This is a centrally located site. The Citadel is surrounded by its own walls and there is a wide moat in the center of the premise. It has in its enclosure palaces, gardens and halls which belonged to the Adil shah rulers. It was built by Yusuf Adil shah.
Most of the structures are dilapidated and some have been converted to government buildings but the unique charm of the place cannot be missed when you visit the place.
The most famous structures in the enclosure are Gagan Mahal, which was the royal palace as well as a Durbar Hall, Sat Manzil, Jala Manzil and Bara Kaman.