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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
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+91 99491 59139
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9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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A mixed interest attraction

You can call this place as a museum, a archeological place, a garden, etc.. But worth seeing it. There will be security clearance for the entry with an entry fee. Its better to... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 days ago
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Melaka, Malaysia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The red fort should have been magnificent. Once. Nowadays it needs a lot imagination to get hold of all its glory. The audio tour helps a lot to grasp a bit of its history, the usage of the various buildings and its relevance in (world) history. However, if you're just in Delhi for a few hours/a day, just skip it... More 

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Coimbatore, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We opted for audio guide which helped a lot to understand about the places and its importance. We were amazed to see the Mughal works and the wealth we possessed before. It is a must visit place for those who have interest in History...

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

You can call this place as a museum, a archeological place, a garden, etc.. But worth seeing it. There will be security clearance for the entry with an entry fee. Its better to take a guide if you are not aware of the history of redfort and mogul dynasty. a mini museum is inside and I feel it has to... More 

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This magnificent fort was built in 17th Century by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. This fort took 10 years to complete. It has high boundary wall, palaces and garden. It's spread over a large area. This fort takes atleast 3 hours to visit completely. Lot of walk, do carry water along with you.

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It's a well known structure . Area is very big . Tickets are cheap. Expensive for foreigners. Have muesums in it containing old stuff. Old architecture is amazing.

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It is a famous fort. It is an important landmark for turist attraction.many tourists visiting that place to know their history. It very old and well maintained fort.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Shah jahan's impressive fort. Stroll around the shady gardens inside and admire the the impressive buildings

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This surely is a must do if staying in Delhi? The Fort dates back to the mid 1600's and it looks as impressive today as it must have done then, There are a wealth of things to see, the design is apparently accredited to the same chap that constructed the Taj Mahal. We entered through the Lahori gate, and in... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Some people love whilst others hate India's forts. I loved this one and went without a guide, however a guide would have been useful. After buying yor ticket (500 rupees) outisde you pass through airport style security where your bags will be checked and you will be likely patted down. After this you are free to walk around at your... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Only half is available for public view the other half is occupied by the army its a great Monument for Historical value

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