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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

The fort originally lay on the bank of the river Yamuna before the river changed its course. The Purana Quila was built by Humayun in an attempt to build a city of his own. ... When Sher Shah defeated Humayun most of the structures inside...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank DilipB211
Reviewed 1 week ago

Purana Qila is a highly under rated monument of Delhi. I much prefer this to the Red Fort. Massive ruined ramparts from the Humayun era enclose an ancient citadel, one of the oldest of the many cities of Delhi. On going excavations have unearthed evidence...More

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

With Qila, baoli, mosque, tombs, garden, hammam (bathing place) etc, this site is truly amazing. Suitable for couples, friends, architecture lovers and whoever wants to spend their free time.

Date of experience: May 2017
Thank Finhasali
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The area is still in the process of being reconstructed. Overall the lawn is well maintained but sadly is full of couples who fail to get a room!

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A serene atmosphere with history running in every wall of the monuments. A nice place to spend an evening with kids and family. Normal timing is 7am to 5pm. A good picnic spot too with a very peaceful and beautiful environment.

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Adira
Reviewed January 16, 2019

Good place to walk and see all these building The normal visiting hours are from 7:00 A.M. to 5:00 pm if its a sunny day you need a cap and cold water with you The entry fee was small

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

There is a newly constructed moat, which is nice, it's a stroll alongside a lake. You could them club it with the sound and light show. The fort is magnificent. It's a fine itinerary for catching up with friends. Tip: club it with some snacks...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed November 19, 2018 via mobile

There is nothing Soo much to watch ... Only some monuments which was not properly mentioned... But if u want spend some time with your partner then nice place ... Recommended but for couples only

Date of experience: January 2018
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Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

This sound and light show is an example of a worst show ASI can produce. It's not a sound and light show, it's a multimedia show which is very badly maintained. The projector lights have dimmed down. The whole show is narrative so you don't...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed November 15, 2018 via mobile

Entry is from Bada Darwaza. The ticket counter mentioned cashless payment at a discount but refused to accept it and asked for cash payment only. Besides this the place was full of mosquitoes around sunset. Otherwise it's a large complex and you will need to...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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urekka
December 24, 2018|
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Response from PushExplore | Reviewed this property |
Well, to be honest I have never been there during NY weekend so it’s hard to comment. Though I must say that depending upon how cold & foggy it gets, it’s quite possible to be crowded.
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March 20, 2018|
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Most probably, no..Better to lock it with your vehicles.
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September 19, 2016|
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Response from Deepak Y | Reviewed this property |
When you enter from the road you will find two ways, one for zoological park and the other one that is on the left side is purana qila but the parking space is common for both in between. And for tickets, you should visit... More
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lightsv
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help with planning (11 Replies)
Hi,everybody! We have only 1 day in Delhi. So planning to rent a car with a driver to go sightseeng. Could you please help with planning a one-day trip to visit the following places: Qutab Minar Humayun's Tomb Purana Qila Birla Mandir Temple and Garden of 5 senses( if we have time)? Any tips what to start with and the sequence of movement will be appreciated
September 22, 2015|
Response fromRajnishJaipur|
Dear lightsv, Greetings!! Yes, Better you can hire a taxi who will pick you up from airport to Hotel, later you can visit like Red Fort , Jama Mosque, Chandani Chauk, Raaj Ghat , India Gate, Humayun Tomb, Lotus Temple & Qutub Tower. And you can do in only one day Cheers!!
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Delhi Itinerary ?? (5 Replies)
As the title suggests I'll be heading to India around late Oct-Early Nov here is a very rough Itinerary For Delhi.... Red Fort Jama Masjid Raj ghat Connaught Place Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Jantar Mantar Agrasen Ki Baoli India Gate Purana Qila National Zoo Humayuns Tomb Gandhi Smriti Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum Lotus Temple Iskcon Temple Qutub Minar Mehrauli Archaeological Park Jamali Kamali How long will it take to see these places? Which would you split into...More
August 28, 2017|
Response frominaya2016|
Hi again JC, So far i read that you are interested in 3 places ( Jaipur, Udaipur and Delhi) and you mentioned that you have 8 weeks. It is great that you already did a good homework and you have an idea about the famous attractions of each place. As a humble advice, try to put it all in one post , what are all the cities you are interested in, are you spending the whole 8 weeks as vacation or your trip has other purposes( business, conference,etc..) along with tourism?from where you are...More
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Hello, I am planning for a 4 day Delhi trip(3 Day Delhi and 1 Day Agra). My holiday plan is from March 6 to March 10(Thursday Night till Monday Night). I heard that Monday some of the attractions are not open and Taj Mahal will be closed on Friday, So we have decided to go to Taj on Sunday after 2 days(Friday & Saturday) of City tour and attraction in Delhi. I have some questions before finalizing this. 1. Where is the best location to stay which is more connected to the city and...More
February 03, 2014|
Response fromRashidagraindia|
Day trip to Agra from Delhi is possible both by train and car...in term of cost is going to be more or less the same....by car you will get less time for s/s and by Bhopal Shatabdi express for to and fro journey u will have 10-12 hours in Agra so it is better by train.....you can arrange transport inAgra by searching in the box above corner...or you can contact any Agra member /DE for the same. Rashid Agra