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Gol Gumbaz

Open today: 10:00 - 17:00
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Must see monument

Visited Twice and it’s amazing to see the beautiful Golgumbaz. It’s a must see historical place... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Worth a visit

This place is fascinating - if you have a guide. There are things to know here that you will miss... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Murud Janjira, Bijapur, India
+91 74112 31193
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visited Twice and it’s amazing to see the beautiful Golgumbaz. It’s a must see historical place. Climbing the narrow and steep stairs was hard but you will know it’s worth climbing once you reach the top. And you can see the whole city . Well...More

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This place is fascinating - if you have a guide. There are things to know here that you will miss without the knowledge of a guide. Although I usually just research where I visit this was well worth the rupees.

1  Thank dmc789
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Architecture wonder of the ancient India. The wall of this Gumbaz murmurs many times if U speak anything & it is heard in the opposite direction of the Gumbaz. U better go early to enjoy this. Entry fee RS 15/. Just 1.5 kms from railway...More

Thank Yatrarthi k
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Gol Gumbaz, the most famous monument in Bijapur, is a very imposing structure and a perfect confluence of Indo-Islamic and Dravidian architecture styles. Built in the 17th century by Mohammed Adil Shah, Gol Gumbaz (meaning circular dome) has the second largest dome in the World...More

Thank arvind_foodie
Reviewed 10 August 2018 via mobile

I was with family when I visited this place. It was an accidental visit because we were on our way to Goa from tuljapur and we had a minor accident with our car, so we decided to halt in bijapur that evening. The people over...More

1  Thank sachinp1379
Reviewed 10 August 2018

The architecture of this brilliant tomb is awe-inspiring; the sheer size of the interior when you walk in the front door took my breath away. Or would have, if not for the ear-splitting shrieks resonating throughout the structure. We visited in the early afternoon; it...More

Thank bkwrmgrl1
Reviewed 22 July 2018 via mobile

I was mighty impressed with the fusion between Hindu and Islamic architectural styles here. The acoustics continue to impress visitors even after 5 centuries. The ASI should be doing a much better job in preserving such beautiful and important marvels of our country. Some logical...More

1  Thank PPranav1980
Reviewed 21 July 2018 via mobile

The acoustics have to be experienced to be believed. Superb engineering feat. The place opens from 6am and there were quite a number of tourists by the time we reached at 6:45 am. It is advisable to go as early as possible in the morning...More

4  Thank Payal G
Reviewed 20 July 2018

The structure of Gol gumbaz is one of the unique in India. The attraction is well maintained and crowded. Must Visit if you visit Bijapur.

Thank lvchandrasali
Reviewed 20 July 2018

gol gumbaz is one of the good attraction in bijapur. climbing through narrow steps to reach the tomb gives u lot of fun .experience echo of the tomb

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Response from Ganesh K | Reviewed this property |
You are reaching at the right time and there are lots of guides available at that time. Have a happy time in the gallery
19 July 2016|
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Response from BattieO | Reviewed this property |
The opening time is definitely 6am and not 6.30am or 10am as some other reviewers have mentioned. We were there at 6am in the morning and were allowed entry. The museum closes at 5pm but I'm pretty sure that entry to the... More