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Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad
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Daulatabad Fort, a 14th-century fort city and one of the seven wonders of Maharashtra, carries the impressive reputation of never having been defeated in battle. Some believe Lord Shiva lives in the hills surrounding this historical attraction, which stands high on its own hill and only grants access to the summit across a narrow bridge. The lower slopes of the hill were once cut away to create steep sides and make defenses stronger, and a deep moat infested with crocodiles once surrounded the fort, but has since dried up. However, you can still explore the damp tunnels winding through the hill. Keep an eye out for monuments like the Chand Minar, a distinctive tower. A visit to the fort requires a lot of walking, so arrive early in the day for cooler weather and wear proper shoes. Plan your visit to Daulatabad Fort and a wealth of other attractions, well-known and undiscovered, using our Daulatabad itinerary maker.
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  • Allan ban guard-is a fortress located on the way to Ellora. So just like Rocky Mountain Fort seen from afar is huge, you can. Not only just go up quite steep road to the top is steep along with the heat of India, Cindy is fine. And the people of India who have hebatte on the way we motivate each climbed up. Completely forgot to take pictures of the ascent was walking up to the inevitable, so (lol top panoramic views of the surrounding views. You can realize the robustness of this Fort a rampart surrounded her over and over again.
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  • while in north of India, most of the Mughal forts dilapidate in arid weather, in the Deccan, the forts are drenched in monsoon rain, mosses are replete and the walls are full of green vegetation. buil...  more »
  • If u r in aurangabad then start your day of siteseen by treking this awesome fort.... Long and heighted fort but easy to trek...full of steps and sculptures preserved as they were.... 
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  • Brilliant architecture... Salute to the brains behind this construction.. Best defended fort of the medieval period.. Best fort I have visited ever but I would suggest to hire a guide or read a book about the fort because the real beauty of the fort is in the strategy only which was used during the war time for defence.
  • A great example of a very good defensive fort. It has amazing defensive mechanisms and strategies in this forts. If you decide to go 400 steps up the fort then you will be able to see the beautiful view.
  • Historic place and reminds us the values that past has left. Those who plan of security can get more wisdom by looking at the layout of daultabad situated in Aurangabad, Maharashtra. Security of the fort is in layers, almost 7 + or – layers of security is set. Absolutely on top is where the kingdom resides. We were also able to see our house form the top peak using binoculars. Due to the threats of the neighbors, King Aurangzeb planned to shift India’s capital to Aurangabad from Delhi during his tenure. I have included some of the snaps taken of my maternal grandmother keeping the background of daultabad. At certain height one heavy metal tank is kept for the defense of the fort. My maternal grandmother can be seen along with the tank and also my brothers snap showing clear tank facing towards the city side. Also, you can see clear view of the fort at the back ground of another snap of my granny. In another snap my granny is seen crossing the bridge of security between fort and the entrance ground. There are few structures which are beyond of imagination in daultabad like how the tank taken absolutely top of the fort peak etc. In one snap i have have shown my brother standing in front of water well with stairs. It is another miracle of water appearing in the snap area. Definitely it is more than an historic visit for the entire family.
  • You should read a lot before visiting. A place for all the people who want to see the beauty of Indian hindu art.worth a visit! The city of fortune
  • Historical place must visit. Also visit ajanta ellora bibi ka makbara panchakki.