Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree, Hyderabad

Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree | One of the best places to visit in Hyderabad

LocationNaya Qila, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad (Map)
Entry Fee & TimingsOpen all days in week on 10 am to 6:30, No entry fee
Place TypePark & Garden, Nature Sites and Parks
Place visit withFamily, Kids, Parants
Best time to visitJanuary, February, March, April

About Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree

Hatian Jhad Baobab tree which is 400 years old tree which makes it the oldest tree in Hyderabad. The tree originated from Madagascar in Africa and is believed to have been brought to India by Arab traders. The tree is called "Hatian Jhad" because of its curved and pointed stem that looks like an elephant. With a trunk about 25 meters in circumference, it has a hollow cavity inside that is so large that according to popular legend 40 people fit inside.

Architecture of Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree

The circumference of this tree is 27.40 meters (89 ft), apart from this a cave has also been made between the branches of this tree. To enter the tree one has to climb a large tree trunk which leads to an opening in the centre.

Interesting facts about Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree

  1. For the last 600 years, this tree has stood as a silent witness to some of the biggest events that changed the history of the Deccan Plateau. The rise and fall of the Qutb Shahi kings, the siege of Golconda by Aurangzeb, the rule of the Nizams and also the independence movement.
  2. For travelers and Hyderabadis alike, this is a place that one cannot easily miss. Hatiya ka Jhad is the place where a wonderful creation of God and a sacred piece of Hyderabadi history is contained.

How to reach Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree

By Metro:- The nearest metro station to Hatian Jhad Baobab Tree is Jubilee Hills Check Post Metro Station which is at a distance of 3 km.

By Road:- You can also take auto or rickshaw to reach the tree which will easily get you here.

Nearby famous places

  • Imran Andhra Meals Hotel Restaurant 0.4 km away
  • Qutb Shahi Tomb 1.2 km away
  • Imran Bakery 0.4 km away
  • Shree Jagannath Temple 3.4 km away
  • Indian Fresh Fruits and Juice Shop 0.8 km away
  • KBR National Park 4.3 kms National Park away
  • Moon Bakery 0.8 km away

Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree FAQs:

𝒜. It is located at Naya Qila, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad.

𝒜. Entry fee and timings information of the Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree: Open all days in week on 10 am to 6:30, No entry fee.

𝒜. You should visit Hatiyan Jhad Baobab Tree during January, February, March, April months for best experience.

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