The Golconda

A view of the minaret of the Golconda fort, Hyderabad
A view of the minaret of the Golconda fort, Hyderabad

2 thoughts on “The Golconda

  1. It’s the name of the fort.. made of granite and extends 5km in circumference.The fortress city within the walls was famous for the diamond trade and is said to been the origin of the famous Koh-i-noor diamond.The name originates from the Telugu words “Golla” meaning Shepard and “Konda” or hill – The ‘shepherd’s hill’.

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