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
|₹ 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 ]|
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)
Red Hills, Lakdikapul, Hyderabad, Telangana.
Nampally Railway Station.
Rajiv Gandhi International Airport:Hyderabad , Telangana.