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Gulbarga

Brief
Gulbarga, located in the north east part of Karnataka, is an important travel destination in Karnataka. At a distance of 613 kms north of Bangalore, Gulbarga is a small town with a lot of monumental attraction. It was primarily a Hindu city before the conquest of the Muhammadan, thus making it a potpourri of both the cultures. Retaining its histrionic charm is the Gulbarga fort that forms the main attraction of the city. Lying in the divisional head quarters of the four district of Karnataka, i.e. Bidar, Bellary, Raichur, and Gulbarga, this city is filled with beautiful mosques, grand palaces and flourishing bazaars. Karnataka tourism highlights Gulbarga tours that includes a magnificent sojourn in the cultural land of Gulbarga.

Reasons to visit
We welcome you to the most exciting tourist attractions and travel destinations which are given below. We take into notice each and every details about recreation, entertainment, adventure and relaxation. By looking at the things to do in city one can see if that spot offers romance, family fun, sightseeing or adventure. Drill down into the tourist attractions below to find out more about each place and see how the local customs create a unique atmosphere.
 
Gulbarga Fort 
The Gulbarga fort was originally built by Raja Gulchand, a feudatory of the Orangal Kakatiyas. As Gulbarga gained prominence as the Bahmani capital, the fort was fortified by Alauddin Bahman.

Khwaja Bande Nawaz Durgah
The Khwaja Bande Nawaz Durgah, the tomb of the great Sufi saint Syed Mohammad Gesu Daraz (1320-1422), is another major tourist attraction of Gulbarga. One of South India's holiest Muslim shrines, the Durgah is a unique example of communal harmony.

Jumma Masjid 
Nestled within the ramparts of the Gulbarga Fort, the Jumma Masjid bears a striking resemblance to the great mosque of Cordova in Spain. Built by Muhammed Bahmani in 1367, the Persian architecture of the mosque features stilted domes and narrow entrances. The mosque's unique feature is the roof which contains 68 domes that resemble a collection of gigantic pots.

Royal Tombs
Gulbarga features a profusion of royal tombs and mausoleums. A complex of seven royal tombs known as the Half Gumbaz lies to the west of the Khwaja Bande dargah. Among the royal mausoleums, the one resting Firoze shah Bahmani is the largest and the most elaborate.

Shopping 
While Shopping in Gulbarga the tourists can pick and choose from the huge and wide range of items that are on display in the  markets. For shopping it is very crowded in malls, streets, shops n everywhere.

Festive Celebrations 
The annual Urs festival, held at the tomb of Khwaja Bande Nawaz to commemorate his death anniversary, is an important festival of Gulbarga. Thousands of pilgrims throng Gulbarga during the Urs festival.