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Address: Daulatabad, Aurangabad, India

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Strategically built yet uphill climb

Chini Mahal is inside the Daulatabad Fort. The Fort has a long history and beautiful views yet is a long climb up. It falls enroute the Ellora caves, so combining both sites it... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
New Delhi, India

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New Delhi, India
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37 reviews
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Chini Mahal is inside the Daulatabad Fort. The Fort has a long history and beautiful views yet is a long climb up. It falls enroute the Ellora caves, so combining both sites it will be a long walk and a laborious climb. Please do not miss this place. The Chini Mahal, Chand Minar, Baradari, Bharat Mata Temple, the moat are... More 

Thank Pueppschen
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
Reviewed 4 February 2017

a must for all those who love little adventure , beautiful place filled with history and charm, definitely my number 1 spot in aurangabad

Thank faiyaz s
Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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378 reviews
217 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 60 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 December 2016

One of the must visit places near Daulatabad fort if you like bit climbing up the stairs. The place is situated up on a hill so it requires fair bit of physical activity to climb it up. Its advisible to visit the place during morning time or late afternoon to avoid harsh sun

Thank Nikhil P
Seattle, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 November 2016

This fort and environs were quite a hike straight up hill and up a lot of stairs, but the views were incredible, and it's clear from the top that this fortress could never be taken. While not as well-kept as a lot of the other forts of India, this one is still worth a visit for the architecture (including secret... More 

Thank Jenni L
Jalandhar, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 June 2016

it is good pl;ace but one has to walk to many steps and then reach there. rest of the fort is good not bad place

Thank Navjot S
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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20 reviews
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Reviewed 24 June 2016

donot miss this heritage chini mahal when travel in daulatabad fort.pls take a guide that will be best for you

Thank Krishnendu N
Colchester, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 February 2016

This is well worth visiting but be prepared for quite a climb up. Best to visit early or late in the afternoon as the heat can be intense.

Thank Sue V
Pune, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 28 January 2016

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

Thank Soorajnair1987
Mumbai (Bombay), India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 52 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 January 2016

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

Thank raghupalat
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8 attraction reviews
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

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.

Thank immohit1

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