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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi, India
Phone Number: 9949159139
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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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A really large Fort

Red Fort is a 17th Century Fort constructed by the Mughal King Shah Jahan. The Red Fort derives it's name from the red sandstone used to construct it. The Red Fort is a large... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

This place is amazing. There is not much difference between red fort and Agra fort but still there is something which attracts tourists.

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New Delhi, India
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Red Fort is a 17th Century Fort constructed by the Mughal King Shah Jahan. The Red Fort derives it's name from the red sandstone used to construct it. The Red Fort is a large monument spread across a large area. The Red Fort served as the palace of the fortified capital of Shahjahanabad (Old Delhi) where Mughal King Shah Jahan... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The entry to the Fort is through the lahori gate and we enter the Meena Bazaar which was existing since time memorial......the quaint little shops sell trinkets to jewellery and things catering to the tastes of ladies ......on a friday evening if I am right the gates of the fort were closed and then only ladies were allowed inside ....Meena... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It is one of the most famous places in India. It was built during Mughal Rule. The place takes you to sevaram centuries back. It's kind of time travel,haha. Very enjoyable and lots of things there that everybody should watch. I wount spoil anymore; Just visit it.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

It's great to visit a place admired as a child. Have seen the place since childhood in school books as a historical monument. In reality when you visit the place you realize you realize is more than just a tourist spot. This is a mini city, it's huge and fortified from all sides. Had markets (now market is converted to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This fort is well conserved and full of history. Do not hire any guide.at the outside because all the history is well indicated at the inside.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

make sure to take lots of water and good shoe as you will walk a lot. its very big palace full of great history

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

The red fort is connected with main city by DMRC metro rail service. I do not advice the aged people to visit Red fort because, if you want to have full trip of the fort you may have to have capacity to walk for about 1 to 2 kilometer. I could not find any battery van or transport within the... More 

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Red Fort is one of the very interesting places in New Delhi. You can remember Republic Day flag hosting by the Prime Minister of India. You can see that place along with the fort. The Fort is so nice and guides will explain how they built like that. It's also an Architectural Marvel. The technology on those days what they... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Been to Red Fort once and by visiting this monument we will understand why it is so important in Indian history. On every Independence Day, Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag here. This was constructed by Emperor Shahjahan during the Mughal era and still it is the largest monument in Delhi. It got the name from its red-sandstone... More 

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