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Daulatabad, India
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Reviewed 1 week ago

300 rupees for foreigners. This Fort is a must if you go to the Ellora caves, since it is a few kilometers away, the visit is very pleasant, with its fortifications, squares, towers, minarets, etc. I was about 2 hours visiting the whole campus.

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 1 week ago

This fort is a very good archeological monument ,built by perhaps Yacavs and won by Muslims. It is very big for and need 3+ hours to completely see. However is not properly maintained by the authorities. The overall cleanliness and toilet facilities are good. Visit...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank _rnshuklag
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

During my tour to Aurangabad from 25-27th January visited this beautiful fort with family.The fort is at height of 3000 ft .Only enthusiatic and treker reaach atop as it takes 3-4 hrs to climb. Else for family and children there is garden at the base...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank narvekar75
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Daulatabad fort which is 16 km away from Aurangabad is one the most powerful forts of the medieval Deccan. It is not just another fort in ruins but was called the “unconquered fort of India”. It is also considered to be one of the seven...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank paramountlimou
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We came for the caves. We only visited the fort because we had spare time but found it very interesting. We used the guide book available on site which gave a lot of good information. It quite a hike up to the top but you...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Connie P
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daultabad fort is also called as Devgiri Fort. Mohammed Bin Tughluq, the sultan of Delhi gave the name Daulatabad, which is build in 12th Century by First Yadava King Billama 5. It is also considered to be one of the Seven wonders of Maarashtra. Location:...More

Date of experience: December 2018
2  Thank Suryakatakam
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The fort was originally called Devgiri and built in the 14th century. Successive rulers occupied the fort , the last being the Nizam of Hyderabad; though the most famous was Muhammed bin Tughlaq, who shifted his capital here from Delhi. The fort itself is remarkable...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Kalyan L
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Daulatabad is also known as Devagiri, is around 16 kilometres from Aurangabad. Fort timings are 8am to 6pm. It takes 2-3 hours to see, especially if you want to climb up to the topmost point. There is a Ticket of Rs.25/ for Indian citizens. The...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank Krishnan U
Reviewed 14 January 2019

It is indeed a fortress for the daulat (treasure) it was supposed to hold :-) Quite majestic and engineering marvel. Unfortunately the up keep is not good. And do not spend time with the local guides, use the public information and definitely try to see...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Prasanna W
Reviewed 9 January 2019 via mobile

We were really impressed with the fort, it's design and lay out , preparations to be ready for the enemy. The big moat around the fort is really scary. The spiral steps to fort was a big trap for the enemy. Though the passage is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Response from Subodhsj | Reviewed this property |
Yes you can by MSRTC bus, from Aurangabad Central or CIDCO bus stand. I recon to call bus depot and confirm timing. Ellora Caves and Ghrushneshwar temples are nearby 1.6KM goo.gl/maps/TBbYgsz6tb62
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Response from Debopam | Reviewed this property |
Daulatabad fort is worth a visit, and visit the Bibi Ka Maqbara as well. You may also wish to see the Aurangabad Caves, which may seem not so interesting after visiting Ellora and Ajanta Caves. Another place is the Tomb of... More
6 July 2015|
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Response from Ankurrm | Reviewed this property |
The distance from Aurangabad is around 15-20 kms. Would take around 3 hours to have a good look. We went up to the canon point only. There is also more to explore via steep ascent for those who want to explore more but that... More