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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
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+91 99491 59139
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
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This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and...

This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and served as the capital of the Mughals until 1857.

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Private Tour: Light and Sound Show at the Red Fort, Delhi
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Exciting Evening at Red Fort's Sound and Light Show with Dinner
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Heritage Day Tour of Old and New Delhi

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Interesting history

I would suggest getting and audio guide, it made our trip worthwhile. You get to know a lot of history, and the place becomes more than empty rooms. Connects both with Agra... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

I would suggest getting and audio guide, it made our trip worthwhile. You get to know a lot of history, and the place becomes more than empty rooms. Connects both with Agra fort and the Taj Mahal.

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Garstang, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

The scale of the Red Fort is awesome. It must have been wonderful when it was built. We were very impressed, certainly this World Heritage Site shouldn't be missed

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

This fort was so well laid out. Lots of gates and once inside, it was very interesting. Guides don't seem to start till 10 am, so no business from me. The gardens, museum, waterways all fascinating.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Whwn the Britis run India: this is an impressive example of colonial fort within a huge park. Enjoy a trip with a bike taxi!

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Jalandhar, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Red Fort is one of the famous spot or attraction for tourist in New Delhi, When you pass Chandni Chowk you will reach to Red Fort on road finish. Its very huge also crowd is there on weekends. This place is easy to reach.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We saw this after walking through old Delhi for 3 hours, an intimidating but humbling experience .The Red Fort was spectacular..and a peaceful place.Just have a plan on how the get home..it was gridlock in every direction and in the end we got the metro which was quite a walk away, but easy to use and clean.

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Some of the buildings were closed awaiting restorations. After having visited other forts and palaces in Jaipur, Agra, and Fateh Pursikri, this was a great let down due to lack of access to some of the buidings.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Imposing red sandstone battlements dating from 1639. Once through one of the gates there are a number of beautiful buildings the Moti Masjid, Rang Mahal, the royal apartments and the peacock throne. Give yourself plenty of time to walk around the area. Possibly enter through the Lahore Gate and out from the Delhi Gate, seeing the elephant sculptures on the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Again BEAUTIFUL! The sandstone outside and marble inside. And the way they constructed it totally air conditioned without electricity. And there's a view of Taj Mahal across the river.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the many you shouldn't leave out when in Delhi, big place, avoid weekend, nice souvenirs shopping area also inside. Great history

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