Tuesday, 19 April 2016

A Historical Journey To Golconda Fort

Golconda fort is located at Ibrahim Bagh,11 km from Hyderabad. The fort is 400 year old approximately and one of the rich culture heritage site of the World. Golconda also known as "Shepherd's Hill". This UNESCO Heritage site was originally founded by the Kakatiyas in the 13th century. But the fort was expanded by Qutb Shahi kings. This fort has a large collection of amazing things like, Fateh Darwaza (means Victory Gate), A variety of architectural marvels at Golconda. You have to visit the place two days otherwise you can not properly feel and visit the beauty of the fort. 

Golconda Fort Of Hyderabad

 Best Time To Visit :

One can visit the fort throughout the year but the best time is winter season (September to March)when the weather is quite pleasant and you feel very fresh.

Visiting Timing : All days of the week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Visit Duration : Around 2-3 hours.

Entry Fee :

For Indians 5/- per person 

For Foreigners 100/- per person

For Videography 25/- extra

For visit the light and sound show 130/- per person

Attractions Near Golconda Fort :

Hyderabad is a popular city. The city has a large number of tourist attraction, they are - Ramdas Jail, Ambar Khana, Madanna Temple, Jama Masjid, Mortuary Baths, Laad Bazar, Charminar, Birla Planetarium, Birla Mandir, Hussain Sagar Lake, Salar Jung Museum, Paigah Tombs, Lumbini Park, Qutub Sahi Tombs, Falaknuma Palace, Mahankali Temple, Dar-ul-Shifa, Holy Trinity Church etc.

Hotels Near The Fort :

  •     Falcons Nest La Riviera Madhapur, Hyderabad
  •     Amogh Boutique Hotel Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
  •     Sai Sadan Guest House, Hyderabad
  •     Radisson Blu Plaza Hotel, Hyderabad
  •     Park Hyatt Hyderabad Banjara Hills, Hyderabad
  •     Harsha Hotel, Hyderabad
  •     Alpine Glow Residency Sunrise, Hyderabad
  •     Kunas Guest House, Hyderabad
  •     Grand Solitaire, Hyderabad
  •     Ohri's Banjara, Hyderabad

How To Reach : 

By Air : Nearest airport is Rajiv Gandhi Terminal International Airport. The airport is well connected with both National and International cities by a large number of flights. The second nearest airport is N.T. Rama Rao Terminal-the domestic airport in the city. This airport is also connected with major cities of India. From airport you can hire a taxi or a bus to reach your destination place.

By Train : Nearest railway station is Hyderabad Junction which is very near to the city. This junction is well connected with other major railway stations of India. Before reach the place you have to understand all the details about railway from your city to Hyderabad. After reach the station you can hire a local vehicle to reach the place.

By Road : Hyderabad has a good link with other major cities of India by highway. Andhra Pradesh State Road Transport bus services can arrange a variety of Buses by which you can reach the fort.

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