Tuesday, June 25, 2019

Upli Buruj


Upli Buruj

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Upli Buruj or Uplri Buruj is a spherical structure with stone steps winding round the outside. The top of the tower offers a commanding view of the city. This is also known as Hyder Burj or Upli Burj. On top of Upli Burj there are two guns of huge size. One needs to climb the stairs to reach the top. 

The para feet of this tower which was used for monitoring purposes has been fenced now. One needs to climb the circular stairs to reach the top. However except for this tower there is very little evidence of the citadel wall in this area due to rampant construction. Furthermore, it contains various guns, powder chambers, war material, and water cisterns.


Upli Buruj or Uplri Buruj In Bijapur

History

Upli Buruj or Uplri Buruj was built around 1584 by Hyder Khan, is an 80 ft high tower standing to the north of Dakhani Idgah in Bijapur (Vijapura).

How to Reach

Nearest City  : Vijapura
District           : Vijapura
Distance        : 1.2 km from Vijapura Bus Stand

Duration         : > 1 Hour                        

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Upli Buruj

Upli Buruj Upli Buruj or Uplri Buruj is a spherical structure with stone steps winding round the outside. The top of the tower of...