Golkonda Fort


Hidimba Devi Temple
Bangalore
Hyderabad
India

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This fort was built on a hilltop in the year 1143 AD, and initially known as Mankal. It was then just a mud fort until 14th century, after which it was fortified (between 14th and 17th centuries) by the then ruling Bahmani Sultans and the Qutub Shahi dynasty. Golconda was then the principal capital of the Qutub Shahi kings who ruled in this region