Situated in Vijayapura, a heritage city in Karnataka, Gol Gumbaz is definitely a monument attracting attention from all over the world. Gol Gumbaz is a mausoleum of Mohammed Adil Shah. He had been the Sultan of Bijapur (now Vijayapura). The Gol Gumbaz has cenotaphs of Mohammed Adil Shah along with wife Arus Bibi, daughter and his grandson. Gol Gumbaz construction was started in 1626 and got completed in the year of 1656. This world famous and renowned Gol Gumbaz Bijapur was designed and architected by Yakut of Dabul. The monument is a great example of Deccan architecture. The monument covers an area of total 1,700 m2. Gol Gumbaz is one of the most visited places in Karnataka ad attracting tourist from worldwide having the second largest dome in the world without being supported by pillars and also one of the biggest single-chambered structure of the world.