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Address: Ahmednagar, India

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I'm a foreigner learning India. I visited this place as I think this place has historic significance. The first PM after the modern independence, Jawaharlal Nehru, wrote the book... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I'm a foreigner learning India. I visited this place as I think this place has historic significance. The first PM after the modern independence, Jawaharlal Nehru, wrote the book here in a jail. I read the book, and got impressed by this location also. But... No visitor I met. Not well maintained it looks. It seems the first PM is... More 

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Ahmednagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 15, 2016

The Ahmednagar Fort is a historical fort which is now with the Army. Apart from old Mughul architecture, the fort also houses a jail. The cells are called as the Leaders Block and was used by the British during pre-independence to imprison political detainees. The highlight is the block which was used to detain Pt Jawahar Lal Nehru!!! It was... More 

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Bengaluru (Bangalore), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2016

Ahmednagar is easily accessible by all the three modes of transport i.e. road, rail and air. The nearest airport to Ahmednagar is 110 kilometers away at Aurangabad. The must-visit attractions around Ahmednagar include the Ahmednagar fort, Chand Bibi Palace and the Vishal Ganapati Temple. The Ahmednagar fort dates back to the Nizam Shahi dynasty.It was built by Malik Shah in... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 29, 2016

The fort is used by Indian Army for Armoured Corps. It is surrounded by a ditch with water in season, to protect it from enemies. Aurangjeb died here in 1707, thenafter the fort was taken up by the nizams and then after by the Marathas then to East India Company. During British time, it was used as prison and lots... More 

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Ahmednagar, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2016

This Historic site is still an active Military Camp, so access is limited, but you can visit where Nehru was imprisoned, and view the rampart walls from the outside. I do wish they would do more to restore and maintain this great part of India's history.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2016

A very old fort having good historical significance. However the fort doesn't seem to be maintained well.

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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 19, 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 

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Ahmednagar, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 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 

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Meherabad
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 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 

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