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This is a very beautiful temple situated in Banjara Hills Road No. 12. area. It is a very peaceful and beautiful temple of Lord Jagannath, in the heart of the city. The temple has been maintained well and is neat and clean all the time. Evening is best time for visiting.
Painting on the inner boundary walls depicts mythological tales. You can find all the Gods here with exact replication of that at the Jagannath Temple in Puri.
This palace is located near iconic Charminar of Hyderabad. This palace boasts of beautiful landscape, vast gardens, amazing palaces, and a super vintage car collection including an old Rolls Royce as well. History of Nizams is depicted on the wall posters, they take up through the history of Asaf Jha’s family. Separate chambers are allocated for their arms collection, their cutlery collection, and furniture collection. There are lots of chandeliers of different sizes and colors that appear all across the palace. This place is a must-visit if one is interested in history and heritage of Hyderabad.
Chilkur Balaji Temple
Situated on the outskirts of Hyderabad, it is an hour’s drive to this peaceful temple. The best time to visit is weekdays to avoid rush, Saturday having more rush due to it being Lord Balaji’s day. This temple is also known as Visa Balaji temple. Many people come here to get their wishes satisfied and make 11 pradakshinas in the temple. Once a wish is satisfied, one has to make 108 pradakshinas around the temple. The best part here in the temple is there is no discrimination between the poor and the rich. Everyone stands in the same queue and gets the same Darshan of Lord Balaji.
Sri Ramakrishna Math
A versatile place, not only has it a temple but a variety of social activities take place here. This premises houses a hospital, a book store, temple and English and other foreign languages are taught here with a minimal fee. The quality though is note-worthy and students from all over the city come here to learn. The discipline is very strict with respect to attendance to dressing. It is located amidst widely spread green covered campus near Indira Park, Lower Tank Bund. It was established by Sri Ramakrishna Math, Kolkata. There is a wonderfully designed Meditation Hall, campus covered with trees and plants of various types. There are heavy footfalls more so on week- ends. It is an ideal place for search of soul and peace.
Although the temple was believed to be in existence since long, it came to prominence in the late nineties when the Rajagopuram and the complex in the present form took place in a big way. Now it is very popular in twin cities next to `Ujjain Mahakali` at Secunderabad. A very nice, clean and well maintained this Temple has a good ambience and is in a huge complex. The idol of Peddamma is beautiful. There are sculptures of lord Vinayaka, Navadurga in the same complex and can be seen in the Pradakshina route. Idols of Lakshmi and Saraswathi are in the floor above of the kalyana mandapa in the Complex where aksharabhyas and poojas take place. Besides there is a Nagadevatha temple also in the complex.