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Golconda Fort, Kohinooor Diamond

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Golconda Fort

Golconda Fort is a 13th Century mud fort famous for the Kohinoor diamonds in Telungana state in India. This  is the place where the Priceless Kohinoor Diamond was found.  Golkonda was the capital of ancient Kingdom of Golkonda.

Golconda Fort is famous for the acoustics design. Sound of hand clapped at the entrance can be heard on the top spot at a distance of one kilometer away.

There is a light and sound show at the fort in the evenings for one hour; the first show is at 7 pm on all days in November to February and second show at 8.15 pm on-wards; Telugu show on Monday, Wednesday and Fridays and  Hindi shows on other days .

How Do I Go to Golconda Fort Famous for the Kohinoor Diamonds?

Golconda Fort famous for its Gems and Diamond mining, is at a distance of 11 kilometers west of Hyderabad city. Hyderabad is well connected by train and air services to the rest of the country. There is an International airport at 20 kilometers from Hyderabad city. Twin cites of Hyderabad and Secunderabad are connected to almost all major cities of India.