Hyderabad’s Diverse and Rich Culture

Recognized as the ‘’City of Pearls,” Hyderadab is very rich in beliefs and practices. It is also famous for its magnificent customs and traditions. The city is renowned for its hospitality, especially to the tenants freely coming from different regions and from all walks of life. People here speak languages like Telugu, Tamil, Malayalam, Hindi, Urdu, and Marathi. Hyderabad’s unique culture comes with the abundance of Islamic and Hindu philosophies. Those who speak Telugu and are of ‘Andhra’ descent are called ‘Andhraites’, while, the people whose vernacular Hindi language is Urdu, are typically known as Hyderabadis. In terms of cuisines, its food is known to be the most blazing and sizzling in India and is true, fit for the noblemen! ‘Double Ka Meetha’, ‘Haleem’, and ‘Naancut’ biscuits are some of the popular food items here. Hyderabadi Biryani is also on top of their mouth-watering dishes and great quality of food. They also happily celebrate Christmas and rejoice during festivals like Eid, Diwali, and Dusshera. The culture of Hyderadab is truly a diverse one due to the impeccable combination of old-fashioned tenets and contemporary ways of life.
Talking about art centers, Hyderabad has lots to offer for everyone desiring to savor a taste of the world of “arts.” You can explore a cultural center or a local university, to be more knowledgeable about Telugu/Urdu literature or go straight to an art center to see the fascinating beauty of their dance and music. For instance, Kathak, Hyderabad’s popular dance form, is considered the most famous dance form in the city, followed by Kuchipudi, Bharatanatyam and Odissi. Lastly, if you wish to witness extraordinary paintings, regular exhibitions at their arts and cultural centers in Hyderabad will give you a scent of classic Nawabi designed portraits and modern paintings.

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