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Experience in Hyderabad, India by Harsha Vardhan

Published by Harsha Vardhan Reddy — 15 days ago

0 Tags: Erasmus experiences Hyderabad, Hyderabad, India


What is it like to live in Hyderabad? Would you recommend it? What is the city like?

Hyderabad is a city with a lot of heritage. The city has come a long way until it was merged in India. The primary language spoken in Hyderabad is Telugu however most people also speak Hindi and English. For transportation people use bus, metro and mmts services. As many people migrated to Hyderabad in the past few years, the city has a high population density and sometimes the traffic annoys. It has the second largest silicon valley after Bangalore. Hyderabad has companies like Apple, Google, Microsoft and many others. It is also safe for women as the crimerate has come down. Overall it's a beautiful city to live in.

What is the student lifestyle like in Hyderabad?

Students will have lot of fun when in Hyderabad. They can do lot of fun things like going for cricket stadiums, theatres, plays at ravindrabharathi, magic shows and Film city. There are some secret places which are very beautiful.

How much does it cost to live in Hyderabad?

Cost of living always depends on how you live. You can live very luxuriously as well as stingily. Usually the rent cost from as little as 70€/month to as high as 200€ depending on which area you live. Food costs range from 70€/month-200€ depending on the restaurants you go for.

Is it difficult to find accommodation in Hyderabad? Is there any advice you can give?

There are lots of apps where you can find the accommodation through. The best ones are Google neighbourly (post that u are looking for accommodation in that area and someone would respond) second is the OLX where you can find accommodation easily. Lots of other applications available (search for them in Google).

What is the food like? What are your favourite dishes?

Hyderabad cuisine is one of the best. My favourite are Irani chai, osmania biscuits, biryani, Haleem, double Ka metha, Mandi, and south-indian dishes.

What places would you recommend visiting in Hyderabad?

Historical places include Charminar, Golkonda fort, Salarjung meusium, Falaknama palace, Birla Mandir, necklace road, and lots of emusment parks.

Is it good to eat out in Hyderabad? Can you tell us your favourite spots?

Shadab, Shah ghouse, Pista house, Chutney's, and Lots of street vendors.

Is the nightlife good in Hyderabad? Where is good to go?

Night life is one of the best ones in the country. Most of the shops are open until 11 pm. some of them even open until 2AM. Charminar has night bazaar. Ram ki bandi opens at 3AM. At the airport there is gocarting available during the nights too. Some pubs are open until 1AM.


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