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Address: New Delhi, India
Phone Number: 24353178
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The Quila is located near Pragati Maidan(Blue Line). An average auto from the Pragati Maidan Metro Station will cost 40 rupees (without sharing). It is right next to the Delhi... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed June 28, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015 NEW

The Quila is located near Pragati Maidan(Blue Line). An average auto from the Pragati Maidan Metro Station will cost 40 rupees (without sharing). It is right next to the Delhi zoo. Since it is spread out in a vast open area, make sure that its not too sunny for you liking, nor is it during or after cause one is... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2015

Nice place to spend evening time. Light and sound show is very lovely & the highlight of this place.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

An hour long light and sound show fills you in on a very sterilised and race/religion politically correct version of Delhi history: they suggest there was no history before the Muslim rule, which is bull of course. What I took to be local goons were actually the managerial staff taking liberties with what was supposed to be under their care,... More 

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New Delhi, India
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

The Purana Qila is a historic, ancient part of Delhi, with a beautiful ambience . It is meant for a leisurely walk, boating in the evenings in the moat surrounding it, and the Light and Sound show which has many takers. We went for the light and sound show in Hindi which runs daily , except Mondays , from 7... More 

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Chennai (Madras), India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

Great way to learn history of Delhi in 1 hr. Must see attraction. Projection on the fort walls were too good.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 11, 2015

This is a very quick, interesting and informative way to get to know of the history of Delhi. The show is slick with great, clear commentary and the visuals are very well produced. The whole thing is top rank, yeah they even provide you with free mosquito repellent!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2015

Not one of the spectaclular sights but a nice park and some interesting architecture, particularly as it is the oldest fort.

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Gurgaon, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 8, 2015

good place for a weekend , very old fort , greenery you can bit relax for some time. Boating, nearby zoo, overall its good. in the evening light show is there . nearest metro pragati maidan. entry fee only 5

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

It is located in South Delhi Main Area. Near chidiya Ghar. very nice to visit. u can enjoy short boating here.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

Purana Quila (Old Fort) is another tourist attraction in New Delhi. It is a roughly rectangular shape one. It have three gateways provide with bastions on either side. It was surrounded by a wide moat, connected to river Yamuna, which used to flow on the east of the fort. Everyday their is a light and sound show here.

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Address: Address: New Delhi, India
Phone Number: 24353178
Location: Asia  >  India  >  National Capital Territory of Delhi  >  New Delhi>  > Nizamuddin

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