Monday, August 1, 2016

Kila Shikan, Devgiri Fort

The 14th century Devgiri Fort is known for various bronze canons found all around the fort. One such canon is Kila Shikan.



The canon located in a strategic place named so mean Fort Breaker. It lies on a stone platform.



The impressive canon has a ram-head.



The canon has the name inscribed on it in Persian.



16 comments:

Sherlyn Lobo said...

Hey that's a beautiful little fort

Kenneth Cole Schneider said...

Very ornate cannons! So much work to put into an instrument of destruction.

Al said...

So much effort went into making this machine of death beautiful.

Joyful said...

Terrific photos!

Daliana Pacuraru said...

Interesting place! My best regards from Romania!

Lady Fi said...

The ram's head is very impressive.

joshidaniel.com said...

that is interesting :)

Melody Steenkamp said...

wonderful photo's... but I would need to pass on climbing those stairs

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Leslie: said...

Wow! Pretty fancy canons!

Leslie
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carol l mckenna said...

Lovely array of photos ~

Happy Day to you ~ ^_^

photowannabe said...

Amazing fort and all the statuary is wonderful too.

Roger Owen Green said...

a mighty fortress!

ROG, ABCW

Amit Agarwal said...

Amazing cannon!

Amit Agarwal said...

That which always shot didn't know it would be shot some day;)

Margaret Adamson said...

Very interesting. Have a great weekend.

Yogi Saraswat said...

The impressive canon has a ram-head. Amazing piece !!