On the ancient granite boulders of Gangabaoli, Hyderabad, an old imli tree grows between huge rocks, where children go to fly kites and adults go to watch the sun set.
At Secret Lake, a small tourist attraction near Hyderabad’s Cyber City, there is a cafe made of plastic rocks with a plastic tree inside.
A peepal tree within sighting distance of Hyderabad’s central Four Towers landmark, Char Minar.
Just below the top of Hyderabad’s Golconda Fort, this neem tree is next to several wonderfully colorful rock paintings of Hindu deities.
A small neem tree shelters a Kali shrine as one ascends Golconda Fort.
At the entrance to Hyderabad’s Golconda Fort, this tree grows next to the famous Clapping Portico, where the news of visitor’s arrival to the king’s fortress could be transmitted with a strong clap.
This tamarind has a special role in Hyderabad’s history: in 1908, when the River Musi flooded, 150 people clung to its branches for two days and survived. The River is now a “stinking drain.”
This banyan tree, first identified by the Society to Save Rocks in Hyderabad, is cracking open a massive granite boulder in an amazing way.
A most magnificent, immense baobab tree on the outskirts of Hyderabad’s Golconda Fort offers the full experience for any landmark tree: you can climb on to the branches, go inside of it’s hollow trunk, stand next to it, gawk at it, and relax under it.