Yakutpura

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Yakutpura
neighbourhood
Country  India
State Andhra Pradesh
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

Yakutpura is one of the major part in old city of Hyderabad and also known as Capital of OldCity, India. It is one of the cultured, traditional and loving part of the old city of Hyderabad. As Charminar is heart of Hyderabad, Yakutpura is in the heart of old city.

The word Yakut Ya·kut(yä-koot) from YakutPura is derived from the Persian word "Yakut" which means the precious Blue Sapphire Stone, It was named by the Nizam of Hyderabad.

As Hyderabad is famous by its nickname "City of Pearls", YakutPura was one of the precious part of the Nizam's Hyderabad and hence it specified why it was named Yakut-Pura. Over the period this area have evolved with mostly educated, hardworking talented, multicultural and peace loving peoples.

Commercial area[edit]

Exactly 2 km from the historic Charminar and Mecca Masjid, Yakutpura is one of the largest area of old city. The choice for shops, hotels at Yakutpura is very good. Since Madannapet and Mir Alam Mandi vegetable market is close by, shopping choice is abundant as Lad Bazaar, Patthergatti not too far. It is also connected to Dabeer Pura via one of the oldest bridge (Flyover) in Hyderabad (Dabeer pura Bridge). It is close to the Bibi ka Alawa, HEH Nizam's Museum, Salarjung Museum.

Yakutpura comes under South Zone of Hyderabad. South Zone areas are : Charminar, Patthargatti, Afzalgunj, Shalibanda, Falaknuma, Dabirpura,Yakutpura and Purani Haveli.

Most of Hyderabad's famous historical sights are in South Zone. Also called Old City or Purana Shahr, the South Zone is home to Hyderabad's most lively and authentic shopping experience.

Mumtaz Ahmed Khan is the MLA of Yakutpura.

Distance to other places in Hyderabad[edit]

Imliban Bus Stand (1 km)

Jubilee Bus Stand (9 km)

Secunderabad Station (7.4 km)

Panjagutta X Roads (7.6 km)

Kukatpally HB (17.1 km)

Begumpet Airport (8.9 km)

Trimulgherry RTA (11.2 km)

Madhapur (Cyber Towers) (13.7 km)

Dilsukhnagar (4.2 km)

Hi-Tech City (19 km)

Ramoji Film City (15 km)

Though Yakutpura is a very dense area, It still is a great place to live and have fun. It has the famous Islamia women's degree college and one of the oldest children's hospital "Princess Durre Shavar children's eye hospital". It has a one of the oldest movie theater "Yakut Mahal Deluxe" where you can watch old Hindi movies.

Localities in Yakutpura[edit]

Azmath Nagar

Brahmanwadi(Gandhi Bomma),

Bada Bazaar,

Zafar Road,

Rein Bazaar,

ganga nagar, Meesum Agha colony

Maddanapet,

Edi Bazaar,

Sheikh Faiz Kaman,

YakutPura Station Road,

Bagh-E-jahan Ara,

SRT Colony,

Murtuza Nagar,

Qasim colony.

Chowni Nade Ali Baig.

Wahed Colony

Al Jabri Colony

Areas around Yakutpura[edit]

DabeerPura,

Purani Haveli,

Moghalpura,

Ali Jah Kotla,This road is directly connetcted to Charminar.

Mir Alam Mandi

Dar Ul Shifa,

Talab Katta,

Madanapet,

Kurmaguda,

Saidabad,

Chanchalguda.

Public transport[edit]

Yakutpura is connected by buses run nearby APSRTC. Buses are 82 and 77.

MMTS Route
The MMTS station

There is a MMTS train station at YakutPura.