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Charminar

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Charminar, an excellent blend of the Indo-Islamic architecture, is one of the places that will come to mind when one plans to visit Hyderabad. It is a square-shaped structure standing as a witness to the glory of Qutub Shahi dynasty. The structure is 56 meters high and 30 meters wide. There are four minarets standing on the four corners of Charminar, each minaret having double balconies. The balconies offer a breathtaking view of the surrounding. These minarets are crowned with small, bulblike copulas.

There are four grand arches facing the cardinal directions and major roads emanate from the arches, along the four cardinal directions. On the top floor is located a small mosque. There are 45 prayer spaces and people throng to this mosque for the Friday prayers. One should not miss the beautiful view of Charminar when it is illuminated.
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9 am to 5 pm daily
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Nuggets From The Nizam’s Land – Hyderabad

  by Akshay Balraj  on Apr 21, 2010
Hyderabad showcases the royal life of the Nawabs and there is no end to the sightseeing places here. The Hyderabadi Biryani is sure to make you visit this place again!
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great place
Posted by lee 4 year, 11 months ago
i really like this site as it gives me the information about hyderabad and its historidal monuments very nice thank you
Posted by rahela afia 5 year, 3 months ago
its very nice to see charminar.great experience
Posted by Lavanya 6 year, 10 months ago

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