Golconda an extraordinary palace in Hyderabad

Built by the Kakatiya kings in the 13th century the Golconda fort is one of the largest forts in India. Even though it is built by Kakatiya kings it is converted and renovated into a massive fort by the Qutub Shahi kings. It is located in the outskirts of Hyderabad the capital city of Telangana. This fort is built around a small hill surrounded by a 10kilometer long wall. With this, the fort is made of 80 gateways, 4 drawbridges, 87 bastions and royal apartments.

The main gate of this fort is 13 feet wide and 25 feet high with steel spikes mounted on it. This gate got the name Gate of Victory or Fateh Darwaza due to its battle-tested history. Not only this, Golconda fort consists of a palace, armory and even a mosque. The Chennai to Tirupati Car Rental rents cars for visiting Golconda fort.