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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Phone Number: +91 99491 59139
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Sun - Sat 9:30 am - 4:30 pm
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

Red fort was built by a mughal emperor. He used it as his residence and officials residence as well. It has been seat of power since it was built. Red stone has been used all over... read more

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This is the seat of power ... this where the Mughals and British both have left imprints ... the blackened interiors of the grand palace is a reminder of how the country was plundered by invaders over time ... the symmetry and design is just spell bounding ... influence of Hindu, Persian, Mughal and Anglo styles are very visible

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Seeing other forts (Agra, Amber) this one is not impressive. Rather picnic area. Not worth the high ticket.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Red fort was built by a mughal emperor. He used it as his residence and officials residence as well. It has been seat of power since it was built. Red stone has been used all over in this fort. That is why it became to be known as Red fort

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Majestic fortification right in the center of new delhi. Shows a lack of conservation, as do most of the monuments in India. For a good visit, count spend a lot of time, because the fort is huge!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We had to walk very long distance to enter this place was very big but not maintained properly a lot of garbage in the place its but ver artistic place and you can see the craft man work ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the must see's if you want some lovely pictures of your holiday. You will see monkeys everywhere here. We got some cheeky snaps of us with them

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge and interesting structure with a wonderful indian and British history.highly recommended!a lot of walking. Very impressive

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Too expensive, waste of time and money 1- credit card not allowed, only cash payment, especially harsh when cash ban 2- all pavilions in very poor shape and none could visited from the inside. No water in any fountain. Gardens and paths not maintained. No restauration underway. Glass in front of audience throne extremely dirty.... 3- request many times where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Last time I visited this palace and this time as well this amazing palace created the Mughal I wonder how they have created all this big red fort without machines "" " it keep me thinking no surprise as this would have been done in the years of CC.. Good palace will recommend to each and everyone

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The sights individually aren't that great but the overall size makes this an attractive place to visit.

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