Named after the third Nizam of the Asaf Jahi dynasty, Sikandar Jah, Secunderabad was established as a cantonment during the British Raj in 1806. Separated by the Hussain Sagar Lake, Secunderabad is often referred to as the twin of Hyderabad. The Secunderabad Railway Station serves the city and is the zonal headquarters of the South Central Railway. While the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is around 40 km away, Secunderabad is well-connected by road and major bus terminals in the city include the Jubilee Bus Station and Rathifile Bus Station. A popular tourist destination in the country, there are a number of hotels that provide accommodation. For those travelling to the city on work, there are a number of business hotels in Secunderabad that provide quality accommodation and a plethora of services and modern amenities. You will also come across 2-star and 3-star rated hotels in Secunderabad that provide great rooms and services. However, when it comes to providing economically priced rooms without compromising on quality and comfort, no one does it better than the Treebo hotels in Secunderabad. Important localities within 5 km of Secunderabad include Marredpally, Patny, Padma Roa Nagar, Begumpet and Tank Bund. When looking to places to explore, do visit Hussain Sagar Lake, Golconda Fort, Konaseema, Birla Mandir, Trimulgherry Fort, Birla Planetarium, All Saints’ Church and Saidanimba Tomb. For all you shopaholics out there, CMR Shopping Mall, Chennai Shopping Mall and Off the Rack are places to visit. As for local shopping, Patny Centre and General Bazaar are your bet. Looking for awesome food joints in the city, try the dishes at Alpha Restaurant and Paradise.
What are the famous landmarks in Secunderabad?
Asked by Alisha, 04-02-2018