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Address: Red Fort | Near Diwan-i-Khas, New Delhi, India
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
Description: This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and...
This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857.
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The Epitome of India's democracy,the RED FORT in New delhi,earlier known as Shahjanabad, was orginally built by Shajhan, the Mughl Emporer

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 5, 2015
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Kochi, Kerala, India

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

The Epitome of India's democracy,the RED FORT in New delhi,earlier known as Shahjanabad, was orginally built by Shajhan, the Mughl Emporer

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Dorset, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015 NEW

Lovely building from the outside once inside all a bit run down and in need of attention still nice enough ,outside there is a fun fair at night it's great fun to see, it's so old and terrible it's good

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

This place is absolutely immense. Give yourself lots of time. The marble carvings are just exquisite and the layout helps to understand the life of a by-gone India. I will say, however, that if this is your first stop in India, and you are going on to Northern India, you will see many such "forts", so do your planning carefully.

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Sirsa, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

I visited this pace during evening and watched the Light & Sound Show there. It is a very beautiful place to visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Red fort is a must see place in Delhi. You can end your Delhi trip without seeing the Red fort. You cannot miss this.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2015 NEW

Beautiful "Fort". Definitely one of THE things to do in Delhi. Rented an audio guide that can be split between two people (has two earphone jacks). Definitely helped to contextualize some of what you saw.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Red Fort has many attractions and Diwan-i-Khas or Hall of Private Audiences, in the Red Fort of Delhi was the place where the Mughal emperor received courtiers and state guests. It was also known as the Shah Mahal. A gate on the north side of the preceding Diwan-i-Am audience hall led to the innermost court of the palace called Jalau... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

Well made fort, seeing that makes you understand the level of hard work it costed to build it in ancient times were no machines were there, you feel brought back to the past,

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015 NEW

in the capital of india...delhiiii,in 1638 shahajahan transfered the capital from agra to delhi,it has 14 gate near the famous chandani chowk The Red Fort has an area of 254.67 acres (103.06 ha) enclosed by 2.41 kilometres (1.50 mi) of defensive walls.The fort is octagonal, with the north-south axis longer than the east-west axis. The marble, floral decorations and double... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2015 NEW

I don't know why the Indian government rips off the very visitors that bring in so much money to their debacle of a country. Maybe they have so much cash they don't want visitors? That's the impression I get. Now even though you've paid 25 times what an Indian person pays, at the Red Fort you still have to give... More 

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Address: Red Fort | Near Diwan-i-Khas, New Delhi, India
Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi

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