Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad

About Golkonda Fort

Although in ruins, this fort is one of the most famous tourist attractions. Renowned for its architecture, exceptional acoustics, water supply system and Fateh Rahben gun, the fort was once home to the king of all diamonds ‘the Koh-i-noor diamond’ along with the other most coveted diamonds. Originally a mud fort built by Kakatiyas in 945 CE-970CE, it was later renovated into a stone structure by the Qutb Shahi’s.

Another attraction here is the sound and light show during the evenings. The legacy of this fort not to be missed at any cost.

Entry Fee
Rs. 10 (Indians), Rs. 100 (foreign nationals), Rs. 25 (videography), Rs. 100  (light and sound show - ticket for adults / VIPs), Rs. 75 (light and sound show - ticket for children / VIPs)
Rs. 50 (light and sound show - ticket for adults / Non-Executive) and Rs. 30 (light and sound show - ticket for children / Non-Executive).                    

Timing
9:30 AM - 5:00 PM (all days except Monday).

Visiting Duration
2-3 Hours.

Address
Golconda fort, Golconda, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh
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