Kot Bagh Nizam Ahmednagar
‘Bagh’ in Kot Bagh Nizam is an urdu term for garden. It is a historical garden sprawled around the Ahmednagar Fort, built by Ahmed Nizam Shah aka Malik Ahmed, to commemorate his victory over Bahmani kings in the year 1499. This is reason why it is called as the ‘Garden of Victory;. Ahmed Nizam is the founder of Ahmednagar whose foundation had been laid in 1494, when he shifted his kingdom from Junnar to the banks of the river Sina, where the city is located now.
This is about the time when he destroyed the Bahamani kingdom by conquering Daulatabad Fort. Nizami king raised a wall around Kot Bagh Nizam, which later became famous as Ahmednagar Fort. The magnificent history behind this site makes it popular among the visitors, as a must visit tourist hotspot in Ahmednagar.