Hyderabad is one of the top cities in India. Its historic sites include Golconda Fort, a former diamond-trading center that was once the Qutb Shahi dynastic capital. The Charminar, a 16th - century mosque whose 4 arches support towering minarets. The landmark has become known globally as symbol of Hyderabad and is listed among the most recognized structures in India. Spread over 1666 acres, Ramoji Film City is the largest integrated film city in Hyderabad and has been certified by the Guinness World Records as the largest studio complex in the world. Chowmahalla Palace is the palace of the Nizams and was their official residence. Hyderabad is a major center for the technology industry, it's home to many upscale restaurants and you must have heard of biryani.. well this is the birth place of Biryani.