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Hyderabad, Telangana

Take your kids on an adventure!

During the last decade, Hyderabad has emerged as one of the most sought-after tourist spots in India. The reason behind the popularity is that Hyderabad offers a plethora of amazing options for one and all, including some of the best amusement parks, offering the perfect amount of adrenaline rush to the little visitors. 

Loaded with breadth-taking water rides, duck jets, wild slides and various other state-of-art facilities, the famous Ocean Park is a must visit in Hyderabad. The park is located at a comfortable driving distance of 20 Kilometers from the City Center.

Situated merely 15 Kilometers from the heart of the city, The Treasure Island attracts a large number of visitors everyday. This 60-acre park offers amazing adventure and entertainment activities for both children and adults.

Elles World and Jalavihar Water Park are yet another adventure parks where you can spend gala time with your friends and family. While in Hyderabad, don’t miss out on the amazing multi theme park, Mount Opera. Not only this, there is also a stunning amusement park within the premises of Ramoji Film City, the Ramoji Amusement Park, offering a number of entertainment options for you and your family.

Witness the Lumbini festival of Hyderabad

Hyderabad offers a vibrant blend of both unique and common festivals. A visit to the City of Nizam, once in a lifetime, is a must to experience the zeal-filled vibes of this city. One of the unique festivals celebrated here is the Lumbini festival. Held in the month of December for a period of three days, this festival is celebrated to pay homage to the Buddhist legacy of Andhra Pradesh. The festival takes place at the famous Lumbini Gardens and Nagarjuna Sagar in Hyderabad.

Visit the captivating lakes of the city

Hyderabad is home to a number of captivating lakes, some of which are Osman Sagar Lake, Shamirpet Lake, Hussain Sagar lake and so on. Located across a sprawling area of 5.7 sq. Kilometers, the famous Hussain Sagar lake was built by the renowned Sufi saint,Hazrat Syed Hussain Shah Wali in 1526. The river gets its water supply from the Musi River.The lake serves as the perfect location for spending quality time with your loved ones. Built in 1920, the Osman Sagar lake was built by damming Musi river and was named after the Osman Ali Khan, the last Nizam of Hyderabad. It was built to save the cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad from occasional famine and to meet the irrigation needs. Spread over an area of over 46 Kilometers, this lake is located 20 Kilometers from the heart of the city and a perfect picnic spot as well.

Spend some time at the Mecca Masjid

Located near the popular Charminar, the Mecca Masjid is the most magnificent architectural monument and the biggest mosque of Hyderabad. The mosque is listed as a heritage site for being one of the largest mosques in India. The bricks used to construct the mosque are said to have been brought from Mecca, Saudi Arabia, hence owing its name to the Grand Mosque in Maecca. The belief says that a strand of Prophet Muhammad’s hair is preserved at this mosque. While in Hyderabad, this place is a must see for it will leave you awe-struck by the stunningly patterned granite walls. The mosque can accommodate over 10,000 worshipers at a time. Isn’t that wow? Not only this, the mosque gets its divine look from the Quranic verses inscribed on its arches.