History & heritage tours

Sound and light show at Golconda Fort

Availability: Daily except for Monday
Duration: 3 hours
Language: English
Mobile voucher accepted
Do this because
  • Learn about the history of Golconda Fort with amazing lights and sounds
  • Be taken back in time
  • Transport and entrance tickets included
What to expect

The glorious past of Golconda Fort is narrated effectively with matchless Sound and Light effects. The unique Sound and Light Show takes you right back in time when Golconda was full of life, glory, and grandeur.

Founded in the approximately 12th Century by the Kakatiya Kings, this massive Golconda Fort with eight gates and 87 bastions was later built by Qutub Shahi Kings.

The name Golconda Fort has a legend behind it. As per the story, a shepherd boy was once walking on this hill when he had come across a God idol. The news about the shepherd boy and his findings reached the then ruler of the Kakatiya Dynasty. The King then decided to build a fort on the hill, which then came to be known as Golconda (Shepherd’s Hill) Fort.

However, almost 200 years later, the fort came under Bahamani rulers. Later Qutub Shahi Kings took the fort under their control and extended it further. The fort was fortified and expanded during the reign of Bahamani rulers and the Qutub Shahi Dynasty. Later in 1687, this fort came under the rule of Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. It was then the fort was left unattended.

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What's included
  • Transport
  • Show tickets
What's not included
  • Tips
  • Food and drink
Where
Meeting point:

Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator whose contact information can be found in the voucher after booking.

What to remember
  • Please confirm the pick-up place and time directly with the local operator. You can find their contact information in the voucher after booking
  • Please note that this tour is available for a maximum of 7 people
  • Over 13 years must purchase an adult ticket
  • Unfortunately, children under the age of 6 are unable to participate in this tour
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When
  • The tour departs at 5.00pm
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Provider
Le Passage to India Tours and Travels Private Limited
Booking fee
Good news! No extra fees are applied to this booking.
Cancellation policy
Receive a 100 % refund if you cancel up to 3 days before the activity begins.

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