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Charminar

Charkaman, Charminar, Hyderabad, India
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Ranked #19 of 134 Attractions in Hyderabad
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Landmarks
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Sun - Sat 9:00 am - 5:30 pm

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Edinburgh
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48 reviews 48 reviews
14 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

So to walk around here takes guts and a smog mask. This is the heart of the old town and my advice get here EARLY. The mass of traffic turns the air blue and the ozone mixes with the sunlight to rip the lining of your lungs off. So yes the towers are great char terrific minar. I did have... More 

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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014 NEW

Any tourist visiting India, must visit Hyderabad and charminar to have the taste of nawabi culture and explore history of nizams in india.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

Charminar is in the heart of Hyderabad, it is also called old city, one of the busy places in hyderabad lot of shops, coming to charminar brilliant architecture, charminar is 400 years old

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 22, 2014 NEW

If you are in love with the history of India, then you must visit this monument to see this Nawabi architecture. Located amidst a crowded market place and the busy streets old Old Hyderabad this place is a one time visit. The building is quite old but when you enter it you feel the cool air even duringthe peak summer... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews 21 reviews
9 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

If you are looking for Sarees, cloth, diferent type of accessories and good arquitecture there is a plenty attraction to visit here. I came back the day after I've been visited. I would recommend to visited during the week because on Saturday is crowded of people and on Sunday's there are some shops closed.

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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37 reviews 37 reviews
11 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

For a great view of the city its a must visit. Closed on Fridays, it might get a bit crowded on weekends. Entry ticket is nominal and you can click some nice pictures up there on the top and around this place. Shall not take more than an hour for the entire visit, the stairs might be a bit of... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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53 reviews 53 reviews
40 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

This is called Old City. And Charminar Exists in OLD City. Now a days its is considered as little not safe place to visit alone. However if you want to visit then you can visit in the Morning. Coming to the point of Charminar, now a days you are not allowed to go inside the Minar, you can see from... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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15 reviews 15 reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014 NEW

The area has become too crowdy and sometimes rowdy; Within the complex crowd is not managed well, leading to chaos. Being a monument of repute, authorities should give better attention to it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 20, 2014 NEW

Not really Well maintained , But Yeah You can shop and Eat over Here , Relishing Dosa's and Jewelery of all Kinds available Nearby. Night Time is the Best Landmark Of Hyderabad

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Dubai, United Arab Emirates
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103 reviews 103 reviews
28 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2014 NEW

Surroundings not well maintained, unkempt - just not the monument and surroundings that you want the landmark of a city to be !

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