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City of Pearls!!

Recently had a chance of visiting Hyderabad, the beautiful capital city of Andhra. With the ancient yet enchanting monuments like the Charminar and Golkonda fort, the famous Ramoji film city and afcourse the mouth watering biryani, Hyderabad is a real treat. But my favorite place would be the eat street on the banks of the Hussain Sagar lake .. :D. Not so much for the eating options which are sadly just routine stuff you get anywhere else, but for the amazing  view of the lake, the Buddha statue in the center and the city.

We started our trip with a visit to the Birla temple. Very nicely maintained and is slightly atop a small hill. Gives an amazing view of the city and lake. But the best part is the planetarium. Simply loved it!! Had been there earlier too, as a kid. But even now i'd like to visit it and enjoy the star gazing experience.

Charminar - the symbol of hyderabad is situated in midst of the super busy lad bazar area. The streets are lined with small shops mostly related …