Devgiri Daulatabad Fort

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The Enchanting Beauty of Devgiri Fort

I Devgiri Fort is a 14th century fort situated in Aurangabad district of Maharashtra. I am about 16 kilometers from Aurangabad. People know me as Daulatabad Fort too. I was earlier known as Deogiri in 6th century A.D., when I was an important upland city along the caravan routers. But, today I am a village.




I Devgiri Fort was founded in c. 1187 by Bhillama V, a renowned and reputed prince of Chalukyas. I am basically known as the abode of wealth and this name was given to me nu Muhammad –bin- Tughluq in A.D 1327 when he made me his capital.

Daulatabad Fort
Daulatabad Fort – Image Source – Wikipedia

I, Daulatabad fort have many interesting and exciting monuments. The most famous and prominent one is Chand Minar that is 30 meter high watch tower and a huge stone made elephant pool and more. I am mostly visited by the tourist and nature lover who just adore seeing my beauty.

As said earlier also that I am 16kms away from Aurangabad. So you can reach me through rail, bus or air. You can also get your private vehicle to see the beauty of Devgiri Fort. But the best option to visit me is by using the state transport. I always make sure that all my guests enjoy a pleasant and charming stay when they visit me. So, visit me to enjoy my beauty.

Weather in Daulatabad Fort

Though I am quite cool all around the year, because the average maximum temperatures, even during the nights of summer months. However summers are very hot at Daulatabad Fort and the temperature goes higher to 44°C. Winters are very cold where temperature at Devgiri fort falls down till 18°C.

Best time to Visit Devgiri/Daulatabad Fort

As April and May holiday season in Maharashtra and schools and colleges shuts down for summer holiday, Devgiri fort is crowded with tourist during these months. However, the best time to visit me, Daulatabad Fort is winter. During the months of November, December, January and February I am at my stunning best.

Other Destinations Near Devgiri Fort

Ajanta Caves

Ellora Caves

Aurangabad Caves

Aurangabad City

Yawal Wildlife Sanctuary

Melghat Tiger Reserve

Nashik City

2 thoughts on “Devgiri Daulatabad Fort

  • September 12, 2014 at 8:59 am
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    Nice article about Devgiri fort. I have visited this fort last year and found it great.

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  • September 20, 2014 at 1:41 am
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    Good information about the fort.

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