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Golconda Fort, Timings, Ticket Cost

Golconda Fort Hyderabad is one the best place in Hyderabad. Golconda fort in hyderabad is undoubtedly one of the best architectures in India.

Golconda fort history : Golconda fort built by Quli Qutub Shah. It is built in the year 1143. Golconda was the capital of the Qutub Shahi kings. The walls transmitting voice is the special thing in Golconda Fort. The visit of fort is used to learn about ancient Hyderabad.

Golconda Fort Timings

Golconda Fort of Hyderabad Timings: 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Day Timing
Monday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Wedesday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Friday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM

How to reach Golconda Fort

11 km from Hyderabad Center. Many buses and taxes available from all parts of Hyderabad.

The Golkonda fort at Hyderabad is around 9 km from Hussain Sagar Lake.

Golconda Fort Sound and Light Show

1st show is in English (on all days in a week)
2nd show is in Telugu (on Monday, Wednesday and Friday), in Hindi (on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday)

Timings of the golconda fort light show video :
First show is available from November to February at 6:30 PM and March to October- 7 PM.
Second show-November to February at 7:45 PM and March to October at 8:15 PM.

Golconda Fort Sound and Light Show Ticket Counter Timings :

Everyday opens from 5:30 PM onwards.

Golconda Fort Sound and Light Show Ticket cost

The ticket costs INR 140 (adult) and INR 110 (child) for executive class
INR 80 (adult) and INR 60 (child) for normal class.

Best time to visit

September to March is the best time to visit, because of less sunshine.

Hyderabad Golconda Entry Fee

Indians: INR 5,
Foreign Tourists: INR 100


Taramati Baradari resorts operated by Telangana Tourism is neat to the fort. Many Private hotels available nearby to the fort.

Best Tourist Places In Hyderabad

The things to do in hyderabad are,

  1. Charminar
  2. Mecca Masjid
  3. Birla Mandir.
  4. Ramoji Film City Hyderabad

The above places are the best hyderabad tourist spots. There are number of places near hyderabad to visit in weekends.


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