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Travel Karnataka Bijapur Monuments Lakshmi Sharath

Mosques, mahals and mausoleums filled the landscape, throwing shadows of the past. The trees would part to allow us a peek into an ancient monument. Tanks and reservoirs are everywhere. Citadels and palaces lie in ruins. But walking along Bijapur was like a treasure hunt, discovering monuments in every nook and corner.

Mosques, mahals and mausoleums in Bijapur

2 April 2013

Walking around Bijapur is like traversing a historic route. There is more to it than the monumental Gol Gumbaz, the symbol of the town. The ‘Palmyra of the Deccan, as the town was known, is filled with monuments that took traveller LAKSHMI SHARATH on a trail of the Adil Shahi dynasty.

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