Hyderabad is known as the City of Pearls, given it has been a trading point for jewels within its many intriguing bazaars for centuries. Archaeologists have found evidence of settlement in this region dating back to the Iron Age. Today’s city showcases its grand Mughal history of opulent palaces and mosques, amidst narrow, bustling streets. The city holds multiple personalities, with its historic tales and modern IT hub elements, and as a melting pot of North and South Indian character. Foodies are in for a treat: the biryani in Hyderabad is considered the best in the world!
Architectural opulence renovated over 10 years, Taj Falaknuma Palace or 'Mirror of the Sky' lies on 32 acres of cascading gardens, with outdoor terraces, Venetian chandeliers, grand marble staircases and objets d'art.