"I LOVE HYDERABAD" Top 5 Page for this destination Hyderabad by alycat

Hyderabad Travel Guide: 368 reviews and 599 photos

The most happening city in India

Hyderabad is one of the most rapidly growing cities and is currently the fifth largest city in India. The IT hub in Southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh is easily accessible. Regular flights, frequent trains and the excellent road network make Hyderabad a great travel destination.

A City In History

Once home to the richest man in the world, The Nizam, the princely state of Hyderabad is trying hard to retain some of the old charm, manners, etiquettes, and culture that once defined the people here. In this fast changing geographical scenario hyderabadi's are in a race to catch up with the world n fast.

Some moan in quite numbers about the erosion of sublte culture while some go about showing off their language and culture. But an Hyderabadi sure knows how to take it easy. For me well, this is my Paris, NY and my London, I wouldnt trade it for anything in the world.

They are ways of living n enjoyin life, and then there is the Hyderabadi style of living, the way it was meant to be. Its famous and copied all over south asia. The best part in here is that almost all the people u meet here will be Nawabs (prince) or they will act like one or atleast be related in some way to the royal family of yore. Autodrivers, rickshaw pullers, pan shop vendor, watchman, students, officegoers, Govt. employees, doctors, managers.......... oh the list goes on. All of them are Nawabs in their own right. Thats the beauty of it all, that sense of senseless achievement, of being nothing, that arrogance, that feelin that u belong to an era that's so enchanting, so grand, so much powerful, so independent and laidback. The feeling of being a Hyderabadi............

My city my people....

Ek tuuti hui zanjeer ki fariyaad hai hum
aur duniyaa ye samajhatii hai ke aazaad hai hum

Kyon hamen log samajhate hai yahaan paradesii
ik muddat se isi shahar me aabaad hai hum

Kahan kaa tark-e-vatan kahan ki hijarat baaba
isi dhartii ki isi desh ki aulaad hai hum

Hum bhi taamiir-e-vatan me.n hai baraabar ke shariik
dar-o-diivaar agar tum ho to buniyaad hai hum

ham ko is daur-e-taraqqii ne diyaa kyaa "Meraj"
kal bhi barbaad the aur aaj bhii barbaad hai hum

...Meraj Faizabadi

Pros and Cons
  • Pros:Make a Hyderabadi friend n see the change n urself
  • Cons:None if u wanna be irresponsible, careless n all that....
  • In a nutshell:YoU WIll gET AdDIccTed To tHe fOOd aND tHe aTTiTude
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Comments (30)

  • regina.williams's Profile Photo
    Jan 19, 2009 at 1:15 PM

    Interesting !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

  • Marisola's Profile Photo
    Jun 17, 2008 at 9:25 PM

    Please let me know what you wrote here...

  • janiebaxter's Profile Photo
    May 26, 2008 at 4:10 AM

    Hi, Thanks for your comments which brought my attention to your very interesting pages. My family came from Hyderabad many generations ago and I would love to visit there some day.

  • Dec 15, 2007 at 1:14 AM

    Salam to all. i have been to MANDAR after reading here,and i wanna thank you,i had a very god time there,apoolofish was col-btr chkn was grt-and biryani awsome.servie was slow but it was worth eating.thnks fr ltng me know this place.bye.

  • monina_c's Profile Photo
    Mar 22, 2007 at 6:08 PM

    You can visit Manila anytime. It's always perfect!

  • davequ's Profile Photo
    Feb 28, 2007 at 12:50 PM

    Thanks for stopping by and for sharing your hometown. Best regards

  • was_the_beav's Profile Photo
    Feb 1, 2007 at 2:55 PM

    What a great page! If I'm ever in Hyderabad again, these tips will sure come in handy! So would a new friend :-)

  • coceng's Profile Photo
    Jan 24, 2007 at 6:35 AM

    Your tips on Hyderabad are very informative ! :) Thank you very much.

  • linwei66's Profile Photo
    Oct 31, 2006 at 5:53 PM

    Hi there. Great pages! I've spent some time in Pondi and I'm now looking for either an internship or grad school in India for Int'l Economic Development. Anything suggestions for programs like this in Hyderabad??

  • goutammitra's Profile Photo
    Jul 15, 2006 at 6:56 PM

    Very nicely written tips.

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