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Address: Daulatabad, Aurangabad, India

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One of the best forts I have visited

This fort is situated at Daulatabad. On my way to Ellora I saw this fort from outside. I thought that it will be a small one and it wont take more than 30mns. But after entering... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 26, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 NEW

This fort is situated at Daulatabad. On my way to Ellora I saw this fort from outside. I thought that it will be a small one and it wont take more than 30mns. But after entering the fort, I came to know that its not a small one. The fort is big. It has a good Historic value. The fort... More 

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Toluca, Mexico
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2015

Chini Mahal is located inside the Daulatabad Fort. Now ruide, this small palace called my attention since the remaining mosaic engraved in the columns are the same used in Mexican architecture. I saw it on my pass to reach the top of the fort.

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Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2015

Part of Daulatabad fort..you can see the minar and view from this level is spectacular.It was used to keep royal prisoners.Above this level you can see the canon which over looks Aurangabad

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Delhi
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2015

Getting progressively ruined and is Part of Daulatabad Fort. Not so impressive. If you love architecture, may like to see Chini mahal.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

On one of the levels in Daulatabad fort, we came across a structure which still had some Persion style paintings on the wall. We learnt later from the guide books that these were actually tiles of China clay and that this was used as a prison for royal prisoners!

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 26, 2014

This structure is names so becasue of Chinese Porcelain work on the walls - some of which can still be seen. The structure is dilapidated and visitors are not allwoed to go inside. For most of its life, this place was used to house political prisoners

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Pune
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2014

This mahal/Palace is in Daulatabad fort after crossing second entrance. Chini mahal was used for keeping prisoners on the fort. nice place to visit from fort and cannon called as “Mendha Tof” places close to this mahal.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2014

Unless you are visiting Aurangabad for more than 3 days, this place can be skipped. Its not maintained as well as the other heritage monuments in Aurangabad.

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Ratnagiri, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

Its good place for science student. But, its not well preserved. The area is dirty and shabby. The water pont is dirty. The water is wasted to drainage. Shoould improve the condition

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atlanta
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2012

This is the poor man's Taj Majal. It is worth a visit, the grounds are a bit run down but far less crowded that the real Taj.

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