View from the Char Minar - Hyderabad, India / by Harold Brown

Hyderabad, India

Charminar was built in 1591 AD, and is a landmark monument located at the center of old Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India. It is considered as the legendary masterpiece of Qutub Shahi's. This picture was taken from the top of Charminar. The top is a much better place to be. Down at ground level the chaos, smell and aggressiveness of the people was quite a shock to the system. There were people grabbing at us wanting money and hundreds of people selling their wares. This was a very busy place long ago.

View from the Char Minar - Hyderabad, India

Today the market around the Charminar is crowded with shops and known as the place to go for bangles.

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