Thursday, 29 October 2015

Wednesday, 14 October 2015

Mrugavani National Park-Hyderabad city tour

Mrugavani National Park is situated at Chilkur in Moinabad mandal . 20kms distance from Hyderabad. It is inaugurated by NT Rama Rao 0n 6/12/1998. It is actually preserved by forest department. A wide area of around 900 acres or slightly far less located on the way to chilkur Balaji temple, from Hyderabad. The park has been home to over 600 varieties of plants and animals.
Very good place to spend a while especially if you coming back from Chilkur Balaji Temple. At the entrance of the Park, you can find a small museum exhibiting the flora & fauna available there. 
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Over 80% of the forest area is fenced, but the remaining area can be walked around to see some fresh flora, ferns and fauna, in a museum at the entry itself.
Apart from the different flora and fauna the Mrugavani National Park presents more than 100 species of birds such as warblers, peacocks, lapwings, and flower peckers.

Some fauna we can see are    

Panther, Cheetal, Wild boar, Sambar, Jungle Cat, Civet Cat, Mongoose, porcupines, fox, Black naped Hare, jackals, etc.


Snakes,  Monitor Lizard, Rat Snakes, Russell Viper, Cobra etc.

Quails, Peacocks, Warblers, Quails, Flower Peckers, Ducks, Partridges, Partridges, Curlews, Lapwings, Babbler, Koel etc.

We can also see different types of trees like Teak, Bamboo, Sandal, Picus, Palas, Rela etc.

Butterfly Park has wide variety of colour butterflies and is definitely a good sight.
Sometimes you may get a Safari vehicle arranged by the park by which people who cannot walk much can move around and observe nice variety of hundreds of various types of small plants, lot number of peacocks and deers . Minimum 10people has to be there to go if you wants a ride.
Recently they provide canteen you can find all veg or non veg, snacks &drinks specially biryani all are at low-cost rate or you can bring from your home or outside food, you can enjoy anything  you can take cameras also permitted.

Other Attractions

  • Jungle Safari

  • The park has a high view point in the form of watch tower to watch the animals at very closer.

  • Park has also got a library, museum, auditorium with wild life exhibits and environmental education centre.

Best Time to Park Safari
The park can be visited at any time; The Park is open on all days of the week except Mondays from 9.00 AM to 5.00 PM.
Entry Fee
Rs. 10/- Per Person

Much crowd will be there in weekends, Monday is closed.

How to Reach

By Air The nearest airport to Mrugavani National Park is Rajiv Gandhi international airport, Hyderabad which is 31 Km from the Park. 

By Rail The nearest railway station to Mrugavani National Park are Nampally and hyderabad decan railway station Junction which is 14 KM away from Mrugavani National Park .

By Road There are a number of government and privately operated vehicles that go to Mrugavani National Park at frequent intervals.

Distance from some famous places

Hyderabad – about 25 km

Indira Park – about 4 km

Lumbini Park – about 3 km

Peddamma Temple – about 10 km

Mount Opera – about 32 km

Qutub Shahi Tomb – about 10 km

To see all the tourist places in Hyderabad

Wednesday, 7 October 2015

Places to Visit in Hyderabad

About Hyderabad and Tourist places in Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital and also largest city of the South Indian state of Telangana . It was ruled by the Qutub Shahis, Mughals and the Nizams which toned its history.
The city is a centre for film industry, top-notch public and private hospitals, state and central Level Research Institutions, Information Technology industry, Biotech and Pharma industry along with several public sector organizations.
Endearingly known as the Pearl City, Hyderabad offers various tourist attractions such as historical Heritage monuments, Gardens and Resorts, Lakes, Parks, Museums, delicious food and an exciting shopping experience.
The city has an average temperature of 22-34 degree Celsius and the best time for you to visit is from September to March.

Best visiting places in Hyderabad

The wonderful contemporary Birla Mandir is located at the south end of Hussain Sagar in Hyderabad. It is mounted on top of the Kala Pahad , the twin hillock of the Naubat Pahad . The Birlas (businessmen who have constructed various temples in India ) structured this temple in 1976 . The temple has been designed with white marbles from Rajasthan.
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The temple is open up for pilgrims from 7 .00 am to 12 .00 am and 3 .00 pm to 9 .00 pm on almost all days of the week

Taj Falaknuma Palace 
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Falaknuma Palace is the most excellent palaces in Hyderabad, Telangana , India . The palace has 60 lavishly decorated rooms and 22 spacious halls. It possesses some of the best collections of the Nizam treasure. Falaknuma stores a large collection of unique treasures including paintings, statues, furniture, scripts and books.

The Salar Jung Museum of Hyderabad is a monument of the artistic achievements of various European, Asian and Far Eastern countries of the world.
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The current museum building was constructed on the southern bank of River Musi , which is near by the very important monuments of old city of Hyderabad such as the historic Charminar , Mecca Masjid etc . The collections of the Museum and the library were shifted from Dewan Deodi to the new building in the year 1968 , and two more buildings were added in the year 2000 .

The part managing Indian Art comprises of sculptures of stone , bronze idols , cuttings of jade , painted textiles , wood carvings , small paintings , modern art , carvings of ivory , textiles , metal utensils , holographs , arms and many other war outfits designed for protection .

Jagannath Temple
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The Jagannath Temple located near Banjara hills Road no .12 (twelve) in Hyderabad, India is a modern temple constructed by the Odia community of the Hyderabad city dedicated to the Hindu God Jagannath .This is famous for its annual Rathyatra festival attended by a large number of devotees.

Chilkur Balaji Temple  
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Chilkur Balaji Temple very famous and oldest temple in Hyderabad,India. Popularly known as visa balaji temple, people called as visa God. It is located in the banks of the osman sagar lake Hyderabad,india.It is 17 km from mehdipatnam. This temple is an ancient Hindu temple in Hyderabad telangana dist. built during the time of Akkanna and Madanna the uncles of Bhakta armadas. 

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Golconda , also called Golkonda or Golla konda is a fort of Southern India and capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi empire ( c .1518–1687 ) , is located 11 kilometres ( 6 .8 mi ) west of Hyderabad . It is also a tehsil of Hyderabad district , India . The place is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most popular diamonds , including the Koh-i-Noor , the Hope Diamond and the Nassak Diamond .

Ramoji Film City world’s largest film studio was established by Indian film producer Ramoji Rao, head of Ramoji Group, in 1996. The Ramoji Film City in India is located in Anajpur village, Hayathnagar Mandal in Hyderabad, Telangana. At 2000 acres.
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Hyderabad film city is the best vacation getaway for holidays, honeymooners, corporate conferences, occasions, family picnics, theme parties, adventure camps and grand wedding ceremonies in colorful city of Hyderabad. The biggest film studio complex in the world as certified by Guinness World Records provides extensive and innovative film making facilities with passionate professionalism. It attracts many of the tourists who visit Hyderabad.

Chowmahalla Palace

The Chowmahalla Palace in Hyderabad near to charminar was once the seat of the Asaf Jahi Empire and was constructed with a purpose to deal with royal guests and visitors. Located near the famous Charminar and Laad Bazaar, this palace bears a lot to offer to its visitors. Every area is so intricately designed and shocks all with its Nawabi charm.                                               
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The building design of the palace has been influenced by various styles of architecture and contains a southern courtyard and northern courtyard, complete with lawns and fountains. The southern yard has four palaces – Aftab Mahal , Afzal Mahal , Mahtab Mahal and Tahniyat Mahal . The northern yard has a very long corridor of rooms called Bada Imam, which has been designed with ornate stucco and possess royal Mughal domes.

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Also called Hyderabad Zoo , Nehru Zoological Park was founded in the year 1959 however it was only in 1963 when it got opened for public . Named after the first Indian Prime Minister, Jawaharlal Nehru , the zoo has been effectively maintained and run by the Hyderabad forest department for more than 4 decades . A must visit location for animal lovers,  this zoo shelters around 250 species of fauna . All the animals are kept in setting similar to their natural atmosphere. Covers across an area of 300 acres , it has species of Indian rhino , Bengal tiger , Indian elephant , python , panther , Asiatic lion , gaur , antelopes , deer , Himalayan Black Bear and variety of birds as its inmates . A number of animals from zoo across the nation have been brought here showcasing the variety of wildlife it inhabitants.

Buddha Statue
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During N. T. Rama Rao served as chief minister of Andhra Pradesh, between 1983 and 1989 he invested large sums of money to standing many statues of people from the region's political and religious history. During his visit to New York, he observed the Statue of Liberty and was motivated by the efforts to regain it. He said "I wanted something similar to that . . . That would have been my contribution to society.
The Statue of the Buddha, with a height of 17.5 m, is one of the world’s largest monoliths. It weighs around 350 tonnes and was graven out of white granite rock. Close to 200 statue makers were involved for 2 years in the creation of this statue. The statue was designed as a part of the Buddha Purnima project in 1985 but few years later, it met with misfortune while being carried to the lake. The statue laid on the bed of the lake till the time it was finally brought out and erected on the pedestal on 12th April 1992

Shilparamam Cultural Society

Shilparamam is an arts and crafts village located in Madhapur , Hyderabad , Telangana , India .
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The village was developed with a concept to create an environment for the preservation of traditional craft items. You will find cultural festivals round the year.
Shilparamam is Hyderabad’s tribute to India’s natural beauty, richly varied cultural heritage and vibrant ethos. It is a place exactly where craftsmen from across India display their unique skills in many different arts, crafts and culture. From Indian pottery to plenty of weaves, woodwork, jewelry , clothes and local craft items of each and every region of the country , Shilparamam is a kaleidoscope of India’s colour , diversity and talent .

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Charminar is definitely on the prime of the thought of any tourist visiting Hyderabad. It is a significant of Hyderabad. Charminar was built by the ruler Quli Qutab Shah in respect of his Hindu wife Bhagamati. Charminar is a square structure with four towers in the four corners of the square, each of whose sides is 20 meters in length. Charminar is surrounded by marketplaces and various other structures which increase its beauty.

Mecca Masjid
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Mecca Masjid , also sounds as  Makkah Masjid , is one of the most ancient mosques in Hyderabad , Telangana in India , In fact it is considered to be one of the largest masajids in India . Makkah Masjid is a enumerated heritage structure in the old city of Hyderabad , near to the historic attractions of Chowmahalla Palace , Laad Bazaar , and Charminar .
The construction of Mecca Masjid was first started by Sultan Mohammed Qutub Shah, but was completed after 77 years by Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb in 1694 . A named heritage building in the city of Hyderabad, Mecca Masjid is an amazing building integrated granite with beautiful interiors.

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Surendrapuri is a place where one can visit and feel the experience of visiting 100's of temples all over India located about 60km from Hyderabad, India. The museum is often known as Mythological Awareness Centre. As the name indicates, it had been established to create an awareness of Indian mythology, or even more especially Hindu mythology . It was built by Kunda Satyanarayana in memory of his son Surendra . It is usually identified locally as Kunda Satyanarayana Kala Dhamam , in his honor . Which means that Kunda Satyanarayana has used artistry thoroughly to illustrate mythology .

Hussain Sagar Lake                
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The Tank Bund , the barrier to the Hussain Sagar as well as the link between the twin cities , was built by Hazrat Hussain Shah , and is and has always been a major place to visit . A 16m high , 350 tonne majestic Buddha statue on the Rock of Gibraltar is a popular attraction at the Hussain Sagar . Spend at least a little time there to bathe in the cool breeze . Thirty-three elegant statues of tremendous historic personalities like Tyagayya , Vemana and Pingali Venkaiah welcome you warmly .

NTR Garden                       
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The NTR Garden is a very popular attraction of the city of Hyderabad. Spread across an area of 55 acres, it houses the monument of the great leader of Andhra Pradesh, Late N T Rama is located right beside Hussain Sagar lake in Hyderabad, India . Developed in many patterns since 1999, the area that is mainly a park is geographically located in the center of the city , which is nearby many other tourist attractions such as Birla Mandir , Necklace Road and Lumbini Park . It preserved by the Buddha Purnima Project Authority that services under the directives of the Government of Telangana .

Qutab Shahi Tombs                
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The tombs of the seven Qutub Shahi rulers in the Ibrahim Bagh are situated about a kilometer north from Golconda Fort in Hyderabad , India . A combination of Indian and Persian style of architecture , these tombs are considered to be the oldest historical monuments in Hyderabad . These tombs are constructed by grey granite , on a very high square platform . These tombs are dome-structured that have a quadrangular shape . Each one of these tombs is at a height of about 9 – 15 meters from the platform and is enclosed by specific arches .The design of the tombs is mixed , displaying Hindu , Persian , and Pathan forms–Indo-Persian architectures which are influenced by Deccani structural ideas . As a result, a special Qutub Shari school of architecture marked by liberal use of minarets , arches , domes , and columns was created .

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Lumbini park is a major attraction on the Tank Bund Road in Hyderabad, which is situated in the center of the city next to the Hussain Sagar Lake of 7 .5 acres. The Lumbini Park has become the best place of relaxation and a place of amusement. An attraction every tourist would love, irrespective of their choice in religious, cultural or historical places in Hyderabad

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