Charmina

 

Overview

 Charminar is most famous Historical place of Hyderabad and Telangana.The landmark has become a global icon of Hyderabad. The fifth ruler of the Qutb Shahi dynasty Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah built the Charminar in1591 century. After Shifting His capital from golkunda to Hyderabad. He built this awesome structure of charminar.
 
We can say there is equal importance of Charminar  as Taj mahal in agra and eiffel tower in paris. Even Charminar is included in top 10 historical places of India. It's English name is a translation of two words "char" and "minar" which is four towers. The Char Minar is a two-storied building with the first floor being covered. The balconies on this floor provide a great view of the surrounding areas. A small mosque adorns the top floor of the Charminar. This mosque is situated on the western side of the Charminar facing Mecca, the holy city of the Muslims. This mosque is said to be the oldest surviving mosque in Hyderabad city. Charminar, the hub of Hyderabad city, has four wide roads going in each direction. The Charminar is square in shape, each side measuring 100 feet, with a central pointed high arch at the center.    
Charminar is constructed in Islamic architecture. We can say that it is a signature of Islamic architecture. pulverised marble, limestone, mortar and  granite are used in structure of Charminar. It has a square structure of 20 * 20 meter size. Charminar contains four arches each of them opens in four streets. And because of these four grand arches it is named charminar. If you want to rech to uper floor then there are 149 winding steps for reach to upper floor.
 
Charminar Timing:   9:30AM–5:30PM
 
How to Reach,
Nearest Railway Station:  Hyderabad Decan
 
Nearest Airport: Hyderabad Airport

Location

Country
India
State
Andhra Pradesh
City
Hyderabad
Location
Hyderabad.
Address
Charminar, Laad Bazaar Road, Hyderabad, Telangana 500002
Contact Info
Phone: 040 6674 5986
Mobile :
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Charminar, Laad Bazaar Road
Nearest Railway Station
Nearest Airport
Hyderabad Airport
PK
latitude : 25.318099980 longitude :68.366096500
Corporation : Hyderabad
GPS Code : OPKD
Open Year
1594
Height
56 m
Architect
Islamic architecture
Dedicated To
Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah
Visiting Hours
9:30AM–5:30PM

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