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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Phone Number: 9949159139
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Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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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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Red Fort

One of the principal sites of Delhi and visited by thousands is the Red Fort or Lal Quila. Magnificent 30 odd metre sandstone walls, by their colour give the name.At one time... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed yesterday
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varanasi
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

we like very much red fort their is lot of thing to see,we was 15th august with our college friend and in that time prime minister was in the red fort and his speech was really good..musiumioum was good we enjoyed very much we will visist agagin

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW

One of the principal sites of Delhi and visited by thousands is the Red Fort or Lal Quila. Magnificent 30 odd metre sandstone walls, by their colour give the name.At one time there were 14 gates into the fort but now only two are used for entry the main one being Lahori on the west side facing Chandni Chowk bazaar.... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

For this is the venue of Prime Minister's speech on Independence Day, we had a big craze of visiting. Its located in the buzzing Chandni Chowk area of Old Delhi. Widely spread out beautiful monument. Very closeby to this monument are the famous streets of Chandni chowk for eating local chaat and junk very popular in the country.

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i visited here last year i think its not so good for sooo much enjoying but here i viewed guns n dresses n many things of akbar n btitish time

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

You probably have never heard of "Shahjahanabad"! The mythic Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, in the 17th century, moved his imperial capital from Agra to a new town on the banks of the Yamuna River: "Shahjahanabad"! And "Lal Qila", most commonly known as "Red Fort", was his new fortified palace! "Shahjahanabad" is the actual "Old Delhi" and visiting "Lal Qila" requires... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

There are a lot of signs around the place with information on them that can tell you some very useful information about the site. The gardens are very green and the buildings have some great architecture.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Red fort is very famous among local and foreign tourists.The fort has many sections.You can see many sections of the red fort without paying anything.To see some you have to collect a ticket from the ticket counter.There was also a ground near the Red fort.You can also eat delicious food from the local stores near the fort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The Red fort is a symbol of India's pride and historical richness. It was buit by Shah Jahan and later occupied by the British till India got it's Independance. Every year the Indian PM delivers Independence Day speech from Lal Quila. The Quila's main gate is called lahori gate and inside there is also a war museum

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

500 rupees entrance ticket is a bit overpriced considering that many of the buildings with the most intricate artwork are cordoned off and cannot be entered. The public audience hall can be walked within, however the white marble private audience hall behind it is inaccessible. The independence museum is a must for any history buff, while the red fort museum... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Red Fort is big fort and need proper guide to explore its glorious past. Such as Naubat Khana, Diwan-i-Aam, Nahr-i-Behisht, Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal, Khas Mahal, Diwan-i-Khas, Hammam, Baoli, Moti Masjid, Hira Mahal, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh. Therefore Red Fort needs time to explore, so select the day which not too hot.

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