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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Phone Number:
+91 99491 59139
Today
09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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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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Exciting Evening at Red Fort's Sound and Light Show with Dinner
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Private Tour: Light and Sound Show at the Red Fort, Delhi
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The approach to the fort is spectacular with red walls as far as the eye can see and towering above you. The entrance is spectacular. However, once inside you could actually be... read more

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

If you are a traveler who is fascinated with Historic Monuments then it is a must visit. The monument is one of the best creation of Mughal era and having excellent example of Mughal Architecture.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Very chaotic and not much to see. The highlight of the visit were the clean bathrooms. The staff seemed annoyed with the tourists.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

The Red Fort is very worth your time, but with a guide, it becomes a visit to another time. The stories made it come alive.

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Blackpool, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

The approach to the fort is spectacular with red walls as far as the eye can see and towering above you. The entrance is spectacular. However, once inside you could actually be anywhere ... it's vast and empty. Crowds of locals jostle for position but it's still worth a visit if you have time.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Have a guide. I got one for 300 rupees and later i decided to give him 400. It's worth the tour. It's a huge place and lot of walking is there. We were there early in the morning and the crowd was less during this time. They don't let you take the tripod by the way. There are many nice... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

As others have said, there are long lines for entry but if on an organised tour, one can enter quickly,. It is a stunning place to visit and we arrived after a hectic rickshaw ride from Jama Masjid. This is a taste of what to expect from the Taj Mahal.....

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National Capital Territory of Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Indians specifically visit. Also foreigners as it's Indian liberty. Good place nice to visit. Teenagers are found in large amounts

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

Another fine example of Mughal architecture apparently built by Shah Jahan (of the Taj Mahal). Long lines for local tourists but the (more expensive) foreign tourist ticket line is short and quick. Nice for a quick visit to appreciate the sheer size of their buildings.

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Mumbai, India
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

the red fort visit a must for all tourists as it gives the insight of the moghul culture, the diwane aam and diwane khaas, please take a guide

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Ghaziabad, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 days ago NEW

In 1638 Add to dictionary the Moghul Emperor transferred the capital of India from Agra to Delhi. Begun in 1639 the Lal Qila took nine years to complete. The monument is largely built in red sandstone and white marble, and had fourteen gates. The fort was built alongside river Yamuna. From the western gateway, one reaches the Drum House, where... More 

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