The Historical city, the capital of Andhra Pradesh, history by day magic by night, a city of smiles of lights of
thousand faces… that is Hyderabad, where north meets south. Hyderabad is heady mixture of heritage tradition
hospitality and thriving software revolution. Historically the pearl city of India is fifth largest city In India
is famous the world over for its twinkling pearls, glass embedded bangles and the delectable famous Hyderabad
cuisine like mouth watering Hydarabadi Biryani and Irani Chai.
Founded by Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah the fifth sultan of Golconda in 1591, Hyderabad was built on the banks of river Musi. According to legend, sultan Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah built it for love of the beautiful Bhagmati whom he titled “ Hydermahal”. The city was named after her as Bhagya Nagar. Hyderabad was the gateway to southern kingdoms. It’s fabulous diamond mines and markets too were historically famous. In 1687, the city fell to Aurangazeb a defeat, which marked the end of Qutub shahi dynasty. After Aurangazeb’s death in 1707 Asaf Jah declared independence. He founded the Asaf Jahi dynasty, which spanned up to 7 generations and included some of the Nizams ruled till 1948 when state was merged with Indian Union.