Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

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Nestled on top of a granite hill, Golconda 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. Using our international travel planner, Hyderabad attractions like Golconda Fort can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • The whole fort is so huge, it will easily take at least half a day minimum to just cover the fort from bottom to top. The fort houses several small and large alleys, wells, gardens, housing complexes....  more »
  • This historic site is made up of massive buildings in which one can walk with pleasure, a little walk allows to climb up to the top of the hill overlooking the fortifications of the fort and taking us up to a high building and a primary temple leaning against the top. A quiet enough place for the lively Hyderabad
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