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Address: Daulatabad, India
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Devgiri s the ancient name of Invincible fort

Devgiri hills fort has been seat of power since millenniums.Sri Ramkrishna raya Yadavas ruled from here in 600 AD . Daulatabad was name imposed by A Khilji till Mughals and Nizaam... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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45 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

The most intriguing fort because of the fact that it was very difficult to capture. the defense strategies and the various views were really good. Definitely, a lot to learn about history

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Thank zoya n
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Daulatabad fort a place to visit in aurangabad. Best place for traking . Visit at least once . Love it .

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Thank aashish1812
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13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It is one of the best fort i ever seen in my life. The construction of the fort is very good. Also there are so many tanks (Tofs) which we can see. The main building of the fort is surrounded by water from all the sides, only one staircase joints the whole fort to the main building but nowadays government... More 

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Noida, India
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10 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I ve visted the forts of Jaipur. They are grand and welcoming. This one is completely different. It has been strategically designed to deter incoming invaders and one can clearly see it. The location, the gradient all reflect this. In between the climb to top you ll encounter steep, narrow passages where the enemy can get chocked. Their are dark... More 

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India
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78 reviews
62 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The fort itself is decrepit and not worth the time. However it has amazingly dark maze called bhool bhulaiya in Hindi or secret passages. These are absolutely dark and u can get lost here without a guide. Meant to attack soldiers entering the fort with all sorts of techniques to kill unsuspecting soldiers. Tip the local there 50 bucks and... More 

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Vadodara, Gujarat, India
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119 reviews
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Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

Devgiri hills fort has been seat of power since millenniums.Sri Ramkrishna raya Yadavas ruled from here in 600 AD . Daulatabad was name imposed by A Khilji till Mughals and Nizaam ruled over this area around.No one ever took it it in a military might or war only by deciet or bribe or win over Raja in other wars.Most intriguing... More 

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Thank santhemant
Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 March 2017 via mobile

The fort is about 800 years old & a landmark for history of Deccan being witness of ups & falls of dynasties of middle age. The fort is situated about 15 KM away from Aurangabad, on the way to famous Ellora caves and spread over a huge rocky terrain which clearly visible from the remains of the boundary wall as... More 

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Panvel, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 February 2017 via mobile

If you are fond of trekking, surely you should not miss Daulatabad fort. You need to climb up a number of steps to reach the top. Good location for photography. Various canons could be seen here and the largest canon is situated at the top of the fort. I always wonder how could those people carry such a huge thing... More 

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Kota, India
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Reviewed 22 February 2017 via mobile

Multiple Defence techniques enhanced this erstwhile Deogiri Twelfth Century Fort of The YADAV dynasty, which were strategically further augmented by it's Sultanate masters like the Khiljis & Tughlaqs. Seven layered six Kms. Of Fortifications surrounding the rock-hewn hill Fort ,Cannons -mounted bastions, zig-zagged sloped uphill path ( to break the run-up to ram open the gates with Iron spikes to... More 

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Henfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 February 2017

This crumbling fort is well worth a visit. It's remote location means that it is not over run by tourists which makes it very easy to wander around. The overall size of the site is massive but sadly lots of it is in ruins

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