Bidar District With Tahsils & Tourist Places in Karnataka State

Bidar District With Tahsils & Tourist Places in Karnataka State: Bidar's name seems to come from the word "bidiru," which means "bamboo." The area appears to have been noted for bamboo clusters in the past, earning it the names 'Bidaroor', 'Bidare', and 'Bidar'. Even though there are other stories about where the name "Bidarooru" comes from, it seems closer to the truth and is supported by writings from the present day. Bidar is an Indian city on a hilltop on the Deccan plains in the northeast of the state of Karnataka. It is the headquarters of the Bidar District.

Since it is about 700 km (430 mi) from the state capital, Bengaluru, it has been ignored for a long time by the state government. But because of its long history, the city stands out on the Archaeological Map of India. The Bidar Fort is more than 500 years old and still stands strong. It is in a beautiful spot on the Deccan plains. According to the book "Bidar Heritage" by the State Department of Archaeology, Museums, and Heritage, about 30 of the 61 monuments mentioned by the department are tombs in and around Bidar city. That's why it's called "The City of Whispering Monuments." Heritage sites in and around Bidar have become the most popular place to shoot films in recent years. Both Bollywood and the Kannada film business have made trips there.

 

Bidar District

Bidar District With Tahsils & Tourist Places


Bidar is known for the handicrafts made by the Bidri people and for its long past. Bidar is also one of the most holy places for Sikhs to visit. Bidar is the hottest and wettest place in north Karnataka, which is different from other places in the area. In 2009-2010, Bidar was the 22nd cleanest city in India and the 5th cleanest in Karnataka. Bidar is on SH4, and the whole city has four-lane roads.

Ancient parts of the Karez System have recently been found in the city. The Karez (Qanat) is a network of water pipes running underground. Built in the 15th century, the Bidar Karez is more than 3 km (1.9 mi) long and has 21 air vents. Underground canals were built to connect underground water streams. These canals were meant to bring drinking water to the towns around the Bidar fort and the soldiers there. This was important in a city where the ground was rocky, and it was hard to drill wells.

Tourist Places in Bidar District


The Most Popular Tourist Destination places in Bidar District are Guru Nanak Jhira, Papnash Shiva Temple, Narshimha Jhira Water Cave Temple, Deva Deva Vana, Veerbhadreshewar Jatra’s at Humnabad & Changlare, Manik Prabhu Temple,  and Chidambara Aashram, Shri Siddharudha Math, (Gumpa), Mailar Mallanna Temple, Anubhava Mantapa and Karanja Dam.


Tahsils in Bidar District


Below are the 8 Tahsils in Bidar District:

Bidar Aurad Basavakalyan
Humnabad Bhalki Kamalnagar
Hulsur Chitguppa


Bidar District With Tahsils & Tourist Places

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