Begumpet is an urban locality in the city of Secunderabad. As Secunderabad now comes under the municipality of Hyderabad, Begumpet also forms a part of Hyderabad. It is located on the northern side of Hussain Sagar lake. Like most other parts of Hyderabad, Begumpet is also a flourishing residential area and a prime commercial center.
Names of most places in the city of Hyderabad are a reflection of its rich history, and Begumpet is no exception. The name of this town finds its origin in the name of Basheera Unnisa Begum. Begumpet was a gift to Unnisa Begum when she married the second Amir of the Pigah dynasty. Her father was the sixth Nizam of the Asaf Jah dynasty and gave the beautiful town a part of her dowry. Begumpet is located between the twin cities and therefore interlinks the cities. It is now famous for its excellent restaurants, luxurious hotels, and massive shopping malls.
One of the most exquisite historical treasures of Hyderabad is the ‘Spanish Mosque’ located in Begumpet. It was built in 1906 and is known initially as Masjid Iqbal Ud Daula or Jamia Masjid Awain-E-Begumpet. Cathedral-Mosque of Cordoba in Spain heavily inspires the architecture and design of this mosque. It is a significant tourist attraction and has been declared a heritage site by ASI. Paigah Palace, located in Begumpet, is another example of the rich heritage of Hyderabad. Sanjeevaiah Park is a major recreational center for the locals. Besides the historical landmarks, Begumpet also has a wide range of restaurants that offer various cuisines and many shopping malls.
In Begumpet, May is the hottest month of the year, with an average high of 40 degrees Celsius. December is the coldest month of the year, with an average low of 15 degrees Celsius. Monsoons extend from June to September, with July being the wettest month.
The distance between Secunderabad to Begumpet is 3.9km and can be covered in just 10 minutes. Metro can also take you from Secunderabad to Prakash Nagar in a few minutes. The Begumpet railway station is well connected to all parts of Hyderabad and takes 25 minutes to reach Secunderabad junction via rail.
Begumpet benefits immensely from having its railway station as it provides connectivity to the area. Begum also has two MMTS stations located in Sanjeevaiah Park and James Street. Bus services are also available for local commuting. Metro connectivity has also made traveling within the city quickly and easily.
The nearest branch of Agarwal Packers and Movers is 4.6 km away from Begumpet and takes approximately 13 minutes via Sardar Patel road to reach.
Agarwal Packers and Movers
#220, 61 M.G Road, Kabra Complex,
Secunderabad, Hyderabad, Telangana 500003