Golconda Fort Pictures, Hyderabad, India
Golconda (Golkonda) is a 500 year old grand and huge fort at Hyderabad, India. Built over time by the Qutb Shahi dynasty from 1500 and remained the capital of the Qutb Shahi dynasty until 1590 when the capital was shifted to Hyderabad. Parts of the fort were destroyed when it feel into hands of Mughal emperor Aurangazeb. The fort has lots of engineering marvel for its time. Smart Water systems, ventilation, warning systems etc can still be seen. Architecture of the fort is also beautiful.