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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 history of it was very informative. I just wasn't too keen on all the stairs!! But other than that it was a wonderful sight.

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Perth, Australia
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

We had to walk 20 minutes from the car park following our guide on an empty road without lights to get there, then the same way by ourselves on the way back. The place is full of homeless dogs barking at you. The show is nothing special, not worse 3 hours of your time. I thought I would write this... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

The history of it was very informative. I just wasn't too keen on all the stairs!! But other than that it was a wonderful sight.

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Melbourne, Australia
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 NEW

This was the first fort we visited on our Indian trip. It was quite a good one and very interesting to hear about. We hired a guide as it is really worthwhile to find the history of these places you visit.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Red Fort was HUGE. Very tall walls, very thick walls, and about 1 ½ miles long. It was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the mid 1600s. Inside the fort was another world, large enough for horses and everything one could want for living, such as a market and entertainment. It remained in use until the mid... More 

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2015 NEW

The Red Fort was the highlight of our holiday in Delhi. One could spend hours exploring the different buildings, lawns, grounds. The audio tape is worth it as it brings the buildings to life and helps tie together other bits of Indian history you encounter at other tourist sites.

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Leyburn
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Shah Jahan founded Delhi and this is part of Delhi history along with Jamaica Masjid one of the largest mosques in the world the two make a great afternoon site seeing

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Kolkata (Calcutta), India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Red Fort or Quila-E-Mubarak built by Mughals is not only a heritage but has always been symbolic to the political seat in India. But it's future is in doldrums with various shops selling souvenirs around the fort. Hope the Government wakes up soon to not only restore the glorious Indian heritage but also promote and preserve it.

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MP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

Do visit this place if history fascinates you or architect attracts you. Sheer love of sahajhan to buildings and beauties. Take out at-least half day and if possible take a guide too for the walk in mughal era. Campus has so much to offer diwan -e- aam, diwan-e-khash, moti masjid, mumtaaj mahal,hera mahal, nehar-e-bihist, sahi bruj and much more. you... More 

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Dibrugarh, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Visit to "Dilli ka Lal Quila" is really a special experience, which we see in Television and what we feel at the place is totally different. In one word the experience at the place can not be explained in the word but which can only feel.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Stunning fort and very large, stone work and masonry work simply amazing beautiful palaces and temples and to see how it would have kept itself supplied with fresh water etc is simply amazing. Well worth the £2.50!entrance fee

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