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 Hyderabad worry-free. Here on vacation? Travel just three kilometers from the Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel Hyderabad Banjara Hills to stock up on souvenirs at GVK One or Hyderabad Central shopping mall. You can also take advantage of our special packages to visit a few must-sees, like the Birla Planetarium and Hussain Sagar lake, or you can explore the many attractions within walking distance. If you’re here for business, our hotel is just a 20-minute drive from the Hyderabad International Conference Centre.

Historical Hyderabad:

  • Golconda Fort - 10 km
    Experience the history of one of India’s most famous forts at this complex just outside Hyderabad. The hilltop fort dates to the 12th century and reached its heyday in the 16th century.
  • Charminar - 10.2 km
    A major landmark in Old City, Hyderabad, this square-shaped mosque is sometimes called the “Arc de Triomphe of the East” and is known for its four distinctive minarets.
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 - 10.1 km
    Visit one of the most beautiful mosques in Hyderabad, famous for its superb symmetry and gateway bricks believed to be from Makkah.
  • Chilkur Balaji - 25.8 km
    Often called “Visa Balaji Temple,” this ancient Hindu house of worship is dedicated to Lord Venkateshwara.
    Tel: +91 87 7206 4254
Educational destinations:
  • Birla Planetarium - 5 km
    One of three Birla planetariums in India, the Birla Planetarium in Hyderabad boasts an impressive dome that resembles the one at Gol Gumbaz in Bijapur. The planetarium is part of the Birla Science Centre and hosts daily shows in English.
    Tel: +91 33 2223 6610
  • Hyderabad Botanical Garden - 9 km
    With flowers that bloom across more than 120 acres, this was the first botanical garden in the state of Telangana.
  • Salar Jung Museum - 9 km
    Explore one of the three National Museums of India, home to the largest, single-family collection of antiques in the world.
    Tel: +91 40 2457 6443
  • GVK One - 0.5 km
    Get ready for a shopping spree at this 350,000-square-foot mall. Located in the upscale area of Banjara Hills, GVK One features stores like Fabindia, Levi’s, Marks & Spencer and more.
    Tel: +91 40 6749 7600
  • Hyderabad Central - 1 km
    Perfect for a family outing or a date night, this mall includes 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.
    Tel: +91 40 6643 0000
  • Shilparamam - 8.8 km
    Searching for the perfect gift for someone back home? Pick up a one-of-a-kind souvenir at this arts-and-crafts village.
    Tel: +91 40 6451 8164
  • Laad Bazaar - 9.4 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 - 19.5 km
    With a water park, cultural programs, puppet shows and much more, this miniature Rajasthani village attracts families for year-round entertainment.
    Tel: +91 84 1823 3001
Other points of interest:
  • KBR National Park - 2 km
    Located in Jubilee Hills, this national park is the perfect green oasis for early morning strolls or evening walks.
    Tel: +91 40 2355 5463
  • 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 on an island in the center of the lake.
  • Lumbini Park - 4 km
    After visiting Hussain Sagar lake, head to Lumbini Park for laser shows and boat rides.
  • NTR Gardens - 4 km
    Wind down with a lazy afternoon stroll in this park near Hussain Sagar lake.
  • Nehru Zoological Park - 9.7 km
    Sprawling across 300 lush green acres, the Nehru Zoological Park houses more than 250 species of animals and birds, most of which are kept in conditions as close to their natural habitats as possible.
    Tel: +91 40 2447 7355
  • Ramoji Film City - 32.5 km
    At more than 2,000 acres (eight square kilometers), Ramoji Film City is the world's largest integrated film studio and theme park. Take a tour or spend time enjoying amusement park rides.
    Tel: +91 93 9332 2663
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