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“Nice for a weekend drive and photography”
Review of Bidar Fort

Ranked #2 of 12 things to do in Bidar
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Owner description: This 15th-century fort was the seat of power for two dynasties.
Hyderabad
Level 3 Contributor
9 reviews
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“Nice for a weekend drive and photography”
Reviewed January 3, 2013

Its a very nice drive / ride from Hyderabad. It's a comfy 2 - 2.5 hrs drive from Hyderabad. Most of the fort is in ruins but certain sections like the moque and Diwan i aam and khaas are pretty well kept and now out of reach to the public as in you are not allowed to enter them. Good place photography enthusiasts. Go on a day when the weather is good as it involves a fair amount of walking in the open.
There are not many good places to eat in Bidar, at least I didn't find any. Best thing to do is to see the fort and then head to the Gurudwara complex. There are a couple of family run eateries there and they server simple vegetarian food - home cooked. Pretty satisfactory.

Visited December 2012
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Hyderabad, India
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41 attraction reviews
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“Bidar Fort_MUST SEE PLACE DURING WEEKENDS”
Reviewed November 14, 2012

If you are resident of Hyderabad and crazy about week ends trip..This is the Location forthoes people. Traveller may not accomodated this place as they can feel what FORT is while seeing Golkonda. But people like us, fortunate to see more depth of INDIAN HERITAGE...
Bidar, just 3 hrs journy by road on way to Pune....need to pay only rs 44 as toll tax.....you will certainly be impressed by this Heritage structure... Wish you all the best...

Visited November 2012
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India
Level 5 Contributor
31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
“Bidar Fort”
Reviewed October 12, 2012

Just about 2.5 hours of Hyderabad this is a great fort that used to be capital of Bahmani sultans. It also has a museum in the complex and is well maintained. Some of the palaces are well preserved and great for photography. Besides the fort also has a huge mosque with many pillars it is a must visit as it is inside the fort itself. The fort is very widespread in many acres and it is a good idea to stock with some cookies and drinks before entering as the facilities in the fort are minimal for tourists. It is a day trip from Hyderabad and you should combine Gurudwara Nanak Jhira and tombs of sultans with the fort.

Visited August 2012
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Bengaluru, India
1 review
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“Biggest and Strongest Fort”
Reviewed October 5, 2012

Very well constructed, and only fort in world build up with INDO-Persian style.
And fort has land water supply in 14th century

Visited October 2012
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Madrid, Spain
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“Almost nothing to see.”
Reviewed August 22, 2012

The fort is absolutelly in ruins and the few remaining buildings (half destroyed anyway) are closed tourist visit by the army.
A 2 min stop to take one or two pictures of the walls are enough. There is also a small museum with nothing really vauable.

Visited July 2012
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