Golkonda fort [mankal] was built by Kakatiya dynasty which is located in Hyderabad. The Golconda fort is listed as an archaeological treasure 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 heard 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 acquires a legendary aura & became synonymous for vast wealth.

Golconda Fort Entry  fee

₹ 5per person for Indians



₹ 100per  person for foreign tourists



₹ 25for still camera



Golconda Fort Visiting Hours

All days [ Monday-Sunday ]

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

DaysEnglish [1st  show ]Telugu [ 2nd show ]Hindi [ 2nd show ]

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

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

 Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana.

Nampally  Railway Station.


Rajiv Gandhi International Airport:Hyderabad  , Telangana.