Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad

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. Use our Daulatabad trip itinerary planner to arrange your visit to Daulatabad Fort and other attractions in Daulatabad.
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  • The fort is enroute to Grishneshwar Jyotir Linga. Here you can see lots of old canons. There is one very tall Minar. There are lot of steps to reach the top of the fort, may not be suitable for old pe...  more »
  • Daulatabad fort is the reminder of the move of shifting the capital of India from Delhi to Daulatabad by Emperor Tughlaq. It is a huge fort with superb fortifications and multi level security arrangem...  more »
  • A very huge fort and a very strong one too. The fort is large and it also requires some climbing of stairs if you want to reach the top. Although it isn't maintained well, the fort can still remind yo...  more »
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  • Daulatabad fort is very famous for its architecture. It has many secrets up to its sleeve. Some people believe that there are still many unidentified hidden passages in this fort. It is very famous among tourist but don't forget to carry water.
  • A great place and many things to see inside and outside. Multiple Canons to see, some of these will mesmerize you by the shear lengths. Just to remind you about the steep staircase which may be difficult for some to reach to the top but it's worth the effort. It's not a long hike but it's very steep. Photographers will enjoy lot of arches and beautiful angle to click photos here. A beautiful sunset can be viewed from here.
  • One of the finest forts of India. Sad to see the structure slowly fading away. Graffiti by some mischievous locals on the legendary cannons is a depressing sight. Reconstructed parts are obvious and take away the sense of achievement in scaling the fort. Ideally efforts could have been taken to preserve the fort's original form.
  • Great experience , One of the most inspiring aspects of the Daulatabad Fort is its design which makes it one of the most powerful fortresses of the medieval period. It is built on a 200 metres high conical hill, which provides this grand fortress with a strategic position, architectural beauty and protection from the enemies. Another unique aspect of this destination is its engineering genius, which not only provided an impregnable defence against enemy forces but also managed irreplaceable resources of water quite well
  • One of the best forts. Absolutely impregnable in history. Must visit. Wear comfortable shoes and carry water. There is tons of history in the fort. Either read a lot about it before you go to the fort to enjoy it.. Or be ready to shell out money for a guide. PLEASE DO NOT LITTER ON THE FORT! Lots of people have done a mess of the place by throwing water bottles :( There's only so much the government can do unless the people themselves take the ownership!!!
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