Hyderabad’s handicraft market is diverse: from exquisite pearl jewellery to silver-inlaid bidriware and wooden carvings of Hindu gods and goddesses, it abounds in a variety of unique exhibits. With so much to offer, the city has in abundance, places that we call amazing hangout zones for them.
Hussain Sagar Lake
Hussain Sagar Lake spreads across an area of 5.7 kilometers and is situated across a tributary of River Musi. The lake separates Hyderabad from Secunderabad. A gigantic statue of Lord Buddha sits in the middle of the lake. This exquisitely carved, monolithic statue stands on Gibraltar Rock and was erected in 1992. The maximum depth of this man-made lake is 32 feet.
The Tank Bund is one of the most popular waterside promenades in Telangana. Named after its maker, Hussain Sagar is the biggest artificial lake in all of Asia. Students residing in student hostel in Hyderabad can spend their leisure time beside the serene beauty of the lake or take a stroll in the evenings.
Beating in the heart of the city, Charminar is a precious gem of Hyderabad city, and pride of the country India. It is a heritage left by the Qutb Shahi Dynasty to mark the brilliance of its sultanate. The oldest mosque constructed in the ‘City of Nizams’ is also established in this massive example of Indo Islamic architecture Charminar, which itself means four minarets and justifies the construction of the monument. Nestled near the bank of the river Musi, this ultimate monument was the idea of Muhammad Quli Qutb Shahi. Students can visit this place as it is anj amazing destination rich in historical facts.
Hyderabad Botanical Gardens
The Hyderabad Botanical Gardens is one of the interesting hangout places in Hyderabad. The garden is part of the Kothaguda reserve forest. The total area of the garden is approximately 120 acres and divided into 19 sectors. Each sector comprises many varieties of medicinal plants, bamboo, palm trees, fruit plants and trees, and several ornamental plants. There are about 600 species of plants in the garden of which some are utilized for research and scientific work as well, especially by the botanists. The garden is a home for several birds and insects, adding to the enigmatic charm of the place. Students find it very amusing to give a visit to the garden and are especially beneficial for those students who are into plant science and other biological studies.
Timings: The garden is open all days from 5:30 AM to 6 PM
Osman Sagar Lake
Popularly known as Gandipet lake, is one of the most beautiful places in Hyderabad to hang out with friends and family. Constructed in 1920, the lake is named after Mir Osman Ali Khan, the seventh Nizam of Hyderabad. It serves as the main source of drinking water for the two adjacent cities, Secunderabad and Hyderabad. The best time to visit the lake is between October to March when the weather is pleasant and comparatively cooler than the rest of the year. Students can have panoramic views of the city and stroll by the lakeside in leisure. The lake is situated nearby prominent student PG Hyderabad.
Timings: The Lake is open all the days from 9:30 AM to 5:00 PM
Golconda Fort is one of the most famous attractions in Hyderabad. It is located in the city’s western part and ever since has been the emblem of classic architecture, the rich history, and the potential mysteries of the fortress adds to the charm of the monument and invites a huge number of tourists from across the globe. The breathtaking glamour of Golconda Fort can impress anyone within no time.
With the aforementioned hangout zones, students can have a ball in style to take a break from the boredom and enjoy in style while living in an affordable student hostel in Hyderabad with well- planned living spaces also available in other student housing Hyderabad.