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A family climbing down after a pooja at the temple on top of Golconda Fort. The temple has some interesting history It is noteworthy that the leaders of the Quli Qutb Shahi dynasty have kept the temple intact. A great example of religious tolerance from the leaders of the era.

The Maha Kali Temple to this date exists in the premises of the Fort. And as the story goes the Fort derives its name from the name Golla Konda, which in Telugu means The Shepherds Hill. It is so said that a little shepherd boy came across an idol which lead to the construction of a mud fort by the then Kaktiya Dynasty ruler of the Kingdom which is today known as the Maha Kali Temple(Temple of Goddess Kali).

Source: http://www.famous-india.com/forts/golconda-fort.html

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