Gol Gumbaz, Bijapur

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Famous for its remarkable dimensions and acoustic features, Gol Gumbaz represents a monumental example of Indo-Islamic architectural style. The mausoleum shelters the remains of Muhammad Adil Shah--the 17th century ruler of Bijapur--along with his wives and daughters. Examine the edifice's massive, imposing dome, with a diameter of 38 m (124 ft). Inside, try to pass messages in the whispering gallery, where even the slightest of whispers echoes from side to side. Besides excellent sound engineering, the structure has a cooling system that keeps the ambience refreshingly chilled. Before you head to Bijapur, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Bijapur trip planning website , to make sure you see all that Bijapur has to offer, including Gol Gumbaz.
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  • this place is stunning. such amazing structure and beautiful persian intricate carvings. do climb up to the top - the experience is worth the scary climb down. by the way its a whispering chamber, you...  more »
  • We visited it at 7 AM and it was wonderful to be almost alone on the premises. Impressive mausoleum!  more »
  • We took a guided tour. It was really amazing. The size of the monument hits you once you walk past the front building. Will recommend folks to climb up also. Also try to visit early in the day when cr...  more »
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  • Avoid weekend visit and on public holidays. Horrible crowd management on top of the gumbaz. Travellers beware. Beautiful museum. A must visit.
  • One of the best construction in old time by Bijapur sultans. Awesome place. Well maintained. The 7 time echo is the main attraction. Enjoyed..
  • Gol Gumbaz speaks history. Built heritage. Well maintained by ASI
  • Good place to visit. It is historical place. But roads not good. Full of dust.
  • Beautiful architecture... One of the many monuments in Karnataka ... Wonderful creation ... You need to spend at least half day to see the place thoroughly ...

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