The southern areas of Hyderabad represent regions of the Old
City of Hyderabad. The first settlers who inhabited the lands used
to live at these places. The regions lying to the south of River
Musi form the southern regions of Hyderabad city. The regions still
bear the hallmarks of the glorious past. This is revealed by the
monumental structures that are present here and some of the oldest
residential places of the city.
The popular townships of the south include Afzal Ganj, Dilsukh
Nagar, Keshavagiri, Lal Darwaza, NTR Nagar and Umda Bazar. Except
Afzal Ganj, all the mentioned suburbs lie to the south of the river.
The Afal Ganj region is typically a commercial urban centre and the
epicentre of road transportation. Some popular attractions contained
in the city include Nehru Zoological Park, Charminar, Mecca Masjid,
Falaknuma Palace, Asmangadh Fort and Birla Archaelogical Museum.
Areas Under South Hyderabad