Friday Photo: Charminar — Hyderabad, India

Charminar -- Hyderabad, India

Charminar or "Four Towers" is easily the most famous site in Hyderabad and a defining feature of the old city.  Built by Sultan Quli Qutb Shah it was erected to commemorate the the end of the plague that ravaged the city.  Nearby the monument is the lively Laad Bazaar which we had went to spend the day shopping with family members. … [Read more...]