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Address: Ahmednagar, India

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Interesting & Impressive!

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

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 28, 2015
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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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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.

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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 

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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 

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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 

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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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Pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2013

This fort was built in the fifteenth century and has changed many hands since then. It should have been better maintained by the archaeological society of India. It must have been a grand old monument at sometime but is crumbling . The room where Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru was imprisoned is relatively better maintained along with old letters from Nehru to... More 

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Chandigarh
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2013

This fort was built by Malik shah ahmed in 1427. This fort was ruled by Mougulas, Nizams, British, Peshwas etc. British used this fort as Jail and Nehru was jailed for three years in this fort. Gandhi was also kept here and also Aurangzeb died in this fort at the age of 88. So this fort has great history and... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

first of all would like to inform you that this place is closed for public. But I still managed to get in to this place and boy I tell you what a feeling it was. It is really amazing to know that our first prime minister was kept as a prisoner here and he wrote famous book discovery of India... More 

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2012

Beciz it is under mitilarly control the fort is is good condition and maintained well by the army. Saw the prision cell were Gandhi and Pandit nehru was lodged....it is here in this jail Pandit Nehru wrote his book Discover of India....do visit.

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