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“Golkonda- Awesome light & sound show”
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Golconda Fort
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Ranked #11 of 239 things to do in Hyderabad
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Reviewed 5 September 2011

We visited Golkonda on 1st week of September Saturday. The weather was pleasant, as the season was basically monsoon. Drizzling rain once interrupted while we were up to the top but humidity was less. We started in the afternoon and covered the fort in 1.5hrs more or less. Taking guide is very much required as he describes the history as well as demonstrate the architectural and construct of this awesome fort.You will be amazed when somebody claps from a particular points of a fort and you hear it from top of the fort. when somebody whisper near a wall and that is heard on another wall. This is a mix of science in page of history.

From 7pm we had a Light and sound show in the fort. ticket price are 50 and 100 INR. This show is a traveler's delight. The show runs for a hour long.Anybody visiting Golkonda should not give a miss to this show. History of the Fort is described in a beautiful light and sound effect.

One bad thing of this area is mosquito. You should carry a mosquito repellent cream if you want to concentrate on this show.
One more thing to keep in mind if you have infant with you, then you should be prepared to carry him/her in your shoulder as the path to top of the fort is not comfortable for little child.

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Reviewed 3 June 2011

The place should be visited around 5pm to watch and followed by Light and Sound show. It is a beautiful place. There is exceptional amount of cultural knowledge to be shared with the people. It is a very beautiful place with the "pentagon clap" which can be heard from the main entrance which is awesome.

8  Thank amitjain1984
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Reviewed 23 May 2011

This is the place where you must attend the Sound and Light show which is in the voice over of Amitabh Bacchan and songs by Jagjit singh and Kavita Krishnamurthy. Awesome location, looks nice in the evenings and must visit place in Hyderabad

9  Thank alkarpe
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Reviewed 9 April 2011

Golkonda was the original capital city before Hyderabad. I shall not go into the maintenance part, it seems to be a world wide issue. I find the fort breathtakingly beautiful. Very scenic and majestic. I did not get the chance to explore the whole place as it was pretty late in the evening. I attend the evening sound and light show. Simple yet beautifully done. The narrators did fantastic job in giving a simple yet detailed history lesson of Golkonda. The only way one can appreciate the beauty of Golkonda is either by reading the history of it or attend this show. Then I believe one can see beyond some broken walls and runs.

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Reviewed 25 March 2011

Hello Friends I have been to Golkonda Fort in my leisure time in the evening . Its a fort which has demolished over the past because of Historic reasons but a well maintained spot , at night you have Live demonstration of all the Historic moments associated with the fort using lighting systems. Most fasinating thing is the claping place where you can hear resound of your clap. ITS a great demonstration of Indian Engineering in ancient time. When you drive back you can have a lovely time of by Hussian Sagar Tank. Over the Necklace Road. It would be a nice experience.I would advice tourists to visit the place .

6  Thank sandeep4227
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