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Address: Daulatabad, Aurangabad, India
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A fort to remember

Daulatabad Fort is a premier fort very near Aurangabad and on the way to Ellora Caves.Its very impressive with the Palace on top of a hill. It is in very good state of repair and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
raghupalat
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Mumbai (Bombay), India

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Pune, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daulatabad fort is a real nice structure. Be prepared to do mild trekking to reach the top of the fort, but it is worth it. Can see the whole city from the top and the views are amazing

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Daulatabad Fort is a premier fort very near Aurangabad and on the way to Ellora Caves.Its very impressive with the Palace on top of a hill. It is in very good state of repair and well worth a visit

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Thank raghupalat
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Aurangabad visit is incomplete until you visit this place. Part of Daulatabad fort..you can see the minar and view from this level is spectacular.It was used to keep royal prisoners.

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Thank immohit1
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016 via mobile

This place is part of daultabad fort. When we visited, on approach to this place, restoration work was going on. We couldn't see it from inside.

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Thank Neha S
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2016

this place has lot of walking and climbing stairs so not good fo old people. good to have guide as they will let u know how the hindu place was turned into a mosque another thing is they had many disguise darwazas to get inside. lovely and amazing place to visit..at the top u have to go inside a dark... More 

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Thank rashinr2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2015

Devagiri, later known as Daultabad, situated 11 kms north-west of Aurangabad, is famous for its formidable hill fort. The fort is situated on an isolated cone-shaped hill from the plain to the height of about 190 metres. The Chand Minar, the Chini Mahal and the Baradari are the important structures within the fort. The Chand Minar, about 63 metres in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2015

Another location in Aurangabad that is not being maintained and is in shambles. We decided to do a quick tour and left for Ajanta.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

For the history buffs. Walk around the fort and enjoy a trip into the past. Not too tedious, and suitable for all ages as long as you can walk around.

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Ahmedabad, Gujarat, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

Chini Mahal was a prision for royal prisioner and many of royal captive of king Aurangzeb. The place is in Daulatabad Fort and entire Fort is not in a good condition and requires major repairing. We were not impressed at all by visit.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

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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