Red Fort in Delhi, India

Usha Biswal Rout

11, Oct 2016 @ 07:36 PM
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About Red Fort Delhi : The Red Fort in Delhi was built by famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. Also it is known as "Lal Qila". The famous Fort 'Lal Qila' is located in the heart of Old Delhi near Chandni chwok market. Construction of Lal Qila started in 1639 and within 9 years, the structure was built, Expense for built Lal Qila using red sand stone took more than 10 million rupees during that period. 

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A group of well trained guides leaping towards you to adorn in a typically Indian manner to offer their friendliness, good vibrations,. You will plan to visit this Indian travel spot, surely you discover a heaven of peace inside the Red Fort. Indian national flag is hoisted by Prime Minister(PM) of India at Lal Qila on 15th of August every year. Like other Islamic buildings within India, the Red Fort is octagonal in its shape. The shape of Red Fort is 900 meters by 550 meters. The height of fort's tower is about 34 meters. 'Salimgarh fort' is present in the north part of the fort.

Top attractions in Red fort :

The Red Fort has most beautiful attractions for tourists inside the fort. given as follows: Mumtaz Mahal, The Rang Mahal, The Khas Mahal, The Diwan-i-Am, The Diwan-i-Khas, The Hamam, The Shah Burj.

How to reach at Red Fort, Delhi

By Delhi Metro : Chandin chowk metro station is the nearest metro station for Red Fort. A little walk-in distance hardly take 5 minutes from Chandin chok to Red fort. This station is on Jahangir Puri – New Delhi-Huda City Center Metro line. Chandin chowk station is just after Kashmere Gate (ISBT) metro station By DTC Bus : Delhi transport corporation(DTC) Buses are easily available from Cannaught Place(CP) or ISBT or ITO bus stand to Red Fort(Lal Qila). Nearest Airport from Red Fort : Indira Gandhi International Airport(IGI Airport) is the nearest airport. Nearest Railway Station from Red Fort : Both New Delhi Railway Station and Old Delhi Railway Station are the nearest railway stations from Red Fort(Lal Qila). Old Delhi Railway Station is more nearest Railway Station from Lal Qila.

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