Bidar Fort is considered as one of the most formidable forts of country. Bidar city was distinctly planned and built. The main citadel complex housed the royal places. Mahals and Mosque. Adjoining to this on the southern side, the city was built for the people. Both the citadel complex and city had separate forts for protection the plan of the Bidar city fortification is pentagonal. There are five gateways for entry into the city fort. It is main citadel complex fort which is stronger.
It is built on the brink of the plateau. Engineers and architecture of various countries were employed on its design and construction.