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- This article is about the place in Hyderabad. For the place in Delhi, see Khooni Darwaza.
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Hyderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Chandrayangutta|
Lal Darwaza (Urdu for Red Door) is one of the old suburbs in Hyderabad, India. It is part of the old city of Hyderabad, and was built in 1907. Prime Minister of Nizam government Maharaja Kishan Prasad started the Bonalu festival from this temple. Nizam of Hyderabad Mir Mahbub Ali Khan gave donations and lands to this and many other temples. Bonala Jathara (Procession in English language) at Laldarwaza is considered the biggest cultural festival in Telangana.
There used to be a large red door at the entrance to this suburb, named as Lal darwaza (Red Door) during the time of the Nizams. It is a kilometer from Charminar (1.5 km), Koti (4 km), Afzalgunj (3 km), CBS (Central Bus Station-IMLIBAN) (3 km), Chandrayangutta (1.5 km), Uppuguda (0.5 km) With the surroundings Aliyabad, Chatrinaka, Gowlipura, Rajannabai, Shalibanda.
There is a Sufi grave named Pather ki Dargha ("Stone Mausoleum" in English) in Lal Darwaza.
The choice for shops at Lal darwaza is good.
Here,large number of shops for book is located near Lal darvaja. The movie theater Sudha 70mm; now Cinepolis is located here while Apsara, Menaka are being demolished.
Lal darwaza is connected by buses run by TSRTC, since a Bus Depot is close by, it is well connected. Buses that run are 75,2U/P,