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Sep 09, 2009 - Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India - The historical Golconda Fort built by Muhammad Quli Qutub Shah in 1525, the magnificent Golconda Fort lies in western outskirts of Hyderabad of India, and is one of the best place to witness the bygone glory of cultural and historical richness of Hyderabad. As the Golconda Fort was famous for its diamond in their heydays, it is said that world famous Kohinoor diamond was from this fort. Built on a granite hill (120 meter in height), the entire massive fort is the best possible example of architectural planning and its magnificence. The whole of the Golconda Fort complex and its surrounding spreads across 11 km of total area, and discovering its every nooks is an arduous task.Parted in four district forts, the architectural velour still gleams in each of its apartments, halls, temples, mosques, and even in its stables.