- Bijapur in its heyday rivalled and at times surpassed its Mughal contemporaries such as Delhi, Agra, and Lahore in magnificence.
- Important structures in Bijapur: Gol Gumbaz, Ibrahim Rouza, Jama Masjid, massive cannon called Malik-e-Maidan.
- He gave patronage to famous Turkish architect named Malik Sandal. Malik Sandal later designed the Ibrahim Rouza, the tomb of Ibrahim Adil Shah II.
- Extensive use of fish motifs in the buildings.
Fig: Gol Gumbaz/ Gumbad at Bijapur (Karnataka)