One of the two smaller tombs is that of Sidi Kasim, commonly known as Yakut Khan, who was in command of Janjira. The other small tomb is… Read more Date of experience: August Helpful priteshkulkarni wrote a review Feb Pune, India4, contributions1, helpful votes Tombs of commander from Janjira This place is known as khokari Tomb. There are 3 Tombs. Larger tomb is of siddi Sural Khan who was chief of Janjira Fort. Other two tombs are of commander from Janjira Fort.
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Heritage Gol Gumbaz : Bijapur, Karnataka Situated in Vijayapura, a heritage city in Karnataka, Gol Gumbaz is definitely a monument attracting attention from all over the world. Gol Gumbaz is a mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah.
He had been the Sultan of Bijapur now Vijayapura. Gol Gumbaz construction was started in and got completed in the year of The monument is a great example of Deccan architecture. The monument covers an area of total 1, m2. Gol Gumbaz is one of the most visited places in Karnataka ad attracting tourist from worldwide having the second largest dome in the world without being supported by pillars and also one of the biggest single-chambered structure of the world.
The Gol Gumbaz got its name from Gol Gombadh which means a circular dome. The dome of the monument has a diameter of total feet. Underneath the dome, there is interesting gallery named whispering gallery. After climbing upstairs to whispering gallery, you will experience an outstanding example of architect and science of the 17th century. The gallery produces an echo many times even if you whisper in very soft tone. You can hear a clocks ticking approximately from 40 meters.
The Bara Kaman is an arched structured. The Shiva statue installed there is 85 feet tall which weighs tons. The Idol is the second tallest in India attracting many visitors from around India which makes them spellbound.
Gol Gumbaz is the second largest dome of its type in the World. Gol Gumbaz is famous for its big dome. It is world second largest dome.
It has a single one chamber space in the world. The construction took 30 years for completion of Gol Gumbaz. Quick Links.
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Heritage Gol Gumbaz : Bijapur, Karnataka Situated in Vijayapura, a heritage city in Karnataka, Gol Gumbaz is definitely a monument attracting attention from all over the world. Gol Gumbaz is a mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. He had been the Sultan of Bijapur now Vijayapura. Gol Gumbaz construction was started in and got completed in the year of The monument is a great example of Deccan architecture.
The dome of Gol Gumbaz is one of the largest domes ever built in the history, with a diameter measuring up to feet. The humongous dome is supported by eight intersecting arches. The main cube-like structure has octagonal cross-sectioned towers with a dome on top of each, at each of its corners. These towers have staircases inside along with floors, which enable people to reach the terrace of the monument. The interior of Gol Gumbaz has a square shaped podium, which has steps on every side. The center of this rostrum has the cenotaph of Mohammed Adil Shah.
Gol Gumbaz, Vijayapura