The Newbie’s Guide to Exploring Hyderabad, All You Need To Know

Domestic migration in India has become one of the largest drivers of growth for the country’s young population. It is now a veritable rite of passage, as you set out to find better education, career, or lifestyle opportunities, dreaming to fulfil your aspirations. But we know that moving to a new city can be an overwhelming experience for anyone. And knowing some fun things can only help the transition. Especially, if you are in a rich and vibrant city like Hyderabad. Known for its heritage, culture and fast-growing footprint as a key IT hub in India, Hyderabad is an exciting city to move to and there is tons of stuff to explore.

Ultimate Living Guide To A Hyderabad Newbie


The rental costs in Hyderabad are much lower than metropolitan cities like Bangalore, Delhi or Mumbai and the city offers a wide variety of accommodation for the student community, working professionals, or young families. People here are friendly and welcoming, and finding a PG in Hyderabad is not a tough task. But considering we’re all entering a post-COVID life, it is best to finalize a place with high hygiene and sanitization systems in place. Accommodation facilities that ensure this are the professionally managed spaces like Stanza Living. You can visit their website to check out a whole range of amenities and services that you can avail of, browse through their property photos and book a visit to any of their residences located across well-connected locations in the city.


While a lot of people are opting for online shopping right now, nothing beats hitting the local markets to buy yourself something colourful and distinct. Some of the markets you should familiarize yourselves with are the Nampally market which hosts exciting exhibitions, the Begum bazaar known to be as the queen of all traditional and local design items, and of course the Shilparamam crafts village, home to the state’s beautiful handicrafts. The city also hosts shopping malls in different parts of the city making it easy hangout spots at any time of the day. Some of the malls you’ve got to check out are the GVK One Mall, Inorbit Mall, and Manjeera Mall to name a few.


Among the first things that come to your mind when you say Hyderabad has to be its famous pearl jewellery and the rich Hyderabadi biryani. Some of the most popular biryani spots in the city are Paradise Biryani, Bawarchi Restaurant and Maa Ooru Biryani, apart from some quaint local eateries that have their own Biryani specialties and variations on offer. Beyond the quintessential Biryani, the city offers a rich mix of Nawabi and Telugu cuisine that is a delight to the taste buds. Of course, if you book a new-age managed accommodation like Stanza Living, then Biryani and many other regional offerings can be enjoyed in the menu itself – which is unique for any hostel or PG in Hyderabad.


Growing up, you would’ve studied the famous monuments and heritage sites of the city, like the Charminar, Chowmahalla Palace, The Falaknuma Palace, and Qutub Shahi Tomb. What better way to spend your time in the city than breathing in the beauty of its past? Learn about the life of the Nawabs, behold the beautiful treasures of the city and the breath-taking architecture of old Hyderabad. If your explorations make you hungry, there are several little eateries in the by-lanes of the old city, where you can get a taste of the yummy cuisine

Growing as an IT hub, Hyderabad has become home to thousands of migrants from across the country. The city’s beautiful culture and traditions, its modern outlook and growing infrastructure and its warm and welcoming people have created a distinct position for Hyderabad in the country, offering a little something for everyone.

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