The story of the discovery of Golconda's mines is told in Russell Conwell's book Acres of Diamonds in Popular Culture Renee McGregor's painting Golkonda was named after the city.
John Cates' opening poem "Upon Receiving an Interesting Shell" opens with the lines: "Are you one of the caves of Golkonda, which is as pure as a drop of ice on a gem / mountain?"
Anthony Dyer's Pulitzer Prize-winning novel All Light, cited in the classic Russian ballet La Bادریdere, we cannot see.
In Patrick O'Brien's novel The Surgeon Matt, a character describes a particularly precious diamond as "half a golconda". Places named after Golkonda Golkonda is a city in Illinois, USA.
Golconda is a city in Nevada, USA. In the 19th century, a village in the southern part of Trinidad named the land after a region that was once a sugarcane field. Currently, Golkonda village is occupied by the descendants of most of the East Indian servants.