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Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad

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Nestled on top of a granite hill, Golkonda Fort, the place that once held the famous Koh-i-noor diamond, overlooks the city of Hyderabad. The historic structure served as the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty in the 16th and 17th centuries, before being abandoned. Explore the massive stone ruins, enjoy the panoramic view of the city, or try out the fort’s famed acoustics; a clap from anywhere on the premises can be heard on the highest point of the fortress. A visit to Golkonda Fort represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Hyderabad tour planner to plot your vacation.
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  • This is the best sight seeing place in Hyderabad. There is an entry fee and taking the help of a guide will certainly be a wise decision. As soon as you enter, there is a clap spot. This very clapping...  more »
  • This place is a bit far from the main city but definitely worth the visit. It is huge so be ready to walk miles if you want to reach the top and have a good scenic view of Hyderabad. It has a rich his...  more »
  • Golconda Fort is one of the most beautiful forts in India. The ideal time to visit is at 5:00 pm. The Architecture and beauty of the fort really makes it special. Even The view and the sunrise is very...  more »
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  • Couldn't imagine it would be so clean! Continuous efforts by the staff in this regard are commendable! I like historical places and a stroll down the path of the fort takes you back to its majestic era. Be prepared for a great climb if you want to explore its real beauty. You need to be physically fit to traverse this monumental fort. The light and sound show was a nice effort, though I can't say the same for the company of fellow viewers who were so inclined to denounce it.
  • It's an Indian heritage, so be proud of it. It would be good if u get a guide to get to know about the place. The main attraction at the top the palace is not very well maintained. They have light and sound show that you can attend. You can see entire city from the top which is quite amazing.
  • Just few words aren't meagre suffice, to describe The Fort Golconda. History is Unique, the privilege of Hyderabad. Breathtaking Architecture, make it an wonderful monument. More to say, but not any of my word would tell, even a bit. Entry by ticket, vary accordingly. Light & Sound Show, would help little better to understand, more about Golconda. Gardens, Water resources, etc are there. Snack Stall Available.
  • Good Historical place to visit. Has lot of history @ that place. Kudos to Telangana Govt. they are maintaining it very cleanly. We can get water and food even on top of the fort after climbing almost 300+ steps. You can enjoy Bird eye view of Gachibowli IT Hub from top of the fort. worth visiting .
  • we need to proud to be having this kind of heritage. want to know history of hyderabad you need to start from here. just roaming around the fort we don't get any thing. really want to know something then take a help of tourist guide or research about in online before you go. my personal advice is get more energy before you start. there is long way to go.