Places around Hyderabad with Hill

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Golconda Fort
12 kms from Hyderabad city limits

Golconda Fort is more than a Fort and a little tiny city in itself. The fort is built on a granite hill which is 120 meters high and its surrounded by battlement ramparts.

Golconda, also known as Golkonda or Golla konda, a fort of Southern India and capital of the medieval sultanate of the Qutb Shahi dynasty, is situated 11 kilometres west of Hyderabad. The region is known for the mines that have produced some of the world's most famous gems, including the Koh-i-Noor, the Hope Diamond and the Nassak Diamond.

Over a period of 62 years, the mud fort built by the Kakatiya d...

2/2 Places to Visit in Hyderabad with Hill

The pilgrimage town of Srisailam is reputed for the shrine of Lord Mallikarjuna on the flat top of Nallamala Hills. Situated on the banks of Krishna River, about 212 km south of Hyderabad, is most famous as the site of one of the 12 jyotirlings of Lord Shiva. A unique combination of a widlife and pilgrimage, makes Srisailam an ideal destination in Andhra Pradesh.

The epigraphical evidence reveals that the history of Srisailam began with the Satavahanas who were the first empire builders in South India. The earliest known historical mention of the hill, Srisailam, can be traced to th...