Is there any time to enjoy with our friends? Obviously, no. But when it is a holiday and specially during summer holidays we definitely take out our time to pay a visit to our buddies. Right from our childhood, we would love to enjoy the summer vacation with our beloved ones. How one could forget about the eagerness one used to face to enjoy the summer holidays? Recall all those memories and why don't you plan a trip this summer as well my dear readers. Come out of those chock-a-block schedule and have some fun...
Hyderabad, a city which offers everyone with something. Want to choose a day trip out of Hyderabad? No worries! We EeYuva have come up with a place where there are plenty things to intrigue you and your gang. Just a few hours away from Hyderabad.
Bidar, 'The city of whispering monuments', that reflects the architectural elegance of past times. Monuments, forts, mausoleums and many other remnants date back to the yesteryears resonates the glory of the kings who ruled from the city. Come, let's stroll through the meanders of the city of Karnataka to catch a glimpse of historical architectures which are still strong. Listen carefully, the walls and sands of the forts recite the great tales and the glory of the mighty rulers of Mauryas, Satavahanas, Chalukyas of Badami, Bahamanis and Mughals. The beauty and architecture of the forts and monuments make everyone enthusiastic to learn more about the history of the city. For sure, a trip to this Deccan city remains ever in your memories.
Bidar is well-engineered city where one can witness various forts. Bidar Fort is one of the impressive forts in the country which resonates the architectural brilliance of that era. The main fort comprises of beautifully constructed royal palaces, mosques and mahals like Takhat Mahal, Rangini Mahal, etc. One can enter the citadel through five main gateways. The walls of the forts and Mahals intrigue the visitors with its magnificent carvings and Persian styled architectures and designs. No doubt that the fort is really a gift from Bahamani's to the city. Hundreds of archaeologists and research scholars throng to this fort to know about the great legacy of the city.
The government authorities are on the ball to keep the fort and its premises very clean and hygienic.
Narasimha Jhira Cave Temple
A worthy and mysterious spot of the city which draws tens of thousands of visitors from across the globe. Here, Lord Narasimha Swamy is located in a water cave. Devotees need to crawl through a stream of water present till one's waist level to capture the best vistas of Lord Narasimha Swamy idol. It is really an amazing and unique experience to witness. What gives more to your mad gang, other than this experience? The self-manifested black coloured idol of Narasimha Swamy at the end of the cave take the devotees into a spiritualistic mood.
A visit to Bidar is incomplete without visiting Ashtoor, where the royal mausoleums of Bahamani kings standing majestically, 4 kms East from Bidar city. Here one can see a cluster of 12 tombs of Bahamani kings who ruled Bidar. The architectural designs and the carvings over the walls of the royal tombs fascinate the visitors and there is a need to mention about the tomb of Ahmad Shah-al-Wali, that intrigue everyone with its exquisite carvings and floral designs and especially the Quran verses which were written in gold colour over the dark background.
It really astounds everyone to see the swastika symbol over the walls of the mausoleum. Never give a miss to know about the history and the legends over the tombs and mainly about the semi-finished tomb.
Apart from the aforementioned, there are many other interesting places which are worth visit like Papnash Shiva Temple, Solah Kambha Mosque, Guru Nanak Jhira, Mohmad Gawan Madrasa, etc.
How To Reach:
By Road: The city is well connected with Hyderabad. One needs to hire a vehicle or buses to reach the city which is just 140 kms away.
By Train: Numerous trains are running through this city from major cities of the nation and one can avail numerous train services which run from Hyderabad.
By Air: Rajiv Gandhi International Airport, Shamshabad is the nearest airport to reach this city.
Accommodation: Number of hotels and lodges are available in the city.
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