Qutub Shahi Trail...Golconda fort to Qutub Shahi tombs

Qutub Shahi Trail...Golconda fort to Qutub Shahi tombs


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The Qutub Shahi Tombs: A little away from the Golconda Fort are a cluster of tombs, the most authentic evidence of the Qutub Shahi architectural traditions. Ensconced amidst picturesque and landscaped gardens, known as Ibrahim bagh, is the grandeur of these tombs dedicated to the memory of the seven Qutub Shahi kings who ruled Golconda for nearly 170 years. The tombs are an unequivocal manifestation of the structural engineering talent of the Qutub Shahi period. This necropolis place where the royal family of a dynasty are buried, arguably among the world's largest, lie sprawled across 130 acres. An example of Indo Sarcenic architecture, is a must see for anyone interested in history, architecture or heritage.

Golconda fort: The fort complex built by the Kakatiyan kings and then later expanded by the Qutub Shahi rulers who had this fort as their capital has many facets. The architectural grandeur of the magnificent monumental edifice is unmatched in beauty, which it has preserved brilliantly despite being more than four centuries old. Once famous for the famed Kohinoor diamond, now is famous for its massive structures and magical acoustics. In this walk we cover Balla Hissar Gate...the entrance, the Rani Mahal complex and end the walk with Light and sound show.

The rate:
1) For Indian nationals Rs. 350/-.
2) For foreign nationals Rs. 450/-

Includes tickets to the tombs, fort and the light and sound show. Does not include parking at both places.

The Start point: Qutub Shahi tomb gate.

The End Point: Golconda Fort.

Start time: 3:00 pm End time: 7:00 pm

What to get: A bottle of water, comfortable footwear and an attitude to enjoy while soaking in the heritage. Cameras for capturing memorable moments.

When: Thursday.

Note: Light and sound show will be in English.

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