The Qutub Shahi Tombs are one of the most popular and among the oldest monuments in the historic city of Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh. They consist tombs of 7 Qutub Sahi rulers and invite visitors for their architectural value and historical significance. Located some 850 meters away from the Banjara Darwaza of Golconda Fort, these tombs are a charming blend of Persian and Indian architectural styles with the visibleinfluences of styles as varied as Hindu, Pathan and Deccan.
The 18th Qutub Shahi Tombs were constructed during the times and reigns of numerous monarchs who ruled the city in those days. The tombs are famous for its unique and rare kind of architecture style as they bring together domed, exquisite ornamentation, intricate parapets and terraced gardens. More than their splendid artistry and sprawling gardens, these structures hold historical significance for being the tombs of the last standing royals of Golconda.
Out of the numerous tombs the Qutub Shahi Tombs, the one belonging to the Qutub Shahi dynasty founder, Sultan Quli Qutub-ul-Mulk, is perhaps the most important and most visited as well. In overall, these tombs are the best way to know about seven Qutub Shahi rulers and their families who not only ruled but gave Golconda a distinct identity in theor 170 years of reign. Do visit their tombs and revel in the excellence and beauty of architecture and visual art.