The Gulbarga Fort is a famous historical site located in the city of Gulbarga, Karnataka. The fort is a splendid example of Islamic art and architecture. It was built by the Bahmani rulers in the 14th century to serve as the capital of the Bahmani kingdom.
The fort houses within it a beautiful mosque known as the Jami Masjid. It is one of the first and the oldest mosques in Karnataka. Gulbarga Fort was built in the Persian architectural style of Iran. It is an excellent example of Indo-Persian architecture. The interior of the fort has beautiful arches, prayer halls and several large domes. The two rivers of Krishna and Bhima drain the surrounding basin.