If your wanderlust goes hand in hand with your love for shopping, then you must visit Punjagutta while in Hyderabad. The word Punjagutta in Telegu means hand-mountain. This place has derived its name from a nearby peak that is notably topped by a self supporting boulder marked by the handprint of Imam Ali. The area is spangled with a large number of shopping malls and jewellery shops. An important commercial hub in Western Hyderabad Punjagutta is also an important point for the transit of traffic to and fro Hyderabad districts of Banjara Hills. Being a commercial and residential area, this place has a great significance. The popularity of this locality has helped to flourish a number of hotels that come within your budget limit. You can enjoy parking facility and thai as well as continental cuisines at the in-house restaurant at OYOs near NIMS. You will enjoy the place at its best if you visit the place between November and February. Tourist spots to visit while enjoying your stay in Panjagutta include Vishwakarma Art gallery, Amravati Art Gallery for art lovers, Anumula Kunta Lake, Jalaram Vengal Rao Park and Jalaram Vengal Rao Lake. Prominent temples in this area include Upperguda Hanuman Temple, Shirdi Sai Baba Temple and Kanak Durga temple. The other famous tourist destinations include KBR National Park, NTR Gardens, Jalavihar Water Park etc. The food joints like Chilax Cafe Lounge, Deli 9, Kaficko, The Gallery Cafe, Almond House, Eclaire, Ice n Spice, A One Biriyani House will make you overjoyed with its large varieties of food.