10. Makkah Masjid
Makkah Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India with a capacity of 20,000. It opens all days from 4 am to 9:30 pm. It has no entry fee. The mosque was built between the 16th and 17th centuries, and is a state-protected monument situated in the heart of the old city of Hyderabad, close to the historic landmarks of Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace and Laad Bazaar.
Jalavihar is a waterpark and was opened on 20 May 2007. It opens all days from 11 am to 7 pm. It has entry fee of Rs. 350 for Adults and Rs. 250 for Children below 3 feet height. The park consists of two main zones – entertainment and party. The entertainment zone has water sports, wave pool, dry rides, mini train and food courts. The party zone contains open lawns that can accommodate about 2,000 people.
8. Salar Jung Museum
Salar Jung Museum is one of the three National Museums of India. It opens all days except Friday from 10 am to 5 pm. It has entry fee of Rs.20 for Indians and Rs.500 for foreigners and free for students. It has a collection of sculptures, paintings, carvings, textiles, manuscripts, ceramics, metallic artifacts, carpets and many more.
7. Qutb Shahi Tombs
Qutb Shahi Tombs was built in the 16th and 17th centuries. It opens all days except Friday from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. It has entry fee of Rs.10 for Indians and Rs.100 for foreigners and Rs.5 for Children. It is located in the Ibrahim Bagh, close to the famous Golconda Fort in Hyderabad. They contain the tombs and mosques built by the various kings of the Qutb Shahi dynasty.
6. Chowmahalla Palace
Chowmahalla Palace is the palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad state in Hyderabad. It opens all days except friday from 10 am to 5 pm. It has entry fee of Rs.50 for Indians and Rs.200 for foreigners and Rs.10 for Children. The UNESCO Asia Pacific Merit award for cultural heritage conservation was presented to Chowmahalla Palace on 15 March 2010.
5. Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake is a heart-shaped lake in Hyderabad built by Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah in 1563. It opens all days except Friday from 8 am to 10 pm. It has no entry fee. It is spread across an area of 5.7 square kilometers and is fed by the River Musi. The maximum depth of the lake is 32 feet. Hussain Sagar lake is a popular spot for sailing, boating and sightseeing.
4. Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir was opened in 1976 by Swami Ranganathananda of Ramakrishna Mission. It opens all days from 7 am to 12 pm and 3 pm to 9 pm. It has no entry fee. The temple was constructed by Birla Foundation. It is constructed of 2000 tons of pure white marble. Birla Mandir is near to Assembly and Lakdi-ka-pul Hyderabad metro station.
3. Ramoji Film City
Ramoji Film City has been certified by the Guinness World Records as the largest studio complex in the world. It opens all days from 9 am to 5:30 pm. It has entry fee of Rs. 1100 for Adults and Rs. 1000 for Children. It was built by Telugu film producer Ramoji Rao in 1996. The film city also has Baahubali set, all the statues and instruments used in Baahubali film can be seen here.
2. Golconda Fort
Golconda flourished as a trade centre of large diamonds, known as the Golconda Diamonds. It opens all days from 9 am to 5:30 pm. It has entry fee of Rs.15 for Indians and Rs.200 for foreigners. It was originally known as Mankal. Golconda Fort was first built by the Kakatiyas as part of their western defenses along the lines of the Kondapalli Fort.
Charminar was known globally as a symbol of hyderabad. It opens all days from 9:30 am to 5:30 pm. It has entry fee of Rs.5 for Indians and Rs.100 for foreigners. Charminar is also a site of numerous festival celebrations, such as Eid-ul-adha and Eid al-Fitr. It has become one of the most frequented tourist attractions in Hyderabad.