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Charminar under

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Under The Charminar, a splendid piece of architecture standing in the heart of the Hyderabad city built by Quli Qutub Shah, in 1591 to commemorate the end of the plague in the city. The four graceful minarets from which Charminar derives its name, literally meaning Four Minars, soar to a height of 48.7 Mts. each.

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A: Street Shopping around Charminar

di Raghavendra Kopalle, 50 metri di distanza

Charminar is famous for many things, which cater to all the needs of the people of Hyderabad. The are...

Street Shopping around Charminar

B: Maca Masjid and the Charminar in Hyderabad

di Roger Berry, 110 metri di distanza

Macca Masjid situated very near to the Charminar. It is one of the largest and most impressive mosque...

Maca Masjid and the Charminar in Hyderabad

C: old-city-murgi-market

di Pandu Chilakala, 400 metri di distanza

old-city-murgi-market

D: Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad

di Hemant Kumar, 520 metri di distanza

Once regarded as the center of Hyderabad, the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace was the seat of the Asaf...

Chowmahalla Palace, Hyderabad

E: Chowmohalla Palace by K S Raghavendra

di Raghavendra Kopalle, 530 metri di distanza

Swan Lake outside Chowmohalla Palace in Hyderabad

Chowmohalla Palace by K S Raghavendra

F: Chowmahalla Palace

di Hemant Kumar, 530 metri di distanza

Once regarded as the center of Hyderabad, the magnificent Chowmahalla Palace was the seat of the Asaf...

Chowmahalla Palace

G: Karachi Bakery

di Pandu Chilakala, 2.5 km di distanza

Karachi Bakery

H: Mozamjahi Market

di Hemant Kumar, 2.6 km di distanza

It was constructed in 1935 during the reign of the last Nizam, Mir Osman Ali Khan. It was named after...

Mozamjahi Market

I: Joyrides

di Pandu Chilakala, 2.7 km di distanza

Joyrides

J: industrial-exibition-office-building

di Pandu Chilakala, 2.7 km di distanza

industrial-exibition-office-building

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Text by Steve Smith.

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