Bidar is a city in the state of Karnataka, India. It is the administrative headquarters of the Bidar district and is known for its cultural and historical significance.

Bidar has a long and rich history, with evidence of human habitation dating back to the 3rd century BCE. It was an important center of the Chalukya Kingdom in the 10th and 11th centuries and later became a part of the Bahmani Sultanate in the 14th century. The city is known for its many historical landmarks and monuments, including the Bidar Fort, the Gurudwara Nanak Jhira Sahib, and the Chaubara Tower.

In addition to its historical attractions, Bidar is also known for its cultural and artistic heritage.