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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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  • October 5, 2017
    Although a few monuments are damaged, the place is being restored and preserved by the archaeology dept. There is enough security around the place. Though the area outside the fort remains unclean due...  more »
  • August 14, 2017
    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 w...  more »
  • July 27, 2017
    This place was our first road trip destination in our new car. It is around 145km from Hyderabad. We reached Bidar and went to this beautiful fort. This fort doesn't have any steps to climb. It is jus...  more »
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  • July 2, 2017
    This is a nice historical place. Although most of the fort is in ruins and everything is locked, yet by visiting this fort one can understand the majesty of the fort in its sunny days. This is a very huge fort in terms of area. Need lot if time to explore its beauty. It is situated on the edge of a plateau. While visiting the place don't miss to admire its architecture. Loved it
  • June 18, 2017
    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.
  • July 10, 2017
    Lost Heritage.. Nothing is there..We are not accepted to enter inside the fort as it is totally damaged.But we can just have a visit outside the fort,compound, and all other places surrounding... Greatness of engineers during the time of Bahmani kings will be found here. It's like a reference guide for many Indian ports like Golconda,Etc..
  • July 8, 2017
    The Fort might be obviously grand and huge once and it is surely visible till today but due to lack of attention towards it the fort is losing its charm. Still u cn enjoy roaming there and click few good pics with the demolishing fort in the background. Also there is a small museum within the fort campus and its worth visiting the museum. Its free of cost :P
  • June 24, 2017
    I decided to make this place an addition to our long trip to Karnataka and Maharashtra and wow this place was amazing. The fort is being preserved and repaired. The area accessible was worth the visit in itself. So much history to learn.

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