As the twin city of the famous Hyderabad, Secunderabad has always taken the back seat. It is Hyderabad that people know more about. But, you will be surprised to know that Secunderabad is equally interesting for travellers who love to explore new places. It is a city that has many landmarks varying from temples to planetariums. Situated very near to Hyderabad, this lovely city attracts many tourists every year. The hotels in secunderabad are in great demand, especially when the ones in Hyderabad are all booked up.
Here are some places you ought to visit when you are in Secunderabad –
This is the very enchanting and picturesque delta region which is a must visit. The beautiful locale is on the top of every nature lover. The region is filled with green coconut grooves and some wonderful landscapes. You will have a very lovely time in this place where water, land and sky are combined. There are some ancient temples in the region that you can pay a visit to while you are here. One more interesting place not to be missed is the tall lighthouse that is present in the mangrove forest. You can watch it while you are sailing in the waters.
If you are lover of science, then you should visit the Birla planetarium in Secunderabad. You will learn so much more about the planets, universe, solar system and more. If you are travelling with your children, this will be a nice trip for them. They will enjoy the show to the fullest. There is a science hall where you can interact and participate in several scientific experiments. Constructed in 1985, the planetarium has some educative shows with nice visual and sound effects. There is also a 160 million year old skeleton of KotasaurusYamanpalleinsis.
This tomb showcases the architectural grandeur of the city. The tomb was constructed in 1883 by Abdul HaqDiler Jung. The tomb is built with architectural styles of Mughal and QutbShahi. If you like ancient architecture, you can visit this place. The place has been ignored by several travellers because of its location. Do not miss to visit the tomb without fail.
All Saints’ Church
Built in 1860 AD, this magnificent church displays the gothic style of architecture. The church is located at Trimulgherry Township. Amidst the tranquil atmosphere lies this glorious church. It has a very interesting and rich cultural history as it has stood the test of time. Now, the church is being restored.
Secunderabad is one of the must visit cities of the state Andhra Pradesh. It is rich in nature, culture, history, science and modernization. There is something interesting for all – youngsters, kids or adults. Do not forget to visit all the above places when you are in Secunderabad. You will need just two days to have a complete tour of the city. You can get many hotels to stay and several restaurants that serve the best Andhra food both vegetarian and non-vegetarian. Travelling is also easy with public transportation or private cabs.