is derived from Alvars, meaning Tamil poets. This region is a proud home of the famous Venkateswara temple, which is 400 years old. It is a popular residential area in Secunderabad
, the twin city of Hyderabad
. The expanding city has given rise to areas like Alwal
. It is a congested area now, close to the cantonment and comes under the Greater Hyderabad
The locality is connected with Old Bowenpally
(2km), S.R.K Puram (3km), R.K Puram (3km), Sikh Road
(4 km) and Karkhana
(4km). Cities close to the neighborhood are Bhongir
, Singapur, Sangareddy and Hyderabad
. TSRTC buses connect this region to other surrounding areas. Secunderabad
Railway junction is 7km away while Alwal
railway station and Cavalry railway station, both located at a distance of 2 km, are local railway stations. The old Hyderabad
Airport is 12km away while the Rajiv Gandhi International Airport
is 50 km.
There are about 140 ready-to-move-in projects in Alwal
and about the same number of projects under construction. The property prices havent shown drastic change in this area since one year now. In 2014 April-June quarter, the average price of properties was Rs 2,776/sq ft and in 2015 January-March quarter it was Rs 2,697/sq ft.
It is a major commercial destination for nearby villages and towns. Some restaurants in this location are Biryani Mahal and Sri Anjaneya Tiffins. Nartaki theatre, Select Talkies and Lakshmikala Mandir are some theatres here. Multi-specialty hospitals like Raksha Medinostics, GNR Hospital and Oxygen hospital are situated near to cater the need of the locals. St. Ann's High School, Bolarum
was set up in 1876 by a group of Italian nuns and is still a renowned school. Other schools are Gowtham Model School, Loyola Public School and Valerian Grammar High School. Secunderabad
's top school St. Michaels School is also located here.
Some colleges in proximity to this area are as Loyola Academy, Narayana Junior College, St. Ann's Junior College, L.R.M.G. Junior College and Sri Chaitanya Junior College.