Qutb Shahi Tombs

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    • The restored Qutb Shahi tombs complex in Hyderabad would be open to tourists and it will help make a strong case for Unesco World Heritage City. 

    About Qutb Shahi Tombs

    • Built by the Qutub Shahis, these tombs are considered to be among the oldest historical monuments of Hyderabad.
    • Located in the Ibrahim Bagh (garden precinct), close to the famous Golconda Fort. They are located one kilometer north of Golconda Fort’s called Banjara Darwaza. 
    • They contain the tombs and mosques built by the various kings of the Qutub Shahi dynasty.

    Qutub Shahi Dynasty

    • Qu?b Sh?h? dynasty, (1518–1687), rulers of the kingdom of Golconda in the southeastern Deccan of India, one of the five successor states of the Bahman? kingdom. The founder was Qul? Qu?b Shah.

    Source: PIB