If you’re a Hyderabadi, you might have already started recollecting memories when you hear or read the word ‘Numaish’. Who doesn’t know Numaish? Living in Hyderabad and never heard of Numaish, toh karre kya miyaaa tum Zindagi main !?
The Annual Hyderabad Exhibition which is held every year with grandeur and great splendor is the largest exhibition in the world. Also popularly known as Numaish, it consists of thousands of stalls spread across 23 acres for 45 – 50 days invites merchants and dealers from all over the world. An average of 1 lakh visitors visiting the Numaish per day it’s officially one of its own kind of event. It was started in 1938 during the reign of Mir Osman Ali Khan, The Last Nizam of Hyderabad. It started of with 100 stalls and now extends to thousands of stalls ranging from food, clothes, jewelry, carpets, showrooms, brassware, ceramics, entertainment, games to some amazing rides. Free Wi-Fi is offered for 45 minutes to everyone and to make things easier. The dealers from all around the world including Kashmir, Afghanistan, Turkey, Bengal, North India set their stalls at Numaish and their products/clothing is not only a shopping retreat but also a visual treat for the visitors.
Hyderabad presents you a great example of Unity In Diversity with the wide-ranged stalls, rides and exhibits thronged all around the area which will make sure to leave you awestruck. The Numaish is organized keeping in mind the safety of the visitors, therefore there are hundreds of security guards, frame metal detectors installed at all the 3 entry gates and several policemen are deployed at an alternate distance with dozens of surveillance cameras throughout the area.
About 2000 stalls allotted this year, Numaish 2020 should be your visit this weekend. The vibes from Numaish will feed your Hyderabadi soul and fill your heart will nostalgia. I’m sure if you’re a true Hyderabadi, you’ve already started saving money and planning your at least 1-2 trips to Numaish this year.
So here are the details you need to know :
• Address: Nampally Exhibition Grounds, Mangalhat, Nampally, Hyderabad, Telangana, 500001, India.
• Entry Fee :
Child: No Entry Fee (below 5 yrs)
Senior Citizens: No Entry Fee
Differently-abled Persons: No Entry Fee
• Parking area: Parking is a difficult task at the Numaish, with thousands of people leaving and entering the exhibition grounds it becomes almost impossible to find a suitable parking space. Therefore there are far away parking spaces allotted and the parking fee is :
Four Wheeler: Rs.50/-
Two Wheeler: Rs.20/-
Also, The Parking facility is also available in the premises of Government Junior College, Nampally.
• In addition to that, Hyderabad Metro Rail Ltd has agreed to run some extra Metro trains for the convenience of visitors up to 11.30 pm.
• Start date: 1st January 2020
Previously the closing date was set as 15th February 2020 but now the Numaish has been extended for 3 more days this year.
• The new last date for Numaish is 19-Feb-2020.
• Timings : 3:00 PM – 10:30 PM
Numaish is open on all days of the week from Monday to Sunday.
I’m sure you don’t want to miss the chance of being able to witness the grandeur of Numaish! What are you waiting for then? Just plan your day out right away!
I hope you have a great time at the Numaish!