• Gol Gumbaz, Vijayapura

    Gol Gumbaz

  • Shiva Statue

    Shivagiri

  • Almatti Dam, Almatti

    Almatti Dam

  • Almatti Garden

    Almatti Garden Entrance Plaza

  • Almatti Lake, Almatti

    Almatti-Japanese Garden Lake

  • Malik -E- Maidan

    Malik E Maidan

  • Ibrahim - Rouza

    Ibrahim Rouza

About District

The foundation of this historic city was laid during the reign of the Chalukyan dynasty of Kalyani between the 10th and 11th centuries. They called it VIJAYAPURA or the City of Victory. Vijayapura experienced a great burst of architectural activity under the Adil Shahi dynasty. The Adil Shahis encouraged building activity to such an extent that Vijayapura itself has over 50 mosques, more than 20 tombs and a number of palaces. Vijayapura is mainly famous for Gol-Gumbaz, Jumma Masjid, Bara Kamaan, Gajanan Temple, Ibrahim Roza,Taj Bawdi, Malik-e-Maidan, Methar Mahal, Gagan Mahal, Jala Manzil, Upli Burj, Shivagiri, Siddeshwar Temple etc.

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Deputy Commissioner Smt. M Kanagavalli, IAS