Dabirpura

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Dabirpura
suburb
Dabeerpura Darwaza
Dabeerpura Darwaza
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 023
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Charminar
Planning agency GHMC

Dabeepura is one of the suburbs in the Old City area of Hyderabad, India. It is surrounded by Yakutpura, Chanchalguda, Purani Haveli, Noorkhan Bazar and Azampura. Dabeerpura has one of the original thirteen gateways called darwaza. There is a big flyover over the train track in this suburb built in 1990. The majority of population residing in this area is Muslim.

Etymology[edit]

Dabeerpura is named after a leading Urdu poet and writer who was born in Delhi.

Public transport[edit]

Dabeerpura is connected by buses run by TGSRTC, since a Bus Depot is close by, it is well connected to Charminar, Nampally and L.B Nagar. It is the entrance to the Nizam Hyderabad (now called old city)

There is a Multi Modal Transport System (MMTS) train station at Dabeerpura. The MMTS timings can be found at South Central Railway website.

Landmarks[edit]

  • Dabeerpura Darwaza, one of the thirteen original gateways built during the Nizam's rule which served as an entrance to the Purani Haveli.
  • Dargah Kamliwale Shah Sahab is a shrine of a Muslim Saint.

Commercial Space[edit]

Some of road bazaars are there with few major kirana (grocery) shops, all kind of basic needs, quality shops and stores are available. The value of the land-space is same as other old city localities, The place is most sought after by Mahdis and Shiaas of old-city leading to increase in value for space. Former MLA Mr Aman Ullah Khan's residence is in nearby Chanchalguda locality. Jabbar Hotel and Ali Hotel are popular cafes here.

Farhath Nagar, Kumar Wadi, Chennaiya ka Khet, Sunar Gali, Bibi ka Alawa and Patthar ka Makaan are localities in Dabeerpura. It is in close proximity with historic Purani Haveli Palace (0.5 km), H.E.H Nizam's Jubilee Museum (0.5 km), Salar Jung Museum (1.5 km), Charminar (3 km), High Court of Andhra Pradesh (2 km) and Mir Alam Mandi (1 km).

Schools[edit]

The historic Chanchalguda High school, which was built during the time of the Nizam. Princess Duru Shewar High School Momen High School& Koh-E-Noor,Husamia naunehal High school are some of the good school here in Locality.

Trivia[edit]

There was a famous cafe in the times of Nizams, (known to the senior citizens of Old City), 'Chaman ki Hotel' (literally translated as hotel with a garden) in Dabeerpura. Not only was it famous for its tea but also because the customers could request for their favorite songs to be played on gramophone for a small fee. It was demolished in the 1970s to give way to a marriage hall.