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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  • Well, if you are interested in history , this place is simply for you. The real beauty of the Red Fort lies inside. There is a ticket for museum at a very nominal price for Indians {:)} you can easily spend 4-5 hours inside. You will have to walk a lot, be prepare for it. Museum has some very beautiful articles to display but they will not let you capture those in your camera. Go with friends, families, team, colleagues and get to know MORE about our heritage. It also comes under UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Enjoy!
  • Well, if you are interested in history , this place is simply for you. The real beauty of the Red Fort lies inside. There is a ticket for museum at a very nominal price for Indians {:)} you can easily spend 4-5 hours inside. You will have to walk a lot, be prepare for it. Museum has some very beautiful articles to display but they will not let you capture those in your camera. Go with friends, families, team, colleagues and get to know MORE about our heritage. It also comes under UNESCO World Heritage Site list. Enjoy!
  • लाल पत्थरों से बना यह 33 मीटर ऊँचा लाल किला Red Fort पुरानी दिल्ली के शौर्य और मुगलों की वैभव को दर्शाता है | इसकी विशाल दीवारों को 1638 में आक्रमणकारियों से बचने के लिए किया गया | इसका मुख्य द्वार लाहोर गेट वर्तमान भारत का एक गतिवान और प्रतीकात्मक केंद्र बिंदु है जहा पर हर वर्ष स्वंतंत्रता दिवस पर बहुत भारी भीड़ एकत्रित होती है | छत्ता चौक एक गुम्बदाकार वृक्षों से ढका मार्ग है जहा पर पुरानी चीजे बिकती है | Red Fort पर हर शाम को एक साउंड एंड लाइट शो आयोजित होता है जो भारत के इस किले से जुड़े इतिहास को बताता है | Red fort Delhi नेताजी सुभाष मार्ग पर स्तिथ है और सबसे करीबी मेट्रो स्टेशन चांदनी चौक है | यह हर सोमवार को बंद रहता है और सूर्योदय से सूर्यास्त तक खुला रहता है | Red Fort पर भारतीयों के लिए प्रवेश शुल्क 10 रूपये और विदेशियों के लिए प्रवेश शुल्क 250 रूपये है | यहा पर फोटोग्राफी का कोई पैसा नही है और वीडियोग्राफी का 25 रुपये शुल्क है | Red Fort पर हर शाम 6 बजे लाइट एंड साउंड शो आयोजित होता है जिसमे वयस्कों के लिए 80 रूपये और बच्चो के लिए 30 रूपये शुल्क है मुगल शाषन के अंत के बाद अंग्रेजो ने इस किले की कई मूल्यवान वस्तुए लुट ली | सारे फर्नीचर को हटाकर तबाह कर दिया और हरम का कमरा , नौकरों के कमरे और बगीचे को तबाह कर दिया और पत्थरों की बैरक बनवा दी |केवल पूर्व दिशा में स्तिथ संगमरमर की बनी शाही इमारत को छोडकर सब तबाह कर दिया | अंग्रेजो ने इस किले के दो तिहाई हिस्से को तबाह कर दिया | 1899 से 1905 के बीच लार्ड कर्जन ने इस किले की मरम्मत करा दीवारों का पुनर्निर्माण करवाया और बाग़ को भी फिर से तैयार करवाया | नादिर शाह के आक्रमण के दौरान इस किले के कई जवाहरातो और कलाकृतियों को लुट लिया गया | इसके बाद 1857 की क्रांति में हार के बाद इस किले के कई वस्तुए ब्रिटिश म्यूजियम में भेज दिया गया जैसे कोहिनूर हीरा , शाहजहा का शराब का प्याला और बहादुर शाह का ताज अभी भी लन्दन में है | कई बार भारत सरकार ने इन चीजो को भारत लौटने को कहा लेकिन ब्रिटिश सरकार ने मना कर दिया | 1911 में ब्रिटिश राजा और रानी दिल्ली दरबार देखने आये जिसमे कुछ इमारतो को सुधारा गया | भारतीय सेना के कई अफसरों का लाल किले में कोर्ट मार्शल किया गया | 15 August 1947 Jawahar Lal Nehru15 अगस्त 1947 को भारत के पहले प्रधानमंत्री जवाहर लाल नेहरु ने Red Fort लाल किले के लाहोर गेट से तिरंगा लहराया | इसके बाद से हर स्वन्त्रन्ता दिवस पर प्रधानमंत्री इस किले पर तिरंगा लहराते है और देश को संबोधित करते है | भारत के स्वन्त्रत होने के बाद इस जगह में कुछ बदलाव हुए और लाल किले Red Fort को सैनिक छावनी बना दिया | इसके कई हिस्से 2003 तक भारतीय सेना के अधीन रहे और इसके आबाद भारतीय पुरातत्व विभाग को इसकी मरम्मत करने के लिए दे दिया गया |
  • This monument is clear sign of our rich heritage and the architectural advancement it depicts is mind blowing. You can see the whole fort surrounded by deep trenches which are helpful in case of attack on the fort. Although some repair works have been done by the government but still the monument is intact and will stand like this few more decades. The detailing on the fort is impeccable and the spot from where Prime Minister of our country provides the speech will give you goosebumps. New work is on progress their right now to enhance the beauty of the place.
  • Very spectacular place.. I felt myself a king while standing in front of the king's place where he used to address the ministry and people. I loved the way they craved the marble walls(flowers theme). Well maintained, well secured.. a must visit place in Delhi. Had a great time here. It's best to visit alone instead getting accompanied with idiots.. Finally it's a construction marvel..
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