|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Hyderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Maharajgunj|
Afzal Gunj (Telugu: అఫ్జాల్ గుంజ) is one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, Telangana, India, close to river Musi. Afzal Gunj is the hub of local transportation due to the presence of Central Bus Station in the region. The bus station provides services to most of the parts in the city.
The famous Osmania General Hospital of Nizam era is located at Afzalgunj. The famous Telangana State Central Library is also located here. Telangana High Court is also here. The famous Salarjung Museum is located close to Afzalgunj. A little south east of Salarjang Museum is the Nizam's Museum at Purani Haveli. The name Purani Haveli signifies the locality where the museum is situated. The road that extends from north of Afzalgunj over river Musi connects with Sardar Patel Road. The famous Charminar is located on this road, further southwards from Afzal Gunj.
The 5th Nizam Afzalud Dawlah gifted land to the grain merchants for trade and commerce. The place was named Afzalgunj. A lot of markets mushroomed around Begum Bazaar like Moazzam Jahi Market, Siddi Amber Bazar, Usmangunj Market, Begum Bazar, Pool Bagh etc.
There are many shops which cater to all the needs of the people. Also there is an old shop called as Munnalal Dawasaaz.
And Also You Can Have A Soda At Afzal Gunj Near To Mustafa Pan Shop Which Is Also One Of The Oldest Shop At Afzal Gung.
Vajra Complex (Named After Vajramma Erukulla), Ashok Bazar: To cater your Hardware Needs
There is a popular Irani hotel here called as Television Cafe.
The domestic and international airport, Hyderabad Airport, is located north of the place about 35 km from Afzal Gunj.
- Areas under Afzal Gunj :
Begum Bazar; Siddiambar Bazar; Padmashali Colony