Bidar attractions

Top Choice Fort in Bidar

Bidar Fort

The remnants of this magnificent 15th-century fort, the largest in South India – and once the administrative capital of much of the region – constitute Bidar's most famous historic site. Surrounded by a triple moat …
Historic Site in Bidar

Bahmani Tombs

The huge domed tombs of the Bahmani kings in Ashtur, 3km east of Bidar, were built to house the remains of the sultans, of which the stunning painted interior of 15th-century Ahmad Shah al Wali’s tomb is the most im…
Ruin in Bidar

Khwaja Mahmud Gawan Madrasa

Dominating the heart of the old town are the ruins of Khwaja Mahmud Gawan Madrasa, a college for advanced learning built in 1472. To get an idea of its former grandeur, check out the remnants of exquisite coloured t…
Sikh Temple in Bidar

Guru Nanak Jhira Sahib

This large Sikh temple on the northwestern side of town is dedicated to the Guru Nanak and was built in 1948. It's centred on the Amrit Kund (a water tank), where pilgrims cleanse their souls.
Historic Building in Bidar

Choukhandi Hazrat Khalil Ullah

Located 500m from the Bahmani Tombs is the serene mausoleum of Hazrat Khalil Ullah. An uncanny air of calm hangs within the monument, and its polygonal courtyard houses rows of medieval graves.