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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. Put Bidar Fort and other Bidar attractions into our Bidar tour itinerary planner, and watch your holiday take shape.
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  • This was a brilliant visit - there are many parts to this huge fort - the walls enclose a very large area. There are some lovely gardens, the mosque is beautifully elegant (though no longer in use), t...  more »
  • We were a group of five students. It was a slow weekend and we decided to take a break from the 'usual' weekend plans. Booked a car from Myles and headed out to Bidar at 6 o'clock in the morning. None...  more »
  • I loved. This fort is grandiose, arriving you the Museum and opposite the Palace, just ask the custodian of the Museum to open the Palace and hop we have it for us it's exceptional further there is the mosque and new keeper allows us to ride on the you rrasses to see the domes and the view. It is an exceptional visit
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  • Great ancient Fort, I would say well preserved. The museum inside the Fort gives you a good insight about the history. The massive doors amazed me. The gardens inside are well maintained. Very good for pictures. Do not recommend visiting the place in summer as the temperature is pretty high and the heat will take its toll on you. Overall a good place.
  • The Bidar Fort is surrounded by a triple-moat wall made out of red rock. The beautiful gateway and the over looming walls of the Bidar Fort gives the tourist a feeling of traveling to the historical past of the small town that overlooked the Manjira River Valley. The other structures in and around the Bidar Fort are also of great historical importance and speaks of the glorious past of the town. The gates, audience halls, pleasure pavilions, kitchens and the royal baths gives a deeper insight of the lifestyle that existed and the great historical importance of the small town of Karnataka.
  • Such a great fort.. Tried to find the history, but there's no one to tell about the fort.. Few restricted areas they won't allow you to go. Can explore more. This fort is famous for film shoots and best place for photo enthusiasts.. Recommended destination for bike riders..
  • Good place for a day outing... The fort doesn't have much to offer bit garden inside is beautiful. We got lucky as we had the gates open to get inside of the fort and get on the roof... It was really nice.. the weather was also cloudy so it was comfortable... The drive was also comfortable as road is good.
  • It's one of the historical place and a project of incredible India . Very hot inside and you can have no. Of places to have snaps. You need to have a lot of patience to roam completely. You don't find food inside . Evening times are best to visit the place. You need many bottles of water to view complete fort
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