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Mesmerizing Golconda Fort

Its easy to narrate a story but tough to make it feel. That's what sound and light show at Golconda fort near Hyderabad successfully does. Golconda, one of the most famous and the biggest fortress in the Deccan plateau, is an important milestone in Indian history. Enthralling, making you miss a heartbeat, and blink an eye or two is the Golkonda fortress citadel, which has an amazing acoustical system, whereby a clap of your hands can leave behind resounding noise that reverberates all-around you. The various edifices are so placed as to transmit sound to different far away points. If one stands at the center of the entrance portal and claps the sound is deflected by the opposite building, which is constructed at an angle to the entrance. Similarly if clapping sound is made from the opp...

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