(Also known as Vijayapura)

Karnataka | India
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Bijapur is categorised as Heritage

Ibrahim Rauza (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Lord Shiva Statue (Photo Courtesy: Sissssou2)
Bara Kaman (Photo Courtesy: Drshafiuk)
Bijapur Fort (Photo Courtesy: Hinton, Henry)
Jama Masjid Baijapur (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Upli Buruj (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Malik-e-Maidan (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)
Gol Gumbaz (Nivalink Trip Dated - 11 March 2011)

Reasons to Visit
  • Bijapur is located in the northern part of Karnataka. Bijapur is well known for the monuments of historical importance built during the Adil Shahi dynasty
  • Golgumbaz one of the largest domes in the world is the prime attraction of Bijapur
  • Bijapur is a part of the heritage circuit along with Hospet and Badami and visited by overseas guests as a part of itinerary
Access Information

Bijapur has 1 Hotels approved and listed with Nivalink

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2 verified holiday itineraries are listed for Bijapur

Short Break (4-6 nights)1
Holiday (7 or more)1

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List of Holidays for Bijapur

Short Break

  • Karnataka Heritage Golden Triangle (4 Nights)


  • Karnataka Heritage Triangle with Goa (8 Nights)

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Bijapur has 7 Transport services that can be booked online. Click here for reviewing and booking them.

Point to Point Transport

ServicesRates Starting From
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to BadamiRs. 2778
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to HampiRs. 3912
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to HospetRs. 3845
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to HubliRs. 4023
Pickup from Bijapur and Drop to SolapurRs. 2667
Pickup from Hampi and Drop to BijapurRs. 5381
Pickup from Hospet and Drop to BijapurRs. 5381

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Destination Ideas

  • Bijapur Getaway
  • Deccan Odyssey - Luxury Train Experience

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  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    The Asar Mahal was built by Mohammed Adil Shah in about 1646, which was used to serve as a Hall of Justice. The site is under maintenance of Archeological Survey of India.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Built with a 21- meter façade and four wooden massive pillars, has a majestic central arch. As per documented history, Sikandar Adil Shah, in silver chains, surrendered to Aurangzeb in 1681 here.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    A mausoleum of Ali Roza built in 1672. It has now seven arches and the tomb containing the graves of Ali and his queens.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    The largest medieval cannon in the world. Being 4 m long, 1,5 m in diameter and weighing 55 tons
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Baijapur fort is home to many prominent monuments in the area such as Ibrahim Rauza and Jamia Masjid (Build in 16th Century).
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage, Fort
    Jama Masjid of Bijapur is a mosque in Bijapur built by Ali Adil Shah in mid-16th Century after the Victory over Vijaya Nagara empire. the mosque has a distinct heritage character and is visited by heritage travellers.
    Mosque or Dargah
    Ibrahim Roza is the tomb of Ibrahim Adil Shah II (ruled 1580-1627). Built on a single rock bed, it is noted for the symmetry of its features.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Gol Gumbaz is the most famous monument in Bijapur. It is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah (ruled 1627-1657). It is the largest dome ever built, next in size only to St Peters Basilica in Rome. An attraction in this monument is the central chamber, where every sound is echoed seven times.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    80 ft (24 m) high tower in Bijapur built around 1584. Top of the tower offers an excellent views of the city and countryside around.
    Heritage Site
    Royal Heritage
    Ali Adil Shah (1557-1580) built this tank near eastern boundary of Bijapur.
    Heritage Site
    Stepwell, Royal Heritage
    The 85-foot (26 m) statue of Lord Shiva in Bijapur is built with 1,500 tonnes and is considered as the second biggest statue of Lord Shiva in the country. Its become a tourist attraction as well as pilgrimage site.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Shiva
    Torvi is located merely 5 km from Bijapur. The Narasimha temple is built underground close to Adil Shahis Sangeeth mahal.
    Temple or Holy Place
    Lord Narsimha
  • NameDescriptionCategorySub-CategoryDistance(Kms)
    Shree kshetra Ganagapur is a holy place of Lord Dattatreya and the place is very important "Darshaneeya kshetra". The place is connected to "Sri Nrusimha Saraswathy Swamy" who is the second incarnation of Lord Dattatreya.
    Temple or Holy Place

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Getting There

Locality NameDescriptionSuitable ForHotels (Nos)
Solapur Bypass4 kms from town centre on the Solapur highway (NH-13)Business-
Town CentreA town centre area in close proximity to the Railway StationTransit/Business1
Nearest Airport in Bijapur
  • Kolhapur Airport ( KLH ) , Kolhapur-180 Kms
Railway Stations in Bijapur
  • Bijapur ( BJP ), Bijapur
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