Places to Visit in Hyderabad
The natural tendency of kids to explore, discover, and learn more about this world and the way this curiosity is nurtured plays an important role in their cognitive development. This is one of the reasons why parents frequently plan outings with their children and expose them to the natural world. If you are looking for ideas to plan your next trip, check out these ten entertaining places to visit in Hyderabad with your kids. The beautiful Hyderabad city has scores of options for sightseeing and entertainment. The city’s historical sites, museums, artificial lakes, amusement parks, malls, shopping centers, etc. offer different experiences to your kids.
Snow world – the biggest snow-themed park in the world
Snowfall is something not characteristic of a place like Hyderabad. But Hyderabad is such kind of a city that still offers you the best snowfall experience in its one-of-a-kind snow park called The Snow world. Engage in snowball fights, make a snowman, visit an igloo, enjoy ice skating, ice sledging and more!
Location: Survey No. 54, Lower Tank Bund Road
Visiting hours: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm (open on all days)
Entry Fees: Rs. 450 (Adults)
Rs. 250 (Children)
Birla Planetarium and Science Museum – a captivating educational tour
One of the excellent planetariums in India, Birla Planetarium and Science Museum innovatively brings together education and entertainment. It consists of a planetarium, science museum, observatory, art gallery, library, and dinosaurium. The hourly shows cover a wide range of topics from the solar system to the mysteries of space and dark matter.
Location: Saifabad, Adarsh Nagar
Visiting hours: 10:30 am to 8:00 pm (open on all days)
Entry Fees: Rs. 150/-
Wonderla – a thrilling world full of adventure
This amusement park is the favorite hangout destination for families and friends’ groups. If you are planning a holiday packed with activity and adventure, Wonderla is the place you must take your kids to. Located 17 km away from Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Wonderla spreads across 50 acres of land and offers more than 40 water and land rides. Every single experience here is just exhilarating!
Location: 28 km away from Hyderabad city
Visiting hours: 11:00 am to 6:00 pm
Entry Fees: Entry fee varies during peak season and off season. The general fee for children is 750/- and for adults, it is 950/-
Sudha Car Museum – a garage for handmade automobiles:
Kids generally love toy cars and vehicles. If your kids (and you) are obsessed with automobiles, get surprised by the collection of automobiles of various shapes and sizes at Sudha Car Museum. Founded and managed by artist K. Sudhakar Yadav, the creation of these cars and bikes is inspired by objects seen in day to day life – like handbags, basketball, bridal dresses, sofa, shoe, etc.
Location: Beside Zoo Park X Roads, Bahadurpura
Visiting hours: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm (open on all days)
Entry Fees: Rs. 50 (Adults)
Rs. 15 (Children)
Nehru Zoological Park –Places to Visit in Hyderabad With Your Kids
Zoos are great picnic spots that also teach children the importance of conserving nature and wildlife. More than 250 species of animals, reptiles and birds including the Bengal Tiger, Asiatic Lion, Indian Elephant, Indian Rhino live in Nehru Zoological Park. Spot them along with your kids while enjoying a Safari Ride!
Location: Mir Alam Tank, NH 44, Bahadurpura
Visiting hours: 8:00 am – 5:00 pm (open on all days except Monday)
Entry Fees: Rs. 20 (Adults)
Rs. 10 (Children)
Ramoji Film City – the world’s largest integrated film studio complex
Witness the grandeur of India cinema by touring Ramoji Film City! Here, you can view the larger-than-life cine sets, where shootings take place. With many recreational centers, natural and artificial attractions, live shows, themed tours, RFC is the favorite holidaying spot for families. Many foreign tourists book flights to Hyderabad to visit this popular attraction in the city.
Location: Anaspur Village, Hayathnagars
Visiting hours: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (open on all days)
Entry Fees: Rs. 1150 (Adults)
Rs. 950 (Children)
Salar Jung Museum – one of the largest art museums of the world
Situated close to the historic Charminar, Salar Jung Museum boasts a collection of over one million items like paintings, textiles, ivory ware, jewelry, arms and armors, stone sculptures, wood carvings, metal and bronze ware, printed books, and manuscripts from different parts of the world.
Visiting hours: 10:00 am – 5:00 pm (open on all days except Fridays)
Entry Fees: Rs.20
Hussain Sagar lake – catch the beauty of the glowing lake at night
Also known as Tank Bund, the vast lake sprawling across 5.7 kilometers houses the world’s largest monolithic Buddha statue right at its heart on Gibraltar Rock Island. Kids immensely enjoy the speed boat ride on the calm waters of Hussain Sagar. The gorgeous lit-up view of this lake on a starry night feels absolutely surreal!
Boating hours: 08:00 am – 10:00 pm (all days)
Entry Fees: Nil
Shilparamam – the art, craft, and cultural village of Hyderabad
The ethnic setting of Shilparamam stands in stark contrast with the surrounding metro area. The different sections of Shilparamam celebrate the art and craft of different regions of India, and its museums and stalls exhibit and sell unique artifacts. It’s a great place in Hyderabad to expose your kids to the traditional village environment.
Location: Hitech City Main Road, Madhapur
Boating hours: 10:30 am – 08:30 pm (all days)
Entry Fees: Rs. 40 (Adults)
Rs. 20 (Children)
GVK One Mall – a one-stop entertainment destination
Just as you enter the mall, a huge aquarium with various colorful fish in it grab your attention, and thereafter the shopping, dining, and entertainment facilities offered by this prestigious mall promise you a great time with kids. Its main attractions are a six-screen INOX multiplex and gaming zones.
Location: Banjara Hills
Boating hours: 11:00 am – 08:00 pm (all days)
Entry Fees: Nil
In addition to the above, some other interesting places to visit in Hyderabad with kids are Jalavihar water park, NTR Gardens, Golconda Fort, Prasad’s IMAX and Multiplex, Inorbit Mall, The Jump Zone, Songs of Earth Resort, and Jawahar Deer Park.