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Gol Gumbaz

Murud Janjira, Bijapur, India
+91 74112 31193
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wonderful structure

this is a wonderful structure.heavily crowded.we have to reach to top by climbing steps.i tested... read more

Reviewed May 5, 2018
raja p
,
Hyderabad, India
The Biggest Gumbaj

Read in childhood about Sabse Bada Gumbaj - Gol Gumbaz. Got a chance to visit the place and got to... read more

Reviewed April 30, 2018
amitkumar_bec
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Gurugram (Gurgaon), India
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Murud Janjira, Bijapur, India
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"whispering gallery"
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"largest dome"
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"early morning"
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"adil shah"
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"architectural marvel"
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"amazing monument"
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"top floor"
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"sheer size"
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"climb floors"
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"four corners"
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"unsupported dome"
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"must visit place"
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"huge monument"
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"awe inspiring"
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"peter's basilica"
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Reviewed 5 May 2018

this is a wonderful structure.heavily crowded.we have to reach to top by climbing steps.i tested echo sound on the top of this structure.amazing reflection of our voice inside the structure.

Thank raja p
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Reviewed 30 April 2018

Read in childhood about Sabse Bada Gumbaj - Gol Gumbaz. Got a chance to visit the place and got to know what history has in its lap. A must visit.

1  Thank amitkumar_bec
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Reviewed 30 April 2018 via mobile

Always thought the structure to be much smaller than the actual. The sheer size of gumbaz made me surprised. Also the geometric precision with which the interior and exterior are built is must watch. The arrangement by the authorities is good but the bare foot...More

1  Thank Prasanna L
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Reviewed 21 April 2018

Gol gumbaz, an astonishing mausoleum built in 17 th centuary,said to be constructed under the seventh ruler of the Adil Shah dynasty, Muhammad Adil Shah. Gol Gumbaz, is famous for its massive dome. It is the second largest dome in the world after St Peter's...More

1  Thank ansangam
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

Reasonably well maintained. Biggest attraction in Vijayapur. Largest historic masonary dome. Be prepared to climb few floors.

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Reviewed 25 March 2018

Gol Gumbaz or Gola Gummatta meaning a structure with a Circular Dome,is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah ,the sultan of Bijapur. It is no way inferior tro the Taj Mahal when it comes to the grandeur or the great engineering skills of the past...More

1  Thank raghu67
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Reviewed 18 March 2018 via mobile

I visited Gol Gumbaz at about 7.30 am on 17.3.2018 . I was enchanted by the beauty of the Amazing Structure . I wondered why it did not become as famous as Taj Mahal . Since I had some Official work I left after 15...More

1  Thank K V R
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Reviewed 4 March 2018

This is an amazing structure worth the visit. We climbed the steep 7 floors to experience the acoustics effect and we were not disappointed. We paid the guide 400 for Gol Gumbaz and also Ibrahim Roza. A guide is very useful if you want some...More

1  Thank skulkarni2016
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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

Mohammed Adil Shah you have truly a nice place to rest. What an asthonising mausoleum this is. In his simplicity even more a wonder than Taj Mahal.

Thank Reza G
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Reviewed 14 February 2018

The place is bang in the middle of the city and has quite a few hotels nearby. Definitely worth the visit for the sheer size of the Dome.

Thank Nidhi A
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aparnaka11
15 November 2016|
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Response from Ganesh K | Reviewed this property |
You are reaching at the right time and there are lots of guides available at that time. Have a happy time in the gallery
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Dinu J
19 July 2016|
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Response from BattieO | Reviewed this property |
The opening time is definitely 6am and not 6.30am or 10am as some other reviewers have mentioned. We were there at 6am in the morning and were allowed entry. The museum closes at 5pm but I'm pretty sure that entry to the... More
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