Yakutpura

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Yakutpura Bada Bazar
Yakutpura
neighbourhood
Yakutpura Bada Bazar is located in Telangana
Yakutpura Bada Bazar
Yakutpura Bada Bazar
Location in Telangana, India
Yakutpura Bada Bazar is located in India
Yakutpura Bada Bazar
Yakutpura Bada Bazar
Yakutpura Bada Bazar (India)
Coordinates: 17°21′58″N 78°28′34″E / 17.366°N 78.476°E / 17.366; 78.476Coordinates: 17°21′58″N 78°28′34″E / 17.366°N 78.476°E / 17.366; 78.476
Country India
State Telangana
District Hyderabad
Metro Hyderabad
Government
 • Body GHMC
Languages
 • Official Telugu, Urdu
Time zone IST (UTC+5:30)
PIN 500 023
Vehicle registration TS
Lok Sabha constituency Hyderabad
Vidhan Sabha constituency Yakutpura
Planning agency GHMC
Website telangana.gov.in

Yakutpura is a traditional part of the old city of Hyderabad, Telangana, India, one of the major parts.

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

As Hyderabad is famous by its nickname "City of Pearls", because during the period of 7th Nizam (HRH Osman Ali) Hyderabad was a world famous business market of gems and pearls. YakutPura was one of the precious parts of the Nizam's State and hence it specified why it was named Yakut-Pura. A part of Yakutpura is also called Brahmin-wadi, were Brahmins live.

Commercial area[edit]

Exactly 2 km from the historic Charminar and Mecca Masjid, Yakutpura is one of the largest areas of old city. Since Madannapet and Mir Alam Mandi vegetable market is close by, shopping choice is abundant as Lad Bazaar, Pathargatti not too far. It is also connected to Dabeer Pura via one of the oldest bridge (Flyover) in Hyderabad (Dabeer pura Bridge).[1] 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.

Yakutpura 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 one of the oldest movie theatres "Yakut Mahal Deluxe", where you can watch old Hindi movies.

Localities in Yakutpura[edit]

Azmath Nagar

Brahmanwadi(Gandhi Bomma),

Bada Bazaar,

Chandra Nagar ,

Zafar Road,

Rein Bazar,

Ganga nagar, (Rehal Kamaan)

Maddanapet,

Edi Bazar,

Sheikh Faiz Kaman,

YakutPura Station Road,

Bagh-E-jahan Ara,

SRT Colony,

Murtuza Nagar,

Qasim colony.

Chowni Nade Ali Baig.

Wahed Colony

Dewdi Suryar Jung

Al Jabri Colony

Pathar ka makaan.

Areas around Yakutpura[edit]

Public transport[edit]

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

MMTS Route
The MMTS station

There is a MMTS train station at YakutPura.

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