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Qutab Shahi Tombs Travel

Qutub Shahi Tombs are located at around one kilometer away from the Golconda Fort. Qutub Shahi Tombs are a clump of tombs – there are more than thirty tombs in the composite besides some other open air tombs. It is the most trustworthy evidence of the architectural traditions of the Qutub Shahi. The Qutub Shahi phratry constituted out of the 5 fragments of the Kingdom of Bahmani, which was founded by Sultan Quli in the year 1518. He contributed numerous buildings to Golconda and reinforced its fortification.

These tombs and some other buildings of the king of the Qutub Shahi characterize the evolution of a modern architectural style. The style of architecture is a mixture of the Hindu, Pathan, and Persian forms. The main material utilized in the construction of these tombs is grey granite, which was ornamented with stucco decoration wheresoever required.

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