Golconda Fort Hyderabad History

Golkonda fort [mankal] was built by kakatiya dynasty which is located in Hyderabad. The golkonda fort is listed as an archaeological treasures  on the official “list of monuments prepared the archaeological   survey of india  .It  consists  of 4 distinct  with a 10 km long outer wall with 87 semicircle bastions. The fort was built when a Shepherd boy came across an idol of god at the site , it is famous for its acoustic effect[It is said that the sound of clapping of hands at Fateh Darwaza can be heared clearly at “Bala Hissar”, the highest point situated about 1 Km away from the fort] Inside The Fort There Is An 800 Years Old Tree the fort also shows a secret tunnel.And it acquire a legendary aura & became synonymous for vast wealth.

Golconda Fort Entry  fee

₹ 5 per person for Indians


₹ 100 per  person for foreign tourists


₹ 25 for still camera


Golconda Fort Visiting Hours

All days [ Monday-Sunday ]

Golconda Fort Sound & light show timings: “Normal days”

Days English [1st  show ] Telugu [ 2nd show ] Hindi [ 2nd show ]
Monday Available Available
Tuesday Available Available
Wednesday Available Available
Thursday Available Available
Friday Available Available
Saturday Available Available
Sunday Available Available

Golconda Fort Sound & light show timings

“Nov to Feb”  – 1st show 6:30 pm

-2nd  show  7:45 pm

“Mar tow Oct”-1st  show 7:00 pm

-2nd 8:15 pm

Golconda Fort Sound & light show fee

₹ 140 Per adult in executive class
₹ 110 Per child  in executive class
₹ 80 Per adult in normal  class
₹ 60 Per child  in normal  class


Guide Facility   : Available

Guide charges   : Starting from 200 to 600/-

Travel facilities :

BUS: (Nearest bus stand)

Charminar bus stop: Near Mecca Masjid , Charminar Rd

Train:( Nearest railway station)

(HYB)HYDERABAD DECAN: Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Nampally  Railway Station.


Rajiv Gandhi International Airport:Hyderabad  , Telangana.