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Solah Khamba Mosque


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Solah Khamba Mosque Overview

Ranked 10 of 10 sightseeing in Bidar

The Solah Khamba Mosque was built by Qubil Sultani between 1423 and 1424. The mosque derives it’s name from the 16 pillars that are lined in the front of the structure. Popularly known as the Zanana Masjid, this mosque is about 90 metres long and 24 metres wide. Behind the southern wall of this mosque, there is a large well. Characterised by columns, arches and domes, this mosque is one of the largest in India.

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
  • Length of visit: 2-3hrsBest Time: During Sunset
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Saranya Devanathan3.2/5

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Not only 16 pillars, but also 4 rows

This is inside the fort. ASI has made a huge park inside the Bidar fort. By the side of the park, this structure is there. It is locked, rather jailed with iron bar grill. One can see 4 rows of pillars from outside itself.

Ankit Kumar4.6/5

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The symmetrical mosque

Guys, trust me when you go inside here and view the Mihrab(Niche), you get the feeling and sense of symmetry in there, it's so calming it gets you moving in there. Amazing architectural heritage, when you go to fort, don't miss seeing this. You gotta request the fort authorities to open this.

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Solah Khamba Mosque, Bidar

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