Every tourist visiting India, must make a trip to Hyderabad city in India, where you can see an astonishing blend of ancestral heritage with the modern IT sector. Hyderabad, also known as City of Nizams, is a city that was named after a queen Hyder Mahal. Hyderabad literally means the 'city of Hyder'. The city of Hyderabad has its own individual character, which is evident in the beautiful, ancient palaces and the equally modern, and state-of-the-art offices and buildings. The IT sector has made such a deep impact on the ancestral Hyderabad city that the city is often called as 'Cyberabad'. The city of Hyderabad has a co-sister city, which is called as 'Secunderabad'. A man-made lake called the Hussain Sagar Lake divides both the cities.
The city of Hyderabad is the capital of Andhra Pradesh, which is spread over the Deccan Plateau and is the fifth largest metropolitan city in India. If shopping is your passion, you can pick up some distinctive items such as the famous Hyderabadi pearls and other handicrafts, which are unique to the city of Hyderabad and flaunt it with pride.
Hyderabad provides scrumptious delicacies to tease your taste buds. It is high on the spicy content so watch out! Keep some water ready on your side in case you accidentally chew on red hot chilies! The food is authentic and is a culmination of the Mughlai cuisine and the traditional Hyderabadi style. Though the cuisine is predominantly vegetarian, the people on the coast do eat fish and prawns cooked in sesame or coconut. Rice toddy is the locally brewed alcoholic drink.
| Hyderabad is the capital city of Andhara Pradesh and one of the fastest growing cities in India. It is also one of the important Information Technology cities of India. Here is a compilation of facts and figure on Hyderabad.