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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

Address: Shahjahanabad, New Delhi, India
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Ranked #30 of 241 Attractions in New Delhi
Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Owner description: This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and...
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Type: Castles, Historic Sites, Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
Fee: Yes
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Owner description: 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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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015 NEW

Its a Great Monument , Huge and nicely maintained. Though partly open to Public worth seeing. Please note to reach early and you should be there at the gate after ticket purchase to visit before 5.PM as they stop allowing you to visit by 5 PM. The place is beautiful nicely maintained, very clean and huge. It takes almost a... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2015 NEW

The Red Fort should be one of the outstanding places to visit in Delhi, but lets be honest, it's a mess. The ticket office was only half open so I could not get an audio guide but went in anyway. The "shopping arcade" is a disgrace. I have nothing against dogs but why do half a dozen mangy creatures have... More 

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

Good place.It will take 2-3 days to cover this Red fort.Best to take guide so that you can enjoy the history.Do not buy anything inside the red fort.

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Richmond Hill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015 NEW

go early in the day for this experience ...otherwise you will be standing in line for a quite a while to get in ...but even if you have to do this it is worth it!!!

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Melbourne, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 22, 2015 NEW

The amazing beauty of the Red Fort that stands witness to Indian history. It is maintained well and gives us a glimpse of what India is all about. Strong and powerful.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 21, 2015 NEW

Must visit place for each and every Indian. If u feel great for having birth in India, u will be having the same feeling when u enter RED FORT. It is a power center of India once upon a time. But still the glory is there. When u see the Red Stand Stone Fort a great jubilation will be in... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2015 NEW

It's actually better from the outside. It's basically red everywhere. Not really worth the time to go in if you are rushing for time.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2015

Iconic sight of Indian power. Peaceful place compared to the chaos of Delhi. A little disappointed by the state of some of the paths and buildings, some parts not accessible. However definitely worth visiting due to historic significance. Recommend using the audio guide which is well put together.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

The Red Fort is poorly maintained and the facilities around it are a little depressing--street lamps have had the lights "removed" and grounds are in poor condition. However, this is a very impressive facility and I'm glad we made the effort to see it. The way we saw it was also just as fascinating. We hired a cab at the... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

It is nice, but if you go to Agra, red fort there in Agra is much better and more impresive. It is good option for escape from chaos in Chandni Chowk, because it is peacefull.

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