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Golkonda Fort

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Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad 500008, India
+91 40 2351 2401
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Golconda Fort Sound and Light Show from Hyderabad with Private Transport
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Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad 500008, India
+91 40 2351 2401
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Reviewed yesterday

Golconda Fort was first constructed of mud by the rulers of Kakatiya Dynasty in the 13th century. It was later re-built in granite by the first three Qutbs, which took about 62 years to complete. Golconda Fort was under the control of Qutbs from 1518...More

Thank bharadwaj8008
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

The fort was beautiful with lots to see and spectacular views from the top. Lots of stairs and hilly paths so make sure you wear comfortable shoes and take plenty of water. Beggars and wanna be tour guides can be a pain but just say...More

Thank Daniel B
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Best site we went to in Hyderabad Took around 1 1/2 hours to walk to the top and back, taking time to enjoy the views. Could easily have taken longer if you used the audio guide but we just enjoyed the walk. Definitely take some...More

Thank Chris O
Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

Well maintained path up to the top - take it easy as not much cover and it gets hot - takes around 1 to 2 hours

Thank kiwi-traveller-PS
Reviewed 3 days ago

I wish the government learns how to preserve this heritage site.Not enough dustbins, neither guards to stop people from littering and writing on the walls.The water bodies inside are full of muck. The upper reaches of the fort has tall grass growing all over.

Thank SKS2411
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is one of the major icons of Hyderabad. It has a lot of history behind it. The sound and light show reveals a lot of those history. Must visit for history lovers.

Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The golakonda fort is very famous in Hyderabad and the locations are also very beautiful you can get the feeling of ancient days there and u can also find and u can also see how the king used to resided in the fort , so...More

Thank Chandu C
Reviewed 4 days ago

The fort is well built 3-round fort. It is heritage place protected monument. The APTDC tourism has guides deployed at this place. Even private guides will be available there. If you are interested in knowing history, then only take guide. Otherwise, just go on your...More

Thank Madhava M
Reviewed 5 days ago

Could visualise how grand it must have been. Busy market days and intrigues of the Royal Courtesans.

Thank Nita N
Reviewed 5 days ago

The old fort og Golconda gives a formidable impression of the earlier wealth and power of this district of South India. You may wander around the area by yourself; no official guides are available. A curciut of the fort by foot takes a good hour....More

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28 September 2017|
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Response from paridagyanaranjan |
I believe there is no locker facility or keep lauggages at place.
Thanazzal N
8 July 2017|
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Response from Rao1940497 | Reviewed this property |
Bus No. 66G that starts from Shalibanda has next stop at Charminar, that takes one to Gorconda fort (21st bus stop) and the terminus. The bus frequency is about 15-20 min in between each bus. hope it helps. Besides this... More
Thanazzal N
8 July 2017|
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Response from hidayatsharif0 | Reviewed this property |
just catch auto that will be easy...