it is surrounded by the massive battlements. Later on, it was strengthened several times by the different rulers, and it was finally falling into ruins after a siege to the Mughal Empire under Aurangzeb. Before move to Hyderabad, this was the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty.
  2. 2. This was first built by the Kaktiya dynasty. The city and fortress are built on a granite hill over the height of 120 meters and it is surrounded by the massive battlements. Later on, it was strengthened several times by the different rulers, and it was finally falling into ruins after a siege to the Mughal Empire under Aurangzeb. Before move to Hyderabad, this was the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty. It actually consists of four distinct forts with a 10 km long outer wall with 87 semicircular bastions (some still mounted with cannons), eight gateways, and four drawbridges, with a number of royal apartments and halls, temples, mosques, magazines, stables, etc. inside. The lowest of these is the outermost enclosure into which we enter by the Fateh Darwaza (Victory gate, so called after Aura gze s triumphant army marched in through this gate) studded with giant iron spikes (to prevent elephants from battering them down) near the south-eastern corner. At Fateh Darwaza can be experienced a fantastic acoustic effect, characteristic of the engineering marvels at Golkonda. A hand clap at a certain point below the dome at the entrance reverberates and can be heard clearly at the Bala Hisar pavilion, the highest point almost a kilometer away. This worked as a warning note to the royals in case of an attack. Qutb Shahi to s is situated in Ibrahim Bagh and one kilometer apart from Golkonda Fort. The galleries of smaller tombs are of a single storey tomb while the larger ones are two storied. The tombs are domed structure built on a square base surrounded by pointed arches. A distinctive style, which blends Persian, Pashtun and Hindu forms. The tombs are structures with intricately carved stonework and are surrounded by landscaped gardens.
  3. 3. Taramati Baradari is a historical sarai and a part of Ibrahim Bagh, a Persian style garden built during the reign of Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah. The Baradari was constructed on the banks of the Musi River. Abdullah Qutb Shah, who as an elegy to his favourite courtesan, Taramati, is said to have named the sarai Taramati Baradari. After spending a whole day with these monuments you a t go anywhere else, because must be feeling tired now, so the next day, some fun places are places also there for you , there you will enjoy a lot like Os a Sagar an amusement park ride and it is close to nature, Jalavihar where anyone can enjoy whether a kid or an adult, in a water park with slides. After all these fun if you wanted to sit and then Shamirpet Lake is for you, you can sit there on the coast and enjoy the bird watching. If you are feeling hungry, then there are a lot of dhabas and restaurants are there for you. But do t forget to include the Hyderabadi cuisine in your meal, take the Hyderabadi Biryani and Hyderabadi Haleema. There is a lot of local food which you will not find anywhere else. Hyderabad is known as the Nizam City because of the Niza s rule. But it is also known as City of Pearl because of trading in pearl and diamonds, many of the ity s traditional bazaars, including Laad Bazaar, Begum Bazaar and Sultan Bazaar, have remained open for centuries. Do t forget to buy pearl or diamond from the city; these are original diamond and pearl. It will be the most precious shopping when you will visit to Hyderabad.

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