This 400-year-old metropolis represents a perfect blend of old world charm and modernity. The City was established in 1591 by the Qutub Shahi Dynasty, on the banks of River Musi. Hyderabad is famous for its minarets and pearl bazar. Built in 1591 by Quli Qutub Shah, Charminar is a majestic edifice and a proud sentinel in the heart of the Old City. Charminar, is a bustling bazar of pearls and jewellery shops, perfume and attar vendors. Laad bazar,famous for its glass bangles is close by.