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Bijapur Fort: Towers and cannons looked at us from every angle. The fort stood amidst the walls of the modern city, looking both crumbled and stately at the same time. It seemed like a motif of the town, built by Yusuf Adil Shah, founder of the Adil Shah Dynasty, in the 15th century. The citadel or the Arakella along with the Faroukh Mahal was built by the ruler, who was believed to have been of Turkish origin and a prince himself. less 
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Yahoo Lifestyle | Photo By Lakshmi Sharath
Tue, Apr 2, 2013 4:00 AM EDT