Found by and by in the Indian territory of Telangana, Secunderabad has been known as the “Twin city of Hyderabad”. The city, situated on the northern piece of the Deccan Plateau, was set up in 1806 by the English as a cantonment after they vanquished the Asaf Jahi line. While Hyderabad has still held the impacts of the Nizam’s standard in its way of life and design, Secunderabad has a more English touch to it as it was under the British until 1948.
The city of Secunderabad is separated from Hyderabad by the Hussain Sagar lake, yet at the same time shapes a piece of Hyderabad’s Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC). Probably the biggest cantonment in India, Secunderabad appreciates a critical nearness of a military just as airforce faculty. As a cosmopolitan city, it is home to numerous networks separated from the locals, including numerous Parsis and Anglo-Indians
Attractions: Clock tower, Shamirpet Lake, Hussain Sagar Lake, Peddamma Temple, Paigah Palace, All Saints Church, Rashtrapati Nilayam, Wargal Saraswati Temple, Sri Ganesh Temple, Ujjaini Mahankali Temple, etc…
Best Time to visit: June to October.
Peak Season: Monsoon Season.
How to Reach
- By Air: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is around 44kms away from Secunderabad and is the closest air terminal to the city.
- By Rail: The Secunderabad Junction situated in the core of the city is associated well to other significant urban areas of the nation, for example, Pune, Bangalore, Howrah, Guntur, Guwahati, Chennai, New Delhi, Mumbai, Visakhapatnam among others.
- By Road: Secunderabad is 18kms away from Hyderabad and is all around associated by APSTRC transports that interface Secunderabad to different urban communities and towns in Andhra Pradesh. There are immediate transports from Mumbai, Chennai, Bangalore, Surat, Nagpur and so on. There are additionally private transports from different urban areas that are connected to city.