Things to do in Hyderabad
Once the finest royal residence in the country, this palace in the old city was a derelict Xanadu for decades.
You go through a dusty warren of streets and arrive at the massive ramparts and stone walls. In the 17th century, the citadel was able to stave off the Moghul armies for months. The fort towers over a granite hill and is protected by massive gates with iron spikes to obstruct war elephants.
The museum was the home of the sixth nizam, who ruled from 1869 to 1911.
The largest moviemaking facility in the world, yet the films and TV shows it cranks out each year are rarely shown outside the state.