Bidar was the capital of the Bahmani kingdom of Deccan before the kingdom disintegrated into the smaller states. The small remnant state of Bidar was overcome by the mughul forces under Aurangzeb in 1656. It came under the Nizams in 1724. The major attractions of the fort are the imposing gates, the ramparts and the Rangin Mahal, with its richly decorated interiors.
Tourist Atractions Near Bidar
Basavakalyan (80 km): Basavakalyan was the majestic capital of the Kalyani Chalukyas from 1050 to 1195. Basavakalyan is also well-known for being the birthplace of 12th century social reformer Basaveshwara who worked for upliftment of the Poor and the Needy.
Humnabad (52 km): Humnabad is a renowned piligrime center for the Hindus. The annual seven-day Veerabhadreshwara Jatra and cart pulling Mohotsav held in January-February are famous. The ancient temple of Lord Veerabhadreshwara in Humnabad attracts lakhs of tourists in festival season.
State Protected Monuments in Bidar
State Protected Monuments officially reported by Archeological Survey of India in Bidar, Karnataka is listed below
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- Parah Bagh Mosque and Old Hindu Underground Temple in its vicinity
- Kali Masjid
- Dargah of H. Khali Mullah (Cheukhandi)
- Amir Fakrul Mulk Gilan's Tomb
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- Bidar Fort
- Sri Ishvar Temple
- Maqbara Mahmood Gavan
Temples in Bidar
Aranya Devi Temple is located in Bidar district in North Karnataka. The Goddess of Sakama - Bhakti is Aranya Devi. Nanak Jhira Bidar Gurudwara dedicated to the Sikh Guru Nanak, is a historical shrine that is situated in Bidar in North Karnataka. Narasimha Jhira Cave Temple dedicated to the powerful Lord Narasimha, is also known by the names of Narasimha Zarna Cave temple and Jharani Narasimha Temple. Papnash Shiva Temple is situated in Bidar district in Northeast Karnataka.