The Gol Gumbaz of Bijapur

The very symbol of Bijapur, the Gol Gumbaz towers over all the monuments in the town. The monument is a mausoleum built in the 17th century for the Sultan of Bijapur, Mohammad Adil Shah and it is proudly referred to as the “structural triumph of Deccan architecture.” The dome , one of the largest in the world
was supposed to be like a budding rose, emerging from the petals of the flower that stood at its base and hence it was called the “rose dome”. For more skies of the world visit Source: Article

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