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Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Bijapur (Vijayapura): Photo 23

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The tomb stands behind the Nakkar Khana or Music Gallery, which was supposed to get minars that were never supplied. By 1905 the British had converted this building to a museum. Tacky? Not as tacky as their using the adjoining mosque as a guesthouse. Say what you will about Lord Curzon--and many have said much--but he put a stop to that.

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