Golconda Fort Hyderabad Entry Fee, Timings, Location, How to Reach, Light and Sound Show

Golconda Fort is one of the most visited tourist place of Hyderabad city. Original name of the fort is Mankal and it was the capital of Qutb Shahi dynasty. It is an impressive structure attracts thousands of visitors every month. Without visiting the marvellous fort, visit of Hyderabad is considered incomplete. Checking Golconda Fort timings and entry fees will be beneficial before visiting the place. This fort is under the Archaeological Survey of India and it is a huge fort located in the outskirts of city. Fort is spread in a perimeter of 11 KM and it was start building in 12th century.

Golconda Fort Hyderabad
Golconda Fort Hyderabad

Golconda Fort Hyderabad Entry Fee 2024

Ticket cost is nominal for Indian tourists. Entry fee for Indian nationals is Rs 15 and foreigners need to purchase entry tickets of Rs 200. You can take the camera inside the fort to capture beautiful moments by paying an entry charge of 25 Rs.

Particulars Price in INR
Indians 15
Foreigners 200
Camera Charges 25

Golconda Fort Sound and Light Show Fee and Timing 2024

A light and sound show is organized inside the complex to educate people regarding the history of Golconda Fort Hyderabad. If you have time in hand, do not miss this show after general visiting hours. The ticket counter for how tickets are open from 5.30 PM. The light and sound show organized in three languages English, Hindi and Telugu. English show is running on all days as first show. 2nd show is in Telugu and Hindi. Telugu show runs on Monday, Wednesday and Friday after English show. Hindi show runs on Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday after English show. 1st show timing is 6.30 PM and second show timing is 7.45 PM from November to February. March to October show timing is 7 PM and 2nd showtime is 8.15 PM. The executive class ticket price is 140 for adult and child ticket price is 110. Normal class ticket price is 80 for adult and 60 for children.

Particulars Price in INR
Executive Class Adult 140
Executive Class Child 110
Normal Class Adult 80
Normal Class Child 60

Show Timings

Show Timings Nov to Feb Mar to Oct
1st Show English Daily 6:30 PM 7:00 PM
2nd Show in Hindi 7:15 PM 7:45 PM
2nd Show in Telugu 8:00 PM 8:30 PM

Golconda Fort Hyderabad Timings 2024

This fort opens on all days from 9 AM to 5.30 PM. People who are planning to visit this historical place should keep the timings in mind. People generally spend 2 to 3 hours here. It is a must-visit place of Hyderabad. The ticket counter open from 5:30 AM.

Day Timing
Monday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Tuesday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Wednesday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Thursday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Friday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Saturday 9:00 AM – 5 PM
Sunday 9:00 AM – 5 PM

How to Reach Golconda Fort

This Fort is located in the city area and many public transportation options are available to reach the Golconda Fort. Visitor can use following options to reach the Fort :

  1. Through Bus : The Golconda and Flour Mill bus stand are the nearest bus stand to Golconda Fort.
  2. Through Metro : Jubilee Hills Check Post Metro Station and Peddamma Temple Metro Station are the nearest metro station to Golconda Fort.
  3. Trough Cab : Visitor also can book the cab to reach the Golconda Fort. The Nearest airport is Hyderabad Airport and nearest railway station is Hyderabad Railway Station visitor can take the cab from airport and station to reach here.

Location Map of Golconda Fort

The Golconda Fort is located at Khair Complex, Ibrahim Bagh, Hyderabad, Telangana 500008.

Golconda Fort Location Map Hyderabad
Location Map of Golconda Fort Hyderabad

Golconda Fort Facilities and Amenities

  • Food : Visitor can buy the mineral water bottle, cold drinks, tea, coffee, snacks etc small stall are available inside the fort but before buying anything read the updated rules & regulation at the fort gate. Outside on  walking distance some restaurants are available.
  • Parking : The limited parking space available which is available on the basis of serve as first come first serve. Visitors are suggested that for hassle free visit come through public transport.
  • Toilets : The Golconda Fort has the toilet facility.
  • Wheelchair Facility : Wheelchair facility is available and ramps has been installed for the wheelchair.

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