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  Hyderabad is the capital and largest city of the South Indianstate of Andhra Pradesh. It was ruled by the Qutub Shahis,Mughals and the Nizams which shaped up its history. The city is noted for its monuments which includes the masterpiece ofCharminar and the fort of Golconda. There are multitude of masjids, temples, churches and bazaars in the city. Tourism industry forms an important role in the economy of Hyderabad. Tourism-related fairs are held regularly in the city.[1] In 2010, the city was listed among the Gamma+ World City by the global city index produced by GaWC,[2] and in 2011 the city was rated nineteenth in the world by The New York Times inThe list of 41 Places to Go in 2011.[3] It was ranked 3rd Best City to Travel in 2013 by Lonely Planet[4] As of 2011, The tourism promotion budget for the city was increased to 520 million. Andhra Pradesh, which is India's top domestic tourist destination, receives up to 157 million visits,[5] and reached 1.5 million international tourists, which generatedUS$23 million in revenue.[5] The city houses famous historical sites including Charminar, UNESCO Asia Pacific Heritage siteof the Chowmahalla Palace,[6] Salar Jung Museum (among the world largest private collection museum) as well as art galleries, libraries, sports complexes, museums and theatres.[7]

Hyderabad is known as The City of Pearls, as once it was the only global center of large diamonds and natural pearls trade.[8][9] Many traditional and historical bazaars are located around the city.[10][11] The Laad Bazaar situated near Charminar has shops that sell pearls, jewellery[10] and products such as silverware, Nirmal, Kalamkari paintings and artefacts, bidriware, lacquer bangles studded with stones,saris, handwoven materials silk and cotton ware are made.[12]The following is a list of tourist attractions in Hyderabad,