Opulent palaces, Stunning landscapes, doomed tombs, minarets, arches, extravagant rivers and what not!!! Yes very true, Bijapur, a land of five rivers is regarded as an ancient city that is located in the North- Western region of Karnataka and in close proximity to Bangalore and Hyderabad was constructed in the 11th century by the very renowned and skilled Kalyani Chalukyas. Though ancient by name, this city still remains tall in terms of monuments and rich culture. At a distance of just 534 km from Bangalore and 380km from Hyderabad, Bijapur has lot more to show to its tourists, be it the rich cultural heritage of the city or the appealing architect of the monument, everything is top notch here and has thus become a well-known and renowned tourist spot in India. If you are eager to knowing more about this place, just scroll down to check out the best places in this city;
Places to visit here;
- Gol Gumbaz – built by Adil Shah in the early century, this monument is recognized as the most-famous and largest tomb ever built in India next to St. Peter’s Basilica, Rome. The central attraction of this place is the resonance of sound heard inside it, why don’t you try it and see the difference. A thing dropped can be easily recognized even at a distance of 37 m and the echo which is heard seven times.
- The Archaeological Museum – this museum is run by the Archaeological survey of India and is located next to Gol Gumbaz. The museum is inclusive of objects like weapons, inscriptions, paintings and sculptures.
- Ibrahim Rauza- the best part is that this attractive locality is constructed on a single rock bed, besides being a tomb of Adil Shah II, it is also called as a twin tower of India which is inclusive of two buildings; one a mosque surrounded by four minarets and a tomb with a fountain in the middle. All these are raised on a tall surface with minarets enclosing each side. Guaranteed astonishing view!
There are hefty number of places to visit in Bijapur and these are just few of the many that’s out there, and if you want to cover up all then don’t hesitate to visit TicketGoose.com and make your bus ticket bookings in either VRL or SRS travels to cherish your trip like never before with the best deals.