The city is also called Kalaburagi, situated in Karnataka. If you see, it is not a popular tourist attraction but it has some places worth visiting. The place has a historical heritage of its own which is reflected in its rich architecture and culture. So, let’s without any further ado start with the 9 places to visit in Gulbarga.
1. GULBARGA FORT
Gulbarga Fort, Halbarga, Brhampur, Gulbarga, Karnataka
The fort’s architecture is influenced by Islamic architecture. In the time of the Bahamani Dynasty, it was fortified by Raja Gulchand.
The fortress was built by Alauddin Bahman after the town was proclaimed the capital of The Kingdom of Bahamani (Bahamani Kingdom).
2. DARGAH HAZRAT KHWAJA BANDANAWAZ GESUDARAZ RH
Rauza E Buzurg, Darga Road, Khaja Colony, Gulbarga, Karnataka
This is the shrine of Hazrat Khwaja Banda Nawaz Gaisu Daraz, an Indian Sufi saint.
This place will give you all the Kun faya kun feels, what better way to spend an evening.
3. BUDDHA VIHAR
Near University Kalburgi, Sedam Road, Gulbarga, Karnataka
Buddha Vihara is a Buddhist temple and a spiritual centre in Gulbarga. The calm of this place is definitely worth experiencing.
4. SHREE SHARANA BASAVESHWARA TEMPLE
SB Temple Rd, Raghavendra Colony, Brhampur, Gulbarga, Karnataka
Timing: Open 24 hours
The temple is dedicated to a prominent Lingayat religious teacher and philosopher, Shri Sharana Basaveshwara.
If you are looking for holy vibes, come here.
5. CHANDRAMPALLI DAM
Chandrampalli Dam Gottam Gotta, Karnataka
The Gottam Gotta forest surrounds the dam, which is sandwiched between two mountains.
This is a lovely hangout spot. Take your friends along for a fun chill evening.
6. KORANTI HANUMAN TEMPLE
Kotnoor, Gulbarga, Karnataka
It has beautiful elephant statues, peaceful gardens, and a sculpture of Lord Hanuman.
Festivals are celebrated with great zeal here, locals believe that all wishes are granted here.
7. JAMA MASJID
Gulbarga Fort, 585101, Halbarga, Brhampur, Gulbarga, Karnataka
Timing: 9 AM – 5 PM
This place is constructed with Lime Brick.
Considered by many to be among South Asia’s finest mosques. The interior of the Spanish Mosque in Hyderabad, India, resembles the arched architecture of the Jamia Masjid Gulbarga.
For a heavenly view and peace like nowhere else, this is the place.
8. SAIGIRI WATER PARK
C65, Gulbarga University, Jnana Ganga, Kalnoor, Gulbarga, Karnataka
Timing: MON- Open 24 hours
TUES, WED, THURS, FRI: 10 AM – 6 PM
SAT : 11 AM – 6 PM
SUN: 10 AM – 6 PM
9. GOVERNMENT ZOO GULBARGA
Municipal Garden, Halbarga, Brhampur, Gulbarga, Karnataka
For a fun family day out what better place than a zoo.
Don’t forget to keep a day or two in your itinerary for a leisure break around town. I assure you, you’ll carry many memories back home.