Red Fort

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Nair2011 Nair2011
246 reviews
Another fort built by Shaja Han,, Jun 16, 2012
Redfort, Lal Kila is built by the emporer Shaja Han. After building Taj Mahal and Agra fort, Shahjahan decided to move his capital to Delhi and built this beautiful fort. as per history books, architects of that time spent 9 plus years to complete this structure.

Red fort is located in walk distance from chandini chowk metro railway station on yellow line in Delhi. This palace complex has decorative buildings, halls, nosque from mughal rulers and also beautiful buildings constructed by Britishers too. Promeminister of India will host the National flag here on Independance day every year.

This palace has a souvenir market in the begining. Light and sound show in place all evenings too.. Entry fee is INR 10 for Indian citizens and 5USD for all others.

This fort is listed in the World heritage list too..
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Vipin Vipin
691 reviews
The majesty of Old Delhi Feb 11, 2011
Although the landscape of New Delhi is very mixed, the impressive and imposing nature of Red Fort is a glimpse of old Delhi!

The place is best described as a fortress within enclosed walls, and is worth a visit on the tightest of itineraries. It is associated with the Mughals, and apart from housing emperors from Mughal India, it was home to the famous Kohinoor diamond at one point.

These days, the sight is a rather impressive collection of palaces, mosques and other buildings. The spacing between the buildings is very ordered, and the grounds are nicely maintained. I think the detail and intricacy of the decoration is as impressive as the Taj Mahal, and it shares the same architectural and religious influences.

Apart from the main buildings, save some time for the museum which is at the very back of the complex. The building contains some wonderful old Korans and some Islamic paintings.

A very lovely way to spend the afternoon in New Delhi. Recommended.
blferreira blferrei…
2 reviews
Red Fort a mandatory visit May 18, 2011
Red fort is one of the attactions I've enjoy to visit in Delhi.

Very large and amazing building. There is some similarity with Agra Red Fort, but i would recomend to visit both if you go to Agra.

No guide will be required, i've used my motorist as guide (i just pay his entrance ticket that is very cheap for locals for he doesn't have to wait in the car.
mdfehmel mdfehmel
232 reviews
Delhi Must-See Jul 30, 2008
Named for the reddish hue of the bricks made from local mud, this facinating site dates back to the 1600s. With very obvious architecural similarities to the Taj Mahal, the Red Fort gives the visitor some insight as to how powerful the Mogul Empire was. With impressive walls and battlements standard with a wide moat, you will be awe-struck at the size of the fort. As expected, late in history the fort was taken over by the British Empire and later used as a barracks for the Indian Army following India's independance in 1947. Inside of its walls, you can see buildings stretching back to the Moguls (including the emporer's throne) as well as "newer" additions built by the British and modern Indian Army. Get here early in the morning as after 10am it will pack up and heat up quickly.
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mattkati00 mattkati…
4 reviews
Red Fort Nov 10, 2007
The red fort is spectacular and in the heart of Delhi. You cant miss it. Be prepared for long lines but it definately is worth the wait. Fare is relitively cheap

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