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Sitabuldi Fort


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Ranked 2 of 19 sightseeing in Nagpur

The Sitabuldi fort is located atop a hill and was built by a British officer in 1857. At present, the fort is home to the office of the territorial army and is open for public visit during national holidays. A trough has been created around the fort for its protection. Inside the fort is a memorial in dedication to all the soldiers who have died in the war between the Marathas and the British

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  • Best Time: During DayLength of visit: 1-2hrs
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Rizwanuddin Rafiq3.6/5

3023 reviews

A memorial located inside the fort

The distinctive feature of the Sitabuldi Fort is the historical ancestry of the place. This fort of Maharashtra was put up as early as 1757, in the pre-independence era. The person who established the fort was British by birth. The year of establishment of this well-reputed fort of Nagpur is the same as the year in which the very crucial battle of Plassey was fought. In the year 1817 Mudhoji and Peshwa fought a third Anglo-Maratha war and faced a defeat at this place, as this war was for freedom, so it has become a war memorial.A memorial is located inside the fort, which commemorates the dedication of the soldiers who lost their lives during the war between the British and the Marathas. From the pre-independent era, the Sitabuldi Fort has been one of the major tourist spots of Nagpur. For the protection of the fort, a trough has been created around it.Now this fort is home for the 118 Infantry Battalion (TA ) Grenadiers and it remains prohibited for public except Independence Day and Republic day when general public is allowed. Nearby attraction is Maharaja Baug and Seminary Hill, so visitor may enjoy those attractions.

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Bala parmar4.3/5

10 reviews

Nice place to visit

It's very nice place to visit. I like to visit it when I visit this ?orange city?. You can also visit Dragon Palace and Dikshabhumi which best place related to our respected constitutional architect of great India. Additionally, there are many place to visit nearby, like Japanese Garden and Railway Station.

Vedang Bakshi4.6/5

2 reviews

Good historic place

This is historic fort which witnessed famous battle of Sitabuldi with Britishers, now under control of Military. You can visit on either Republic day or Independence day. Still if you wished to see the green well maintained patch by Air Force office of this fort from Zero Mile BSNL office. Hope people will enjoy at this place.

Amit Amit4.6/5

2 reviews

Center of attraction in the heart of Country

Sitabuldi Fort opens the historic Sitabuldi Fort and will remain open for citizens on August 15 between 8 am and 4 pm. Territorial Army, which is the owner of the Fort, has requested people not to carry any items from security point of view. The fort is open for public only on August 15 and January 26.

Mj Akbani4.3/5

6 reviews

The atmosphere is amazing

The fort is situated in heart of the city and is very beautiful. Loved to see it and the atmosphere is amazing.

A S3.6/5

453 reviews

Visit only during national holidays

This fort is about 200 years old, it is in middle of salable center of Nagpur and it is under Indian Army. Be lucky to visit this place on national holidays because that is the only time it is open for public.

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