The huge domed tombs of the Bahmani kings, in Ashtur, 3km east of Bidar, have a desolate, moody beauty that strikes a strange harmony...
Keep aside a few hours for peacefully wandering around the remnants of the magnificent 15th-century Bidar Fort . Sprawled across rolling...
Khwaja Mahmud Gawan Madrasa
Dominating the heart of the old town are the ruins of Khwaja Mahmud Gawan Madrasa , a college built in 1492. To get an idea of its...
This place opposite the bus stand has 21 kinds of dosa (Rs16 to 32), filling South Indian thalis (Rs25) and an ice-cream dessert called...
Lonely Planet review
Choukhandi is the serene mausoleum of Sufi saint Syed Kirmani Baba, who travelled here from Persia during the golden age of the Bahmani empire. An uncanny air of calm hangs within the monument, and its polygonal courtyard houses rows of medieval graves, amid which women in hijab sit quietly and murmur inaudible prayers. You are welcome to sit in or walk around, and soak up the ambience.