All You Need To Know About Qutub Shahi Tombs In Hyderabad

All You Need To Know About Qutub Shahi Tombs In Hyderabad

Qutub Shahi tombs, located approximately 850 meters away from the widely popular Golconda Fort, stands as one of the major tourist attractions I’m the Nizam city of Hyderabad.

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This monument consists of seven tombs of Nizam emperors. It is considered as an architectural brilliance, thanks to the fact that it perfectly blends India and Persian styles.

The structure of the construction stands as a testimony of the architectural prowess India possess. It also draws close resemblance with Indo-Saracenic style. Two-tiered terrace, false ceiling, and central pillars form the essential part of the construction.

These tombs were built by Qutub Shahi’s and were later renovated by Mir Yousuf Ali Khan in the 19th century.

The smaller tombs here are single tiered while the bigger ones have two tiers. The tomb of the fifth king in the dynasty, Mohammed Quli Qutub Shah Is the biggest one of the lot as it stands 42 meters tall.

These tombs are open to tourists 6 days a week, with Friday being a holiday. They can be visited between 9:30 AM – 4:30 PM on the other days of the week. Entry ticket for children is Rs 5 while adults will have to pay Rs 10. A nominal fee if Rs 20 is to be paid if you are interested in taking photographs with professional cameras.