A 14th-century fort city, Daulatabad is located in the state of Maharashtra. It is about 16 km towards northwest of Aurangabad. The former name of Daulatabad was Deogiri. During 1327, it stood as a capital of the Tughlaq dynasty but was later changed and moved to Delhi due to lack of water. Daulatabad Fort is the major attraction for tourists who can spend much time here. The nearest tourist destination is Aurangabad, which offers many splendid attractions.
Places to Stay
There are plenty of hotels for tourists to stay nearby Daulatabad. Some of them are Hotel Panchavati (Tariff - Rs. 889), Hotel Shree Maya (Tariff - Rs. 595), and Regal Plaza Hotel (Tariff - Rs. 825).
Marathi is the local language spoken here. Hindi and Urdu are other languages known here.
Ganesh Chaturthi is the major festival celebrated in Daulatabad during the month of October-November.
Places of Interest
Daulatabad Fort, Amberkot, Mahakot, Kalakot, Bibi Ka Maqbara (3 km), Panchakki (1 km), Naukhanda Palace, Aurangabad Caves (5 km), Sunehri Mahal, and Grishneshwar Temple (20 km) are some of the tourist attractions nearby Daulatabad.
How to Get There
Latur Airport located at about 81 km is the nearest airport to Daulatabad.
Daulatabad Railway Station is located within the city on the Kachiguda-Manmad section of the Nanded Division.
Daulatabad is at the outskirts of Aurangabad, and lies on the Aurangabad - Ellora NH 211 road. Aurangabad is well connected by road to other major cities. The nearest towns of Daulatabad such as Bhum, Bid, and Barshi have good road connectivity to Daulatabad. Seva Tours & Travels, Khurana Travels, and Prasanna Tours & Travels are major bus operators in Daulatabad. Ticketgoose.com enables its customers to get cheap bus tickets online.