Golconda Fort History:-
Golconda Fort is the one of the biggest Fortress in the Deccan Plateau, Even before the city of Bhagyanagar was formed, the Deccan region was ruled y Golconda from Golconda Fort. A Shepherd boy found an idol in that area, he informed it to the Kakatiya King, who built a mud fort around it.So, it was named after Shepherd as Golla konda, later transformed to Golconda. the fort structure was extended by Qutub Shahi’s with Granite walls.
The Golconda fort became a place of battleground for three kingdoms.and the fort became the prominent place for Bahmani Sultanate after the victory.Even now there are some sculptures or indications about the war. after the collpase of Bahmani sultanate, In 1518, Qutub Shahi Dynasty arose This fort remained as capital of Qutub Shahi Dynasty up to 1590 and later it was shifted to Hyderabad. The city became wealthy capital for Qutub shahi’s. The Golconda fort was built on 400 ft high hill.
About Golconda Fort :-
Golconda fort is built on a Granite Hill of 120 mts high. Golconda has 4 distinct forts with 10km outer wall. It has 87 semi-circular Cannons, 4 Drawbridges and 8 Gateways and also it consists of many Darbar Halls, Mosques, temples, Palaces,Fateh Darwaza gate,Taramathi Gana Mandir and Premathi Nithya mandir. and the palaces of famous people like Akkana- Madanna ( Bhaktha Ramadasu ).
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