Red Fort

“Exhilarating Sedimentary rocks view of Qila-e-Mubarak.

A phase of history which includes memories of the glorious age of the Mughal rulers.
The Red Fort in Delhi is one of the important tourist attractions.
Height: 18–33 metres
Architectural style(s): Indo-IslamicMughal
Red Fort was originally made of lime stones.the British had to paint it with red when the white stone began chipping off.
It was made by Shah Jahan the grandson of Akbar the Great,
which took 10 long years by Ustad Hamid and Ustad Ahmed
The Kohinoor Diamond Was a part of the royal throne of Shah Jahan – located in the Diwani-i-Khas. 

Parts of Red Fort:
Rang Mahal
Mumtaz Mahal
Khas Mahal
Hira Mahal
Lahori Gate
Delhi Gate
Chhatta Chowk
Naubat Khana
Moti Masjid
Hayat Bakhsh Bagh
Princes' quarter
The Red Fort has been listed as a World Heritage Site by UNESCO in 2007 for its historical as well as cultural importance. 

Official Website :

UNESCO Website:
Delhi Tourism Website:
Ministry of Culture Website Page:

Timings :

Tuesday to Sunday: 9 AM to 6 PM
( Monday closed)

Entry Fee:

Indian: Rs.10/-
Foreigner: Rs.250/-


Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat .
Direction :

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