Golconda Fort

Hyderabad rains: Portion of Golconda Fort's inner wall collapses

Mohammef Saifullah, a heritage activist said that a large part of the upper parapet of the fortification behind the Makki Darwaza collapsed in the afternoon due to the incessant rains. 

published on : 17th October 2020

Portion of Majnu Burj in Hyderabad's Golconda Fort collapses as heavy showers lash city

The canon, which is said to have been used by Aurangzeb to bombard Golconda Fort in 1687 is safe. However, a part of it lies precariously hanging a cliff and needs immediate attention. 

published on : 12th October 2020

Visitors allowed inside Golconda Fort for a day

Soon after that, officials saw to it that the online booking portal asi.payumoney.com was disabled till July 31.

published on : 7th July 2020

Charminar, Golconda Fort not to reopen today

Moreover, the presence of Covid-19 containment zones at Karwan and Charminar has also played its part in the decision, Express has learnt.

published on : 6th July 2020

Golconda Fort, Charminar to reopen on Monday

ASI officials stated that not more than 2,000 visitors will be allowed at the monuments every day.

published on : 5th July 2020

ASI officials wary of large number of snakes, scorpions in Golconda fort post-lockdown

The rugged geography of the place marked by a rocky terrain over three km makes it an optimum eco-system for such reptiles to thrive.

published on : 25th April 2020

Bada Bazaar bustles with samosa, chai gatherings despite being a Containment Zone

Bada Bazaar, which is part of the Golconda Fort area,  is now a Containment Zone (CZ). However, if anyone were to actually pay a visit, the area looks like a busy marketplace.

published on : 19th April 2020