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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
+91 11 2334 4253
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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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Hours Today: 9:30 AM - 4:30 PM
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Chandni Chowk
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

'Red Fort' was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It is built of Stonewalls over 30 meters high in places. It was built on the right bank of river Yamuna . The foundation stone of the Fort was laid in 1639 and it was...More

Thank Mahendra T
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Reviewed 3 days ago

This fort is very impressive when it comes to its size and of course reputation among travellers. It was also very interesting to read about its history and how individual buildings were used. Unfortunately, its potential is not fully utilised, because it is not well...More

Thank Tomáš H
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

I went there with my girlfriend it was a great time . We met with some local people they was very good and try Indian food with them Red fort is very good place for the tourist Everyone must go too see Red fort .

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

this is one of must see place if you come to Delhi.its worth all the hassle to come here.its crowded during weekend so try to avoid visit during that period

Thank mudzaffar s
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took a tuk-tuk to the Red Fort, the roads in Old Delhi are crazy, you have to experience it yourself, we visited on a Tuesday, but quiter on Sundays. The fee was 500rs for foreigners, 35rs locals, from ticket office, security is tight in...More

Thank keith h
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This is quite good place but i do not enjoyed a lot. As it do not like a fort it look like a market. After entering the fort you can find or see is only crowd and shops. But mine overall experience was good.

Thank Vasu V
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The place is a historical monument and the work is too amazing. If you are a history bluff, this place is must visit. 4-5 hours with a good guide will make your experience memorable. There are lot of guides available at the entrance but it...More

2  Thank NAZEEB A
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's a nice place to visit and gives a great impression of the Mughal ruling. Though, some ugly British buildings are also there like a scare on the face of Indian History and mark a terrible spot on this beautiful space. It's palaces, gardens and...More

1  Thank bennyonroad
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Reviewed 1 week ago

A visit to the Red Fort in Delhi brings you close to the grandeur of the Mughal Dynasty that once ruled India. This was the main residence of the emperors for nearly 200 years, until 1856, when the British put the last Mughal Emperor, Bahadur...More

Thank Billy L
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's located in the Old Delhi and entrance is paying. It was the third World Heritage Site that I visited in Delhi and I must say, it was the less impressive by far. The place was like abandoned, dirty and ruined. If some care was...More

Thank shadylau
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hasan m
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Response from nancyjdupree2 | Reviewed this property |
Yes ...took many cell phone pics
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Gemuse4
11 March 2018|
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Response from Kaushik G | Reviewed this property |
Red Fort is open from 9.30 am to 4.30 pm everyday except on Monday when it remains closed.
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