Se hva du kan gjøre og oppleve i Hyderabad

Hyderabad is India's national treasure, full of history, culture and amazing architecture. The century-old city never ceased to attract visitors from all over the world, international influences first pouring in with trade merchants in search of aromatic spices, shiny jewellery and gorgeous pearls. Today, Hyderabad is still known and loved for these goods, and many still travel here from afar to purchase them. The city also has numerous museums, shops, cafes and restaurants, so it's near impossible to be bored.

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Birla Mandir

The skyline of Hyderabad is dominated by a stunning building which has attracted visitors for decades. The temple of Birla Mandir is dedicated to Vishnu; its design resembles traditional South Indian architectural styles, and it's made entirely of marble. Its peaceful setting hold promise of a tranquil experience.
Adresse: Birla Mandir Hill Fort Road, Ambedkar Colony, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 345 0165

Salar Jung Museum

Salar Jung is considered to be one of the greatest museum of national importance. The museum is filled with Indian and international artefacts, paintings, books, sculptures and more. One of the highlights is the massive 200-year-old musical clock. Three minutes before every hour, a figure of a bearded man emerges, and appears to be practising some form of smithery.
Adresse: Salar Jung Road, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 457 6443
Åpningstider: Sat-Thu 10am-5pm

Sanjeevaiah Park

Sometimes a getaway from the crowded city life is in order, complete with relaxation in a beautiful and peaceful environment. That's exactly what one can expect from the Sanjeevaiah Park. The park is home to a huge variety of bird species, counting over 100, which makes it a huge attraction for bird watchers.
Adresse: Hussain Sagar, Khairatabad, Hyderabad
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 8am-7pm

Hussain Sagar Lake

A destination for the romantics among us, the famous heart-shaped lake of Hyderabad. So famous it is that it has been declared the 'World's Largest Heart-Shaped Mark', and has been attracting tourists for many years. There's one object in the park that you can't miss: the 18-meter-high Buddha statue that towers over the trees of the park.
Adresse: Hussain Sagar Lake, Hyderabad

Ramoji Film City

Just 20 kilometres from the city centre lies one of the largest and most impressive Bollywood sets of the country. There are several gardens and streets that you might recognise from the movies you've seen, as well as a spectacular opening and closing show, which one must certainly make sure not to miss.
Adresse: Ramoji Film City Main Road, Anaspur Village
Telefon: +91 1800 4250 9999
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9am-7pm

Nehru Zoological Park

The Indian rhino, panther, and python are just a few of the inhabitants of the Nehru Zoological Park. It's one of the most visited places in Hyderabad, and it's certainly easy to see why. The zoo is full of exotic creatures, and guarantees a great time for animal lovers of all ages.
Adresse: Bahadurpura Road, KundetiGuda, Kishan Bagh, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 40 2447 7355
Åpningstider: Tue-Sun 8am-6.30pm

Shilparamam Cultural Society

This is one place where you can get original Indian jewellery, saris, and handcrafted items. The Shliparamam Society is a cultural village created to pay tribute to India and proudly present much of what the country has to offer. Besides boutiques, you can also find a variety of street food vendors, which will make you fall in love with the local cuisine.
Adresse: Hi Tech City Main Road, Madhapur, Hi Tech City, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 451 8164
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10.30am-8pm


Constructed in the 16th century, the Charminar, or ''Four Minarets'', is one of the most famous sites in the city. There are a lot of markets and festivals organised near the mosque, since it's the epicentre of cultural activity of Hyderabad.
Adresse: Char Kaman, Ghansi Bazaar, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 674 5986
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9am-5.30pm

Chowmahalla Palace

A historic experience awaits those who visit the Chowmahalla Palace. A trip here will offer a glimpse of the lives of royals, and all of the grandeur that has long surrounded them. For some fresh air, take a stroll through the beautiful garden with a pool.
Adresse: 20-4-236, Khilwat, Motigalli, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 452 2032
Åpningstider: Sat-Thu 10am-5pm

Golkonda Fort

One of the most famous historic sites of the city, the Golkonda Fortand has remained an impressive monument for decades. After a climb to the top of the hill, you will find the breathtaking Taramati Baradari mosque, a building associated with romantic stories of the sultan and his court.
Adresse: Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 351 2401
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9am-5.30pm

Qutb Shahi Tombs

Built by several kings centuries ago, the Qutb Shai Tombs are described by some as the most spectacular in the world. They used to be furnished with red carpets and chandeliers, to ensure a worthy afterlife for the ones buried in the tombs.
Adresse: Qutub Shahi Tombs, Hyderabad
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9.30am-6.30pm


K&K offers traditional Indian dishes with a special twist. Their fish curry is one dish beloved by the locals, and one that has become a regional treasure. Diners can observe their food carefully prepared by the chef in the open kitchen. End your meal with one of their delicious desserts, and you will have a culinary experience of a lifetime.
Adresse: 6 -3 -1187, Begumpet Teachers Colony, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 340 0132
Åpningstider: Lunch: Mon-Sun 0.30pm-2.45pm, Dinner: 7.30pm-11.30pm


North Indian cuisine is what Bawarchi restaurant is all about. It is known for the use of the freshest ingredients, put together to create innovative and varied dishes. Make sure that you have build up quite an appetite – they serve generous portions!
Adresse: RTC Cross Road, Chikkadpally, Nallakunta, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 730 602 4024
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Lunch: Noon-4pm, Dinner: 6pm-10pm

Absolute Barbecues

If you want to try a tasty, traditional kebab, Absolute Barbecues is the place to be. You can also create your own dishes by adding ingredients of you choice, to make it just the meal for you. Don't forget to try the ghevar rabri, a traditional dessert guaranteed to leave you wanting more.
Adresse: Road No 1, Banjara Hills Mithila Nagar, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 888 676 0222
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Lunch: Noon-4.30pm, Dinner: 6.30pm-Midnight


A buffet restaurant with trendy decor and a great variety of wines is what you may expect from Feast. They focus on dishes of international cuisine, bringing a variety of culinary influences together on the menu. Brunch comes with a serving of sparkling wine.
Adresse: 115/1, Financial District, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 404 925 1172
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Breakfast: 6.30am-10.30am, Lunch: 0.30pm-3pm, Dinner 7pm-11pm

Jewel of Nizam

The restaurant features rare, traditional recipes handed down from generation to generation. Jewel of Nizam has found the perfect balance between tradition and contemporary dishes by giving the old classics a special twist. A few patron favourites are the gulauti kebab and anokhi kheer.
Adresse: The Golkonda Hyderabad Banjara Hills, Masab Tank, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 611 0101
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Lunch: 0.30pm-3pm, Dinner: 7.30pm-11.30pm


If you want to try traditional chutney, this is the place to go. Whether you are looking for breakfast, lunch, or dinner, Chutneys serves meals all day round. What they are especially known for are their vegetarian dishes, which are surely worth a try.
Adresse: 8-2-293/8/A/13, Road No 36, Jubilee Hills, Above More, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 93902 34234
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 7am-11pm


A restaurant serving Italian cuisine, paired with Italian wines, and featuring an Italian-themed decor. Guests can enjoy a huge variety of pastas, risottos and all manner of Italian dishes. There are even tables by the pool, which will make for a romantic setting.
Adresse: Raheja IT Park, Hitec City, Madhapur, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 767 6828
Åpningstider: Mon-Thu Lunch: Noon-3pm, Dinner: 7pm-11pm, Fri-Sun Lunch: Noon-3.30pm, Dinner: 7pm-11.30pm

Jonathan's Kitchen

If you are terrible at deciding on a single dish, dining at the buffet of Jonathan's Kitchen might just be the perfect solution. The buffet is made up of everything from traditional Indian cuisine to foods from all over the world. One of the most popular dishes is the spring chicken, which certainly worth a try.
Adresse: Holiday Inn Express & Suites, Madhava Reddy Colony, Gachibowli, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 966 949 9912
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Lunch: 11.30am-3pm, Dinner: 6.30pm-11pm

De Thali

A miniature buffet on a round platter is what you may expect to be served at De Thali. The restaurant serves a modern twist on several traditional Indian dishes on one plate. It's one of the most popular restaurants in the city, so expect there to be a short wait.
Adresse: Block 3, White House Building, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 404 020 4001
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Lunch: Noon-3.30pm, Dinner: 7pm-11pm


From regional dishes to western cuisine, Amara has it all. A few of the many popular dishes are the Vietnamese chao tam, water chestnut salad, and the soft shell crab. Top it all off with a delicious chocolate mille feuille, and your day simply couldn't get any better.
Adresse: Cyber View Towers, Vittal Rao Nagar Road, Vittal Rao Nagar, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 623 2323
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 7pm-11am

Cafe Graffiti

Bite-sized, fresh and delicious food is what you'll find at Cafe Graffiti. Whether you are in the mood for some good old potato wedges or a traditional paneer tandoori wrap, the cafe staff will serve it with a friendly smile.
Adresse: 8-2-672/1/A, Road No 13, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 410 2020
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-Midnight

The Gallery Cafe

A cafe and an art gallery at once, The Gallery Cafe there a place to get inspired and enjoy a nice cup of coffee or tea. The cafe also has a stage, where young artists can perform and show off their talents.
Adresse: 8-2-585/1/B, Road No10, Phase 2, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 903 061 6161
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11.30am-10.30pm


This is not only a good place to have some comfort food, but also a home made milkshake. The ambience of cafe Cubano will make you feel relaxed and at ease, and upon having a cup of coffee or a milkshake, you will feel re-energised like never before.
Adresse: Mahmood Plaza, Road No 9, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 988 520 6197
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9am-11pm

Cafe Coffee Day

At this cafe, every day is coffee day. They create heavenly coffee specialities, so good that they are not afraid to call one of their drinks the Devil's Own Cold Coffee – it's simply sinfully good!
Adresse: Charminar, Moghalpura Chow Mohalla, Pathar Gatti, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 939 620 7685
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-9pm

Cafe Niloufer

Hyderabad is not only famous for its history and beautiful architecture, but also for a very special kind of biscuit. The crispy osmania biscuit is national treasure, and the best ones are made and sold at Cafe Niloufer. Get yourself a drink and grab one of the special biscuits to have a taste of this special treat.
Adresse: 11-5-422/C/B, Lakdikapool, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 846 686 8670
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 5am-Midnight

De' Cafe Studio

Coffee, sandwiches, tarts, cakes and everything that you could ever dream of can be found at De' Cafe Studio. It's based inside an actual music recording studio, so you can enjoy the sweet sounds of the instruments whilst you take a sip or a bite.
Adresse: 16-8-921/1, Nalgonda X Road, New Malakpet, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 880 130 1274
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 9am-Midnight

Nimrah Cafe and Bakery

Sometimes you are in the mood for just a simple, yet delicious snack, and a cup of soothing tea. With comfort food and a selection of drinks, Nimrah Cafe and Bakery fits the profile just right. Try the osmania biscuit, one of the traditional biscuits from Hyderabad.
Adresse: 20-4-1238/39, Charminar, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 984 808 9343
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 4am-11pm

Xtreme Sports Bar & Grill

Watching a game and playing snooker whilst having a drink sounds like a good time to many. Xtreme Sports Bar & Grill is a popular venue for just that, and it also serves great finger food. Don't forget to try one of their cocktails and mocktails, they are made with the freshest ingredients by professional bartenders.
Adresse: Zonah Neptune, Road No 36, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 403 316 5701
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10.30am-Midnight

Coco's Bar & Grill

After a long day, sometimes all you need is a cold drink in good company. Coco's Bar & Grill is a rooftop bar which serves delicious drinks, and barbecue straight from the grill. To top it all off, they also have live music, which adds a wonderful air to the night.
Adresse: Plot No 217, Road No 2, Banjara Hills Park View Enclave, Jubilee Hills Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 986 699 0520
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-Midnight


Located at one of the most prestigious hotels of the city, Aqua is a poolside lounge submerged in magical lights and trendy music. There's plenty of drinks to choose from on the extensive wine and cocktail list, ranging from the old-fashioned mojito to some newer creations.
Adresse: 22, Raj Bhavan Road, Somajiguda, Raj Bhavan Road, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 345 6789
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun Noon-Midnight

Zanzi Bar

Indian and international drinks are the main focus at Zanzi Bar. The bar creates each cocktail with care, and employs professional bartenders with expertise to make your drink. You can even pick your favourite song or music genre: there is an old-school jukebox with tunes to forge any mood desired.
Adresse: 10-1-124, Hills Road, Castle Hills, Masab Tank, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 611 0101
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-11.30pm

Vertigo - The High Life

Dance the night away at Vertigo, where drinks are always flowing and the DJs keep on spinning until late. You can also choose to relax on one of the comfortable couches in the lounge area, overlooking the dance floor. There is live music at the weekends, so make sure to check out the schedule prior to going.
Adresse: Shiv Shakti Tower, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 998 581 8517
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-0.30am


From dancing to beats spun by DJ, to having a freshly made snack with a drink: Spoil is known for bringing the two elements together by serving the best food and hiring the best DJs. They focus on serving cocktails with plenty of fruit, so you are certainly in for a treat.
Adresse: 8-3-293/82/A/70, Anshu Colours, Jubilee Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 403 316 5657
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 2pm-1AM

10 Downing Street

A pub and a nightclub at once, 10 Downing Street will let you enjoy a plate of Shepherd's pie and dance away on the floor just minutes later. The bar has an American retro feel to it, and even features a karaoke machine, which hold promise of a fun night out.
Adresse: No 10, My Home Tycoon, Begumpet, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 455 6010
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-11pm


The mall that has it all, from design pieces to clothing, toy shops, as well as cinemas and food courts. The GVK One mall even has something special in store: the largest free-standing salt water aquarium in India, which you can visit whenever you get tired of shopping or eating national delicacies.
Adresse: Road No 1, Banjara Hills, Balapur Basthi, Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 749 7600
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-10pm


Hyderabad is also called the 'City of Pearls', because it is one of the largest trade centres for pearls in the world. At Mangatrai, you can have a look for yourself and gaze in awe at the beautifully crafted necklaces, earrings, bangles and all manner of jewellery pieces.
Adresse: Basheerbagh Road, New MLA Quarters, Adarsh Nagar, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 323 3305
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 10.30am-9pm, Sun Noon-8pm


When you think of traditional Indian clothing, you most likely imagine gorgeous fabrics. Singhania's sells the most amazing textiles, sarees, lehengas and anarkali suits. When you walk into the shop, you will be blown away by the rich colours of the garments, and feel like you've entered a true fabric wonderland.
Adresse: Ground Floor, Sufi, Chambers, Road No 1, Banjara Hills Mithila Nagar, Banjara Hills Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 957 387 1009
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 11am-9pm, Sun 1pm-8pm

Bidri Crafts

Bidriware is a metal handicraft dating back to the 14th century; exquisite Bidri items are for sale at Bidri Crafts. The family-owned business has been around for decades, and sells the most amazing jewellery, vases and ornamental plates. Even if you are not planning on buying, pay a visit to the shop just to take a peek at the beautiful craftsmanship.
Adresse: Gun Foundry, Basheer Bagh, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 848 222 6379
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 11am-9pm


One of the largest fashion malls of India, Central is filled with a huge variety of shops. Ranging from designer clothes, to more affordable fashion, to everything in between. They sell over 500 brands, and with so many choices it's close to impossible not to leave the mall with something new.
Adresse: 6-3-673, 674/1, G.S.Center Point, Punjagutta Cross Road, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 406 643 0000
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 11am-9.30pm

The Chennai Shopping Mall

The Chennai Shopping Mall is full of quality products, and many come with a huge discount. It comes as no surprise that this shopping mall is incredibly popular. It houses a showroom of no less than 5 levels, holding dozens of brands. They even have a special section for sarees for every occasion.
Adresse: Plot no 5 and 14, Bhagyanagar Colony, Kukatpally, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 340 3377
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10.30am-10.30pm

Krishna Pearls & Jewellers

Gaze in awe when you take a peek at the most beautiful jewellery and pearls in all sorts of colours at the Krishna Pearls & Jewellers shop. They are renowned for the amazing detail in the tiniest pieces of jewellery. When locals shop for jewellery or pearls, this is the place they most often go.
Adresse: Shop No 6-3-883/2/3, Near Topaz Building, Greenlands Road, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 355 2491
Åpningstider: Mon-Sun 10am-9.30pm

Passport / Visa

The Indian government offers a traditional visa (stamped inside of the passport), or an eVisa, obtained online. All nationals of the European Union and multiple countries across the world are eligible for an eVisa, which should be applied for at least 4 days prior to travel date and is accepted at 24 airports and 3 seaports countrywide. Special conditions apply to Pakistani passport holders or individuals with familial ties to Pakistan. Citizens of Bhutan, Nepal, and the Maldives are exempt from visa requirements (if not entering via mainland China).


Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located approximately 24 kilometres away from the city centre. By car, it will take around 1 hour to get from the city centre to the airport. Bus The Pushpak is a shuttle from the airport to the most important destinations in the city. A few of those destinations are: Secunderabad, Jubilee Bus Station, and Chandanagar. Most busses depart every 20 minutes, yet it is wise to check the bus schedules that are displayed at the stations. Taxi Another option is the taxi; Radio Taxi Service at the airport is provided by Meru and Sky cabs. There is a Radio Taxi pick up point at car park level and counters available at the arrivals. There's an extra charge of 25% during 11pm and 5am.
Adresse: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 40 6654 6370

Best Time to Visit

If you like temperatures to be lower than those of the hot summers, October to February is the best time to visit. The average temperature ranges between 14 and 29 degrees Celsius, and it can get quite cloudy. This time of year is perfect for city and walking tours. March and May are the summer season, the hottest months of the year. Temperatures soar up to 45 degrees. June through September is the monsoon season, which means heavy rains and strong winds. The temperature ranges from 24 to 27 degrees.

Public Transport

Hyderabad has several public transport options, the most common one being the bus. Busses are run by the TSRTC and have a lot of stops throughout the city; the major bus stations are the Jubilee, Dilsukhnagar and Mehdipatnam bus station, from where all the busses depart. There are several kinds of services that TSRTC offers which differ in comfort, price and the amount of stops; these include: Metro Luxury, City Sheetal, Metro Delux and Metro Express. Timetables are located at bus stations.


Red Cabs +91 40 2255 2255 Yellow Cars Cabs +91 40 2233 2233 Commut +91 88861 16688


The main post office of Hyderabad is the General Post Office. There are loads of red letterboxes located around the city.
Adresse: Abids South 2 Street, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 40 2346 3518
Åpningstider: Mon-Sat 9am-7.30pm


One of the largest pharmacies is Apollo pharmacy, with multiple shops across the city.
Adresse: 4-1-1024, Bogul Kunta Road, Boggulkunta, Abids, Bogulkunta, Hyderabad
Telefon: +91 402 343 3632
Åpningstider: Open 24/7


Country code: +91


230 V / 50 Hz Type C "Euro" plugs and types D & M three-pin plugs are used