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Discussion :: Famous Places in India - Section 1 (Q.No.5)


Bijapur is known for its

[A]. severe drought condition
[B]. Gol Gumbaz
[C]. heavy rainfall
[D]. statue of Gomateswara

Answer: Option B


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Jyoti said: (Dec 30, 2010)  
Can anyone help me out where is Bijapur and other related details?

Suresh said: (Dec 30, 2010)  
Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum(tomb) of Mohammed Adil Shah (1627-55) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian sultans, who ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur from 1490 to 1686.

Gol Gumbaz is located in Bijapur, Karnataka.

Dr Rajashekhar said: (Apr 10, 2011)  
Bijapur is in karnataka borderind solapur district of maharastra.

Chandra Hass said: (Jul 8, 2011)  
Gol Gumbaz is famous for what?

Jyoti said: (Sep 24, 2011)  
Gol Gumbaz or Gol Gummata is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah II (1627-57) of the Adil Shahi dynasty of Indian sultans, who ruled the Sultanate of Bijapur from 1490 to 1686.

Built in 1659, it is a simple building with four walls that enclose a majestic hall 1704 sq meters in area, buttressed by octagonal seven-storey towers at each of the corners. This basic structure is capped by an enormous dome said to be the world's second largest. The diameter of Golgumbaz is 38 meters. This has the capability of echoing the smallest of sound produced inside the dome for 7 times.

Jigar said: (Nov 11, 2011)  
Who built Gol gumbaz?

B R Jeeragal said: (Dec 6, 2011)  
Gol gumbaz is in Bijapur Karnataka. it's wonderful tourist place and this is built by mahamad adhil shah2 1659. gol gumbaz this adil shah built by her wife memory.

Jey said: (Feb 9, 2012)  
It is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur.

Ritesh said: (Oct 1, 2012)  
Where is bijapur?

Honey said: (Jan 3, 2013)  
Bijapur is in Karnataka bordering solapur district of Maharashtra.

Martin Joseph said: (Apr 16, 2013)  
It is also the largest dome built in India.

Mahesh Bhusagond said: (Jun 25, 2013)  
Dear all,

Bijapur is in Karnataka. It is mail district headquarter of Bijapur. The distance from Bangalore is 600, from mumbai 500 KM, and from Hyderabad is 350 Km.

Suji said: (Jun 28, 2013)  
What is meaning of bijapur?

Abhigyan Satpathy said: (Jul 23, 2014)  
Bijapur known for it's gol gol gumbaz. It is most famous in bijapur. It is the tomb of Mohammed adil shah (ruled 1627-1657). It is the largest dome ever built in India. A particular attraction in this monument is central chamber, where every sound is echoed seven times.

Mounika said: (Jul 31, 2014)  
Bijapur is one of small city which is located at chhattisgarh. It is the middle of indravati and sabari rivers.

Vishnu said: (Dec 20, 2014)  
Gol Gumbaz is a biggest tomb in India.

K.Anjali said: (Sep 19, 2015)  
I am very interested to see where and how it is such a beautiful place.

Rohit said: (Oct 9, 2015)  
Sorry @Mounika but Bijapur is located in Karnataka near Almatti dam and also near by kudalasangama. kudalasangama is one of the temple in India whose located in under water.

Uzair Khan said: (Oct 27, 2015)  
Bijapur is also called as vijayapur.

Thakur said: (Jan 13, 2016)  
Bijapur is Bajipur Mastani.

Aditya said: (May 14, 2016)  
Bijapur's Gol Gumbaz is famous for its Dome. 144 ft is a diameter of dome of Gol Gumbaz.

Jessica said: (Sep 5, 2016)  
Thanks, everyone. For your wonderful answer.

Anang said: (Jan 6, 2017)  
Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. The tomb, located in Bijapur, Karnataka in India, was completed in 1656 by the architect Yaqut of Dabul.

Hani said: (Apr 10, 2017)  
Gol Gumbaz is located in Bijapur, Karnataka. It was built because to mark the tomb of MOHAMMED ADIL SHAH. It is also known as Tajmahal of south India.

Madhu said: (Apr 3, 2018)  
Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of King Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. Construction of the tomb, located in Vijayapura, Karnataka, India, was started in 1626 and completed in 1656.

Gol Gumbaz was built as a mausoleum for Sultan Mohammed Adil Shah, the seventh ruler of the Adil Shahi dynasty and head of the Bijapur Sultanate.

Fathima Inas said: (May 20, 2020)  
Where the Gol Gumbaz is situated?

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