Bahmani Tombs

Bahmani Tombs, Bidar

Bahmani Tombs
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beyondtravel
Hyderabad, India1,963 contributions
Poor upkeep
Aug 2019 • Couples
Humgous tombs that celebrate bahamani architecture are mostly ruins with zero maintenance and not so tourist friendly venue. Inadequate valuation by govt bodies has left a lot to be desired.
Written 17 August 2019
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Battuta2014
Dubai, United Arab Emirates22 contributions
The royal necropolis of Ashtur outside Bidar has some impressive monuments and are worth the visit
Jan 2019
There is a very good guidebook on Gulbarga,Bidar and Bijapur that was published by the Deccan Heritage Foundation and authored by Helen Philon.
Written 16 June 2019
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Vinod D
9 contributions
Bahamani tombs
Mar 2019 • Friends
It was a nice place to visit with friends and family...u can enjoy the architecte of India in earlier days over there.....
Written 14 March 2019
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sadhan k
Hyderabad, India10 contributions
Bahmani Tombs- A Must Visit Place if your in Bidar District.
Sep 2018
I Never Knew about this Place. Just googled the Place & through Maps i just went to the Place. its just splendid to see such a Historical Place of Bahmani Tombs were all there family members are buried at same place with beautiful Tombs. Best time to Visit this place is during the Onset of Winter or during the rainy season. there is no entry fee.
Written 5 September 2018
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dr raghukirani
Bidar, India34 contributions
Descendant guide
Aug 2018 • Friends
A guide meets you at the gate who claims to be the direct descendant of the Bahamani Dynasty. He will show the monuments with half real & half cooked up stories & improper facts. I know this as I am a avid reader of history. The tomb of the Ahmed Shah Wali is the most important with biggest dome, intricate paintings on the walls & ceiling and perfect geometry in construction. His dargah is revered by both Muslims & Hindus as a saintly king. He had ruled for a short period of 13 years during which time he shifted his capital from Gulbarga to Bidar. Due to his nature of allowing Hinduism to coexist at that time he was thought to be reincarnation of Allama Prabhu (contemporary of famous social reformer Lord Basaveshwara of 13th century & Chairman of the Anubhava Mantap religious parliament and birth place being Akkalkot in Maharashtra). The annual Urs has a tradition of a Jangam from Veerashaiva mutt of Gulbarga doing a padayatra to reach here and offer Pooja along with the Chadar laying by the Muttawali of the Dargah. The broken dome of another king forms a picturesque background.
Written 26 August 2018
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coditoin
Bhubaneswar, India54 contributions
Grand structures!
Aug 2018 • Couples
There are two gates, unfortunately both were closed on the day we visited. Locals did mention there is a small entrance on the 2nd gate (when you're coming from Bidar side). Structures are quite well built. It's not crowded, and there are no amenities around.
Written 19 August 2018
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Abdul Hamid
Dubai, United Arab Emirates202 contributions
Fabulous monuments
Jul 2018 • Family
It's one of the important monuments in Bidar to miss. Great buildings, one of the broken tomb gives feeling of Rome Colosseum, unfortunately this place is also ignored by Govt. It's maintenance is required or new Indians will miss to know an important historical chapter of India. Caretaker is one of the family members of the Bahmani kingdom Mr. Khaleej Bahmani, living a pitiful life. It's few minutes away from city but worth visiting.
Written 11 August 2018
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hbshinde
Chandrapur, India58 contributions
Magnificent mughal architecture
Jun 2018 • Family
Massive mughal tombs at ashtoor, bidar huge architectural design, well maintained, must see for tourists
Written 30 June 2018
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Shruti S
38 contributions
Ruins of Bahmani Sultnate
Jan 2018 • Friends
Very peaceful place, away from the hustle of the city life. The key features of this place are -
1. No entry fees.
2. An architectural treat.
3. No food and conveyance around.
4. Less crowded.
Written 30 January 2018
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savvyuec
Hyderabad, India563 contributions
Peaceful Place with Intricate paintings in the first tomb
Jan 2018 • Friends
The is the resting place for the Bahmani Sultans. The first tomb is the one which is open normally and is the one in best shape. It is of Sultan Ahmed Shah. The interiors are beautifully painted with floral and other patterns. Must see if you are visiting this place. It is quite beatiful when compared to the Qutub Sahi tombs in Golconda, Hyderabad.

One of the tomb was struck down by lightening and is under restoration. The other tombs are closed mostly.

One of them has a hidden staircase that you could use to climb to the side wall but given the age of the structure it is not advisable.

Timings: The place is open between 0900 to 1700 but the ASI officials close the gates for vehicles at around 1400 hrs. The entrance gate on the side of the dargah is the one that is open normally. The first gate if you are coming from the Bidar fort side is closed.

The place does not have any tourist amenities and therefore not many tourists either. Bring your own food and vehicle as conveyance options not available either.

There is a guide available who claims to be a descendant of the Bahmani dynasty. Although we did not hire his service he is quite polite and is happy to have tourists visiting the place and making your stay comfortable.
Written 26 January 2018
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