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Balapur Fort is located at the confluence of the river Man and Mhais, this grand and massive fort is situated at a distance of about....

Balapur Fort is located at the confluence of the river Man and Mhais, this grand and massive fort is situated at a distance of about 26 Km from Akola and is considered as one of the best attractions in Akola. In 1721, Azam Shah, the son of Aurangzeb started the construction of Balapur Fort which was later completed in 1757 by Ismail Khan, the Nawab of Ellichpur. There are as many as three gateways that are situated within one other. The temple of Bala Devi, on the basis of which the name of the fort has been given, is situated on the southern side of this fort. Today, a large number of government offices are established inside the premises of this fort.

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  • Attractions

    Temples
  • Altitude

    282 meters above mean sea level
  • STD Code

    0724
  • Best Season

    October–March
  • State/Code

    Akola/44400 xx (vary)
  • LANGUAGES

    Marathi, Hindi
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