Ibrahim Roza is also known as Taj Mahal of Deccan!
This place is home to the remains of the Adil Shah ruler Ibrahim Adil Shah II and his wife Taj Sultana. But don’t worry, it’s not a spooky haunted tomb or anything like that. It’s actually a stunning monument that was built as a symbol of harmony between Hindus and Muslims.
The monument was designed by Malik Sandal, a Persian architect who was clearly a genius because this place is a masterpiece! It has a mosque on the right and a tomb on the left, with intricate carvings and beautiful architecture that will make your jaw drop.
He, clearly had a way with words too, because the sentence of Quran are beautifully covered on the walls.
But that’s not all – this place an ornamental pond that will make you feel like royalty as you gaze upon it.
And let’s not forget about the big fountain and reservoir that divide the mosque from the tomb – it’s like something out of a fairy tale! With graceful arches, intricate designs, and a large crowning onion dome, this place is one of the most beautiful instances of Islamic architecture.
So, if you want to experience the structural simplicity with intricate stonework and point arches that lead to cool high ceiling chambers and walls richly decorated with sculptures and hangings, then you need to visit the Ibrahim Roza!
Located about 2 km from Bijapur on the western outskirts of the city, this place is a must-visit for anyone who loves history, architecture, or just wants to feel like a king or queen for a day. Trust me, you won’t be disappointed!