Discover Bidar: City Of Whispering Monuments!

Written By

Ruchika Mandora

Bidar city has a long history of culture that has had a big impact on both Persian and Islamic culture. It is also known for its traditional metalwork crafts called Bidri handicrafts.

The Bidar Fort was built in the 1500s to protect the northern entrance to the kingdom of Golconda. It has palaces, mosques, and gardens in a huge compound.

Bidar Fort

This cave temple is more than 400 years old and is a good example of Malla-style architecture. It is outside of Bidar, which is known for its Bidri Pottery.

Narasimha Jhira cave temple

The stone tower is in the shape of an eight-sided pentagon. The people there are very nice and pretty, and their way of life is a good example of an old Indian way of life.

Chaubara Clock Tower

Bidar's historical and cultural monument is Hazrat Khalil Ullah's Chaukhandi. Pilgrims and tourists visit to honour the saint and enjoy the monument.

Chaukhandi of Hazrat Khalil Ullah

The palace has stunning paintings and carvings. The three-story building is walled. Rangin Mahal housed women in its palace and prison.

Rangin Mahal

16 pillars distinguish the 15th-century Solah Khamba Mosque. One of India's largest and most beautiful mosques.

Solah Khamba Mosque

Inscriptions and Islamic architecture decorate the tombs. Modern tombs resemble mosques despite their exquisite architecture and carvings.

Bahmani Tombs

Bidar's famous Sikh shrine. Guru Nanak Dev Ji, the founder of Sikhism, is said to have visited the spot.

Gurudwara Nanak Jhira Sahib

It is a mix of the Persian and Timurid styles, with a lot of influence from Persian architecture. One of the things that makes the madrasa stand out is its blue-tiled dome.

Mahmud Gawan Madrasa

It is on the banks of the Kagina River, and the district headquarters of Bidar are about 16 kilometres away.