‘Traveler’, a magazine by National Geographic, published in its Dec 2014-January 2015 issue “Best of the World – 20 Places You Should See in 2015”. It placed Hyderabad at the second spot in the list which includes Zermatt in Switzerland, National Mall in Washington D.C, Corsica, Choquequirao in Peru, Sark in Channel Islands, Koyasan in Japan, Oklahoma City, and Maramures in Romania.
Speaking about Hyderabad, the periodical magazine writes, “Stories of Hyderabad’s poetic past weave amid strings of programming code in this South Eastern India city that was home to one of the richest men in the world, Mir Osman Ali Khan, the last ruling nizam of Hyderabad”.
The periodical also mentions the glories of Hyderabad and how it has now become a seedbed for many global IT brands. It also speaks about The Taj Falaknuma Palace, the special Irani cafes, the pearl merchants of fifth generation, etc.