First Time Tourists Guide in Secunderabad

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Secunderabad is the famous twin city of Hyderabad in the Indian state of Telangana.

It's a home to several beautiful palaces like Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthanam and Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption.

Complete your visit at Synthesis and Sri Rama Metallica to get several Secudarabad's stuff.

There is a comfortable stay in the Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre and Courtyard by Marriott Hyderabad which offers excellent amenities you might enjoy.

Explore Secunderabad Clock Tower and Jawahar Deer Park to experience new things through doing some fun activities here.

Take a moment at All Saints Church and Qutb Shahi Tombs, they will surprise you with their hidden gems you probably like. Let's stroll it now!

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SIGHTSEEING

There are several old temples in Andhra Pradesh like Kanakadurga at Vijayawada, Bhadrakali at Warangal and etc. Actually, this temple is a symbol of devotion of Shri Suriti Appaiah garu, resident of Secunderabad. For the operational hours Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthanam is open on Sunday to Thursday, 6 am to 12 pm. Sodasochar Puja, 11.30 am to 12 pm. Special Friday, 6 am to 1 pm and 4 pm to 10 pm.

Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthnam

Sri Ujjaini Mahakali Devasthnam is a popular tample in the Secunderabad city.

Address : temple, Subhash road, near, Mahankali Temple Rd, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India

DOWNTOWN

Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption is well known as St. Mary's Church situated in the locality of Secunderabad, India. It is usually a Christian church and has a rectangular with a central nave and aisles. This church features a slightly raised platform that follows by an apse at one or both ends. In addition, the Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption is a magnificent sight on the Sarojini Devi Road in Secunderabad. This is the oldest Roman Catholic Churches in the city.

Basilica of Our Lady of the Assumption

Completed in 1850, this church is a city landmark that showcases Indian Gothic architecture.

Address : 43, SD Road, Regimental Bazaar, Shivaji Nagar, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India

SHOPPING

Synthesis offers several selection of gifting options across all budgets. They are open every day start from 10 am to 9 pm. You can get Secundarabad's unique stuff, or you can customize what you want. Sri Rama Metallica has several wide variety of products such as gifts shops, silver plated wedding dealers, birthday envelope dealers, key chain, cards, handicrafts, and many more. They open every day from 10 am to 9.30 pm, except Sunday they open 24-hours.

Synthesis

Incredible store to buy gifts for any ocassion and has a wide variety of things.

Address : 1-3-6-101/C/1, Chiranjeevi Apartment, West Marredpally, Secunderabad, Telangana 500026, India

Sri Rama Metallica

Sri Rama Metallica providing a wide variety of gifts and Indian souvenirs.

Address : 7-1-537,Near By Sri Rama Lodge,Station Road Bandimet,Beside, Palika Bazar, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India

FOOD & DRINK

The Secunderabad cuisine is broadly Deccan style. However, it has been influenced by other cuisines like Mughlai, Tamilian, Coastal Andhra style, and Karnataka style of cooking.

CULTURE

Secudarabad's culture is highly influenced by British culture and the architecture of the city reflects its colonial-era culture. You will find several festivals or annual events such as Christmas, Eid, Bonalu, Diwali, Makar Sankranti, and etc.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best times to visit Secunderabad for ideal weather are on November 5th to December 30th

HOTEL

Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre is a five-star hotel that overlooks scenic Hussain Sagar Lake. Enjoy their excellent amenities including 24-hours fitness center, outdoor pool, events space, and etc. They also have free internet access, on-site restaurant, and lounge. In addition, you can try their international cuisine and everything from Indian dining cocktails with lake view. Courtyard by Marriott Hyderabad is situated in the heart of Hyderabad's vibrant city center. This hotel offers easy access to several top attractions such as Hussain Sagar Lake, shopping center, restaurants, Lumbini Park, and etc.

Hyderabad Marriott Hotel & Convention Centre

Sleek, modern rooms, some with lake views in an upscale hotel with 2 restaurants & an outdoor pool.

Address : Tank Bund Rd, opposite Hussain Sagar Lake, Bhagyalaxmi Nagar, Kavadiguda, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500080, India

Courtyard by Marriott Hyderabad

Sophisticated hotel offering a spa, an outdoor pool & a cafe, plus a gym & complimentary Wi-Fi.

Address : 1-3-1024, Lower Tank Bund Rd, Bhagyalaxmi Nagar, Kavadiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana 500080, India

RESTAURANT

Take a look at the story of Paradise Biryani, it is the world famous Paradise brand which has its origins in a small canteen and a cafe in a cinema theatre or known as Paradise in Secunderabad in the year 1953. Nizami Mutton Biryani is the popular dish you might try here. It consists of the finest saffron rice on top, and exotic masala rice in the middle and heavenly mutton and masalah at the button. The Best Green Bawarchi is a casual dining restaurant serving North Indian including Biryani preparations. It is a great place in Alwal to get some food with your family. The menu consists of Vegetarian, Chichke, Mutton, they also have starters and main course.

Paradise Biryani | Secunderabad

This unfussy restaurant serves a variety of Indian classic dishes and freshly cooked kebabs.

Address : SD Road, Sappu Bagh Apaprtment, Jogani, Ramgopalpet, Secunderabad, Telangana 500003, India

The Best Green Bawarchi

The Best Green Bawarchi is an authentic restaurant, best known for its biryani.

Address : Lothukunta Main Road, Laxmi Nagar, Alwal, Secunderabad, Telangana 500010, India

CAFE

Take a look at the interior inside, The Coffee Cup has a rustic style, old world charm fusion with green flora which creates a wonderful ambiance. The coffee is accompanied by great food, good ambiance, and fun times. There are live karaoke and music on the weekends by local musicians. The Second Cup serves has a boho vibe on it including bookshelves, prayer flags, lots of natural light, and wooden furniture. This cafe is the right place to interact with your buddies while enjoying a cup of coffee.

The Coffee Cup Secunderabad

Partially open-air spot for cafe fare & coffee, with an upbeat rustic-chic vibe, art & books.

Address : E89, 1st Floor, Gokul Nagar Rd, behind BP Petrol Bunk, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad, Telangana 500060, India

The Second Cup

The Second Cup is located in a residential building offering several different items.

Address : Babu Jagajivanram Rd, SBI Defence Colony, Saptagiri Colony, Sainikpuri, Secunderabad, Telangana 500094, India

BAR AND NIGHTLIFE

Kismet is the best nightspot that offers cozy seating for all with good lounge sofas and a hammock as well. The menu is quite good and they have great food including a house for international drinks in their bar. Yet- The Bar Next Door offers an absolutely addictive and energetic vibe. You can enjoy their several facilities including bar, smoking area, alcohol, happy hours from 12 pm to 8 pm, live sports screening, live music, and many more. Come with your buddies would be a perfect idea.

Kismet

Sleek hotel lounge with contemporary decor & moody lighting serving beer, wine & cocktails.

Address : 1st Floor, The Park Hyderabad, 22, Raj Bhavan Rd, Somajiguda, Hyderabad, Telangana 500082, India

Yet- The Bar Next Door

Yet- The Bar Next Door is a magnificent Xtreme Sports Bar located in the heart of the Secunderabad city.

Address : 1st Floor, Rainbow Shopping Mall, Rajiv Rahadari Road, Karkhana, Secunderabad, 500003, India

INTERESTING PLACE

Secunderabad Clock Tower was declared a heritage structure in the twin cities of Hyderabad-Secunderabad. Besides, the park housing the tower is also preserved as a venue for promoting various citizen-centric events like children's film festivals. The tower was inaugurated by Resident Sir Trevor John Chichele Plowden on February 1st 1897. There are over 100 deer, peacocks, and different types of birds available at Jawahar Deer Park. This park is maintained by the Government of Telangana. Besides, it is also home to one of the two Butterfly parks in Hyderabad.

Clock Tower

Perhaps a very old monument still standing in the heart of city.

It has good to view at night.

It's a mix of road side market and restaurants.

You can buy anything from here at much reasonable price.

Address : Clock Tower, Paltan Bazaar, Dehradun, Uttarakhand 248001, India

Jawahar Deer Park

Wooded conservation area that is home to a wide variety of animals including many species of deer.

Address : Shamirpet, village, &mandal, Secunderabad, Telangana 501401, India

INSTAGRAMMABLE SPOT

This church is surrounded by beautiful gardens including greenery all around the place. Take a moment by snapping to this peach color building and walk through the pleasant and peaceful nature with your loved ones or even your family. Along with it, the church is known for its grand celebration of Christmas and people often came from all over the city to celebrate it. You will be spoiled by the architectural excellence which presents a beautiful blend of Perisan and Indian architecture style. Besides, take a look at the structure of tombs which has influences by Hindu, Pathan, Deccan, as well as Persian style. The entrance and corridors of the tombs present an Indo-Saracenic style of architecture. Qutb Shahi Tombs opens everyday except on Friday, 9.30 am to 4.30 pm.

Qutb Shahi Tombs

Ornate, domed tombs from the 18th century, built for Qutub Shahi dynasty rulers with landscaped gardens

Address : Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008, India

All Saints Church

This 19th-century Christian church with ornate features was originally built for British military.

Address : 7-7, All Saints Road, Trimulgherry, Trimulgherry, Secunderabad, Telangana 500015, India