It was constructed and established a century back in 1907. It was setup by the Late Shri Appasaheb Varsad. The building is a three storey structure that is currently managed by the Solapur Municipal Corporation.
Bhuikot Fort is a landmark of Solapur town and footmark of Bahamani dynasty. The fort was built during 14th century by Bahamani Sultan. The great fort is still standing in royal posture. Accompanied by the lake and the temple, the fort is an amazing place of tourist attraction.
Shri Siddheshwar Temple
Siddheshwar Temple of Solapur is abode of Lord Siddheshwar who represents both Lord Shiva and Lord Vishnu, placed in the middle of Siddheshwar lake. The great wall of temple adds a feature of fort to the temple campus. It is said that Shri Siddharameshwar, who was a yogi and devotee of Shri Mallikarjuna of Srisailam, had built this amazing temple.
Rukmini Mandir, which is another main attraction of Solapur. The lofty walls and massive towers of this temple are considered as a landmark that signifies the importance of this shrine. Rukmini Mandir is located on the banks of Chandra Bhaga River. The other common name of this temple is Panduranga Temple.
Akkalkot Swami Samarth Maharaj Temple
Akkalkot is the holy abode to Shri Swami Samarth Maharaj, a 19th century saint who is believed to be an incarnation of Lord Dattatreya. This architectural marvel houses a banyan tree whose shade was believed to be the meditation spot of the Swami. After living for two decades, the saint left for eternal sleep and today his tomb and shrine are located in the temple complex.