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Charminar, Hyderabad

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Stop by and admire Charminar, a towering 16th-century monument and landmark of Hyderabad. Built in an ornate Indo-Islamic style, the imposing building boasts a mosque and four elaborately decorated minarets. Situated in the heart of the old town, the iconic structure is surrounded by a lively marketplace, filled with shops and eateries. You can browse the bustling surroundings before paying a visit to the monument, rich in history and renowned for its architecture. To visit Charminar on your trip to Hyderabad, use our Hyderabad itinerary maker.
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  • Everybody knows hyderabad for charminar. it is the most iconic thing of hyderabad. The charminar is beautiful but very dirty. the Bazaars around it are the amazing things, there are antiques, copper, ...  more »
  • It is a historical place and also the busiest place in the evening and good for shopping. Many shops are available for shopping around Charminar  more »
  • Charminar is the pride of Hyderabad. The epic monument in the history. The surroundings are completely filled up with Bangles which will attract all women.  more »
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  • Amazing structure and architecture! Narrow steps to get to the top. Its bigger than it seems. Beautifully built. And the view of Hyderabad from the top is just priceless. Has a very big market around with great and cheap options. Its one of the best tourist attractions in Hyderabad and also a great place of interest for locals too!
  • Beautiful! Awesome architecture and well designed. One of the must visit place in Hyderabad. Hand bags are not allowed, so you have to keep it outside. A place is there next to Charminar(Near police station) where you can keep your belongings. The charge is 20 per hour. This is also a market area, where you can get everything.
  • This structure .. can't say any thing about it... This is also an example of south India Islamic architecture... There are three arch before Charminar.. and u can see from them that it looks so straight.feom arches... Congested area ... .. more busy..... Heaven for shopping.. u can buy every thing for an marriage.. around Charminar by walk
  • Historical monument.... Best in Design of arches.... That Became icon for Hyderabad.... Now we are talking about this structure.... All the credit goes to everyone who had involved during construction.... Thanking for all if them.....
  • Iconic structure and Beautiful Architecture... awesome place to visit with family and friends... traffic is high in this area...but worth visiting...ideal place in Hyderabad to do Street shopping mainly, Bengals for ladies, pearls, perfume and many more... usually there is a crowd here...but it's awesome..must visit if you are in Hyderabad..