Red Fort, New Delhi

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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 Red Fort is one of the tourist attractions of Delhi (of which there are not many). It is located in the Old part of Delhi. From the outside you only see a huge wall, but on the inside there is a.....  more »
  • Don't miss to have your food in the small roadside shop opposite to the Red fort parking area. They serve the best Aloo parathas and curries at very less price. We enjoyed our breakfast there.  more »
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