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1/4 Places to Visit in Akola with adventure
Balapur fort
27.5 kms from Akola city limits

The Balapur fort is a famous Mughal fortress in the town of Balapur. The fort is situated 27. 5 kms away from Akola.

The Balapur fortress is situated in the Akola district. The fort is believed to be built by Azam Shah who was the son of the Mughal emperor Aurangazeb but he couldn't complete the fort and it was later completed by Ismaeel Khan, who was the nawab of Elichpur during 1757. In the fort there is a canopy which is said to be made by the Mirza Raja Singh I, which has an area of 25 square feet and is 33 feet in height. This canopy was damaged in a great flood which occurred...

2/4 Places to Visit in Akola with adventure

The Gawligurh fort is a Maratha fort in the state of Maharashtra. The fort is situated about 130 kms away from the town of Akola.

The Gawligurh is a well fortified mountain stronghold of the Maratha Empire. The fort is in the northern Deccan plateau. Currently, it comes within the limits of the Melghat Tiger Reserve. The fort was successfully defeated by the Anglo-Indian force commanded by Arthur Wellesley on December 1803. The fort got in its name from the word Gawli which means herds of cow whichinhabited the area during that time. The fort was originally built with mud and was l...

3/4 Places to Visit in Akola with adventure
Narnala fort
73.9 kms from Akola city limits

The Narnala fort is a historic Rajput fortress in Maharashtra. It is situated 73. 9 kms away from the town of Akola.

The Narnala fort is also called Shahnur Fort. It is a hill fortress. The fort is believed to be built during the 10th century AD and the 15th century. The fort was named after the Rajput king, Narnala Singh. The fort was established throughout the 10th century AD by the Gond kings. In the 15th century AD, the fort was occupied by the Mughals and then they rebuilt the fortress. During the Mughal era, the fort was one of the thirteen sarkars of Berar shah. The fort c...

4/4 Places to Visit in Akola with adventure
Nehru Park, Akola
Within Akola city limits

Akola in Maharashtra is called the Cotton City as it is one of the largest cotton-producing districts in central India. The city is also known for the vibrant Varhadi language. The city of Akola is located in the north central part of Maharashtra state, western India, on the banks of Morna River and it is an important district in Vidarbha region of Maharashtra State. Although not much of a tourist destination, it still is an important historical, cultural, political, agricultural city. Nehru Park is a well-known amusement park in this district. It is within city limits at about 1 kms from the ...