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Charminar

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All reviews old city four minarets beautiful monument global icon of hyderabad bangle shops irani chai crowded place lad bazaar street shopping biryani under renovation first floor historical place hyderabad city visit this place visit hyderabad nice place
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Reviewed 2 days ago

This place is more good to see now after the traffic thoroughfare is removed and is made only for public to walk around. The promenade in front that leads to Charminar is amazing with pearl shops and age old architecture.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank TravellingReddy
Reviewed 2 days ago

Fantastic site, right in the middle of Hyderabd. Bangle market is adjacent, people are out enjoying life - go right before dusk - locals are out and it is a festive/busy environment. Pay the few bucks for the entrance into the building!

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank sccrowth
Reviewed 2 days ago

Nice to see old heritage..but the way there is too much crowded..typical old hyderabad..but you will enjoy the rustic beauty and dive into imagination how it would have been during old days

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Udayan N
Reviewed 2 days ago

...you expect very touristy place full of small shops and so on. It is not possible to park your car near by Charminar, so you have to walk and that is what I really enjoy all the streets with many shops even I didn't buy...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank AlesT1
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

It's a very crowded place with hawkers approaching us for pearls and bangles. We had heard it is not the place to buy good quality pearls. We just stopped to have tea and biscuits at Nimrah bakery which were nice. This place can be avoided...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Shweta K
Reviewed 5 days ago

Charminar is an historic monument located in the heart of Old Hyderabad and is a wonderful piece of 16th century Indo-Islamic architecture. Perhaps even more amazing are the sights, sounds and bustle of the surrounding centuries-old muslim neighborhood that it is located in. What stood...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Bruinsmith
Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the main landmark of Hyderabad. It's a beautiful structure in the old city, next to the Laad Bazar. The entry fee is minimal for Indian nationals, kids und 13 are free, foreigners pay 200 rupees. We had an official tour guide, which made...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank 40familyof4
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Charminar is said to be 400 years old monument built by tge last nizam..more than just a monument charminar is a hugeee market in hyderabad and i will cherish my visit to this place life time..

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank poonamm745
Reviewed 1 week ago

It is a must see for tourist but it is located in old town center so not a clean or quite place. Very crowded

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Lingang
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Probably the most famous place in Hyderabad, a must visit location and it’s right next to Mecca Masjid, round the corner from Chowmahalla Palace and right next to the famous bangle bazaar which are also must visit spots. All 4 can be done together easily...More

Date of experience: March 2019
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Charminar
Hyderabad’s most iconic architectural delight,
Charminar is beyond just a popular
monument. It’s the
nucleus of the busiest and most vibrant lanes of the
Old City
studded with shops selling bangles and
pearls. It can be too crowded and overwhelming, but to
every tourist’s delight, the gems and hidden treasures
...More
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Coastal58458821214
19 January 2019|
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Response from Chye C | Reviewed this property |
I don’t know the rates, but I do know that parking at Charminar is next to impossible to find, and there are restrictions everywhere. We took the hotel taxi, and the driver dropped us at Charminar but parked at the nearby... More
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ganeshbhalerao
13 January 2019|
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Response from H C | Reviewed this property |
no ideal time - but evening is cooler. it seemed like it always was congested - but three- wheeler or uber gets you there and back. There was a long queue to ascend the tower - so we didn't bother. Yes shops abound - but... More
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30 November 2018|
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Response from Vidyadheesh U | Reviewed this property |
There is an entry fee of Rs.5 per head for Indians and Rs.100 per head for non-Indians.
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