Connecting the Past and the Present for a Better Future of Historic City of Developing Country: Case of Heritage Walks of Hyderabad

  • Madhu Vottery
Part of the Springer Geography book series (SPRINGERGEOGR)


This chapter presents the journey of the author about understanding the city one loves the most. She takes pride in showing its historic and modern pockets to the world. The chapter is also about the challenges the people like her face in the city as they love the local heritage, and they also attempt to resolve the conflict of choosing future over past. In this chapter we shall understand and appreciate how a city in history lives in harmony with its futuristic counterpart. There is a discussion about the solutions to work with a balance between the old and the new. The Heritage, which means ‘inherit’, should be discussed, but not in close rooms. In open historic areas and with the people who make the true meaning of the word ‘heritage’, that is, the with younger generation the discussion must go on.


Hyderabad Walled city Golconda Charminar Qutb Shahi Asaf Jahi 


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Authors and Affiliations

  • Madhu Vottery
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  1. 1.Telangana Tourism, NSC Cultural Tourism, ICOMOS IndiaHyderabadIndia

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