Gol Gumbaz built AD 1659 is the mausoleum of Muhammed Adil Shah. This impressive structure houses the world's second largest dome that is unsupported by pillars and considered an accoustic and architectural wonder.
|An interesting Museum|
|One of the four 7 storied Octagonal spires|
|the inner Mausoleum|
Views of the Jama Masjid - the largest and oldest mosque of Bijapur
|The Central Mihrab (Alcove) adorned with lines in gold from the holy Quran|
Jala manzil intended as a reservoir. Unfortunately, the place needs to be maintained in a better way!
Ibrahim Rouza really caught my fancy!. I could spend hours seeing and photographing the intricate motifs and calligraphy. It is believed that this monument inspired the makers of the Taj Mahal of Agra
|the magnificent dome|
|Panoramic view of the Ibrahim Rouza|
|Ornate door to th mausoleum|
Malik -e-maidan contains the 55 ton canon perched on a platform. Seen from above, its fron resembles the head of Lion trying to devour an elephant
Bara Kaman - the incomplete mausoleum of Ali Adil Shah II (1656- 72)
Gagan Mahal built around AD 1561 was the royal residence and durbar hall.