Charminar means ‘Four Minarets’ is the historical monument of Hyderabad. This historical monument was built in the command of the fifth ruler of the Qutub Shahi dynasty, Mohammad Quli Qutub Shah in the year 1591 to the new city of Hyderabad from his Golconda.
This is represented as the Icon of Hyderabad and listed among the most famous and recognized structures of India. A mosque was located on the top floor of the historical monument and huge tones of granite and Lime-mortar were used in th construction of Charminar and it almost took 1 year to complete this Iconic historical monument of Hyderabad. One cannot step out of the mosque praising the architecture of Islam. This is the center for many markets, food and raw materials for many local Businesses and famous for celebrations of festivals like Eid-Ul-Adha, Eid-Ul-Fitr.
The pride of Hyderabad Charminar is the biggest attraction of the city. Think landmark of Hyderabad, think Charminar! Located in the heart of Hyderabad, this was constructed in 1591 by Quli Qutub Shah to signify Hyderabad. It is famous for its appeal in the chaotic traffic surrounding it and also for the markets around. Quli Qutub Shah developed the Charminar for the stop of plague in Hyderabad City. Since the establishment from the Charminar, Hyderabad City has virtually become a landmark of historical Sightseeing Places. The Charminar is very big as well as extraordinary construction with four minarets. In the evening, with the lights, the great Charminar looks even more attractive. With the passage of time has become the center of Charminar all this bustling activity that occupied its importance. The 'Laad Bazaar' and the 'Chudi Bazaar' are one of the oldest existing markets here. It stands there at the center of the city to remind you about the glorious days of the past. Charminar is added to one of the most famous World Heritage Sites lists.
It is An iconic landmark of the city, it goes back to the 1500s and is now the most popular tourist place of the southern capital. It was originally a mosque and now a piece of art and architecture with carved minarets and arches. The neighborhood of Charminar is also popular for some of the best street food found in the city.