Red Fort, New Delhi

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#6 of 109 in Historic Sites in New Delhi
World heritage site · Castle · Historic Site
With massive sandstone walls, Red Fort represents a major Mughal-era structure with a place on the World Heritage List. Built by Shah Jahan of Taj Mahal fame in 1648, the fort long served as an imposing center of Mughal power. Though you cannot explore much of the fort due to its importance as a military base, you can still marvel at the host of colonnades and pavilions that survived the colonial-era gutting by the British. You'll also get an up-close look at some of the watchtowers and defensive positions that punctuate the wall. Keep in mind that your entry ticket includes admission to the fort's internal museums. Add Red Fort and other attractions to your New Delhi trip itinerary using our New Delhi itinerary planner.
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  • The epitome of delhi sultanate history, home to republic Day and modern national celebrations, the iconic red fort is a magnificent monument adding beauty to the locality.  more »
  • 1. Red Fort is another historic monument representing the strength and pride in the country. 2. This fort is a must-visit for all the travellers to experience the essence of Delhi. 3. The place is...  more »
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  • loved the place.It's a beautiful place to reminisce your history. The coolness of the air at the top of the fort is incomparable. One should visit the place with your adored one to have the total fun. You have lush green lawns and so many spots to have a seat and talk.Each wall really has a story to tell. Hence ,one must really take a professional guide to be informed accordingly. To enter inside red fort you need to get the tickets and if you will pay offline it will cost u around 50 rupees for just visiting and around 80 rupees for museum. Buy online you need to pay only 35 rupees and 56 rupees for museum so you can book online it will be easy for you. Happy Visit!
  • great place to hangout with family , pace is also very clean.. loved the place.It's a beautiful place to reminisce your history. The coolness of the air at the top of the fort is incomparable. One should visit the place with your adored one to have the total fun. You have lush green lawns and so many spots to have a seat and talk.Each wall really has a story to tell. Hence ,one must really take a professional guide to be informed accordingly. To enter inside red fort you need to get the tickets and if you will pay offline it will cost u around 50 rupees for just visiting and around 80 rupees for museum. Buy online you need to pay only 35 rupees and 56 rupees for museum so you can book online it will be easy for you.

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