The Charminar in Hyderabad is famous tourist attraction and It was constructed in 1591 by Mohammed Quli Qutab Shah. The Charminar is a square structure surrounded by four towers on four sides of the structure. The Charminar was built by Sultan Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah in honour of his Hindu Wife, Bhagmati. The Charminar constructed in between 1591 to 1612 in this time Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah shifted his capital from Golconda to Hyderabad.
Fact About Charminar
Address: Telephone Exchange, Pathergatti Road, Hyderabad, Telangana 500082, India
Height: 56 m
Architectural style: Islamic Architecture
Phone: 040 6674 5986
Number of minarets: 4
Built By: Sultan Muhammed Quli Qutub Shah
Built In: 1591 to 1612
The Charminar has four imposing arches, which face the four main directions. The sides measure 20 meters each, and the minarets stand at a height of 48.7 meters from the ground. The monument is divided into four floors. Climb the 149 steps to the top floor. At one end of the open roof is a mosque. Charminar has become an inseparable part of the history of Hyderabad. There are huge number of visitors visit Charminar at weekends.
Entry Fee and Timing for Charminar
Timing: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM
Open days: Open all days
Visiting duration: Around 1 hour
Entry Fee For Indians: Rs. 5/- per person
Entry Fee For Foreign Tourists: Rs. 100/- per person
Charminar is constructed in Islamic architecture. material like pulverized marble, limestone, mortar and granite are used for built Charminar. It has a square structure of 20 by 20 meter size. All the floors have balconies attached to them from where a bird’s-eye view of the city is visible. Hence The Charminar is Most popular monument of Andhra Pradesh in Hyderabad.