Madina, Hyderabad

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Madina
neighbourhood
Hotel Madina building
Hotel Madina building
Madina is located in Andhra Pradesh
Madina
Madina
Location in Andhra Pradesh, India
Coordinates: 17°22′05″N 78°28′32″E / 17.36806°N 78.47556°E / 17.36806; 78.47556Coordinates: 17°22′05″N 78°28′32″E / 17.36806°N 78.47556°E / 17.36806; 78.47556
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 002
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Malakpet
Planning agency GHMC

Madina is one of the oldest commercial suburbs of Hyderabad, India. It is very close to the historic Charminar.

History[edit]

Hotel Shadab

Madina Building was constructed with the purpose to support the Residents of Madina, a holy city for Muslims in Saudi Arabia. The rent of this commercial and Residential building was distributed among the residents of Madina Munawara Hijaz in olden days. The major contributor is family Nawab Alladin.[1] There are around 200 shops and 100 flats in this building.

Commercial area[edit]

This is a major traditional retail street in Hyderabad. Madina building is connected with the neighboring commercial areas like Pather Gathi, Shehran, Charminar and Laad Bazar which houses shops specially for women and Brides, and daily around millions of business deals are done in this regions.[2] Most of the bridal dress are Exported to neighboring states, USA, Europe, Middle East, Pakistan, Bangladesh and many other countries. During the Holy Month of Ramzan you could hardly find the space to stand otherwise the area is completely crowded and locked with the Retail shoppers during Day and Night.

The street houses many restaurants which provide city base cuisine food in the menu, there are some popular Hyderabadi restaurants like the Shadaab Hotel, Nayaab Hotel 'Bismillah Hotel and Hotel Madina which serves all the popular Hyderabadi dishes, they are very popular for their Hyderabadi Haleem which is served during the Holy month of Ramzan.

Transport[edit]

The buses are run by APSRTC which connect it to all parts of the city. The closest MMTS Train station is at Yakutpura or Malakpet.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Warren, Frederick Ilchman; Stanley, Nider Katz; Edward, L.Queen (1998). Philanthropy in the World's traditions. Indiana University Press. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-253-33392-X. Retrieved 15 June 2012. 
  2. ^ "Textile traders mull moving out of Hyderabad". The Times of India. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013.