Hyderabad

Visiting Hyderabad? Here are Top Places to Visit in the City

Hyderabad is the second largest city in Sindh province and is the eight largest city of Pakistan.The city is rich in its traditions,history and culture.Hyderabad has mountainous climate pleasant than other parts of Sindh.If you are in Hyderabad these are the spots you need to visit in.

Sindh Museum

It is a large museum that  has large halls that features heritage and history of Indus valley civilization. Items and artefacts from various ruling periods of Sindh,  are showcased in the museum. Museum have plenty of galleries where replicas of people belonging to different occupations are placed showing their daily life.It is a great place for visitors.

Pacco Qila [Hyderabad Fort]

Pacco Qillo (Strong Fort), or Pakka Qilla, is an early modern fortification in Hyderabad, Pakistan. The Fort was constructed on the hillock. Its fortification wall, running along the contours of the hillock, is imposing with burnt bricks and decorated with ornamental ‘kangaroos’ of odd shape. This was the place where Mirs treasury was located.

Rani Bagh

The Rani Bagh, previously Das Garden, is a zoological garden located in Hyderabad City.The garden was re-christened in honour of Queen Victoria.It is one of the popular recreational spot and a best place for kids.

Kacha Qila

Maki Shah Qila or Weak Fort was built-in 1768 by the same Kalhoro ruler who built Pakka Qila. However, it used unbaked clay bricks. Thus the name Kacha Qila which means “weak fort”. The fort is now in a very desolated state. Today, most people head to the fort to visit the shrine of Makki Shah built on the hill of the fort.It is also a good examples of early modern fortifications.

Tomb of the Mian Ghulam Nabi Kalhoro

The large and beautiful tomb of Kalhora ruler Mian Ghulam Nabi Kalhoro decorated with tiles is well-preserved, although its dome collapsed and has now been replaced by a flat roof.It is a wonderful historic monument.

Tombs of Talpur Mirs

Miran ja cuba is the second name of tombs of Mirs.The tombs complex hosted large mausoleums for Talpur rulers while they were several smaller mausoleums for their wives, consorts and infant children. There are several graves in the external area that are uncovered and unmarked.These tombs are renowned for the tile decoration on their outside facade.

Badshahi Bungalow

The Badshahi Bungalow is the Palace of Prince Mir Hassan Ali Khan Talpur, the son of the last ruler of Hyderabad Mir Naseer Khan Talpur.Badshahi Bungalow is believed to be a place where you can find the essence of Mughals with their living styles and the things which are placed in this bungalow is linked to the eminent Mughal emperors.

Navalrai Market Clock Tower

Navalrai Market Clock Tower or “Ghanta Ghar” of Hyderabad was built in 1914.The clock tower is at the end of the Shahi Bazaar  and at the main entrance of the Pakka Fort. The Shahi Bazaar is a typical Pakistani eastern Bazaar. The Bazaar is also famous for other architectural buildings and havelis with small wood carved balconies.

So if you are in Hyderabad do visit these noteworthy sights there.

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