Hyderabad city is famous for many
things and it would require quite a space to accommodate all that in
your memory. Its history has been dramatic, with the rise and fall of
many great rulers and dynasties of southern India. Its struggle to stay
ahead of times, its resurrection as prosperous city and more importantly
technological advancement in the last decade of twentieth century is
incredible. Some tidbits and useful information about the city that one
must be aware of goes as :
- Hyderabad city is only 400 years
old, although the region was civilized much before. The region
before that used to be an integral part of Deccan that was ruled by
- At Hyderabad one often
encounters a culture which is more or less a complex whole. The
place is said to provide for the lands where popular northern and
southern cultures get interspersed.
- Hyderabad is the fifth largest
metropolitan city of India, the other four being Delhi, Mumbai,
Kolkata and Chennai.
- A couple of centuries ago the
region was a popular trading centre with entities like pearls and
diamonds exported to different countries. The trade still survives
but has been sidelined by other activities at the same time. It is
due to this reason that the place is sometimes referred as the
- The city lies closer to Central
India rather than towards the peripheral southern end.
- Hyderabad is one of the largest
amongst Indian cities providing outsourcing jobs.
- Located in the city are some of the
best training institutes and IT parks. The presence of Microsoft and
IBM makes it really a hitech city.
- Tourism has been doing a good job
and more during the recent years. Tourist figures for the city has
been on the rise.
- There are great shopping places,
restaurants, discotheques and many popular entertainment avenues in
- Hyderabad is home to a number of
popular universities and professional institutes of the sub