Hyderabad

Armenian Cemetery

Hyderabad

The Armenian Cemetery is located near Uppuguda Railway Station. It is believed that the Armenians had come to India as traders through the overland route, crossing Persia, Afghanistan and Tibet and established their commercial centres in Hyderabad even before the advent of European traders into India and they also served under the Nizams of Hyderabad.

Badshahi Ashur Khana (built by Mohd. Quli Qutb Shah)

Hyderabad

It is an important Islamic holy and religious place located near Charminar, constructed by Sultan Quli Qutb Shah in the year 1594 A.D. in order to keep the Alams or banners of the grandson of Prophet Mohammad, Imam Alu. It is one of the earliest buildings in Hyderabad and considered to be among the oldest Imambaras in India. Timber colonnades in facade were the latest additions made during the period of 2nd Nizam in 1802 A.D

British Residency Koti Womens College

Hyderabad

British Residency is located in Koti, Hyderabad. This Residency was built by British Resident of Hyderabad state, James Achilles Kirkpatrick during 1798–1805. It is considered of the most perfect and popular buildings ever erected by the East India Company.

Dargah Hazrat Syed Shah Raziuddin

Hyderabad

Hyderabad is a city of prominent religious structures and dargahs which shows the religious beliefs of the people living in this city for centuries. The Dargah of Hazrat Syed Shah Raziuddin is located on the road from Misrigunj to Jahanuma.

Dargah Hazrath Saidani-Maa-Saheba

Hyderabad

This Tomb is located near Boats club, Tank bund. The Tomb belongs to the mother of the noble Abdul Haq Diler Jung who was an important personality under the Asaf Jahis.

Gunfoundry

Hyderabad

It is located in Abids, in a lane opposite to Mahboobia Girls College. The Gunfoundry was built in the year 1795 during the Asaf Jahi period by a renowned French Engineer Monsieur Raymond who had established a cannon-manufacturing factory. The remains of the foundry are in the form of massive brick walls and cubicles which are supported by brick and mortar arches at ground level, and consists of brick kiln-like spaces underneath.

Hakim’s Tomb

Hyderabad

The Hakim’s Tomb is located in the Toli Chowki area. This Tomb is locally known as ‘Dargah Hakim Nizamuddin Geelani Quadri’.

Khairat Khan’s Tomb

Hyderabad

This tomb is located in Sultan Shahi area of Goulipura. Khairat Khan was believed to be King Abdullah’s ambassador to Persia. He passed away in the year 1655. This Tomb has been constructed on the square platform with steps in remembrance of Khairat Khan.

Khairati Begum’s Tomb and Mosque

Hyderabad

This iconic monument is located on the road behind Dwarka Hotel, in Lakdi-ka-Pul locality, and was built by Kairat-un-Nisa, the daughter of Sultan Mohammed Qutb Shah (1612-1626), in remembrance of her teacher Akhund Mulla Abdul Malik.

Khazana Building

Hyderabad

Khazana Building was the place where the kingdoms khajana or treasure was stored. It was the treasury of Ibrahim Qutb Shahi. Khazana Building is located close to the Golconda Fort in Hyderabad. Located on the main road, on the way from Fateh Darwaza to Bala Hissar road, the building is also known as Khazana Building Museum.. As with most Islamic buildings, there are religious centres inside the complex- Ashrafi Mosque in the eastern quarters of the building and Chani Mosque (built during Ibrahim Qutb Shahi time, 1550 AD – 1580 AD), the smaller mosque of the two.

Kulsum Begum Mosque

Hyderabad

The Kulsum Begum Mosque is located in Kulsumpura which derives its name from this historic structure located in old city area of Hyderabad. This Mosque is locally known as ‘Badi Masjid’.

Mecca Masjid

Hyderabad

The construction of Mecca Masjid was started by Mohammad Qutb Shah (1611-26A.D.) of Golconda in 1617 A.D. but was reportedly completed by Aurangzeb in 1693 A.D.

Mia Muskh’s Mosque (Typical Mosque in Late Golconda style)

Hyderabad

Hyderabad needs no introduction for the numerous religious and heritage structures dotting the city across its length and breadth. This mosque is located near Puranapul in the old city of Hyderabad.

Monds Raymond’s oblisk (This is last resting place of Michel Jochim Maria)

Hyderabad

It is located at MoosaramBagh near Dilsukhnagar area of Hyderabad which has been named after him.

Musheerabad Mosque

Hyderabad

This Mosque is located in Musheerabad locality of Secunderabad. This mosque was built during 1626-1672 by the Qutb Shahi King, Abdullah Qutb Shah.

Old gate of Dabirpura

Hyderabad

The Dabirpura Gate was built between 1724 and 1740 A.D. during Qutb Shahi period. The gate has a pointed arch and is flanked by two bastions.

Old Idgah

Hyderabad

The Old Idgah is located in Madannapet of Saidabad area and was built by Sultan Mohammed Qutb Shah (1612-1626).

Qutb Shahi Tombs

Hyderabad

Qutb Shahi Tombs are located in Shaikpet village and mandal, Hyderabad district. The Qutb Shahi Tombs are the Tombs of Qutb Shahi Kings, their Queens, family members and other very important persons like Hakeems (Royal Physicians). The most spectacular tomb belongs to Mohammad Qutb Shah, the Fifth ruler (1612-1626) of the dynasty.

Shaikpet Mosque and Sarai

Hyderabad

The Shaikpet Mosque and Sarai are located in Shaikpet Village of Hyderabad District. This Sarai was built for the traders to take night halt, before obtaining permission for entry into the fort from Quiladar of Golkonda Fort.

Shamsheer Kota

Hyderabad

There are many historic monuments close to the Golconda fort of Hyderabad and one of them is Shamsheer Kota monument which is located close to the Khazana Building on the main road from the Fateh Darwaza to Bala Hissar road.

Sir Ronald Ross Building

Hyderabad

Sir Ronald Ross Building is located in Begumpet, Hyderabad. Major Ronald Ross, an Indian born British doctor was posted in the late 19th Century in Secunderabad, as Duty Medical Officer, attached to the Militar

Sri Chennakesava Swamy Temple

Hyderabad

This temple is located on the flat top of a hillock locally known as Chandrayangutta. This hillock is also known as Kesavagirigutta. The height of this hillock is nearly 50 to 60 feet from the road.

Taramati Baradari and Premamati Mosque , Golkonda(Mohmmad nagar)

Hyderabad

Taramati Baradari is a historical sarai of Hyderabad close to Ibrahim Bagh, a Persian style garden that was constructed during the reign of the Sultan of Golconda, Ibrahim Quli Qutub Shah,. The Baradari was constructed on the banks of river Musi River.

Toli Masjid

Hyderabad

Toli Masjid is located in one of Hyderabad’s oldest and historically significant localities, Karwan. Toli Masjid was built in the later part of Qutub Shahi period during the reign of Abdullah Qutub Shah by Musa Khan. He held the office of Mohalladar for Lord Chamberlain and was also a general in times of war.