Dwells at : Bidar, Karnataka
Constructed by : Sultan Ahmad Shah Wali, well known as Bahamani Sultan
Erected in : 1429 AD
Rebuilt by : Barid Shahi Sultans
During the medieval times, Bidar originally belonged to the Chalukyan Branch which was established in the period of 977 AD. It is situated at Kalyani at a distance of around 57 kilometers away. This fort also belonged to the Yadavas from Devagiri who were from Daulatabad and to the Kakatiyas from Warangal in 1322 AD. After this period, it totally rose as provinces from Sultanate regime.
Bidar fort belongs to one of the most magnificent fort and the grand entrance which was constructed with the help of Bahanmani Sultan in the period of 1429 AD which is well known as Ahmad Shah Wali. The fort was improved and beautifully decorated and reconstructed by Bidar Shahi Sultan. Ahmad Wali from (1422 – 35) who was the 9th Bahamani Sultan determined to shift the capital right from Gulbarg up to Bidar due to some health issues.
Palaces, Seraglious and pavilions, beautiful lush gardens, decorative fountains, an aromatic bathing that belong to the Arabian Night during the period when the Bidar Fort was ruled by bahamanis and the Barid Shahi Sultans from the Deccan.
Located on the plateau that is around 2,200 feet situated high above the sea level with the beautiful and picturesque view from Manjir River Valley, calm and exhilarating Bidar which certainly belonged to Vidharbha region stated in Mahabharta.
Where to stay :
Accommodation in this region is available that suits all sort of budget.