They will marry again as per the Christian tradition, exchanging vows.Later, they will throw a grand reception in Hyderabad, for those who weren’t part of their Goa wedding guest list.Samantha has been posting pictures of the preparations (wedding gown and jewellery) for the big day; stuff she will wear during the various ceremonies.She recently celebrated her bachelorette with her close friends. It was a sweet celebration as she was seen dressed in red, complete with a tiara.A hundred and forty nine steps lead you to the top and you can see the Golconda Fort from the first floor balcony.The beautiful stucco work in motifs of flowers and animals is unique.The Nizams were great patrons and the pearl trade flourished in Hyderabad thanks to local artisans who excelled at the delicate art of piercing and stringing pearls.Legend has it that a two inch high layer of priceless pearls would be spread on the royal palace terraces for cooling during summers. Metal magic Bidri: The beautiful metal craft of bidri is said to have come to Hyderabad from Iran, via Bidar in Karnataka, (which is how many believe it got its name). Bling it on Bangles at Laad Bazaar: Just off Charminar is Laad Bazaar, a bustling market housing more than 100 shops that sell stone studded lac bangles.
Royal platter Hyderabadi Biryani: Biryani in Hyderabad dates back to the royal kitchens of the Asaf Jahis and their rich culinary extravaganzas.According to one theory, biryani came to Hyderabad after Aurangzeb invaded the south.It is said that vegetarian Hindu book keepers were hired to preserve and pass down the secret recipes, so that they wouldn't be tempted to corrupt the recipes.There's also much to see and buy around Charminar, from exquisite zardozi work, henna and fabric for salwar suits to kohl.Designers like Sabyasachi Mukherjee and Neeta Lulla shop for traditional gota here while in the city.