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    Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur, has the second largest pre-modern dome in the world after the Byzantine Hagia Sophia.

    • Miguel Murillo

      Gol Gumbaz at Bijapur, has the second largest pre-modern dome in the world after the Byzantine Hagia Sophia. This is architecture history!

    • Navika Decoration Committee

      Gol Gumbaz, the mausoleum of Muhammad Adil Shah (AD 1626 –56) located in Bijapur, District Bijapur, Karnataka State is an important monument of Indo-Islamic architecture aptly known for its amazing dimensions and unique acoustic features (Deepika)

    • Native Planet Travel & Tourism

      Sound is echoed for 7 times and can be clearly heard on the other side - Gol Gumbaz, #Karnataka

    • Aazmeen Kasad

      Gol Gumbaz: An outstanding engineering marvel, Gol Gumbaz (meaning "rose dome") is the tomb of Mohammed Adil Shah and was completely built in 1656. Its enormous whispering dome is the second largest in the world next to St. Peter's Basilica in Rome. The acoustical system in the dome carries the faintest whisper around the dome & returns to the listener over nine times. The gallery around the dome provides a fabulous view of Bijapur in Karnataka, India

    • Satish Nair

      Gol Gumbaz meaning "rose dome" is the mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. This tomb in Karnataka was completed in 1656 by Yaqut of Dabul. Although "impressively simple in design", it is the "structural triumph of Deccan architecture". With an area of 18,000 sq ft. the mausoleum has one of the biggest single chamber spaces in the world. Inside is a square podium with steps on each side. In the middle of the podium, a cenotaph slab on the ground marks the actual grave below.

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      Gol Gumbaz #North #Karnataka #India

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      GolGumbaz Karnataka

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