The Jumma Masjid is spread over an area of 116300 square feet and is known as one
of the best mosques in India. A personification of Adil Shahi architecture, this grand
mosque is a visual delight with its graceful arches, halls, aisles, intricate designs, and
large crowning onion dome. Another special feature of this Masjid is that it carefully
preserves a Quran with verses inscribed in letters of gold.
Other Tourist Attractions:
Some of the other tourist attractions include Upli Buruj, Chand Bawdi, Asar Mahal,
Gagan Mahal, Barakaman (Ali Roza-II), Malik-Karim-ud-dins, Jami Masjid, Jod
Gumbaz, Taj Bavadi etc. which you must try to visit while planning your Bijapur tour
Best Time for Holidaying in Bijapur
The best time to visit Bijapur is from September to February, when the temperature
ranges from 20oC to 30oC. It is the time when you will get to enjoy sightseeing and
festivity of this place. Don't miss the Siddheshwara Temple Car Festival (which is
celebrated during January). So, plan your Bijapur trip accordingly. Usually, the weather
in Bijapur is pleasant except summers when the temperatures might raise up to 40oC.
However, the monsoon season (June to September) brings back the soothing weather
and fill the region with green foliage.
Must Buy Things from Bijapur
You will have a gala time while shopping in Bijapur. Here, you can buy local handicrafts
for which this small town is famous. Some of the items you must not miss to buy from
your Bijapur vacation are sandalwood items, hand woven Ilkal saris, stone decorative
items, Lambani jewellery, jute bags and beaded jewellery etc. The Lambani jewellery
is the traditional jewellery, which is crafted by the Lambani tribe of Karnataka using
copper, silver and white metal. The Ilkal Sari is a unique sari, which is made by using
the Tope Teni technique that is not found anywhere else in the country. Few of the
other unique items that you can try your hand on include coin jewellery, silk carry bags,
rosewood sculptures, fancy antique metal armlets and embroidered waist line belts.
Explore Options to Reach Bijapur
Before booking Bijapur holiday package, you must be aware of the ways how you can
reach to this beautiful city of Odisha.
The nearest airport to Bijapur is Belgaum airport (205 KM). You can hire a cab
to reach Bijapur.
Bijapur is well connected by rail to Hyderabad, Mumbai, Bangalore and other
cities. The city has its own railhead known as Dantewada Railway Station that is located
just 2 KM away from the main town.
The bus stand at Bijapur is close to the city centre from where regular
buses from Hyderabad ply to the city. So, select any of the traveling modes and enjoy
comfortable Bijapur travel.