Bijapur city is well known for its historical monuments of architectural importance built during the rule of Adil Shahi dynasty.
Bijapur is located 530 km northwest of Bangalore and about 550 km from Mumbai. The city was established in the 10th-11th centuries by the Kalyani Chalukyas and was known as Vijayapura (City of victory). The city came under the influence of the Khilji Sultanate in Delhi by the late 13th century. In 1347, the area was conquered by the Bahmani Sultanate of Gulbarga. By this time, the city was being referred as Vijapur or Bijapur. Bijapur, Karnataka
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