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we have to reach this by steps .steps are steep.we can see the entire bijapur from this top.large... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
raja p
Hyderabad, India
City View from top of tower

Upli Burj or the Hyder Burj, an 80-feet tall tower with two cannons on its roof top, was built by... read more

Reviewed 22 April 2018
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Reviewed 14 August 2018

Uppali Buruj situated in the north of Dakhani Idgah in Bijapur, was built by Hyder Khan around 1584. This 80 ft high spherical structure tower has stone steps encircling from the outside. This place contains old war materials such as guns and water cisterns. The...More

Thank arvind_foodie
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

Unique structure meant for guarding city in olden days by a old lady by saving money from her small income. Upali Buruz is in good condition but one has to be careful while climbing up and down bcoz steps are uneven. Once u climb about...More

Thank SatyajitD64
Reviewed 11 May 2018 via mobile

Uppali buruz is a good place to visit in all season and it is a historical place of Bijapur. Best place for picnics.

Thank Sharath15
Reviewed 7 May 2018

we have to reach this by steps .steps are steep.we can see the entire bijapur from this top.large cannon is here.

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Reviewed 22 April 2018

Upli Burj or the Hyder Burj, an 80-feet tall tower with two cannons on its roof top, was built by Hyder Khan,the general in Ibrahim Adil Shah and Ali Adil Shah’s army. This centrally located tower stands to the north of Dakhani Idgah in Bijapur...More

Thank ansangam
Reviewed 25 March 2018

Built as a watch tower ,one can see cannons installed as a preparedness to defend the city against the enemy.The cannons even after exposed to climate for so many years have not got rusted. This showcases the excellent knowledge the late rulers had about the...More

Thank raghu67
Reviewed 13 December 2017

can see the city from top. two small cannon are there, high steps around 40 have to climb. its within the city no worry for transport, food and water, not suitable for old age

Thank Sheetal P
Reviewed 27 November 2017 via mobile

Upli buruj is having a great history in Bijapur, it is a picnic place to visit in evening with family or friends. It is a good and best place to visit.

Thank Sharath15
Reviewed 28 October 2017 via mobile

It's a monument built in strong rock. Rock made stairs lead us to the terrace. You need to climb several stairs and reach the terrace. There are three canons installed in different directions on the terrace. These were all done in preparedness to the war....More

Thank rajanik74
Reviewed 30 September 2017

You need to climb several steps to reach the top of the monument. They are nearly 80+ steep stairs that lead to the terrace. The terrace has three canons installed at different locations. This structure served as the watch tower during the Deccan Sultanate rule....More

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