Tourists love the sight of the famous fort with its 60 feet high walls, tall domes built on a granite hill of 400 feet height and 7 km long circumference, it continue one of India’s most renown elegant fortress complexes. In this article you will gain detail information about Golconda Fort.
Many forts of India are situated in Rajasthan. But one of the utmost observation and a brilliant example of architectural finesse fort named Golconda Fort is situated in Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. Golconda Fort is situated at Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana. Golkonda Fort or Golla Konda Fort is popular name among tourists. From the city of pearls “Hyderabad” the distance of Golconda Fort is 11 km. Golconda Sultanate capital was Golconda Fort and it is collapsed fort of southern India. Its construction began in the 13th century AD during the region of Kakatiya dynasty of Pratapa Rudra family. At that time the city of Golconda was capital of Qutb Shahi Kingdom, near Hyderabad.
Koh-i-noor( The Precious Diamond)
I think you all are heard about Koh-i-noor (Persian name given to Kohinoor) Diamond. But have you ever think from where it was come? Where it located in India? As you all know it was once the largest majestic known diamond with 793 carats when uncut. Kohinoor Diamond, Orloff Diamond, Hope Diamond and other diamonds were dug from this Golconda Fort. This Fort was famous for its diamond trade.
The Sound Transmission System of Golconda Fort
This acoustics (the qualities of a building that determine how sound is transmitted in it) sound system in Golconda Fort innumerably fascinate and attract the tourists. The greatest engineering marvels is the effect of handclap at any certain point below the entrance dome can be heard at the highest point of the pavilion almost a kilometer away. The region of building the Golconda Fort a acoustics building is to get warning the royal in case of an attack by rival kingdom. This is one of the biggest prominence and very beautiful architectural historic place of India. It attains too many guests from different regions of India and World. Guests enjoy the place. I hope you all enjoy reading this blog. Have a nice day.