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Taramati Baradari

 Taramati Baradari Hyderabad Timings

Day Timing
Monday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Tuesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Wedesday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Thursday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Friday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Saturday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 11:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Located at Ibrahimbagh on Gandipet Road and just outside the Golconda Fort, Taramati Baradari is one of the popular monuments of Hyderabad. Taramati Baradari is consisted of a music hall with 12 entrances. It was used an an auditorium. Taramati has been situated on the top of the hill, which was done so as to avoid any disturbance to the sound from the population of the surrounding area. Its hall is spacious. This huge structure is in the shape of semi-arch; it opens into an art gallery.

Taramati Gana Mandir and the Premathi Nritya Mandir are the places where both legendary sisters Taramathi and Premamathi have resided. Both the sisters used to perform at two separate pavilions which are circular dais atop a two-storied structure. Both the baradaris are located at a distance of few kilometres from each other.

These monuments have legend behind them. According to tales, Taramati and Premamati, the two dancers and courtesans of the Abdullah Qutub Shah who was the 7th Sultan of Golconda, used to often perform dances on a rope that was tied between Sultan’s balcony and their place. However, similar to his Grandfather, the founder of Hyderabad, who had courtesan Bhagmati as his favourite; Taramati was the favourite dancer of Abdullah Qutub Shah. This is the reason why he created Taramati Baradari with astonishingly fine acoustics so that her voice would reach him at the Golconda Fort, which is lesser than 3 km. The acoustics of Taramati Baradari is of such high standards that it is often compared to the one in Bala Hisar of Afghanistan.

This place has great acoustics and because of its association with Taramati, who had dedicated her entire life to dance and music, it is now used for performances on classical music and other folk art forms.

Presently, it is a cultural complex which is run by TSTDC where various events, concerts, performances and exhibitions are conducted. The complex is consisted of a large open air theatre, along with a conference room and business centre. The open theatre has a seating capacity of 1,600 people, while the other theatre can seat about 500 audiences.

The restaurant here offers local as well as international cuisine. If interested, you can also stay at the Taramati Baradari hotel here. Haritha Resort, equipped with all kinds of modern amenities offers luxurious stay. Spend the day exploring architectural beauty of one of the popular monument of Hyderabad, dine at the restaurant, unwind at the bar and relax at the swimming pool or at the gym if you are a fitness enthusiast. Apart from these, the place has billiards table and a souvenir shop.

One can visit Taramati Baradari throughout the week. Taramati Baradari visiting hours is from 11 am to 6 pm. The entry to the complex is free.Along with Golconda Fort, other tourist destinations near it are Qutub Shahi Tombs. You can also take a long drive to Osman Sagar Gandipet from here.

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