|Yakutpura Bada Bazar|
|• Official||Telugu, Urdu|
|Time zone||IST (UTC+5:30)|
|Lok Sabha constituency||Hyderabad|
|Vidhan Sabha constituency||Yakutpura|
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.
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). 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
Chandra Nagar ,
Ganga nagar, (Rehal Kamaan)
Sheikh Faiz Kaman,
YakutPura Station Road,
Chowni Nade Ali Baig.
Dewdi Suryar Jung
Al Jabri Colony
Pathar ka makaan.
Areas around Yakutpura
- Purani Haveli
- Alijah Kotla; this road is directly connected to Charminar
Yakutpura is connected by buses run nearby TSRTC. Buses are 82 and 77.