Late Mohammed Adil Shah, the Sultan of Bijapur was a renowned ruler and a great warrior. Gol Gumbaz, is the glorious tomb of, the great Sultan, who is remembered for his administrative reforms. Situated in Bijapur, in the state of Karnataka, the dome is believed to have been constructed in the 17th century.
Famed for the excellent Islamic architecture, this monument is considered to be the world's second largest after St Peter's Basilica of Vatican City, Rome.
Seven storied towers of octagonal shape support the corners of this fantastic monument. The sound system in the dome is so designed that it reverberate even a murmuring sound return back to the person exactly nine times.