Bijapur is a well-known city located in Karnataka. Formerly, it was known by the name of Vijayapura. This city is famous as the 'Historical City' of Karnataka as it houses the astounding and ancient historical monuments. They were constructed during the reign of the ruling dynasties of Bijapur. The city is visited by the hundreds of visitors amid the year.
Standing at a height of 2500 feet above the sea level, Bijapur is spread over vast acres of land. The craggy terrains of Bijapur are fed by the waters of the River Krishna & its tributaries. Bijapur shares its boundaries with Solapur in North, Bagalkot in South, Belgaum in West and Gulbarga in East. It has a subtropical climate. It faces scorching summers with an average temperature of 33°C and mild winters with the median mercury level of 16°C. The annual precipitation received by Bijapur is 2760 mm.
The 'Historical City' is bedecked with amazing architectural grandeurs. The notable tourist sites include the names like Gol Gumbaz, Tomb of Ibrahim Adil Shah II, Upli Burj, Memorial of King Edward VII, Basavan Bagewadi, Shree Siddeshwar Temple, Mecca mosque, Jami Masjid etc. that are visited by the tourists.