Golkonda Fort (Golconda Fort), Hyderabad

Golkonda Fort, also known as Golconda Fort was originally known as Mankal and first built by the Kakatiya dynasty.

Golkonda Fort view from the Entrance Gate , Hyderabad
Golconda Fort view from the Entrance Gate


Entrance of the Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Entrance of the Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Clapping Portico used as the Signalling Device, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Clapping Portico used as the Signalling Device


About Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
About Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Clapping Portico, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Clapping Portico, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Stone Architecture, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Stone Architecture, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Stone Architecture, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Stone Architecture, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Three Stories Building used as the Ammunition Store, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Three Stories Building used as the Ammunition Store, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Ammunition Store, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Ammunition Store, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort view from down the Hill, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort view from down the Hill, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort view from down the Hill, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort view from down the Hill, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Ruined part of Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Ruined part of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Taramati Mosque, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Taramati Mosque, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Taramati Mosque, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Taramati Mosque, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Near Taramati Mosque, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Near Taramati Mosque, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Ruined part of Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Ruined part of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


The Baradari of Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
The Baradari of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Ruined part of the Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


View of Top Part of the Golconda Fort, Hyderabad
View of Top Part of the Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Rani Mahal, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Rani Mahal, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Top Part View from Rani Mahal, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Top Part View from Rani Mahal, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


The Baradari, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
The Baradari, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Stairs Architecture of Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Stairs Architecture of Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Landscape View while climbing, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Landscape View while climbing, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort overlooking the city of Hyderabad
Golconda Fort overlooking the city of Hyderabad


Top view of way to arrive Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Top view of way to arrive Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Landscape View from Top, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Landscape View from Top, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


View from Top, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
View from Top, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


The Baradari, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
The Baradari, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort overlooking the city of Hyderabad
Golconda Fort overlooking the city of Hyderabad


Mosque of Ibrahim, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Mosque of Ibrahim, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Used for storing Rain Water, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Used for storing Rain Water, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


View from Top, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
View from Top, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Ram Bhakta Ramadas Jail, Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Ram Bhakta Ramadas Jail, Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Museum of the Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Museum of the Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Museum of the Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Museum of the Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


Golkonda Fort, Hyderabad
Golconda Fort, Hyderabad


How to Reach Golconda Fort:

Golconda Fort is very well connected by public transportation, such as Bus, Auto.
Location on Google Map for Golconda Fort, Hyderabad

Traveling Tips:

Golconda Fort is open on all the days of week 9:00am to 5:00pm 
There is nominal Entry fee, during my visit it was 5 for Indian and 100 for foreign tourist
Photography is allowed with charges, during my visit it was ₹25 for still camera
Its advisable to visit Golconda Fort during winter season because hot sunny or rainy season may spoil your day.

See Also:

Bangalore Fort, Bengaluru: a UNESCO World Heritage.
Nandi Hills, Bengaluru: the Hill of Happiness
Tipu Sultan Summer Palace: Constructed mostly using Woods and Stones

References:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Golkonda
http://www.telanganatourism.gov.in/partials/destinations/heritage-spots/hyderabad/golconda-fort.html

Comments

  1. the photography is too good
    "Nagasamudhram-Lake" you can plan one dat trip, you will surely return with lots of memories

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