A city full of glorious ruins from the past, a culture which still remains untouched by the ghosts of westernisation and people so warm and welcoming that you’d never want to go back. If you live in Hyderabad and are looking to drift off to a destination soaked in heritage, Karnataka’s best-kept secret, Bidar is exactly what you’ve been looking for!
An old walled town which was once the house of power for the most powerful dynasties such as the Chalukyas, Allauddin Khilji and Muhammad bin Tughluq amongst others, Bidar is a small hill town which sits on the north-eastern tip of the state of Karnataka. A city that has traditionally been ignored by the State government (which explains the scarce footfall of tourists), Bidar is a place of extremely high historical importance with more more than 50 significant monuments in the city which also gets it the nickname, “City of Whispering Monuments”.
Why visit Bidar
Bidar is simply every history fanatic’s dream come true. Owing to the presence of many monuments and sights of cultural importance, there is always plenty to explore, in and around the city of Bidar and here’s a quick lowdown on how to spend time on your next trip to Bidar.