Daulatabad is located at a distance of 13 km from Aurangabad. This fort, which was once known as Devagiri, is a magnificent 12th century fortress standing atop a hill. Daulatabad, which is constructed with excellent architecture, is one of the few invincible forts in Maharashtra.
Mohammed Bin Tughluq, the sultan of Delhi gave the name Daulatabad 'The
city of fortune'. Series of trick defense and secret escapes routes are
the famous features of this fort. Jami Masjid, Bharatmata Mandir, the
Chand Minar, Elephant Tank and 'Chini Mahal' or Chinese Palace are the
important monuments inside the fort. Daulatabad Fort, which initially
had stronghold of Yadav, passed through the hands of several dynasties
Daulatabad is included on the MTDC tour of Ellora from Aurangabad. The
hourly shuttle buses between Aurangabad can also reach the place and the
Ellora caves. Hotels are available in Aurangabad.
Daulatabad fort is located near Aurangabad in Maharashtra.