Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Hyderabad Banjara Hills

Things to Do in Hyderabad


Whether you need a little retail therapy or just want to soak in the culture of the city, our hotel’s convenient location makes traveling around the city a breeze. Stock up on souvenirs at GVK One or Hyderabad Central Shopping Mall, both a short three kilometers away. Take advantage of our special packages to visit a few must-sees, like the Birla Planetarium and Hussain Sagar Lake, or take to the city on foot to explore the many attractions within walking distance. Business guests will appreciate the short drive to the conference center.

Historical Hyderabad:

  • Golconda Fort - 10 km
    Experience the history of one of India’s most famous forts as it comes to life with sound and light.
  • Charminar - 15 km
    A major landmark in Hyderabad's old city, the four immense minarets of Charminar are a must-see for first-time travelers and returning guests alike.
Religious attractions:
  • Birla Mandir - 5 km
    Absorb the grandeur of the stunning white marble temple of Lord Venkateshwara, hovering against the city skyline on Kala Pahad. Be sure to see the idol in the temple, a replica of the one found at Tirumala Tirupati.
  • Mecca Masjid - 15 km
    Visit one of the most beautiful mosques in Hyderabad. Famous for its superb symmetry and gateway bricks believed to be from Makkah, this mosque is an incredible example of architecture and design.
  • Chilkur Balaji - 25 km
    Visit the temple of Lord Venkateshwara, also known as the "Visa God."
Other attractions:
  • KBR Park - 2 km
    This national park located in Jubilee Hills, just 2 kilometers from the hotel, is perfect for early morning strolls or evening walks.
  • Hussain Sagar - 4 km
    Built in the 16th century, this man-made lake connects the twin cities of Hyderabad and Secunderabad. A towering 19-meter-tall Buddha statue rests upon an island in the center of the lake. Be sure to bring your camera!
  • Lumbini Park - 4 km
    After visiting Hussain Sagar Lake, hop over to Lumbini Park for laser shows and boat rides.
  • NTR Park - 4 km
    Wind down with a lazy afternoon stroll in this park near Hussain Sagar Lake.
  • Nehru Zoological Park - 15 km
    Sprawling across 300 lush green acres, the Nehru Zoological Park houses over 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
    Breathe it in! Blooming across more than 120 acres, this was the first botanical gardens in the state of Telangana.
  • Salar Jung Museum - 12 km
    Explore a museum that houses the largest one-man collection of antiques in the world.
  • GVK One - 0.5 km
  • Get ready for a shopping spree! This 350,000-square-foot mall is located in the upscale area of Banjara Hills, less than a kilometer from the hotel.
  • Hyderabad Central - 1 km
    Perfect for a family outing or date night, this mall includes a wide range of attractions, including movie theaters, music hubs, bookstores, 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
    Searching for the perfect gift for someone back home? Pick up a one-of-a-kind 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 the afternoon or pick up souvenirs.
  • Dhola-ri-Dhani - 20 km
    Discover the rich culture of 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