Located just 11 km from the city of Hyderabad, Golconda is a ruins fort. The entire complex has four forts, eight gates and a large number of temples, mosques and stables. With walls of 17 to 34 feet broken by 87 semi-circular bastions, reaching a height of some 60 feet, and built on a granite hill 400 feet high, it remains one of the most magnificent fort complexes in India. The entire fort is spread over 11 km. Today, even after nearly 800 years, The fort is still one of the greatest architectural wonders of Hyderabad. It is known for its grandeur and beautiful structure. This fort was built by the king of Warangal in the 14th century. Later it passed into the hands of the Bahmani kings and came to be known as Muhammadnagar. 1512 AD It came under the authority of the Qutb Shahi kings. Then 1687 AD. In this Aurangzeb won it. Built on a granite hill, this fort has a total of eight doors. It is surrounded by a three-mile-long strong wall of stone. The Musi river flows to the south of it. About half a mile north of the fort is the granite stone mausoleum of the Qutb Shahi kings, which still exist in broken condition. Even today, the gathering of thousands of tourists can be seen here.