Gulbarga is a city in the Indian state of Karnataka. It is the administrative headquarters of Gulbarga District. It was formerly part of Nizam's Hyderabad state. Gulbarga is 200 km from Hyderabad and 623 km north of Bangalore.
There are beautiful DARGA in and around Gulbarga to visit namely: Khaja BANDA NAWAZ, Shri Kshetra Ganagapur(Ganagapura), a well known pilgrimage of God Shri Sadguru Dattatreya Narasimha Saraswati, Sri. Hulakantheshwar Temple , and the Ghathargi Bhagamma Temple located on the bank of Bhima river.
Places of religious importance in Gulbarga are the Khwaja Bande Nawaz Dargah, Sharanabasaveshwar Temple, Buddha Vihar and Sheikh Roza Dargah. Devotees from all over the World visit these places of worship.
The city of Gulbarga was founded by the Bahmani Sultans in the 14th century as their capital. The northern Deccan, including the district of Gulbarga, passed under control of the Muslim Sultanate of Delhi. The revolt of the Muslim officers appointed from Delhi resulted in founding of the Bahmani Sultanate in 1347 by Hassan Gangu, who chose Gulbarga (Ahsenabad during this period) to be his capital.