About Hyderabad

Host City Hyderabad

Hyderabad, the capital of Telangana is the fifth largest city in India, presents a beautiful fusion of ancient & modern civilization and culture. The 400 years old city is famous for its Natural beauty, Medieval and Modern Architectural Marvels, Handicrafts, Culture and Gourmet fare.

Hyderabad is well connected globally. The airport has 4-10 hour flying time connectivity to most Asian & European cities. Domestic flights from all major Indian cities take no longer than 2 hours to reach as the city is well-connected and located in the centre of the country. The airport is about 20km in the centre of the city. The airport is about 20km southwest of the city and is approximately a 30-minute drive to the Conference venue-HICC.

Around Hyderabad

Hyderabad has a multitude of attractions to explore. The following lists a number of the most popular Hyderabad attractions which are globally famous for:


The Charminar a historical monument and mosque is as much the signature of Hyderabad as the Taj Mahal is of Agra or the Eiffel Tower is of Paris. It is said to the built as a charm to ward off a deadly epidemic raging at that time.

Golkonda Fort

Golconda is one of the famous forts of India. The world-renowned Kohinoor diamond was found here. An added attraction here are the enchanting sound & light show in the evenings. One of the most interesting features of the Golconda Fort is its system of acoustics. The sounds of hands clapped at the entry gate can be heard clearly a km away.

Birla Mandir

This white marble temple of Lord Venkateshwara floats on the city skyline, on Kala Pahad. The idol in the temple is replica of the one at Tirumala Tirupati.

Salarjung Museum

The museum houses the largest one-man collection of antiques in the world. Collections include The Veiled Rebecca and other huge collections of artefacts dating back several centuries.

Ramoji Film City

It is the world’s largest integrated film studio cum theme park, covering 1666 acres. It is also one of Asia’s most popular tourism and recreation centres. Recently, it made its way into the Guinness Book of World Records for being the largest film studio in the world.