Facts to know about Bidar

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Bidar is a historical district which is situated in the state of Karnataka. Name of the city is derived from Bidiru which means bamboo. Various historical monuments of 15th century are available in the city. Bidar Fort, the Madrasa of Mahamud Gawan, Ragin Mahal Palace, Papnash Shiva Temple, The Chaubaara, Guru Nanak Jhira, Solah Khamb Mosque is some of the tourist place which you cannot miss while visiting this city. This place is the religious centers for pilgrims and the Bidar travel guide will provide you more on this. Tombs and monuments of the city reflect Barid Shahi dynasties.

History of the city is glorious as it is the part of the Bahamani Kingdom. During 11th century to 16th century this city was considered as the most prosperous cities of south India. This city is belonged the Chalukyan branch in the medieval time. Initially, the Rashtrakuta capital was Mayurkhandi in this city. Sevuna Yadavas of Devagiri, Allauddin Khilji, Kakatiyas of Warangal, Muhammad bin Tughluq have all been rulers of the Bidar. Now, this city has become fast developing city in terms of education. Godavari and Krishna are the two main rivers of the city. This city also has forest are which includes Protected forests, Reserve Forests and Unclassified forests. Forests of the city are the habitat of wildlife such as wild cats, wolves, spotted deer, jackals, hares, wild boar and much more.

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Getting to Bidar


Airport in Hyderabad is the nearest airport of the city. You can take taxi, bus or any other public transport to reach the airport easily. One can get various flights to various destinations which make your journey comfortable. This airport is about 136 km away from the city. Basavakalyan airport is another domestic airport near the city. You just have to travel 77 km to reach this airport.


Railway station of the city is well connected with other cities and states. You can get direct trains to Bombay, Bangalore, Hyderabad and many more. Superfast trains and passengers trains are easy to get form this station.


Road are smooth and well linked with various destination. State transport buses and private buses are easily available at the bus stand. You can reach different destination such as Bangalore, Basavakalyan, Hyderabad, Bijapur through bus.
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