The city of Hyderabad with its symbolic Charminar, vestiges of Nizam rule,and technological resurgence currently stands as a testament to the rising modernity in the country. Over the last few years, there has been a visible spurt in gallery spaces that has made the art scene in the city grow by leaps and bounds.
It is a space that represents young artists and stalwarts. Hosting exhibitions, workshops and other art activities, the gallery is a meeting point for art enthusiasts, artists and students. There is also a library section featuring rare and obscure books, alongside a printmaking studio.
And when you need a break from all the art...
Charminar is a monument and mosque located in Hyderabad which was constructed in 1591. A symbol of Hyderabad, recognized globally, the monument is rife with history which includes the existence of a mosque on its top floor for more than 400 years. Charminar is also a site of numerous festivals such as Eid-ul-adha and Eid-ul-fitr.
Chowmahalla Palace built by Nizam Salabat Jung is the palace of the Nizams of Hyderabad. It was the seat of the Asaf Jahi Dynasty and was the official domicile of the Nizams when they ruled the state. It is a relic of many architectural styles and influences that emerged over the decades after the construction began in the late 18th century.
Golconda Fort is a citadel and an early capital city of the Qutb Shahi Dynasty, located in Hyderabad. Golconda was a trade centre of large diamonds, being in the vicinity of the Kollur Mine. It has produced some of the worls's most famous diamonds including the likes of the Koh-i-Noor, the blue Hope, the pink Daria-i-Noor and many others.