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Golkonda FortGolkonda (or Golconda) Telugu గోల్కొండ , a ruined city of south-central India and capital of ancient Kingdom of Golkonda (c. 1364–1512)., is situated west of Hyderabad. The most important builder of Golkonda was Ibrahim Quli Qutb Shah Wali, the fourth Qutb king. Ibrahim was following i...
Golkonda consists of four distinct forts with a 10 km long outer wall with 87 semi circular bastions; some still mounted with cannons, eight gateways, four drawbridges and number of royal apartments & halls, temples, mosques, magazines, stables etc, inside. The lowest of these is the outermost enclosure into which we e...
The famous Baobab tree also known to hyderabadi's as ‘Hatiyan ka Jhad’ near the Naya Qila in Golconda is more than 400 years old. . I like the landscape from the top of the fort wall --- the tree against the backdrop of the Qutub Shahi tombs , a popular tourist spot.