Uppali Buruz Overview

Ranked 14 of 70 sightseeing in Bijapur

Uppali Buruz is located to the north of Dakhani Idgah in the district of Bijapur. It is an 80 ft high tower, which was built around 1584 AD by Hyder Khan. Spherical in shape, it has stone steps all around.

Furthermore, it contains various guns, powder chambers, war material, and water cisterns. This tower is also known by some other names such as Hyder Burj and Upri Burj. Tourists can also enjoy an aerial view of the city from the top of this tower.

What travellers are saying about Uppali Buruz

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  • Best Time: During DayBest Time: Below 1hr
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsLength of visit: During Sunrise
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Famous for: Monuments

Entry: free

99% voted as clean

Review and Ratings

Pavan Kumar3.6/5

44 reviews

Tower with Cannons

It is a watch tower. Two large cannons are placed on this tower. We can see the 360 degree view of Bijapur from this tower. Only few steps are there to reach top. Aged people also can reach top without any problem.

Madhu Maddy3.6/5

78 reviews

Perfect place for antique photography

It's in Bijapur Athani highway. Near to water tank and sainyk school. here you can find the weapons used by kings. like barrels, different types of Cannons, etc which wer used by olden army. U can visit tis place during dusk as it will be the perfect time. A perfect place for antic photography.

Nitin Vhadalure2.1/5

7 reviews

Best time to visit is after 5 pm.

This place good as it is situated just above to city level. need climb more than 200 steps to reach there. near to shivaji chawk. Best time to visit after 5 pm.