Bijapur is known for architectural designs of its historical buildings that were built during the Adi Shahi dynasty. This city is the land of five rivers and known for its diverse cultures. The Chalukyas established this city during the eleventh century and it was known as the city of victory or Vijayapura. Bijapur is one of the richest districts in Karnataka. Describing this city in 1866, Philip Meadows Taylor wrote- “Palaces, arches, tombs, cisterns, gateways, minarets, ...all carved from the rich basalt rock of the locality, garlanded by creepers, broken and disjointed by peepul trees, each in its turn is a gem of art and the whole a treasury.’’
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Bijapur is a historical city and hence there are several palaces and tombs here. You can see the famous Gol Gumbaz mausoleum which is nestled among the beautiful and serene gardens. You can also see the tombs of Adil Shahi the Emperor and his two wives. The Citadel once enclosed the royal gardens, the durbar and the palaces of the Emperor, Adil Shahi. The other popular places to see are the Jama masjid, the Archeological museum, Ibrahim Rouza and Mallik-e- Maidan. All tourists can enjoy w lovely and memorable experience when they visit the temples and mosques of Bijapur. There is a wildlife Sanctuary near the Bijapur castle and this lends a more adventurous experience in your trip.
There is also a famous festival in Bijapur known as the Lingayat Siddeshwara festival and this goes on for around eight days during January or February. This festival is organized by the Karnataka Government every year. Renowned musicians and singers from all over India take part in this festival. There is also the Siddeshwara Car festival celebrated by the Hindus during January. The people of Bijapur eat South Indian food but there are other Intercontinental cuisines also available here. The most famous cuisine here is the Hyderabadi and Mughlai cuisine. Tourists must make sure they buy some local souvenirs from this city as it is famous for Ilkal sarees, Lambani jewellery, colourful handicrafts and Guledgudda handlooms among various others.
The people of Bijapur speak Kannada, Marathi, English, and Hindi. Bijapur is also known as ‘Agra of the South”. This city’s greatest attractions are its Islamic style architectural buildings and palaces. Bijapur has more than fifty mosques, more than 20 tombs and so many palaces that are worth visiting.
The distance by road to reach Bijapur is 522 km. The fastest way to reach Bijapur is by road and it will take you approximately 11 hours. So, the best way to do this is to hire a cab. This depends on the flow of traffic and the route that you follow.
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