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Jan 26, 2016

Fateh Rahbar Gun (the guide-to-victory cannon) in Golconda Fort, Hyderabad, Telangana - c1888

Fateh Rahbar Gun (the guide-to-victory cannon) in Golconda Fort

The famous Fateh Rahbar (the guide-to-victory cannon) gun positioned atop the Petla Burj of the historical Golconda Fort. This cannon was used by the Aurangazeb Army to storm the Golconda Fort and capture the last Qutb Shahi ruler, Abul Hasan Tana Shah in 1687.

Photographer: Lala Deen Dayal

Youtube video about this gun