As a serene and famous historical town, Bijapur boasts of Deccan’s Islamic Era and its glories inherited. Bijapur, renamed as Vijapura in 2014, is a cultural hub and has plenty of mosques, mausoleums, palaces, and forts as offerings to travelers.
Bijapur is one of the popular tourist spots in Karnataka and a heart for the Lingayat brand of Shaivism. The Lingayat Siddeshwara Festival is celebrated with full splendor for eight days in January and February here.
Popular tourist destinations: Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rauza, Malik-e-Maidan displaying Bara Kaman, Bijapur Fort, Jami Masjid, Gagan Mahal, and Upli Buruj are a must visit.
Nearest Railway Station: Bijapur has its own railway link by the name of Bijapur Railway Station.
Nearest Airport: Sambre Airport in Belgaum is the closest one and located at about 164 km from the city.
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