|Afzal Khan's Cenotaph, Bijapur nspirock.com|
|Afzal Khan's Cenotaph, Bijapur sinspirock.com|
Among numerous monuments, the one that draws our attention is
Afzal Khan's cenotaph. Being the army chief under the ruler Adil Shah II, before going to war against the Marathas on orders from his ruler, he committed the most heinous crime. Fearing death as predicted by the court astrologers, he killed all his 63 wives by pushing them in to a deep well in a place called 'saat kabar' and interred in this burial ground before going to war,The tomb stone are about 5 km from the city. Both this cenotaph and the near-by mosque are built in the style of design prevalent during the reign of Adil Shah dynasty.
|Afzal Khan's Cenotaph, Bijapur|
|Bijapur army chief. Afzal Khan,en.wikipedia.og|
|Shivaji attacking taall Afzal khan, wikipedia.|