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Purana Qila

New Delhi, India (Minto Road)
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Ranked #29 of 260 attractions in New Delhi
Type: Historic Sites
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New Delhi, India
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46 reviews 46 reviews
15 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2014 NEW

The place is quite, except the boating option-good in summer. In winter it gets quite cold. Some events are held in open air-which lends a great historical feel. The place is central and during the annual Exhibition in Nov.-across in Pragati Maidan, when the crowd frenzy takes over, it is a sleepy old fort (in ruins) perhaps trying to remember... More

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New Delhi, India
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11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

Purana quila is has a man made boating place and since last 1-1/2 yrs they have introduce water Zorbing. A true fun. Must visit place in Delhi.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

There is history in the most unexpected places in India, most in places that are forgotten. The current national capital, Delhi, is in a location that has been a major urban settlement for a few thousand years, well before the Romans and the Greeks wrote their first piece of literature. The Purana Qila is one site that spans that history... More

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New Delhi, India
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31 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 4, 2014

it is a nice historical getaway. you can roam around and do boating in summers as well. located in city centre.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2014

No informations about site. Except baths nothing much interesting. No info about dound and light show. Disappointed..

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Navi Mumbai, India
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2014

There is nothing much to see in the fort compound apart from an old Mosque. The museum in the campus is good though. The only attraction of this fort is the Sound & Light Show 'Ishq-e-Dilli' in the evening which you cant afford to miss.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2014

We expected nothing from the evening and were stunned by how enrichingly wonderful the whole experience was. By the time we reached Purana Qila at around 5pm, it was almost closing time. We didn't really do much sightseeing. The kids treated it more like an open area to run around in. The guard started blowing the whistle to signal closing... More

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India
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 4, 2014

Rich heritage well maintained and lovely to visit on a cold morning for a run with friends... The grounds are well manicured and was in full bloom with lovely flowers welcoming us... Just 2 structures from the past still remaining inside the Purana Qila, namely Sher Mandal(the library & observatory) and Qila-i-Kuhna Masjid( the mosque)...but of course you can sense... More

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Vista, CA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2014

This old fort is a hidden gem. Contains some nice detail work in stone, marble. Easy place to walk around. Well worth seeking out and stopping.

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Pompano Beach, Florida
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54 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2014

Even though this is just ruins, it is worth the visit. Walking on top of the old fortifications gives an idea of what Delhi was in those times. The old mosque with its undergound chambers and corridors is worth a thorough visit. Bring a torch !

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