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Gol Gumbaz

Murud Janjira, Bijapur, India
+91 74112 31193
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The engineering and construction of Gol Gumball binds you in the beauty of its construction with a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Saurabh A
Navi Mumbai, India
Great historic monument

Just an advice: At the top of the dome, it is said that one can hear another person whispering from... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Martin P
via mobile
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Murud Janjira, Bijapur, India
+91 74112 31193
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The engineering and construction of Gol Gumball binds you in the beauty of its construction with a very good ventilation. It has a very clean vicinity though the walls are dirty

Thank Saurabh A
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Just an advice: At the top of the dome, it is said that one can hear another person whispering from the other side because of the resonance. So groups of youngsters are shouting continuously (which doesn't make any sense). So go early morning so maybe...More

Thank Martin P
Reviewed 1 week ago

Gol Gumbaz is a very beautiful monument located in Vijayapura Karnataka, Gol Gumbaz is the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah, who ruled the Adil Shahi dynasty between 1490 and 1696. It was designed and constructed by the famed architect, Yaqut of Dabul, under the patronage...More

Thank ganeshks112
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Worlds second largest & only dome having sound engineering, must visit Gol Gumbaz to experience engineering & architecture marvel. Huge dome without any support with natural ventilation, cool air distribution & unique sound engineering. Must take guide so as to know & experience the sound...More

Thank Girish D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highlight of my recent trip was my visit to Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur at 6 in the morning. It was a thrilling experience climbing up to the top of the monument at the break of dawn through one of the 8 storey minarets. I was...More

Thank KabraRamesh
Reviewed 16 September 2017

Imagine a massive dome suspended from the sky supported just by four pillars on the corner. This is what the Gol Gumbaz looks like. The central hall is very large and climb to the 16th floors leads to the whispering gallery where a single whisper...More

Thank rambha b
Reviewed 1 September 2017

I liked this place for its historic significance & Civil engineering miracle. Since there wasnt much rush, our guide explained every aspect very well in terrace. Apart from & times echo, I was amazed to hear even a whisper from a distance of 130 meters....More

2  Thank writerahul
Reviewed 27 August 2017 via mobile

Gol gumbaz is a place where one can listen to his or her voice 7 times. The eco effect of the structure is marvelous.

1  Thank basu738
Reviewed 23 August 2017

A structure speaking out about the precise detailing of Deccan architecture and the taste rulers of Adil shahi Dynasty.

1  Thank Md M
Reviewed 4 August 2017 via mobile

What a massive structure it actually is. This structure is visible from the great distance. ASI has done a great job. The only nuisance is by some people making sound inside the dome.

1  Thank Karthikeyan R
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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
Dinu N
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