Karwan

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Karwan
neighbourhood
Karwan is located in Telangana
Karwan
Karwan
Location in Telangana, India
Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°26′30″E / 17.37444°N 78.44167°E / 17.37444; 78.44167Coordinates: 17°22′28″N 78°26′30″E / 17.37444°N 78.44167°E / 17.37444; 78.44167
Country  India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 006
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Karwan
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Karwan is a major suburb in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. It is a part of the old city of Hyderabad.[1]

It is 10 km from the IT hubs like Gachibowli, HITECH City, etc. It had major importance in the trade which happened in the reign of Qutb Shahis.

Culture[edit]

Karwan has a mixed population of both Hindus and Muslims. The festival of bonalu is very famous here and is celebrated in grandeur. The main goddess worshiped during bonalu is Darbar Maisamma temple and the thotella is the biggest in the twin cities. The celebrations start a week before and on the penultimate day the thotella is installed in front of Maisamma temple. On the last day many cultural programs take place, along with distribution of prizes to the meritorious students from UG to PG. The festival culminates with numerous palaharam carts which display various traditions and the removal of thotella along with procession. Karwan has very long history dating back to the Nizam rule it was a well known diamond pearls market, even till today there are old buildings and other old temples and masjids constructed during Nizam period. Andaroon or Inside karwan has few old buildings and was the place of the old pearl and diamond market existed. It is also famous for handloom clothes. Shree Vithalnathji Temple & shree Santhoshi matha temple along with Lord Narsimha swamy temple and Kesari Hanuman temple at (Jiyaguda) are very famous and old temples which are well known in the area.

Neighborhoods[edit]

  • Jiyaguda
  • Purana Pool
  • Begum Bazar
  • Attapur


Professional services[edit]

  • Internet Marketing Consultant - Bharath Bhushan
  • Mee Seva
  • Jyothi Communications

Commercial area[edit]

The Mehdipatnam Rythu Bazaar and Gudimalkapur vegetable market is close to Karwan. And there are a lot of new convention centres and big functiona hals are coming up at Karwan road like

  • The Vintage Palace
  • Crown Function Hall
  • Mahaboob Pride Palace
  • KS Palace
  • SBA Garden -Jiyaguda Road
  • Grand Garden Hall
  • SDA Palace

Near by Theaters[edit]

  • S V C Eeshwar
  • Asian Cinemas M Cube
  • Cinepolis
  • ALankar Cinemas - Langar House

Schools[edit]

There are schools which cater to all budgets like

  • Bharathi high school,
  • Vivekananda high school,
  • St. Mary's High school,
  • D'Drop High School.
  • MESCO College in Mustaidpura,
  • Sri Gayatri e-Techno School,
  • newgen school of excellence
  • Kakatiya vidyaniketan

There are Government run schools like Govt High School Mustaidpura, Govt High School Kulsumpura. there is also an old temple namely Ranganathswamy temple which was also expected to be built during Nizam period and it is a famous temple in twin cities and famous for vaikunta ekadashi celebrations in Jiyaguda in earlier days it was called as Jiyargudem which comes under karwan constituency and also there was a govt school namely Bharath abyudaya high school which seems to be one of the biggest govt schools in Telangana.

Banks[edit]

There are many banks like

  • Andhra Bank(now shifted to Amba Garden, Mehdipatnam),
  • Vijaya Bank ( Mandi X roads),
  • State bank of Hyderabad (INDIA) ( Purana pool Gandhi Statue bus stop),
  • State Bank of India( earlier in Karwan Main road) now shifted to Murad Nagar, Opp lane to Shivalayam Temple, Gudimalkapur.

Transport[edit]

There are many buses which connect to different parts of the city like CBS, Golconda, Secunderabad by TSRTC. This area is close to Mehdipatnam bus depot. Karwan / Jiyaguda 2J/86J/1J/72J/80S, Bus Stand near Kesari Hanuman Temple from where we can get buses to as far as Secunderabad and L.B.Nagar passing through Afzalgunj.

There is another area called Tallagadda, from here we can find TSRTC busses to Secunderabad ( 49T, 5K, 16/5K/T), Ramnagar(6T), ktob(118T),

There is no close MMTS Train station near Karwan, but Nampally railway station is very near to the Karwan (approximately 5 km).

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