Archaeological museum, vijaypur

Distance: 0.5km from bijapur railway station

Archaeological museum, vijaypur

Archaeological museum, vijaypur

Significance :

Bijapur is another name of ancient city called vijaypur. It was the capital for adil shahi rule and a district head quarter for a very broad district including current bagalkot and vijaypur districts in british rule. In 1892 the museum was established in naqquar khan(trumpet house) of the gol gumbaz. The building itself is a point of attraction for visitors as it is in typical adil shahi architectural style and large showcases introduced by british officers themselves have become example of antique furniture.

The museum has six galleries. First gallery displays brahmanical sculptures, second gallery has jain sculptures. Third display inscriptions of arebic, persain, Sanskrit, and kannada languages with a variety of calligraphy. Fourth gallery exhibits arms, weapons and other metal wares. Fifth gallery has miniature painting, carpet, metal objects. Sixth gallery exhibits arebic and persain manuscripts, chaina porcelain wares. In total the visit to the museum will defiantly increase the knowledge about the many things related to chalukyas sculpture and adil shahi life style.  

How to reach :

Gol gubaz premise, vijaypur

Distance from state capital bangalore to Bara kaman is 525 km

Distance from hubli to Vijaypur is 197 km

Distance from vijaypur railway station is 0.5

Bus and private vehicles are also available from banglore, hubli, solapur and Mumbai.

Nearby Railway station : Vijaypur

Nearby Airport : Hubballi, Banglore

Stay :

Nearby Hotel and resort Facility at vijaypur.


10.00AM – 05.00PM 

Entrance fees :

                        Rs 5/per head

Nearby attractions :

Golgmaz, Bara Kaman, uppali burz, mali-e-maidan, jod gumbaz, taj bawdi, Ibrahim rouza, asar mahal, gagan mahal, siddeshwar temple, shri siddha yogashrama, shivagiri, narasihma temple toravi


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