KANDHAR FORT

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Location : In Kandhar town, Nanded District, Maharashtra
Rashtrakuta King Krishna III Of Malkhed
Nearby Attractions: An Old Idgah And The Ranthambhore National Park


Kandhar town in Nanded district is famous for its fort, which is situated in the heart of town. Its construction is attributed to the Rashtrakuta King Krishna III of Malkhed who styled himself as Kandharpuradhi Swar. Encircling the fort is a ditch filled with water.

The ruins of this majestic and historic fort are located at a distance of 50 kilometres from the Ranthambhore National Park.

NEARBY ATTRACTIONS

At some distance from the fort is a hillock on which is situated an old Idgah held in reverence by the Muslims. It is of Nizamshahi period with two domes in characteristic Ahmadnagar style.

Some of the most interesting areas of the Ranthambhore National Park lie close to the Khandhar Fort. On route there are very interesting landscapes, temples and villages.

HOW TO GET THERE

Road: One can catch buses from Nanded to Kandhar

WHERE TO STAY

Accommodation is available at the hotels in Nanded.



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