• Kanika Chauhan

Red Fort: The most famous complex in Delhi

Red Fort also known as Lal Qalʿah, Mughal fort in Old Delhi, India. Its a face of tourist attractions in Delhi. It was build by Shah Jahan in the 17th century. The fort’s huge red sandstone walls, which stand 75 feet (23 metres) high. The special attractions is its magnanimous walls, the chhata bazaar and every evening sound and light show.

Among the most famous structures of the complex are the Hall of Public Audience (Diwan-i-Am), which has 60 red sandstone pillars supporting a flat roof, and also the Hall of Private Audience (Diwan-i-Khas), that is smaller, with a pavilion of white marble.

Entry fee: Free for children under 15, INR 10 for Indians, and INR 250 for foreigners

Opening hours: 9 AM to 6 PM. Closed on Mondays

Must visit: Digambar Jain Mandir, Sis Ganj Gurudwara and Paranthe Wali Gali nearby

Tip: This place has many tourists visiting during the peak season and there might be a long queue for the tickets.


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