Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Hyderabad Banjara Hills

Things to Do in Hyderabad


Shop and sightsee from our hotel near Hyderabad Central

Pick up a souvenir at GVK One, the city's premiere shopping mall, or at the Hyderabad Central Shopping Mall, both less than three kilometers away. Thanks to our ideal location and special packages, travelers can also explore nearby sights like the Birla Planetarium and Hussain Sagar Lake. In addition to all these things to do, guests staying with us in Hyderabad are only a short drive from the conference center.

Historical Hyderabad:

  • Golkonda Fort - 10 km
    Golconda is one of the most famous forts in India, and its history comes to life here in an impressive show with sound and light.
  • Charminar - 15 km
    Look up to see the four graceful minarets of Charminar, a major landmark in Hyderabad's old city.
Religious attractions:
  • Birla Mandir - 5 km
    This white marble temple of Lord Venkateshwara floats on the city skyline, on Kala Pahad. The idol in the temple is a replica of the one at Tirumala Tirupati.
  • Mecca Masjid - 15 km
    Remarkable for its architecture, size and its royal splendor, this is one of the most beautiful mosques in Hyderabad. It is famous for its symmetry and the gateway bricks that are believed to be from Makkah.
  • Chilkur Balaji - 25 km
    Don't miss this temple of Lord Venketeshwara, also known as the "Visa God."
Other attractions:
  • KBR Park - 2 km
    A national park located in Jubilee Hills, convenient for morning and evening walks.
  • Hussain Sagar - 4 km
    Built in the 16th century, this man-made lake connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. A 19-meter tall Buddha statue sits on an island in the middle of the lake.
  • Lumbini Park - 4 km
    Adjacent to Hussain Sagar Lake, Lumbini Park is the place to go for boat rides and laser shows.
  • NTR Park - 4 km
    Stroll through NTR Park for a relaxing afternoon near Hussain Sagar Lake.
  • Nehru Zoological Park - 15 km
    Spanning 300 lush green acres, the Nehru Zoological Park has more than 250 species of animals and birds, most of which are kept in conditions as close to their natural habitats as possible.
  • Ramoji Film City - 35 km
    Ramoji Film City is the world's largest integrated film studio and theme park at nearly 3,000 acres (8 km²). It is also one of Asia's most popular tourism and recreation centers. The Guinness Book of World Records even lists it as the largest film studio in the world.
Educational destinations:
  • Birla Planetarium - 5 km
    The Birla Planetarium is an impressive building with a dome that resembles that of the Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur and some of the earliest government structures in New Delhi.
  • Hyderabad Botanical Garden - 9 km
    Covering more than 120 acres, this was the first botanical gardens in the state of Telengana.
  • Salar Jung Museum - 12 km
    The museum houses the largest one-man collection of antiques in the world.
Shopping:
  • GVK One - 0.5 km
    This premium, 350,000-square-foot mall is located in the posh area of Banjara Hills.
  • Hyderabad Central - 1 km
    The mall includes range of movies, music, books, coffee shops, a food court, a supermarket and restaurants. The shopping space is spread over four levels, with PVR Cinemas located on the top (fifth) floor.
  • Shilparamam - 9 km
    Pick up a handcrafted souvenir at this arts and crafts village.
  • Laad Bazaar - 15 km
    Known for its exquisite bangles, jewelry and pearls, Laad Bazaar is a great place to spend an afternoon.
  • Dhola-ri-Dhani - 20 km
    Discover this ethnic Rajasthani village.

Important local areas:

  • Banjara Hills - (district in which the hotel is situated)
  • Jubilee Hills - 2 km
  • Somajiguda - 3 km
  • Begumpet - 5 km
  • Abids - 7 km
  • Madhapur - 7 km
  • Gachibowli - 14 km
  • Old City - 15 km