Bijapur was the capital of the Adil Shahi kings (1489-1686), one of the five splinter states formed when the Brahmani Muslim kingdom broke up in 1482. It is dotted with mosques, mausoleums, palaces, and fortifications including the famous Golgumbaz, whose vast dome is said to be the world’s second largest.

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Bijapur - Islamic Monuments
Plans, historical accounts, and photographs of the Gol Gumbaz and the Jama Masjid.
Kamat's Potpourri: The History of Bijapur
A collection of short articles on the history of the city and associated kingdoms.
Weather Report of Bijapur City
Current weather condition, Astronomy, and a five day forecast of Bijapur city.
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