People of Hyderabad welcome every festive occasion with great enthusiasm, and also involve the tourists visiting this city in their festivities. The Hindus of Hyderabad celebrate Makar Sankranti as a harvest festival, just as in most of the other regions of India. It is probably the only Hindu festival, which is celebrated mostly on the same date every year. It marks the passing of sun from one zodiac to the next, and is an important day for Hindus in Hyderabad. On this day, women make colourful designs called 'Rangolis', in front of their houses using flowers and several other materials.
|Makar Sankranti Celebrations In Hyderabad|
This three-day festival starts with bonfires that are lit from household wastes, called 'Bhogi'. Houses are adorned with mango leaves and marigold flowers, while people visit their near and dear ones staying at distant locations as a part of the celebrations. Among all the festivals in Hyderabad celebrated every year, this is a special one for many. It is due to the fact that many people indulge in kite-flying on this occasion, and lots of them throng the shops to buy kites and a special thread called 'Manja'. Tourists visiting the city around this time of the year, get to witness amazing festivities at different places.
Many of the resorts and hotels located in Hyderabad also celebrate this festival in their own unique way. Tourists who choose Hotel United-21 to book their accommodation while visiting this city, can get a glimpse of event celebrations in Hyderabad during festive occasions. This hotel celebrates every festival with special events or functions that are planned specially for such days. Guests of this hotel also get to savour some mouth-watering delicacies that are made available in its multi-cuisine restaurant called Spices & Sauces. Their stays are made memorable with elegant rooms and suites that are well-furnished and fully equipped with modern facilities.