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Golkonda Fort

Golkonda Fort


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Golkonda is a fort located in southern India, situated west of Hyderabad. Golkonda was originally known as Mankal. Golkonda Fort was first built by the Kakatiyas as part of their western defenses along the lines of the Kondapalli Fort. The Golkonda Fort used to have a vault where the famous Koh-i-Noor and Hope diamonds were once stored along with other diamonds. The Golkonda fort is listed as an archaeological treasure on the official `List of Monuments` prepared by the Archaeological Survey of India under The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act.

Golkonda fort main attractions:
The main attractions of Golkonda fort are the vaults where the famous Koh-i-Noor and Hope diamonds were once stored along with other diamonds. Toli masjid which is just 2 km away from Golkonda fort is one of the other attractions.

Best time to visit Golkonda:
If you are thinking of visiting Golkonda fort, plan your trip during the months ranging from February through May. It might be a little hot during noon but the weather is pleasant in the evening.

Golkonda fort timing:
Golkonda Fort is open to people throughout the week from 8 am to 5:30 pm.

Terms & Conditions

  • The e-ticket is not transferable
  • Entry Fee is not refundable.
  • E-ticket cancellations are not permitted.
  • Visitor shall be required to show an original photo identity proof at the entry to the monument.
  • Inflammable/dangerous/explosive articles are not allowed.
  • This monument is a Non Smoking zone.
  • Edibles are not allowed inside the monument.
  • Refund policy later for any transaction is not permitted as per the guidelines of the Archaeological Survey Of India so refund for any transaction under any circumstances won't be possible.