VISITING PLACES AROUND THE SCHOOL
LACES OF INTEREST IN BIDAR
GURUDWARA SHIRI NANAK JHIRA SAHEB
The famous Nanak Jheera - the largest sikh temple atleast in Karnataka, carries the tale that Guru Nanak - the first guru of the Sikhs visited this place and got rid of the scarcity of drinking water in the region. A popular spot is the Sikh temple, Guru Nanak Jheera, where fresh crystal clear spring water appears from nowhere.
Narasimha Jheera: To visit the Narasimha Jheera, you have to tread for atleast a furlong inside a cave with waist deep water ( and countless bats hanging from the roof!) to seek the a view of Lord Narasimha. Papanaash is a temple of Lord Shiva.....they say you can see snakes guarding the idol especially during Shivaraathri.
THE BIDAR FORT
: The historical fort of Bidar was a stronghold of the Bahamani Kings in the 14th and 15th centuries. The fort is surrounded by three miles of walls with 37 bastions, most of them surmounted with cannons. This fort was a source of irritation to the Mughal rulers of Delhi, and was finally conquered by Aurangazeb. The fort has a beautiful museum glorifing history.
AIR FORCE STATION BIDAR:
There is an Indian Air Force Station in Bidar, which was the Elementary Flying School earlier. Now it is a training center fort SURYAKIRAN planes. Very soon HAWK planes will be seen flying in Bidar.