Daulatabad Fort
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  • Tapanmc
    Dhaka City, Bangladesh371 contributions
    Historical Fort
    Daulatabad fort also known as Debgiri fort falls on the half way to Ilora caves from aurangabad city centre .From the toprobust strucures are seen.Since it was month of Independence we didnt have pay for entry tickets.In the courtyard lot of canons are displayed. Main fort is on the top of the mountain .The fort has only one entrance and exit .In the ruin of old fort there is a tower Chand Minar of 210 feet Both sides of walkway entrance good green lawn are laid . If someone has the energy he can go to top and enjoy the fort .
    Visited August 2022
    Travelled as a couple
    Written 3 April 2023
  • Debashis T
    Dehradun, India1,711 contributions
    Unique fort
    The fort is half way in between Auarangabad and Ellora caves.This is a very huge fort and you have to climb to the maximu to witness the main fort.The parking place is somewhat at a distance from entry point.Entry ticket is Rs.25/- per person.You need enough water if you want to cover all the fort area.But deposit Rs.20/- (refundable) for each plastic water bottle. Otherwise you can take flash without paying any fee. After entering the fort there are many big gates. We went upto the chand minar and bhool bhuleiya. This part of the fort is pitch dark and you may need assistance to cross this bhool bhuleiya.There are many canons are displayed. On the opposite side of chad minar, visit the small canon museum. The fort is halfway in between Auarangabad and Ellora caves. This is a very huge fort, and you have to climb to the maximum to witness the main fort. The parking lot is somewhat at a distance from the entry point. Entry ticket is Rs. 25 per person. You need enough water if you want to cover the entire fort area. But deposit Rs. 20 (refundable) for each plastic water bottle. Otherwise, you can take a flash without paying any fee. After entering the fort, there are many big gates. We went up to the chand minar and bhool bhuleiya. This part of the fort is pitch dark, and you may need assistance to cross this bhool bhuleiya. There are many canons displayed. On the opposite side of Chad Minar, visit the small canon museum.
    Visited March 2023
    Travelled with family
    Written 4 December 2023
  • ASWATH-Singaraju
    Mumbai, India132 contributions
    Historical Place - Best to avoid on long weekends.
    Midway between Aurangabad and Ellora, Stands this Daulatabad fort aka Debgiri fort. Its a kind of trek to the top of the fort. But if you are visiting on long weekends as we did during the Jan 26 it was really stressful with a very high footfall. One can see the galore of Cannons at multiple places, though the ASI maintaining the site, we hardly found any guide to explain us the history unlike the Ellora. While trekking to the top of the fort we pass through Andheri rasta, Chand Minar, Baradari, Bharat Mata and Ganesh temples. Be aware some crowd can be very disgusting, shouting and yelling a loud and spoiling the atmosphere, taking pics without your consent.
    Visited January 2024
    Travelled with family
    Written 10 February 2024
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ASWATH-Singaraju
Mumbai, India132 contributions
Jan 2024 • Family
Midway between Aurangabad and Ellora, Stands this Daulatabad fort aka Debgiri fort. Its a kind of trek to the top of the fort. But if you are visiting on long weekends as we did during the Jan 26 it was really stressful with a very high footfall.
One can see the galore of Cannons at multiple places, though the ASI maintaining the site, we hardly found any guide to explain us the history unlike the Ellora.
While trekking to the top of the fort we pass through Andheri rasta, Chand Minar, Baradari, Bharat Mata and Ganesh temples.

Be aware some crowd can be very disgusting, shouting and yelling a loud and spoiling the atmosphere, taking pics without your consent.
Written 11 February 2024
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Debashis T
Dehradun, India1,711 contributions
Mar 2023 • Family

The fort is half way in between Auarangabad and Ellora caves.This is a very huge fort and you have to climb to the maximu to witness the main fort.The parking place is somewhat at a distance from entry point.Entry ticket is Rs.25/- per person.You need enough water if you want to cover all the fort area.But deposit Rs.20/- (refundable) for each plastic water bottle. Otherwise you can take flash without paying any fee. After entering the fort there are many big gates. We went upto the chand minar and bhool bhuleiya. This part of the fort is pitch dark and you may need assistance to cross this bhool bhuleiya.There are many canons are displayed. On the opposite side of chad minar, visit the small canon museum.
The fort is halfway in between Auarangabad and Ellora caves. This is a very huge fort, and you have to climb to the maximum to witness the main fort. The parking lot is somewhat at a distance from the entry point. Entry ticket is Rs. 25 per person. You need enough water if you want to cover the entire fort area. But deposit Rs. 20 (refundable) for each plastic water bottle. Otherwise, you can take a flash without paying any fee. After entering the fort, there are many big gates. We went up to the chand minar and bhool bhuleiya. This part of the fort is pitch dark, and you may need assistance to cross this bhool bhuleiya. There are many canons displayed. On the opposite side of Chad Minar, visit the small canon museum.
Written 4 December 2023
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HofH999
Melbourne, Australia1,114 contributions
Oct 2023 • Solo
This is very old 17th century and interesting. Not in great shape, not looked after. It’s a standard inclusion on trip to Ellora but don’t have high expectations given how it has been neglected.
Written 17 October 2023
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Tapanmc
Dhaka City, Bangladesh371 contributions
Aug 2022 • Couples
Daulatabad fort also known as Debgiri fort falls on the half way to Ilora caves from aurangabad city centre .From the toprobust strucures are seen.Since it was month of Independence we didnt have pay for entry tickets.In the courtyard lot of canons are displayed. Main fort is on the top of the mountain .The fort has only one entrance and exit .In the ruin of old fort there is a tower Chand Minar of 210 feet Both sides of walkway entrance good green lawn are laid . If someone has the energy he can go to top and enjoy the fort .
Written 3 April 2023
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SAI_Traveller_2015
Hyderabad, India276 contributions
Jan 2023 • Family
Be prepared to walk if you wish to see it well. The fort is very unique in itself and known to be Impenetrable. There are a lot of moats for this fort. First the location, then canyons, then allegators, then steep climbs and a lot many.

One thing I was impressed by the concept of bhool bhoolaiyya inside the fort. It is very hard to pass through unless you are ware of it. All the things shown in movies about throwing hot oil on enemy, confusing them and more are all true.

Good luck …
Written 15 January 2023
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Andrew D
Singapore, Singapore398 contributions
Dec 2022 • Solo
It takes around 2-4 hours to explore this place, depending on your speed. The site is quite massive and the view from the top is stunning. It makes you wonder how lives must have been during the nizam's time and the time they protected their citizens with the cannons from the top of the fort. There is also a section near the entrance where you can view the exhibit of sculptures.
Written 26 December 2022
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Bala Tripura S
Bengaluru, India3,694 contributions
Oct 2022
This fort is constructed by yadava kings and had been captured by Mughals.This fort is on the way to Ellora caves.All the ST buses goes to Ellora and Kannd had a stop near to this fort and there won't be any problem to reach this place.We should be physically fit to climb the top of this Fort.But this trek is little exciting and we can find some nice and beautiful structures inside the fort like Goddes Kali temple,Masjid,water Pond,Ganesh Mandir etc.There are quite lot of canyons that are displayed at the entrance of the fort.Even though there is a lot of crowd ,authorities are not taking care of it properly.Some of the tourists are hitting on top of the carvings and sculptures and spoiling their beauty
Written 17 November 2022
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amaru2018
Mumbai, India42 contributions
Feb 2022
The views are very spectacular. The minaret at the bottom was the highlight for me, though. It is quite a long trek up all the steps to reach the top. Do not recommend going during the middle of the day as it gets very hot, no shade etc.

Beware of many locals wanting to take photos and secretly taking pictures and videos of you if you are a foreigner.
Written 11 March 2022
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Roy
Kolkata (Calcutta), India137 contributions
Feb 2022
The Fort is built on a hill of around 600 feet and thus trekking to the top is not for the faint hearted.
Online booking - You can pay by cash or scan a QR code and buy the tickets.
Please note that plastic water bottles are not allowed and if you intend to go all the way to the top you will require water,
thus please carry water bottles/sippers as you deem fit.

An impressive conical vertical fort and a remnant of the glory of the past.
Requires 3-4 hours to climb the huge stairs and to have a 360 degrees view as you rise in altitude.
Cannons of various kinds are put on display.
Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.
Written 22 February 2022
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Anu_G_Jain
New Delhi, India79 contributions
Jan 2021
Looks like a Fort made for warriors not for Royal families. The base is expansive and there is quite a long trek from begining of the Fort till the top. - so take out those sports shoes! The walk is a series of stone steps. View from the top is awesome. Worth a visit if you are in the vicinity.
Written 17 December 2021
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