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Panoramabillede af Roger Berry EXPERT MAESTRO Taget 18:36, 13/05/2010 - Views loading...

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Golconda Fort Overview

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Golconda is also known as Shepherds Hill or Golla Konda, in Telugu. According to a legend, a shepherd boy found an idol on the rocky hill called 'Mangalavaram'. This news reached the Kakatiya king, who was then ruling Golconda. He ordered the construction of a mud fort around the holy spot. Later, the fort was expanded by the Qutub Shahi kings into this huge structure made of granite.

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A: Golconda Fort Overview, Hyderabad

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B: Golkonda fort

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Golconda Fort is one of the most wonderful monuments, located 11 km. from Hyderabad, the capital of A...

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C: Golconda Fort Quli Qutub Shah Masjid

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The majestic ruins of Golconda stands as a backdrop to the city of Hyderabad. The orginal fort was bu...

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D: Golconda fort

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Golkonda, also known as Golconda or Golla konda (shepherd's hill), a ruined city of Southern India an...

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E: Golconda fort

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Text by Steve Smith.

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