Know About splendid and eventful tour of Monument City Bijapur in Karnataka

Historically Bijapur is known for being the home of Bahamani Sultans and to modern world city is known for the magnificent, architectural wonders, Islamic monuments.

Gol Gumbaz is one word which strikes with mind along with Bijapur, city which also famous for mosques, mausoleums, palaces, fortifications etc., was constructed between 15th to 17th centuries. Gol Gumbaz [second largest in the world, 124 feet in diameter], the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah (1627 -56) is a archeological wonder with its whispering and echo gallery. Bijapur was capital of the Adil Shahi dynasty.

Bijapur is also famous for its hand woven sarees better known as Ilkal sarees.


Vital Tourist Information : Monument City Bijapur

Location : Bijapur is situated in the Karnataka state in the south west direction of Capital city Bengaluru.


Near By City : Belgaum


State : Karnataka [India]


Famous as / For : Gol Gumbaz [World's second largest dome] and Fascinating architectural legacy - Historic Monuments


Weather & Climate : Climate of Bijapur city is of extreme type.


Temperature : City become scorching hot at the peak of summer, while in winters mercury drop down very considerably to make the weather pleasant chilly cold.


Best Time to Visit : October to February months are most suited for visiting monument city Bijapur.


Spoken Languages : Kanada - Urdu - Hindi - English


Dining / Food Facility : Bijapur tour is good opportunity for the food lovers as city offers traditional Jawar or Bajara Roti served with Bartha and spicy Shenga Chutney. For the non vegetarians Bijapur is heaven of Mogulai and Hyderabadi cuisines while vegetarians can enjoy creamy yogurt and Milk sweets.


Shopping / Tour Souvenir : Prime attraction of tourist shopping at Bijapur is signatory Ilkal sarees.


Travel Tips : Essential for European visitors to keep in mind that at Bijapur city still Islamic heritage dominates day to day life of city.


Tourist Spots/Attraction : Tourist Spots : Bijapur Fort - Gol Gumbaz - Ibrahim Roza - Mehtar Mahal - Taj Bawadi - Pattadakal Monuments
Religious Places : Aihole - Basavana bagewadi - Jumma Masjid - Kudalasangama


How To Reach Monument City Bijapur Karnataka [India]


Train Journey / Nearest Railway Station : Bijapur is located on the south central railway and have many super fast and express trains for cities like Bangalore and Mumbai.


Road Travel / Bus Route : City have good road links and regular and effective bus service for all nearby cities in Karnataka and Maharashtra state.


Air Travel / Nearest Airport : Nearest airport to Bijapur is located at Belgaum [about 200 km].


Local Transportation : Auto Rickshaw, Taxi, Rented Tourist Vehicles