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Guided Old City Walk in Hyderabad with Pickup and Drop-off

The Old City Heritage Walk takes you back 400 years in time back to the times of the Qutb Shahi Sultans who built the city if Hyderabad and left a lasting cultural legacy. As we walk past the palatial mansions and mosques of a bygone era we will also relive the life and times of the Nizams of Hyderabad in this walking tour. The walk commences at the famed Charminar and ends at Chowmahalla Palace of the Nizams.

per adult from

$76

AUD

Duration

3 hours

Pickup

Hotel pickup available

Voucher

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  • What's included :
    • All taxes, fees and handling charges
    • Light refreshments
    • Snacks
    • Entry/Admission - Charminar
    • Entry/Admission - Laad Bazaar
    • Entry/Admission - Mecca Masjid
    • Entry/Admission - Khursheed Jah Devdi
    • Entry/Admission - Chowmahalla Palace
    What's excluded :
    • Hotel pickup and drop-off (if option not selected)
  • This is a typical itinerary for this product

    Stop At: Charminar Road Char Lamar, Hyderabad 500002 India

    Charminar is a monument that is symbolic of the city of Hyderabad. It was built in 1591 by Mohammed Quli Qutb Shahi, the fifth sultan of the Qutub Shahi dynasty to commemorate the end of a deadly plague attack on the city. Our guide will enthrall you with legends like the presence of a secret tunnel underneath Charminar which connected to Golconda Fort, created as a means of escape for the royal family at times of distress.

    Duration: 30 minutes

    Stop At: Laad Bazaar, Hyderabad 500002 India

    We will visit this famous street bazaar for pearls and bangles.

    Duration: 20 minutes

    Stop At: Mecca Masjid, Charminar, Hyderabad 500002 India

    We next walk to Mecca Masjid which is one of the oldest mosques in India. The foundation stone was laid by Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah, the fifth ruler of Qutub Shahi dynasty. The bricks used to build the mosque have been made from soil sourced from Mecca! This magnificent mosque can accommodate more than 10000 people.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Khursheed Jah Devdi, Hussaini Alam, Hyderabad, Telangana 500064, India

    We walk to the Palace of Khurshid Jah Bahadur, who belonged to the Shamsiya family, one of the first noble families of Hyderabad. One can only imagine the splendor of this building during its heydays with its elliptical arches and 40 feet tall Corinthian pillars! Though the name Baradari means twelve doors there are only five! This mansion has now been converted into the Hussaini Alam Government Girls College.

    Our next destination is a 19th century Palace of a Paigah nobleman named Asmanjah who was a law minister in the service of the Nizams. The highlights of this two-storied palace are Greek Corinthian pillars and an emblem of the glowing sun at the entrance.

    Duration: 45 minutes

    Stop At: Chowmahalla Palace, 20-4-236, Motigalli, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002, India

    The last leg of our walk brings us to Choumahalla. It is the Palace of the Nizams who were at one time the richest people in the world. Some of the noteworthy sections in this Palace include a water fountain, vintage cars, intricate carvings, glass chandeliers and the grand durbar hall. During the heydays of the Nizams, as many as 7000 attendants used to man this Palace! Our guide will give you an insight into the personal and political life of Nizams of Hyderabad.

    (Choumallah Palace is closed on Friday. If we do the walk on a friday, we will not be visiting it)

    Duration: 45 minutes

  • Departure Point :
    Charminar (Old City), Hyderabad, Telangana, India
    Traveler pickup is offered
    All hyderabad hotelsAirports
    • Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Hyderabad India
    Departure Time :
    8:00 AM
    Return Detail :
    Chowmahalla Palace, Mahboob Chowk, Khilwat, Hyderabad, Telangana 500064, India
    Hotel Pickup :
    • Confirmation will be received at time of booking
    • Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level
    • Not wheelchair accessible
    • This tour/activity will have a maximum of 15 travelers
  • You can present either a paper or an electronic voucher for this activity.
  • For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.

Language

English

Age Req.

-

Fitness Req.

None

Group Size

15

Organised by 5 Senses Walks

Activity ID: V-18983P36

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