Top 10 Interesting Facts about Hyderabad

Top 10 Interesting Facts about Hyderabad

Hyderabad is the capital of Telangana State.  The eye-catching architecture, developing infrastructure and monuments will force you to admire the charm of the city. Hyderabad is home to many traditional and ancient cultures and the famous Hyderabadi biryani. 

If you are planning a trip here, there are some great places in Hyderabad, visit to enjoy and explore the city.

Here are Top 10 interesting facts about the beautiful city of Hyderabad:

Ramoji Film City

Hyderabad is home to the world’s largest film studio. Established in 1996 by Ramoji Rao, it is producing hundreds of Indian movies in Telugu, Hindi, Tamil and Kannada, among other languages. The Film Studio has many permanent sets include railway stations, temples, park for children and many more. It has received many awards and is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Hyderabad.

World’s Largest 3D Screen

The Prasad’s IMAX has the world’s largest 3D IMAX screen. It is one of the city’s most preferred movie theatres and has attracted more than 80 million visitors. Movies like Avatar, Spider-Man 3 and the Harry Potter series have had the highest audience in Prasad’s IMAX.

Booming IT Industry

Hyderabad the second leading Information Technology city after Bangalore in India and also known as Cyberabad.  It is also named as the global centre of information technology, and the hub of global conglomerates branches like Microsoft, Google, IBM, Yahoo, Dell, and Facebook which provides its services for major Indian-based IT Companies include Tech Mahindra, Infosys, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS), Genpact and Wipro. The IT sector assists vast change in the economy of Hyderabad.

4th Most Populous City of India

About 6.8 million population, Hyderabad is ranked as 4th among the most populous cities in India. People from north, south, east and west can survive easily because most people of Hyderabad know Hindi and English other than regional languages. However, people in Hyderabad are welcoming and accommodating.

Buddha Statue

Buddha statue is the largest monolithic statue of Gautama Buddha in the world. It is located at Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad. The statue is 18-metre high weighting 450 tons and is located in the middle of the lake. It was a dream project of our former Chief Minister Late N T Rama Rao that turned reality by 1992.

Home for Beautiful Lakes

Hyderabad has beautiful artificial lakes such as Hussain Sagar, Osman Sagar and Himayat Sagar being created by dams on River Musi. Do you know that Hussain Sagar is Biggest Heart shaped lake in the world when it is viewed from the top.

Kohinoor Diamond

Kohinoor Diamond is one of the famous diamonds in the world. The word Kohinoor Diamond indicates as Koh-i-Noor (the “Mountain of Light”). It was originally mined in Kollur mines of Andhra and then moved to Golconda. Golconda fort is famous for producing some of the world’s most valued diamonds like the Hoe diamond and the Darya-i- noor.

Education Hub of Hyderabad

Hyderabad is one of the best cities in India with top business schools like the Indian School of Business and technology institutes like IIT, IIIT, and BITS.

Rashtrapati Nilayam

Rashtrapati Nilayam is the single storied building. Every year the President spends time in Rastrapathi Nilayam for doing his official work during winter when Delhi becomes real cold.

Largest Convention Centre

Hitex- Hyderabad International Convention Center is constructed by Emaar MGF of India owned by the United Arab Emirates.  It is built with 5,000 seating capacity in a 291,000 square foot area. It is India’s largest and most technologically advanced convention facility. It is an integrated facility with Novotel a business hotel with 287-room-capacity covering in15 acres of land area.

The Telangana government has invested heavily in Hyderabad’s infrastructure and connectivity, which improved the real estate sector and doing business in the city easily. The booming IT sector, ease of doing business and investments from various corporates clubbed with the enormous housing options available for all income groups. It will help Hyderabad to retain its position as the best metro city, in terms of livability and affordability.

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By: Shailaja K