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Ahmednagar Fort

Ahmednagar Fort is an ancient structure, located about 1 km to the east of Ahmednagar, in Maharashtra. Built by Ahmed Nizamshah in 1490, this circular shaped fort features 18 m high walls supported by 22 bastions. During the 1942 Quit India Movement, Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru, Maulana Azad and other national leaders were imprisoned in the Ahmednagar Fort. One can see the Leaders room, where Nehru and the other national leaders were imprisoned. Some rooms in the fort have been converted to a museum.

The fort is now occupied by the Indian army.

The nearest airport is at Pune (120 km).

Updated on 7th June, 2005
District: Ahmednagar
Location: Ahmednagar    


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