Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh. Occupying 650 square kilometers along the banks of the Musi River, Dominated by Mughal rule for a longer period this region has many marks of the historical past in the form of exclusive landmarks like Heritage buildings built during Nizam’s era which are the best examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. The city has explicit symbols of architecture belonging to the 16th century well known as Qutb Shahi architecture. One of the best examples which can be visited is the popular Golconda fort. Other popular master pieces of art and architecture are Charminar and the bazaars constructed on the streets of this iconic monument.
The domes and the minarets of these architectural wonders attract many tourists to this historically rich monumental city of Hyderabad. Like its monuments it lures the tourists and visitors with its Nawabi food available at many popular restaurants. The city is also blessed with a great cultural heritage, which was the result of the great patronage of the Nizam. In recent times the city showed more interest towards modernization and technological advancement. Hyderabad has recently turned out to be a great IT hub attracting huge investments as well as more influx of visitors to this historical place. For relieving stress and strain of everyday life there are a large number of parks and exclusive gardens.
Air traffic of this region is handled successfully by the Rajiv Gandhi Airport which is located about twenty two km south of downtown Hyderabad city near Shamshabad. The airport is efficient in every aspect like controlling huge air traffic and providing supporting services. Many reputed airlines like British Airways, Emirates, Air India, Malaysian airlines and Thai airways operate flights to Hyderabad from worldwide locations like India and Europe.