Bidar Fort in Bidar, Karnataka, India - get details, & find more attractions to visit nearby

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Bidar Fort

Old City Fort Area, Ground Fort Area, Bidar, Karnataka 585401, India

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About Bidar Fort

Stands tall with the pride of historical significance and architectural brilliance in the city of Bidar. This is one of the majestic throwbacks of the opulent past of India



Attractions near Bidar Fort

Gurunanak Jhira, 1.83km from Bidar Fort

A Sikh historical shrine located in Bidar. It is located at a short distance off one edge of the plateau on which Bidar is located and there are sweeping views of the plains as you descend down the road to the present gurdwara.

Shri Narsimha Jharna Mandir2.9km from Bidar Fort

This is a cave temple in Bidar.T he idol of Lord Narasimha is inside a cave and devotees have to walk through waist deep water for about 350 metres to have a darshan of the deity.

Ethipotala Falls41.08km from Bidar Fort

This is a 70-meter high river cascade located on the Chandravanka river. The waterfall is a combination of 3 streams.  A strategic viewpoint was created by the Andhra Pradesh Tourism Department from the adjacent hillock.

Udgir Fort68.54km from Bidar Fort

Udgir Fort is a fort built in pre-  Bahamani age dating from the twelfth century CE. It is also famous for the historic battle in which Marathas led by Sadashivrao Bhau, defeated Nizam, and after which the treaty of Udgir was signed. There are many old military observation points, and rest houses scattered over the surrounding hills, all built from an unusual white clay. However, all have long since fallen into ruin. Udgir Fort may also have a deep tunnel connecting it with Bhalki and Bider fort

Medak Fort78.48km from Bidar Fort

The fort was built in the 12th century during the reign of the Kakatiyan ruler, Pratapa Rudra. The fort was originally known as Methuku durgam, which denotes cooked rice. The fort was the command post for the rulers of Kakatiyas and also for the Qutub Shahis who ruled the area. It is a huge structure located on the top of a hill. One has to climb more than 500 steps to reach the top of the fort, which occupies 100 acres on the hilly area. Medak Fort is noted for its architectural magnificence.

CSI Medak Cathedral79.71km from Bidar Fort

This is one of the largest cathedral in India since 1947.  Originally built by Charles Walker Posnett, it was consecrated on 25 December 1924. The Medak diocese is the single largest diocese in Asia and the second in the world after the Vatican.

Where is Bidar Fort

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Bidar is the northernmost part of Karnataka which geographically resembles the "crown of the state"