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Address: Ahmednagar, India
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Historical fort linked to Freedom fighters of India

Must visit for history lovers. T he Leaders block in which the great leaders of India were detained during India's Freedom movement is well maintained and kept open for public... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed October 9, 2015
New Delhi, India
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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Must visit for history lovers. T he Leaders block in which the great leaders of India were detained during India's Freedom movement is well maintained and kept open for public view. The other parts of the big fort is used by army. The big open space before the Leaders block with trees is also kept clean. In each room the... More 

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Our national leaders who fought for freedom were kept under imprisonment here in this massive fort. It is under Army control now and the huge rooms in which the leaders spent their days are kept well maintained. As a mark of respect we have to remove our shoes out side before entering these rooms here. In Nehru's room the furniture... More 

2 Thank MaaGandhi
Ahmednagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Its got history. Nehru Gandhiji and Kasturba were imprisoned there. Nehru wrote his book here freedom at midnight. Also our family, an aunt to be precise, Miss Gool Nagarwala baked a cake for Nehrus Birthday and took it to the prison. Its now taken over by the Collector otherwise Army had its supply depot there and it was only open... More 

Thank AF1960yas
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

This fort is still an active military base, though the access is limited, it is still worth a visit. This is the base where Nehru was imprisoned, while Gandhi was was jailed in Pune ( Poona ) I do wish they would make more effort to restore the ramparts which are quite wonderful, but, now have vegetation taking root in... More 

Thank Billyji
Rohtak, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

fort is situated in Ahmednagar cantt. under supervision of army. fort is made up of big stones. have historical value as in the time of British rule.the freedom fighters are kept here. mahatma Ghandi ji were kept here in prison.

Thank kunwar_malik
Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

Massive fort, surrounded by a water canal! Quite a history it has, a place where Nehru & Patel were imprisoned.

Thank AkashRoonwal
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015

This is the fort that was used by the British Raj as a prison and this was were Jawaharlal Nehru, Abul Kalam Azad, Sardar Patel and other members of the Indian National Congress were jailed for almost three years after they passed the Quit India Resolution. Jawaharlal Nehru wrote 'The Discovery of India'- while he was imprisoned at Ahmednagar fort.... More 

3 Thank pskale
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

on the road from ajanta to pune. currently this fort is under the maintenance of army. Tourist are allowed to visit the fort. it is massive fort. like crusader fort, fort is surrounded by water canal. Many Indian freedom fighters were kept captive during 1942. food, water is not available on the fort. you will need to keep yourself hydrated... More 

3 Thank Jitendra C
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 1, 2014

Very interesting and impressive place. This is the place where Nehru, Patel were imprisoned. We can see the rooms where they were detained, the furniture, cot, chair and table they were using and many of their handwritten works are on display. A part of the fort is kept clean and the remaining part is very dirty. We need to take... More 

Thank loki_knows
Pune, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

This is the fort on the land which has very much importance in history. It was built by Ahmed Nizam shah. In 1759, it was captured by marathas and remained with them till General Wellesley captured it. Pandit Javaharlal Nehru wrote his famous book "Discovery of India" in the jails of this fort The fort remains open for Public only... More 

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