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gol gumbaz overview

#3 of 72 Places To Visit in Bijapur
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address
Bijapur, Karnataka 586101, India
entry fee
10
per person Indians
100
per person Foreigners
timings
All days of the week
6:00 AM - 6:00 PM
visit duration
1 to 2 hours

about gol gumbaz

The Gol Gumbaz or the Gol Gumbadh means "rose dome" in reference to its shape, which is akin to a budding rose. It is a mausoleum of Mohammad Adil Shah, the sultan of Bijapur.  It also contains the tombs of his wives and children. With an area more than 1700 sq m, this mausoleum is one of the largest single chamber spaces in the world. Though simple in architecture, many historians believe it is a structural triumph of Deccan architecture. The "Whispering Gallery" runs along the inside the dome, where due to the acoustics of the space, even the softest whispers can be heard on the other side of the mausoleum.

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Gol Gumbaz traveller reviews

3 Gol Gumbaz reviews
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Jun 22 2014
Its a good place for the educational trips . The architecture is too amazing and the gombaz is in semi sphere.
Gol Gumbaz
Jun 22 2014
Gol gumbaz is a most popular tourist place in karnataka. it is located in bijapur. it is a beautiful place in bijapur. we are many time visiting gol gumbaj it was famous tourist place. my experience about this place is super and awesome so i want vis ...... read more
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