Begum Bazaar

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Begum Bazaar
neighbourhood
Begum Bazaar is located in Telangana
Begum Bazaar
Begum Bazaar
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°22′24″N 78°28′26″E / 17.373412°N 78.473774°E / 17.373412; 78.473774Coordinates: 17°22′24″N 78°28′26″E / 17.373412°N 78.473774°E / 17.373412; 78.473774
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 012
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Goshamahal
Planning agency GHMC

Begum Bazar {Telugu: బేగంబజార్ } {Urdu: بیگم بازار } is the biggest commercial markets in Hyderabad, India. It is very old and largest market established during the time of Qutb Shahi rule.Begum Bazar is located half kilometer from the Naya Pul bridge in the Old City. It is an age old retail and wholesale market for household commodities. Of late, several brassware merchants have set up shop in the Begum Bazar.House old commodities of all sizes, shapes and brands at the best prizes are available. The only hitch at the bazar is the congestion and the lack of hygiene. Deals worth crores are struck daily. If you are looking for any article at the best prize then Begum Bazar is the best place.

Begum bazar also hosts the second biggest Fish Market of Hyderabad after the fish market at Musheerabad.

The adjoining Moazzam Jahi market is the largest fruit and vegetable market in the city. This market is being slowly replaced by the market at Kothapet which is there beyond Dilsukhnagar.

It is major market of Hyderabad for Gold, Silver, Commodities, Kirana, Dry Fruits, Household items etc. It is busy commercial area since retailers from all over the state come over here to buy things.

The historic Osmania General Hospital is also here.

History[edit]

Land gifted by Humda Begum ( the wife of Nizam Ali Khan Nizamul Mulk) to the merchants of Hyderabad for trade and commerce, finally developed as Begum Bazar. Now its whole sale market for kirana ang general products as well as tobacco, cloths, Chinese products, plastic house holds, paper,stationery, plastic bags, dry fruits, holi-colours, crockery,ayurvedic-unani products, kumkum, kites, ganesh idols and puja materials. which is in the hands of marwadi people. They came to Begum Bazar about 150 years back from Rajastan, invited by Nizam of that time. Interestingly, Begum Bazar is the place where the first Ganesh Mandap was establish in Hyderabad and now it spread all over A.P.

Transport[edit]

The APSRTC buses connects Begum Bazar with all parts of the city.Afzal Gunj is the nearest bus stop.

The closest MMTS Train station is at Malakpet and Nampally which is nearer.

Political[edit]

Begum Bazar fall under the Goshamahal Assembly Constituency which is part of Hyderabad Lok Sabha Seat. T.Raja Singh Lodh Is BJP MLA From Goshamahal (Assembly constituency) from Hyderabad.