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Golkonda Fort

Golkonda Fort

in Andhra Pradesh, Architecture, Fort, History, Hyderabad, Mughal, Palace | 0 comments

Golkonda is the ruined city located in Hyderabad, India. This place was famous for mines. World’s most famous diamonds such as Dary-i-Noor, Koh-i-Noor, Idol’s Eye, Hope diamond produced here. This place is also famous for Golkonda Fort. Golconda is derived from the word Golla konda which means Shepherd’s hill in Telugu.   What to see at Golkonda Fort:  Major attraction of this place is 800 years old tree. Height of this tree is 80 feet. Important exhibit of the fort is Fateh Rahben Gun. It is a Canon used by Aurangzeb to demolish the blockades of Golconda Fort. Fort has 8 gates. Entry point to the fort is Fateh Darwaza which is also known as Victory Gate. It is famous for acoustic effects. In those days it is effective security measure. If any person claps here that sound can here at Bala Hissar which is located 1km away in the fort.   Inside the Fort, visitors can see 4 small forts. Those forts consist of stables, mosques, armoury, temples etc. Height of the boundary wall is 120meters. Other attractions of the fort are Whispering Walls, efficient water supply system, Royal Palaces, Ambar Khana, Durbar Hall, Ramasasa’s Kotha, Nagina Bagh, Mortuary Bath, Private Chambers, Ramadas Bandikhana, Taramati Mosque, Ashlah Khana, Abyssian Arches etc. Fort also consists of tombs of Qutub Shahi Kings. Islamic architecture can be seen on these tombs.  This fort was ruled by several dynasties namely Mughal dynasty, Qutb Shahis, Bahmani Dynasty, Kakatiya Dynasty and Yadava Dynasty.   What to see around Golkonda Fort: Mecca Masjid: This is one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad. This was built with the soil bought from Holy Mecca by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. He is the fifth ruler of the Qutb shahi Dynasty. It is located 8kms away from the fort. Charminar: This was built in 1591 CE. Charminar is the global icon of Hyderabad. Charminar is built at the place where Qutb Shah made prayers for the end of the plague disease. Minaret Height is 48.7 meters. It is located 8kms away from the fort. AP State Archaeological Museum: This is best to see for the art lovers. Museum consists of art objectives and antiques. It is located 11kms away...

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Ramoji Film city

Ramoji Film city

in Andhra Pradesh, Hyderabad, Nature, South India | 0 comments

Ramoji Film city is situated in Hyderabad, India. In the world this is the largest integrated film city. It is one of the best recreation centres. Visitors of this place can enjoy with artificial as well as natural attractions. Several Oriya, Bengali, Telugu, Hindi, Tamil movies are produced here every year.   What to see at Ramoji Film City: Eureka Complex: This is the best place for entertainment, restaurants, shopping, rides, games. People can have great fun here. It is situated at the heart of the film city. Fundustan:  This is the best place for the children to enjoy. They can enjoy with different challenges, puzzles, shows, gardens, video games and play area. Back Stage Tour: Best attractions of this tour are Bhagaveatam set, Princess Street, Butterfly Park, Angles fountain, Mughal Garden, Japanese Garden, Askari Garden, Sun Fountain, Sanctuary Garden, North Town, South town. Ramoji Magic Movie: Visitors of this place can enjoy audio visual illusions through chromo screens. Other attractions of Ramoji Film City: Ramoji Towers, Filmi Duniya, Action studio.   What to see around Ramoji Film City: Mecca Masjid: This is one of the oldest mosques in Hyderabad. This was built with the soil bought from Holy Mecca by Muhammad Quli Qutb Shah. He is the fifth ruler of the Qutb shahi Dynasty. It is located 32kms away from film city. Charminar: This was built in 1591 CE. Charminar is the global icon of Hyderabad. Charminar is built at the place where Qutb Shah made prayers for the end of the plague disease. Minaret Height is 48.7 meters. It is located 32kms away from film city. Golconda Fort: This fort is famous for Qutb Shahi Kings tombs, Fateh Rahben Gun, ingenious water supply system, palaces, acoustic. It is located 72kms away from film city. AP State Archaeological Museum: This is best to see for the art lovers. Museum consists of art objectives and antiques. It is located 33kms away from film city. Public Gardens: This garden enclose of Jawaharlal Bal Bhavan, State Legislature, Jubilee hills, State Archaeological Museum, Telugu Lalitha Kala Thoranam. Telugu Lalitha Kala Thoranam is open air theatre. It is located 35kms away from film city. Nehru Zoological Park: This is main attraction to the...

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