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Sherza Burj

Lion Gate

One of the amazing structures around Bijapur, Sherza Burj was built by Sultan Ali Adilshah II in 1658. Placed between the Shahpur Gate and Makka Gate, this gate has a 14 ft long cannon known as Malik-I-Madian (the Monarch of the Plain), weighing about 55 tons.

Bijapur Railway Station is located 2 km east of the city center and around 1 km from the Gol Gumbaz. The city of Bijapur is connected to Aihole (129 km), 126970Basavana Bagewadi (43 km), Kundalasangama (67 km) and Badami (132 km).

Updated on 14th October, 2014
District: Bijapur
Location: Bijapur    


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