Golconda Fort, Hyderbad

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Shiran De Silva

Golkonda fort is one of the most famous and the biggest fortress in the Deccan plateau of India. Built on a 400 ft. high hill with a circumference of 7 km of the fort wall containing 8 gates and 87 bastions each 50-60 feet high.

The state was located in Southern India on the Deccan Plateau. The Nizam [King] was one of the richest men alive at the time, his wealth numbering in the hundreds of millions.

Sound & Light Show about Golconda Fort A new attraction at the fort is a sound and light show that brings the legend of Golconda to life.