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Daulatabad Fort, Daulatabad

#16 of 328 in Historic Sites in Maharashtra
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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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  • Start early...go till the top...go through so called "bhulbhulaiya". You will really enjoy. Nice scene from the top. One should take into account the timing.  more »
  • The fort is located on top of the hill. It was built in 14th century. Chand Minar, Chini Mahal and Baradari are must see structures inside the fort.  more »
  • Awesome to know the architectural marvel - the thought and the detailed intricacies that went into building this Ajeet Killa - the only way it was won over was either by bribing or surrendering.  more »
  • Actually I love the historical places . And the adventure of such places. Old architecture fort. Nice view. I hope you all visit there.but don't go to explore know about it with the help of guide and experience all. And save the pics for the brilliant sweet memories. 👌👌👌👌👍👍👍
  • An awesome place. Historical importance. Thia fort is an architectural marvel. The view from the top is simply superb. Must visit. Better if you shell some money for a guided tour
  • When visiting this fort don't forget to get: your camera, water and a guide. The views are amazing so is the fort itself. The climbing is a bit tiring, the height of each step is nearly twice the normal ones if not more. But its worth the effort!
  • Don't forget to carry water while ascending the fort. Its a difficult climb and steps are big for single foot. The view is too good and delight for photographers.
  • I loved this fort. We had a lot of fun climbing up to top of the hill and walkin inside the dark passages and temples. This can get very exhausting. Hence, I suggest visiting in the evenings, as it can get very hot during summers. Visit this place few hours before the closing time(6 PM), as the security would ask you to leave even before you reach the top. Effort is worth the spell bound view.