Qutub Shahi Tomb was located towards the north facing of Golconda fort it is called as “Banjara Darwaza”. It was establish in the memory of deceased kings of Golconda. They are forcing wonders of architectural greatness that remain as the indications of the magnificence of Golconda Kings who are buried at a similar spot. Constructed by the Qutub Shahi’s, these tombs are regarded to be among the oldest ancient monuments of Hyderabad.
These tombs are available in an extensive gathering on a raised stage. They take after Persian, Pathan and Hindu architectural styles that makes utilization of grey stone, with stucco ornamentation and is a one-of-its-kind place on the planet where the entire administration is covered at a solitary spot. They lie in the midst of perfectly finished greenery enclosures with unpredictably cut stonework.
The Tombs frame the most solid confirmation of the Qutub Shahi administration and their architectural conventions. These are impeccable structures where each arch, segments, dome minarets, and exhibitions(galleries) were made with finessed and are encompassed landscape gardens called Ibrahim Bagh. It houses seven tombs devoted to the previous rulers of Golconda.
The most major yet the most humble tomb is believe to be of Sultan Quli Qutub-ul-Mulk, who is the organizer of Qutub Shahi Dynasty. He constructed his tomb himself as well as said to be the longest manager of this glorious building venture. It was likewise his choice to fabricate the tombs on non-administering illustrious relatives too, for example, of nephews, nieces, and sisters.
Qutub Shahi tombs, similar to the Paigah Tombs are loyal to the splendid family and the kings of Qutub Shahi’s. The basic excellence of these tombs still draws in admirers from everywhere throughout the world. These tombs are presently the setting for the Deccan Festival which is led by the State Government. These tombs are encompassed by garden ‘Ibrahim Bagh’ which is a prevalent picnic spot.
The tombs are vault like structures based on a square base. This is again encompassed by pointed curves. Every tomb is of quadrangular shape and ascends around 9 to 15 meters over the patio. The littler tombs constitute single stories while the bigger tombs are viewed as two storied. The domes really constituted of blue and green tiles, though just few pieces exist now. The Qutub Shahi Tombs are encompassed by captivating minarets and there is sublime tomb with a tallness of 42.5 m secured by huge vault. The tombs were outfitted with ceiling fixtures and delicate overhangs on silver posts. These are the magnificent tombs of the Golconda Sultans. In the Qutub Shahi period, legend says that these tombs were of awesome centrality that even lawbreakers taking asylum there were given absolve. The tombs were abandon after their rule until Salar Jung III took up their reclamation works amid the mid nineteenth century. Today it is kept up well by the Department of Tourism with due concentrate on legacy safeguarding and reclamation. It is a mainstream goal in the tourist circuit of Hyderabad and visiting people coming to Golconda fortification do not miss the tombs, which are promoted as a clubbed terminus.
Entry fee for Qutub Shahi Tombs
Adults: per person 10/-
Children: per child 5/-
Camera Charges is 20/-
The Qutub Shahi Tombs is opened on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday & Sunday on Friday it is holiday the visiting time is from 09:30AM to 04:30PM
Qutub Shahi Tombs, Fort Road, Toli Chowki, Hyderabad, Telangana- 500008, India.