Madina building
Madina building
Madina building
Madina building
Location in Telangana, India
Madina building
Madina building
Madina building (India)
Coordinates: 17°22′N 78°30′E / 17.367°N 78.500°E / 17.367; 78.500Coordinates: 17°22′N 78°30′E / 17.367°N 78.500°E / 17.367; 78.500
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictHyderabad
MetroHyderabad
Madina Building, c. 1938.
Madina Building, c. 1938.

Madina building is Waqf property and built in purpose of serve Hajj pilgrims.[1]

History

Madina Building was constructed with the purpose to support the Residents of Madina, a holy city for Muslims in Saudi Arabia. The rent of this commercial and Residential building was distributed among the residents of Madina Munawara in Hejaz in olden days. The major contributor is family Nawab Alladin.[2] There are around 200 shops and 100 flats in this building.[3]

Commercial area

Madina building is the oldest commercial suburbs of Hyderabad, India. It is very close to the historic Charminar.[4] This is a major traditional retail street in Hyderabad. Madina building is connected with the neighboring commercial areas like Pathargatti, Shehran, Charminar and Laad Bazar which houses shops specially for women and Brides, and daily around millions of business deals are done in this regions.[5] Most of the bridal dress are Exported to neighboring states, United States, Europe, Middle East, Pakistan, Bangladesh and many other countries. During the Holy Month of Ramzan you could hardly find the space to stand otherwise the area is completely crowded and locked with the Retail shoppers during Day and Night.[6]

The street houses many restaurants which provide city base cuisine food in the menu, there are some popular Hyderabadi restaurants like Madina hotel which serves all the popular Hyderabadi dishes. They are very popular for their Hyderabadi Haleem which is served during the Holy month of Ramzan.

Madina Hotel

Madina Hotel, a restaurant which operates out of the building was inaugurated in 1947.[7][8]

Transport

The buses are run by TSRTC which connect it to all parts of the city. The closest MMTS Train station is at Yakutpura or Malakpet.

References

  1. ^ "Waqf". the News Minute. 31 August 2018.
  2. ^ Warren, Frederick Ilchman; Stanley, Nider Katz; Edward, L.Queen (1998). Philanthropy in the World's traditions. Indiana University Press. pp. 294–295. ISBN 0-253-33392-X. Retrieved 15 June 2012.
  3. ^ Staff Reporter (7 September 2010). "Fire at Madina building". The Hindu. ISSN 0971-751X. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  4. ^ Bollards to go between Madina and Charminar
  5. ^ "Textile traders mull moving out of Hyderabad". The Times of India. 20 June 2013. Retrieved 21 June 2013.
  6. ^ Ramzan sans haleem from Madina Hotel
  7. ^ parasa, Rajeswari (17 May 2018). "Hyderabad: New Madina opens, no resemblance to the past". Deccan Chronicle. Retrieved 31 May 2019.
  8. ^ "Hyderabad: Rahul Gandhi will have a dinner in Madina hotel". The Siasat Daily. 4 August 2018. Retrieved 31 May 2019.