Jumma Masjid

Why?
  • Built by Ali Adil Shah to celebrate his victory in the Battle of Talikota, but completed y Aurangzeb
  • Spread over 10810 sq m.
  • Displays fine architecture with twin minarets and beautiful arches and the dome
  • 2,500 black-bordered arches on the floor, each for one occupant
  • Tombs and minarets, chains, niches with books and vases, interspersed with bands and medallions bearing decorative inscriptions.
  • Dome is spectacular but it’s the mihrab that takes one’s breath away
Location
  • 1.5 km from Bijapur City Bus Stand
Timing
  • Sunrise to Sunset
Fees
  • Free
Restaurants nearby
  • Prince Hotel Restaurant
  • Sri Kanhaiya Sweets
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