Tagged: Bijapur

24

Bridge over Krishna River, Bijapur

These are the shots of the road bridge over Krishna River 50kms south of Bijapur, Karnataka. We halted somewhere in the middle of the bridge to take shots of the river flowing by. Other...

55

Bijapur

It was at Bijapur, Jama Masjid, we got to see one of the rare mihrabs of world which still has rich gold inlay work intact. The inner courtyard of the mosque can accommodate 2250...

62

Visit to Gagan Mahal Bijapur

Another imposing structure of Bijapur is the Gagan Mahal, meaning the Sky Palace’. It is a combination of palace and audience hall. The walls are one of the tallest structures of Bijapur. Sadly now...

51

Bara Kaman, Bijapur

Have you seen crumbling arches? Arches those are silently crumbling, yet graceful? Bijapur has the remains of one such monument. In fact it is the incomplete mausoleum of Ali Adil Shah (1656 to 1686)....

48

Ibrahim Rauza, Bijapur

“Ibrahim Rauza, the garden tomb of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, was the inspiration for the construction of the great Taj Mahal by Shah Jehan,” our guide very proudly declared. Shah Jehan was fascinated by...