Notes on the Geography of Peninsular India: Bijapur (Vijayapura): Photo 10
The dome over the prayer hall has had many admirers. James Fergusson (II, 271) wrote of the architect: "If he had had the courage to pierce the niches at the base of his dome,and make them into windows, he would probably have had the credit of designing the most graceful building of its class in existence."
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