Banjara Hills as the name suggests is associated with Nomadic Banjara Tribesmen who used to have their presence in this area during the earlier Nizam times. Banjara hills used to be inhabited by high nobility of Nizam Era with their sprawling bungalows and hunting grounds its was a exclusive place for the nobility then in pre independence times. Now Banjara Hills is upscale commercial and residential hub of Hyderabad Telangana. Most astonishing thing is according to Economic Times magazine the Pin Code of Banjara Hills is most expensive in India. According to economic times the whole property value of Banjara Hills stands at whopping 21 Billion Dollars as on 2011.
Banjara hills is divided by its road numbers starting from the main road Road No. 1 to Road No. 14. Road no’s. 1, 2, 13 and 14 acts as the boundaries of Banjara hills or if not completely they surroung 70% of Banjara Hills area.
Banjara Hills is now a upscale commercial and residential hub with major five star Hotels like Taj Banjara, Taj Krishna, Taj Deccan, Park Hyatt, Hotel Daspalla & Hotel Minerva Grandbeing situated here.
Multi Cuisine Restaurants
In Banjara Hills there are many multi cuisine restaurants , which are very famous allthrough Hyderabad like the Ohris Serengeti, Chinese Pavilion, Barbeque Nation, Tabla, Liquides, Hardrock Café, Vertigo High Life, Flying Spaghetti, Zaiqa e Hyderabad, Haiku, Taksh, Firangi Paani, Underdeck Taj Banjara, Sky Lounge, Spice Touch, Exotic and more.
GVK One, City Center Mall, PVR RK Cineplex
Jalgam Vengala Rao Park – Is prominently situated on Road no.1 is very famous with morning walkers and nature enthusiasts.
KBR Park divides Banjara Hills and Jubilee Hills area is the large national park in between these areas. It is a major lung space for the city. It Houses the palace of the Nizam of Hyderabad and a Masjid of the Royal family alongwith the national Park. Its very famous with the walkers in the mornings and evenings alike you can see whole of the area meets here for a nice healthy and refreshing walk.
Hospitals – Care Hospital, Rainbow Childrens Hospital, Basavatarakamma Cancer Hospital, Omega Hospital, Star Hospital, Century Hospital and Virinchi Hospital. L V Prasad Eye Hospital is very famous in the two telugu speaking states and nearby states for Eye treatment. It is prestigious Eye Hospital run by L V Prasad Foundation. Many Poor people get their eyes treated here for free.
Lakes – Lake Banjara is abutting the Hotel Taj banjara is the only lake present in this area and also neglected as of now.
Prominent businesses here in Banjara Hills are upscale furniture shops, Art Galleries, Art and Antique shops, Bakeries such as bikanerwala and Karachi have shops here, Many Biryani and kebab joints which offer Hyderabadi Dum Biryani Sarvi Restaurant, Hotel Shadab, Dawat e Hyderabad, Urban Grill