Hyderabad once a princely state and now the capital city of the Indian state of Telangana has a rich history. Being once a state that was ruled by Nizams, you can find many interesting things happening in and around the place. However, do you know that you can visit these places near to Hyderabad for a quick excursion.Srisailam
The town of Srisailam is one of the places that hold a special place for Hindus. Srisailam is the place where 1 of the 12 Jyotirlingas is present. It is situated in Kurnool Region of Andra Pradesh and is situated around 215kms from Hyderabad. Visit here to visit the Shiva Temple and also explore the cultural place GunturThe city of Guntur is known for its chilli, apart from this, Guntur also offers some of the beautiful architectural buildings, museums and industrial centres. The city is located around 270kms from Hyderabad and you can visit museums, nature conservation sites and also purchase the famous Guntur Chillies. MantralayamOne of the holiest sites which is situated around 270kms from Hyderabad, Mantaralayam is a place where revered Hindu Saint, Guru Raghavendra Swami was buried this is the town that many people flock to seek blessings from the saint.
Famously called as the port city, Vizag or Vishakhapatnam is one of the naval bases of Indian Navy and is one of the places to visit due to its pristine beaches, hills and also you can visit the coast guard. The city of Vishakhapatnam is situated around 620kms from Hyderabad and one needs to visit this place where you can enjoy scenic beaches with a good view of Sunrise.
One of the must-visit destination situated around 530kms from Hyderabad is Horsley Hills. Known for its lush green forests and scenic hills, it will be a perfect getaway from the city limits.