11 Jun

A Weekend in Hyderabad

The city of Nizams and Qutub Shahis - Hyderabad has its own charm. On LHI Circle, spend your weekend exploring the city and its past.
A Walk Around the Charminar
It is an icon of the city of Hyderabad. The Charminar is an inextricable part of the city’s collective consciousness, culture, history and identity. It was built in 1592 by Sultan Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah, but this monument has been witness to the many stories of Hyderabad's history.
Join us for a virtual walk, through the Charminar and its neighbourhood, with writer and oral historian, Yunus Lasania who has been documenting and exploring the city's history and culture. This walk entails visiting the Badshahi Ashurkhana, Char Kaman, and Charminar and is packed with many stories!
Tales of Old Hyderabad
Hyderabad is known as the 'city of the Nizams', but it was the Qutbshahi rulers before them who created the city. Catch the fascinating story of the beginnings of Hyderabad and the truth behind its origins, with historian Sajjad Shahid.