Travel Review

The Charminar, Hyderabad

The Charminar is always a beauty. Seeing it in real, it was more impressive than I had imagined.

On an evening during the Ramadan festival, it gets more colourful and buzzing with activity. When I visited a few days ago (Sunday, 3rd April 2022) the area was heavily crowded, which reminded me of Ranganathan Street, Chennai. There were hawkers selling everything imaginable. From Bangles, Necklaces, Ladies’ wear, Kidswear, Footwear, Handbags, Suitcases, Household items and more.

The Charminar (‘four minarets’) constructed in 1591, is the landmark of Hyderabad, Telangana, India.

Going towards Charminar from the Gulzar Houz (Nizam-era fountain) side
Going towards Charminar from the Gulzar Houz (Nizam-era fountain) side
North face of Charminar, facing Gulzar Houz
North face of Charminar, facing Gulzar Houz
East face of Charminar, facing Rathkana Street
East face of Charminar, facing Rathkana Street
West face of Charminar, facing Laad Bazaar Road
West face of Charminar, facing Laad Bazaar Road
South face of Charminar, facing Charminar Road
South face of Charminar, facing Charminar Road
Shops in front of Shri Mahadev Mandir, Charminar
Shops in front of Shri Mahadev Mandir, Charminar
Shops in Charminar Road
Shops in Charminar Road
Shops near Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Charminar
Shops near Government Ayurvedic Hospital, Charminar
Shiv Mandir, Charminar
Shiv Mandir, Charminar
Shops near Charminar selling women bangles, earrings and slippers
Shops near Charminar selling women bangles, earrings, and slippers
Shops near Charminar selling earrings, necklaces, and women handbags
Shops near Charminar selling earrings, necklaces, and women handbags
Shops near Charminar selling travel suitcases, storage plastic containers, and baby shoes
Shops near Charminar selling travel suitcases, storage plastic containers, and baby shoes
Shops near Charminar selling items for the religious (Islam)
Shops near Charminar selling items for the religious (Islam)

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