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Bijapur Gol Gumbaz Tourist Guide - Highest Dome & Acoustics World Wonder

Bijapur Gol Gumbaz Tourist Guide - Highest Dome & Acoustics World Wonder

Bijapur Gol Gumbaz Tourist Guide - Highest Dome & Acoustics World Wonder
  • Location: Karnataka,India -586101
  • Altitude: 770 m
  • Longitude: 16.8302° N, 75.7100° E
  • Latitude: 16.8302° N, 75.7100° E
  • Nearest Airport: Bijapur airport
  • Nearest Train Station: Bijapur Railway station
  • How to reach: By Flight: Bijapur Airport is the main airport which is well linked with other states. It comes under public-private partnership which facilitates passengers. Terminal of the airport was built over 2500 square metros. Bijapur is well connected by rail to Hyderabad, Bangalore and Mumbai and other cities. By Bus: Regular buses from Hyderabad to the city and the bus stand at Bijapur is near the city center. There are lot more connection By Train: Bijapur railway station is just 2 km from the city where you can get many trains to different locations. Rails are well linked with other cities such as Mumbai, Hyderabad, Solapur and many mor
  • Season to Visit: The best time to visit Bijapur is between the months of October to March when the temperature ranges from 20 degree C to 30 degree C.

Bijapur Gol Gumbaz Tourist Guide - Highest Dome & Acoustics World Wonder

 

Bijapur Tourist Guide: Overview

Bijapur basically known as Vijayapura, it is the district headquarters of Bijapur District of Karnataka state. Bijapur is located 530 km northwest of Bangalore and about 550 km from Mumbai, 199 km from Hubli and 384 km west of the city of Hyderabad. City is well known for its historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of the Adil Shahi dynasty. Historical attractions of the city are very famous where lots of travelers come throughout the year. One can find Islamic architecture in the monuments of the city which reflects the historical heritage. Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Jumma Masjid are most visited attractions of the city. 

 

What is unique in Bijapur and why?

Bijapur is known for its medieval monuments, which are a unique form of Islamic architecture. The magnificent Gol Gumbaz is the main attraction of this city. It is the largest dome in India and the second largest in the world. The majestic structure is a mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, the Sultan of Bijapur and the seventh ruler of the Adil Shahi dynasty. The grey basalt structure sits proudly in a beautiful and well-maintained complex.

 

Why you must visit Bijapur

Bijapur is the city of victory has a rich heritage monuments sprinkled all over the Dist. the famous Historic Dist promises to take towards Heritage and Historical monuments with their interesting stories.  There are many places to visit like palaces Monuments, Temples etc. Bijapur is famous and come in count of most visited places for Historical purpose throughout the year.

 

History of Bijapur

Bijapur officially known as Vijayapura is the district headquarters of Bijapur District of Karnataka state. It is also the headquarters for Bijapur Taluka. Bijapur city is well known for its historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of the Adil Shahi dynasty. The Chalukyan rulers of Kalyana laid the foundation of Bijapur city naming it Vijayapura "City of Victory" Bijapur came under muslim influence first under Allauddin Khilje, bijapur sultanate Sultan of Delhi and then under the Bahmani rulers of Bidar in 1347. Yusuf Adil Shah became governor of Bijapur in 1481, declared his independence in 1489, Bijapur was the capital of Adil Shahi kingdom from 1489 to 1686. The town was ruled by the Chalukyas from the 11th-12th century and was known as Vijaypur. Under the Bahamani Sultnate of Gulbarga, it was rechristened Bijapur.

 

FAQ - What is where...?

What to buy and shop in "Bijapur"

Sandalwood items, stone decorative items, hand woven Ilkal saris, Lambani jewellery, beaded jewellery and jute bags

 

Where to buy & shop for souvenirs tourist items in "Bijapur"

Handicrafts

 

Where to buy & shop for clothes in "Bijapur"

Fashion Boutique which is located near ram mandir road opp gitanjali jewellers

 

Where to have best food in "Bijapur"

Kamath Restaurant

 

Where to stay in "Bijapur"

Bijapur offers good and comfort stay facility, we suggested all three category of hotels which you like to stay

Standard Hotel: Sabala Heritage Home: TA Rank (4.5) - Certificate of Excellence

Deluxe Hotel: Hotel Basava Residency TA Rank (3.5) - Certificate of Excellence

 

Where to drink in "Bijapur"

Shashinag Hotel

 

Best Bars in "Bijapur"

Gouri Wines

 

Where to eat Lunch & Dinner" Bijapur"

Qaswa Hills Restaurant

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