Manikonda
Manikonda is located in Telangana
Manikonda
Manikonda
Location in Telangana, India
Manikonda is located in India
Manikonda
Manikonda
Manikonda (India)
Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085Coordinates: 17°24′25″N 78°22′12″E / 17.406994°N 78.370085°E / 17.406994; 78.370085
Country India
StateTelangana
DistrictRangareddy
MetroHyderabad
Government
 • BodyMunicipality
Languages
 • OfficialTelugu and Urdu
Time zoneUTC+5:30 (IST)
PIN
500 089
Vehicle registrationTS
Lok Sabha constituencyChevella
Vidhan Sabha constituencyRajendra Nagar
Planning agencyManikonda Municipality[1]
Websitemanikondamunicipality.telangana.gov.in

Manikonda is a commercial hub and a residential suburb in Hyderabad, Telangana, India. This suburb has boomed in recent years due to the presence of leading software company headquarters in the area as well as Lanco hills, a luxury hi-rise residential project, and an upcoming Chitrapuri Colony residential layout for Telugu cinema workers.[2][3]

Sights

Development

Manikonda is the site of significant commercial and residential development. The area is sought after for its posh locale. Several software professionals who work at Gachibowli and Hi-tech City are purchasing flats and land in Manikonda. The area's infrastructure, shopping and entertainment are rapidly growing. The highways leading to Manikonda include one from Darga via OU Colony and another from Sheikpet via Sports complex and filter beds. It consists of two revenue villages named Manikonda and Puppalaguda. Several dozen towers of the multi-billion dollar Lanco hills as well as Chitrapuri Colony are located in Manikonda village. To reach this bustling locale from the airport, one should exit from Outer Ring Road at Nanakramguda/Gachibowli junction and take Lanco Hills Road.

Panorama showing Manikonda and Lanco Hills under construction

Transport

It is well connected by TSRTC buses that run from Mehdipatnam to Manikonda Marri Chettu Junction, and Lanco Hills, bus no. Bus 47L. runs from [secundrabad].

The closest Metro Train station is Raidurg metro station.

It's easily accessible to tourist attractions such as Khajaguda Historic Rock Formation next to Lanco Hills, Golkonda, Qutb Shahi tombs, Osman Sagar lake near Gandipet, Outer Ring Road, Hyderabad, Gachibowli Athletic Stadium, Gachibowli Indoor Stadium, and HITEC City.

See also

References

  1. ^ About Page of Manikonda Municipality
  2. ^ Microsoft CEO to open new campus at Manikonda
  3. ^ Hyatt Hyderabad in early 2011
  4. ^ Mohammed Hasib: Khajaguda Hills – relishing SUNSET at the summit, In: Adventures in Hyderabad, Travel Stories, AtomicCircle.com, 8 October 2018, (Link).
  5. ^ hyderabadclimbers.com - Khajaguda Routes, (Link)