About Alwal, Hyderabad
Alwal is one of the major localities of the city of Secunderabad in Telangana. Post reorganisation of the districts in the state, this suburb of Hyderabad acquired the status of a circle in Greater Hyderabad Municipal Corporation (GHMC) and presently comprises Alwal, Macha Bollaram, and Yapral. Alwal is a booming residential area for people wanting to escape the pollution and chaos of the crowded city. The presence of restaurants, shops and some of the best hotels in Alwal, among numerous other facilities, makes this locality quite popular among locals and tourists. This neighbourhood is also famous for Sri Balaji Venkateswara Swamy Temple, which was constructed during the 19th century.
Shopping and Dining in and around Alwal
Although there are no big malls, you will still be able to shop for whatever you want as many shops are available near Alwal hotels in every part of this neighbourhood. Moreover, shopaholics can always plan a visit to the nearby malls and shopping centres, such as Secunderabad Centre Mall, CMR Shopping Mall, Palika Bazaar, Indian Bazaar, Anutex Shopping Mall, etc. which are up to 10 kilometres away from this locality.
Be it the local biryani or quick snack, you can relish several delicious dishes at the restaurants in Alwal. Some of the popular places to eat in this locality are Hotel Biryani Mahal, Goldensip Restaurant & Bar, Aahar Restaurant, The Best Green Bawarchi, Lucky’s Biryani House, Jeet's Kitchen, and Nartaki Coffee Shop, among many others.
Places to Visit in and around Alwal
There are a number of places to visit in and around Alwal, including the 19th century Sri Balaji Venkateswara Swamy Temple, which was patronised by Chandulal Bahadur – Prime Minister of the third Nizam of Hyderabad Sikandar Jah. Other places that you can explore during your stay here include the popular Jalavihar Water Park (12.3 km), NTR Gardens (13 km), Birla Temple (14.1 km), Lumbini Park (15.2 km), Charminar (17.5 km), Salar Jung Museum (17.7 km), Chowmahalla Palace (18.4 km), Nehru Zoological Park (22 km), Shilparamam (22.2 km), and Golconda Fort (23.8 km), to name a few.
How to Reach Alwal
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport is located over 40 kilometres away from this locality in Secunderabad. You can book a cab from the airport to reach hotels in Alwal, Hyderabad, or any other neighbourhood. The availability of public transportation like auto-rickshaws and buses makes it easy for you to travel in and around this locality. Besides, the nearest metro station - Parade Ground Subway Station in West Marredpally, Secunderabad - is located around 7.5 km away from Alwal. Moreover, Alwal railway station is situated in the heart of the locality and lies on the Bolarum-Secunderabad line. From outside the station, you can get taxis, autos, and buses to reach your hotels in Hyderabad, Secunderabad, etc. Furthermore, the major railheads - Secunderabad Railway Station and Nampally Railway Station (Hyderabad Deccan) are respectively located at a distance of 8.5 km and 14.3 km from Alwal. The area can also be accessed via Siddipet Road or National Highway 44.