West Hyderabad is the western zone of Hyderabad. It is a major technology hub, with its core often known as Cyberabad or Hi-tec city.
The main road that connects Central Hyderabad to the West is National Highway 65 (NH65). It will take around 40 minutes to get to West Hyderabad when the traffic is at average levels.
- 1 Shilparamam, Hi tec city, Madhapur. 11:00-20:00. Designed as a contrast to the futuristic Cyber tower that lies across the road, the crafts village of Shilparamam (“sculpture village”) guards the entrance road to Hi tec city. The intent is to showcase and preserve the old. There is a bazaar where you can buy assorted handicrafts and art work. There is also an entire village where you can find realistic-looking sculptures of villagers carrying out their traditional crafts. You can also find a rock museum which contains natural rock formations that allegedly look life-like. Make sure you carry cash as credit cards are not accepted by most shops. Also next to Shilpa Ramam is Shilpa Sandhya Vedika, a location for eating and shopping. ₹ 25.
- 1 Botanical Garden, Madhapur.