About Abids, Hyderabad
Situated in the centre of Hyderabad, Abids is among its most prominent localities, as it is home to most of Telangana government’s setup. The state legislative assembly, Telangana Department of Horticulture, state police headquarters, Intelligence Bureau, Telangana State Education Women and Infrastructure Development Corporation, Department of Technical Education, Chief Commissioner Of Land Administration, Commercial Tax Office, Andhra Pradesh State Human Rights Commission, Telangana State Public Service Commission and Collector Office are all located here, whereas Telangana State High Court and City Civil Court are close by. Apart from government offices, people staying at hotels in Abids, Hyderabad are within close distance of offices of numerous private companies as well as the important localities like Banjara Hills.
Shopping and Dining in and around Abids
Being one of the most important commercial centres of Hyderabad, Abids offers loads of shopping and dining options. Apart from the famous Begum Bazaar, Moazzam Jahi Market and Raghunath Market are two of the most popular retail hubs that can be accessed from Hyderabad hotels in Abids. Further, you can also shop at Nampally Market, City Centre Mall, Next Galleria Mall, GVK One Mall, Hyderabad Central or MPM Timesquare Mall and other shopping malls of Hyderabad. For a taste of local Hyderabadi or global flavours, there are loads of restaurants you can dine at. Some of the best ones are Kamat Hotel, Hotel Aadaab, Malabar Hotel, Chutneys Hotel, McDonald’s, The Great Bawarchi Restaurant, Cafe Bahar, Subhan Bakery, Ghrelin Cafe & Patisserie, Ohri's Gufaa, Hotel Shadab, Karachi Bakery, Chicha's and Grand Hotel.
Places to Visit in and around Abids
Abids hotels are a favourite among tourists as these provide hassle-free access to several interesting spots. The best places to visit in Hyderabad in or near the neighbourhood are Telangana State Archaeology Museum, ISKCON Temple, St Joseph’s Cathedral, BM Birla Science Museum (1.8 km), Birla Mandir (1.9 km), T Anjaiah Lumbini Park (2.1 km), Gyan Bagh Palace (2.3 km), NTR Gardens (2.3 km), Hussain Sagar (2.3 km), Salar Jung Museum (3.2 km), Snow World (3.3 km), Nehru Centenary Tribal Museum (3.5 km) and Charminar (3.9 km). When in his part of the city, you must also plan a trip to The Nizam's Museum (4 km), Chowmahalla Palace (4.5 km), Jalvihar Waterpark (5.3 km), Nehru Zoological Park (6.1 km), Shri Jagannath Temple (6.6 km), KBR National Park (8.5 km), Qutb Shahi Tombs (8.9 km) and Golconda Fort (9 km).
How to Reach Abids
Hotels in Abids enjoy seamless connectivity to the rest of the city, owing to the central location and political and commercial significance of the neighbourhood. Abids can be reached easily via buses and hired taxis from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport (21.2 km). Hyderabad Railway Station is right adjacent to Abids, whereas Secunderabad Railway Station is 6.5 km away. Abids is served by the Gandhi Bhawan, Nampally and Assembly stations on the Red Line of Hyderabad Metro. Further, National Highway 65 straddles the western edge of Abids, linking it to around the country.