Red Fort (Lal Quila), New Delhi

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With massive sandstone walls, Red Fort (Lal Quila) 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 (Lal Quila) and other attractions to your New Delhi trip itinerary using our New Delhi itinerary planner .
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  • The fort is actually very large with several internal areas that each had their own story. I didn't take the services of a guide and in hindsight this was a mistake, I'm sure they would be able to tel...  more »
  • This was a sound show, but there wasnt much in the way of lighting. The price for the ticket was not very much, so perhaps you shouldnt expect too much. There were about 30 people there, and the place...  more »
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  • Nice feeling,good to go during evening or morning. You will fall in love with the small channel built for water supply or may be something else. It decorates the place and gives an awesome feeling.The old monuments really have been made with lots of engineering and are culturally rich. If u are a admirer of old building, sculpture U must plan a visit here. Come with family and friends and enjoy.Have some peaceful time.
  • Good Tourists place The Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in the history of India. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. Be it uniforms, Spears, swords or old telephonic instruments. A good watch. But a big factor to be considered is the weather. It's an open air place, so if you go on a sunny day make it a point to carry your goggles and cap. Not to forget drinking water. The place is facilitated with public washrooms and drinking water. But please choose a pleasant weather period to visit or else you'll be drenched in sweat.
  • The Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in the history of India. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. Be it uniforms, Spears, swords or old telephonic instruments. A good watch. But a big factor to be considered is the weather. It's an open air place, so if you go on a sunny day make it a point to carry your goggles and cap. Not to forget drinking water. The place is facilitated with public washrooms and drinking water. But please choose a pleasant weather period to visit or else you'll be drenched in sweat.
  • A great historical place to visit. The view from outside and inside is bit different. There are various shops of jewelry and handicrafts present inside the fort. Very pleasant and green place to get relaxed. There is a museum (Monday closed). Got a "free WiFi available" sign board but didn't find one, all are password protected. There are some shows you can watch, just get the timing. Overall experience was good.
  • Good place to visit but most of the area are refurbishing so you will not be able to cover some of the good architecture. However, the museum does have some decent historical monuments. Overall, it's a nice place to visit and can spend nearly 2 hours approximately. There are some hidden areas where you can see some peacocks. Apart from that you can do some shopping as well which have some decent stuff but price wise it is not that good. Food - Absolutely yes, but just snacks and hot drinks/General cold Liquids.
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