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Gulbarga, Karnataka

The culture of Gulbarga can be a combination of Kannada, Marathi and Hyderabadi. Gulbargites consider pride in Gulbarga tradition and therefore are seldom pleased to stay absent from their home town. The Gulbarga city was once the Bahamani cash from 1347 till it was transferred to Bidar in 1428. Thus, Gulbarga can be a exclusive synthesis of those two cultures.

Following the Bahmani cash was moved to Bidar in 1428, Gulbarga became a provincial cash. In the sixteenth century the town became part of the Bijapur sultanate. From the 2nd fifty percent with the 17th century the region was included into the Mughal Empire. The city came under the rule of the princely state of Hyderabad inside the early 18th century. Along with the remainder of Hyderabad, it was annexed by India in 1948. In 1956 Gulbarga was created a portion of Mysore state (renamed Karnataka in 1973). Far more than a third of the city's citizens are Muslims. Most of the remainder are Hindus.

With its exclusive culture, background and places of fascination Gulbarga can be a special encounter for your tourist. Gulbarga, the South Indian city, in northeastern Karnataka state, is situated around the Karnataka Plateau. Local weather is dry and cold inside the winter season, rains a lot throughout the monsoon and one of the most popular in summer season. There are many shopping locations, the biggest one is Super Marketplace at the centre in the city (Close towards the Appana kere (Lake)). Station bazaar shut to the railway station will be the 2nd greatest market/shopping areas of Gulbarga. You can locate virtually every little thing that you would discover in a massive town like Bangalore in Gulbarga.
Famous Tourist Attractions in Gulbarga
Gulbarga Fort - An considerable bit of function, the Gulbarga fort was initially constructed by Raja Gulchand and afterwards strengthened by Ala-Ud-Din Bahmani. The fort with its 15 towers and 26 guns has witnessed a lot of a battle and endured several an onslaught. Razed towards the ground by Krishna Devaraya of Vijaynagar, it rose like a phoenix when Adil Shah undertook its restoration with booty captured from Vijaynagar.

Khwaza Bande Nawaz Dargah - One of the most essential monument in Gulbarga is most likely The Khwaza Bande Nawaz Dargah. The tomb from the fantastic sufi saint, Khwaza Syed Mohammad Gesu Daraz, popularly referred to as Khwaza Bande Nawaz. This is actually a wonderful building constructed within the Indo-Saracenic type. The dargah is the venue of an yearly 'Urs', that is attended by almost one thousand individuals, each Hindus and Muslims.

Jumma Masjid - This huge mosque constructed by Feroze Shah, covering an location of 38016 sq. ft resembles the fantastic mosque of Cardova in Spain. The architectural type is normally Persian, with stilted domes and narrow entrances.

Nearby Attractions
Ganigapur - A couple of kms from Gulbarga is Ganigapur. A well-known centre of Dattatreya worship, this pilgrim centre has the sacred math of Shri Narasimha Saraswathi. The confluence of the rivers Amreja and Bhima attracts many pilgrims who take a holy dip right here. A huge 'jatra' is held right here every 12 months within the month of February. This location is popularly called 'Deval Ganagapur' to the pilgrims.

Malkhed - A Jain centre in the previous, many Jain sculptures and bronzes have been discovered right here. Malkhed can also be renowned for getting developed two great personalities, namely, Tikacharya, the Madhava saint and Pushpadanta, the poet who wrote for the duration of the reign of Krishan II, the Rashtrakuta king.

Shorapur - Also known as Surpur, may be the picturesque city on the ridge, surrounded by hills. It's dotted with temples, palaces, mosques and 'ashur-khanas'. An imposing fort is close by. Taylor's Manzil, the residence of Col. Meadows Taylor, an Englishman appointed from the British, like a political agent towards the state is a gorgeous creating.

Sonthi - An essential pilgrim centre, Sonthi homes the renowned Chandralamba Temple with the sacred Bhima river flowing besides it. Around the both aspect in the main entrance are massive mantapas. Inside the internal courtyard are 12 lingas along with the statues of Mahakali, Mahalakshmi and Saraswathi.

Narayanpur Dam - Throughout the Krishna river can be a large engineering feat. The Narayanpur Dam, inaugurated in 1982, is set among gorgeous gardens.

Sharapur - This is actually a Buddhist centre and the sleeping Buddha formed mountain is worth viewing here.

Kembavi - 29 kms north west of Sharapur, this location is noted for its relations with Bahamani Dynasty. Annual 'Urs' is held here.

How to reach Gulbarga
Air - The nearest airport is Hyderabad (220 kms)

Rail - Gulbarga is connected by rail with Bangalore , Mumbai and Hyderabad.

Street - Gulbarga is linked by street to: Hyderabad (220 kms) Bangalore (600 kms) Bijapur (150 kms) Bidar (110 kms) Basavakalyan (eighty kms) KSRTC Buses ply from Gulbarga to Bangalore, Bijapur, Bidar, Raichur and Sholapur.