Secunderabad Tourist Guide, Hotels, Road Maps & Climate
Secunderabad and Hyderabad are popularly called 'Twin cities'. Though they are called twins, the cities present different fusion of cultures with Secunderabad having developed under direct British rule, and the city of Hyderabad, as the capital of a princely state. The Twin cities are separated by the man made Hussain Sagar lake.
The city also has a good population of Christians, with famous churches like St Marys Church (biggest parish in twin cities) and St Johns Church and cathedrals found across the city. (Under wikipedia GNU)
Tourist Spots in Secunderabad:
Rashtrapati Nilayam: considered as the equivalent of Rashtrapati Bhavan in New Delhi, this serves as the office of the President during his yearly stopover in South India.
Trimulgherry Fort: The fort was built in 1867. A deep trench surrounds it. The fort has now been transformed to a Military Hospital.
Trinity Church: A visit to the tranquil Trinity Church is must.
Victorian Prison: There is a gloomy Military Prison from Victorian times, thankfully no longer used as a confinement quarters. The prison looks eerily grim and used to be no less than a nightmare for the prisoners.
Park lane: This is a famous lane known for fashion textiles, readymades stores etc. CTC (Chenoy Trade Centre), which is the largest computer bazaar in the twin cities is located here.
The city is the Head-Quarters of South Central Railway Zone of the Indian Railways. The Railway station has been renovated to provide convenient facilities to passengers like toll booths for cars, increased parking space, additional ticketing counters and giving it a better overall look as well. Private Taxis are also provided for commuters. MMTS local services are also available via this station. Secunderabad is also one of the major hub for the City Bus transport. Major bus stations are the Jubilee Bus Station and Rathfile Bus station. The city has good road connectivity to all places within it as well as with its neighbouring twin, Hyderabad. Tank Bund road is a historical and an important road which connects the two cities. It is situated on the banks of the lake Hussain sagar. The city is also well connected by air to other cities of the state as well as to other major cities of the country and abroad, through the Begumpet International Airport.
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