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We visited this fort on way back from Ellora. It was certainly worth visiting. Be ready to do some fort climbing.

4 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
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Hyderabad, India

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Pune
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Very nice fort, you need to put some efforts to climb it but it is worth to go above and experience the beauty of this fort. surprising no car parking charges and very negligible entry fees of rs.5, which I feel should be more and the same amount need to spend on preserving this great fort for long time.

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Hyderabad, India
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64 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW

We visited this fort on way back from Ellora. It was certainly worth visiting. Be ready to do some fort climbing.

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Bhilai, India
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133 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

Daulatabad is located at a distance of 13 km from Aurangabad. This fort, which was once known as Devagiri, is a magnificent 12th century fortress standing atop a hill. Daulatabad , "the City of Fortune", which is constructed with excellent architecture, is one of the few invincible forts in Maharashtra. Mohammed Bin Tughluq, the sultan of Delhi gave the name... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most impenetrable Forts of the World. It is constructed in such a way that the Enemy Forces would be deceived into taking wrong turns, because of architectural designs. just as they are thinking there is no wall, they end up in the Valley or into a long labyrinthine tunnel, where they get lost. Anybody missing would be... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The bhool bulaiyya and dark ascent to reach the top are must explore for history buffs. Takes a fair bit of effort to reach the top and it is still under maintenance overall.

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Vilnius
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Half in ruins, half well preserved, Daulatabad fort is worth to explore. Monday afternoon it was pretty crowded with Indian tourists coming in school companies or families. However the flows of people are diffused over the large area, and one can find lonely places and moments. And the fort is also the residence for langurs, squirrels and bats. Grey langurs... More 

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Navi Mumbai, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

You can reach the fort by any public transport or avail a private taxi. The Daulatabad fort can be a 1day trip including the khuldabad fort and Mhaismal which is a mini hill station. As all of them are on one route Best to wear your tracking shoes and a nice cap as there is a bit of walking around... More 

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daulatabad is a must fort for trek lovers. I have been trekking forts since school days with my neighbourhood friends. To name the forts we trekked: Sinhagadh, Rajhgadh, Raigadh, Tornagadh, Raireshwar, Tikona, Tunggadh, Mohangadh, Rohida, Malhargadh, Shivneri, Jeevdhangadh, Sajjangadh, Ajikyatara, Karnala, Sudhagadh, Bhorapgadh, Korigadh, Dukesnose, Lohagadh, Visapur, Dhangadh, Kailasgadh, Murudzanzira, Panhalagadh, Pratapgadh, Purandar, Hadsargadh. Amongst all above forts, I have... More 

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Turnhout, Belgium
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The climb to the top of the fort is very nice. At a certain point you have to climb in the dark for a little while. From the top you have a nice view over the surroundings and you see the other walls for defense. Inside the first circle you can visit some nice buildings, like a temple and a... More 

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2015 via mobile

It's a beautiful trek up the hill with an amazing view of aurangabad. For people who like military history the fort is very well maintained and you can get to see a lot of things associated with military tactics there It has a lot of old cannon pieces with their history written, some of which are elaborately carved

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