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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

Open today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
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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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Suggested duration: 2-3 hours
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Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Chandni Chowk
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

First of all if you are a history lover who plans to visit the Fort, please have a day or atleast half day dedicated to this place cause it is a huge property with such historical importance. Sadly, when i visited maintenance was ongoing hence...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

I visited this monument after many years and was pleasantly surprised. There's been a lot of restoration work and the entire area bears a spruced up look. The new museums established last year are still a work in progress, but, whatever has been displayed beautifully...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Mayank P
Reviewed 4 days ago

The art and architecture of this kingly resort is better than the Taj Mahal due to its role as a mausoleum. Having a personal official guide made this destination far better than doing it with a guidebook or audio narration. I had the help of...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

We visited the fort with a guide provided by our travel company. You can’t fail to be impressed by the sheer size of this fort with its various buildings of interest situated within. You should allow a couple of hours, at least, to make the...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank nicksmith_12
Reviewed 4 days ago

This may be a challenge to get to, but if you take the metro it's actually quite easy and fast. The fort is incredible, and the grounds inside are beautiful and actually quite clean. There are families and friends that go to relax there on...More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank aries1770
Reviewed 5 days ago

It's huge in size and from inside it well maintained. They have lots of facilities for foreign tourist and guides are there to show and describe the place. They have auto speech technology as well which describe the places for you if you get that...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Visitors are charged an entrance fee to go inside the fort but it is spectacular from the outside too! Very busy with thousands of tourists but still space to enjoy the surroundings

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Q7975OMmikec
Reviewed 1 week ago

In a short visit to Delhi, I visited again the 3 monuments declared Patrimony of the Humanity by Unesco. One of them is this. Entrance purchased online to avoid queues: 600 Rupees. the queues to buy the entrance and enter are very long due to...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank agusticassa
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

According to me. Red fort is a nice place.many people visited daily here.it is near by chandi chauwk, new delhi and near lal qila metro station so it is very convinent.it is related to mughal from history I think it is very nice place for...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Raj4777
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A must visit attraction in Delhi showcasing all that represent the Authentic Mughal Architecture. It’s always crowded so plan your visit well with time in hand so that you may cover all the points.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Response from Rahul2604 | Reviewed this property |
The one at Agra is far better.Many parts of Delhi red fort was destroyed during 1857 mutiny,also after the mutiny British made Redfort a cantonment and made many building after that,now you will find more British... More
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