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Bidar Fort, Bidar

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Visit Bidar Fort, one of the biggest in India, which contains over 30 Muslim monuments inside its walls. The fort was built in 1347 by the first sultan of the Bahmani dynasty. Located on the edge of a plateau, the fort is approximately 1.25 km (.75 m) long and 800 m (2,600 ft) wide. The design draws inspiration from Persian architecture, featuring red stone walls, square towers, gardens, fountains, and several bastions surrounded by cannons. Explore mosques, palaces, and various other monuments inside, depicting the culture and the lifestyle of the town, and giving a rich insight into how the people lived back then. To visit Bidar Fort and get the most from your holiday in Bidar, create itinerary details personal to you using our Bidar vacation trip planner.
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  • This is one of the heritage fort of India. Huge and acres of land to roam around. You can visit the new fort as well as the old fort by walking. Fort has good parking (open) facility. No food faciliti...  more »
  • The Bahmani muslim dynastys fort which includes trenches and canons of 1700s . The Bahmani kingdom was very strong militarily . Nice place to walk around and see.  more »
  • though we visited in hot mid day, enjoyed a lot looking at the sites.. seems that it has large fort constructed area than Golconda fort. It was in renovation when we visited. it is good one day trip f...  more »
  • A fort that every one has to visit, very vast and jaw dropping constructions all over. Maintenance was very nice, facilities for food, stay were fine too. There was a restaurant inside the fort area which offers lot of food options besides decent prices. Plan on a mild sunny day and you will thoroughly enjoy it. Browse through wiki and roam there instead of hiring a guide.
  • 1.) Free Entry 2.) Free parking 3.) Free visit to Museum (Which is inside Fort) 4.)Try to visit after 4 pm or just before sunset 5.) Canteen is there with over charged snacks. 6.) Better than Golconda Fort of Hyderabad
  • Being a Bidrian all I can say is this fort is one of the most awesome places to visit in Bidar.
  • Bidar fort is the one of the famous and oldest fort in india, built by Ala-ud-din Bahman of Bahmani Sultanate in 1424
  • Free entry into a historic fort that covers a vast area, but that's about it. All the buildings were under lock and key, with grills barring the doors and windows. It's a long walk around under the hot sun, with very little to show for it. There's a small museum by the entrance where one is forbidden from even photographing the information boards. A sad state of affairs for whoever that manages the people's heritage. Shameful! It gets two stars because the site transcends the one-star (or should that be zero) planning.