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The Charminar, developed in 1591, is a landmark and mosque situated in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. The milestone has turned into a worldwide symbol of Hyderabad, recorded among the most perceived structure of India. The seminar has been an authentic place with a Mosque on the best floor for more than 400 years and furthermore known for its encompassing markets. It is one of the vacation spots in Hyderabad. It is the place numerous acclaimed celebrations are commended, for example, Eid-UL-Adha and Eid-UL-Fitr.

The Charminar is arranged on the east bank of Musi river.To the west lies the Laad Bazaar, and toward the southwest lies the lavishly ornamented rock Makkah Masjid. It is recorded as an archeological and structural fortune on the official "Rundown of Monuments" arranged by the Archeological Survey of India. The English name is an interpretation and mix of the Urdu words Ch? r and Minar or meaner, meaning "Four Pillars"; the eponymous towers are luxurious minarets joined and upheld by four thousand curves. This is one of the Best Historical Place in Hyderabad.

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History :

The fifth leader of the Qutb Shahi tradition, Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah, fabricated the Charminar in 1591 in the wake of moving his capital from Golkonda to the recently framed city of Hyderabad.

The Archeological Survey of India (ASI), the present guardian of the structure, makes reference to in its records, "There are different hypotheses with respect to the reason for which Charminar was built. In any case, it is generally acknowledged that Charminar was working as the focal point of the city, to honor the annihilation of Cholera", a fatal sickness which was widespread at that time. Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah had petitioned God for the end of the torment that was assaulting his city and promised to fabricate a Mosque at the exact place where he prayed. According to Jean de Thévenot, a French explorer of the seventeenth century whose portrayal was supplemented with the accessible Persian messages, the Charminar was built in the year 1591 CE, to recognize the start of the second Islamic thousand years year (1000 AH). The occasion was praised far and wide in the Islamic world, along these lines Qutb Shah established the city of Hyderabad to commend the occasion and honor it with the development of this building. 17– 19Due to its engineering as it is likewise called the Arc de Triomphe of the east.

The Charminar Hyderabad was developed at the crossing point in the recorded exchange course that interfaces the business sectors of Golkonda with the port city of Machilipatnam.195 The Old City of Hyderabad was structured with the Charminar as its centerpiece. The city was spread around the Charminar in four distinct quadrants and loads, isolated by the built-up settlements. Towards the north of the Charminar is the Char Kaman, or four portals, built in the cardinal direction. 170 Additional prominent designers from Persia were likewise welcomed to build up the city plan. The structure itself was proposed to fill in as a Mosque and Madarsa. It is of Indo-Islamic design style, fusing Persian structural components.

Student of history Masud Hussain Khan says that the development of Charminar was finished in the year 1592 and that it is the city of Hyderabad which was really established in the year 1591. According to the book "Days of the Beloved", Qutb Shah built the Charminar in the year 1589, on the specific spot where he has previously seen his future ruler Bhagmati, and after her transformation of Islam, Qutb Shah renamed the city as "Hyderabad". Despite the fact that the story was dismissed by the history specialists and researchers, it wound up prevalent fables among local people. 


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Charminar Timings

Days Timings
Monday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Tuesday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Wednesday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Thursday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Friday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Saturday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M
Sunday 9:30 A.M–5:30 P.M


Charminar Entry Ticket Price

Rs.5/- per Person for Indians

Rs.100/- per Person for Foreign Nationals

Charminar Contact Numbers

040 6674 5986

040 2452 2990

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Charminar Address

Telephone Exchange,

Pathergatti Rd, Hyderabad, Telangana,

 500002, India

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Giri 25-Jan-2019 (05:09 PM)Male


Nice place to visit with friends and family, i had a great time and enjoyed a lot


mahender 17-Sep-2019 (02:13 PM)Male


good information about Charminar, thank you for providing valuable information


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