Lal Darwaza is a popular urban area located in Hyderabad city.
The place lies to the south of the Musi river and stands over what
is popularly known as the Old City in Hyderabad. The region is
connected by an intermesh of small roads and one major road link
called Sardar Patel Road. The region caters to a local population
that has been living for years in these parts of the city.
Lal Darwaza features a number of small inhabited localities. There
are not but very good figures of techies living here. The small
localities can be seen as independent local communities with little
to share with the growing popularity of the city. The residential
places in and around Lal Darwaza include Gaulipura, Patel Nagar,
Bhavani Nagar, Shamsherganj, Boyiguda and Gandhi Nagar. Many of
these place share their boundaries and are connected by small roads.
There are few tourist attractions that are located in the vicinity
of Lal Darwaza. Off the Kishan Prasad Road in the north, is the
popular Falaknuma Palace. The place can also be reached from Lal
Darwaza by taking small alternate routes through the localities of
the region. This place which was built by an Italian architect and
situated on a hill is one of the finest in the city.
Arriving from the city center and on the Sardar Patel Road is
situated the Charminar. The symbol of culture and glorious past,
Charminar is a great wonder on the way to Lal Darwaza. Not far from
the place is located yet another attraction - Mecca Masjid.
Lal Darwaza houses a number of worshipping places that are locally
popular. Mahankali Temple, the venue for Bonali procession is one
such popular site.
Area under Lal Darwaza :
- Sardar Patel Road directly leads to Lal Darwaza from Afzal
Ganj where central bus station is located. The distance between
the two townships is about 3 kms.
- Uppuguda Railway Station is the nearest and only a kilometre
- Hyderabad Airport provides services up to Begumpet region
which is about 13 kms away.
- Patel Nagar
- Bhavani Nagar