Mar 152013
A City Rises Again-Ruins of Bidar Fort

  A City Rises Again-Ruins of Bidar Fort This picture of Bidar Fort taken during visit to the Bidar Fort about 100 KM from Hyderabad. The fort was capital of the empire in Deccan before Golconda gained prominence. Here you see a tourist standing in an arch of the ruins with the new town modern apartments visible in a distance. Hence the title ” A City Rises Again”   Please click on picture to read the post about Bidar Fort.  This post is part of Skywatch friday. Detailed post on visit to Bidar Fort and Guduwara Nanak Jheera is here [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]

Aug 102012
Bidar Fort and Gurudwara Nanak Jheera

Bidar in Karnataka is a sleepy, dusty town about 140 KM from Hyderabad. It has 2 claims to fame one is a visit by Guru Nanak Dev the founder of Sikhism about 500 years ago and other is as the former capital of the Bahmani Sultans, one of the first Islamic dynasties in Deccan. This post we will visit Bidar Fort and Gurudwara Nanak Jheera near the Bidar Fort. Gurudwara Nanak Jheera in Bidar The legend is that first Sikh Guru Nanak Dev visited Bidar at a time when it was suffering through severe drought and on request of [Continue Reading By Clicking Here…]