Hyderabadis have a reason to smile as the city has been ranked as “Second Best Place” in the world. International travel magazine Traveler, of National Geographic, ranked Hyderabad as World’s second best place to visit in 2015 whereas The Presidio of San Francisco in the US tops the list. The magazine listed out “Best of the World – 20 Places You Should See in 2015” in which “The City of Nizams” pipped rest of the world-class cities to the post.
The list also included Zermatt in Switzerland, National Mall in Washington D.C, Corsica, Choquequirao in Peru, Sark in Channel Islands, Koyasan in Japan, Oklahoma City, and Maramures in Romania. “Stories of Hyderabad’s poetic past weave amid strings of programming code in this South Eastern India city that was home to one of the richest men in the world, Mir Osman Ali Khan, the last ruling nizam of Hyderabad,” the magazine wrote.
The magazine further wrote how Hyderabad has now been destination for several global IT firms. It highlighted about city’s opulent Taj Falaknuma Palace, Irani cafes, fifth generation pearl merchants and other attractions within the city. This ranking is certainly expected to boost Tourism in Telangana.