“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-Islamic, Mughal
Red Fort was originally made of lime stones.the British had to paint it with red when the white stone began chipping off.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.
Delhi Tourism Website: http://www.delhitourism.gov.in/delhitourism/tourist_place/red_fort.jsp
Ministry of Culture Website Page:
Tuesday to Sunday: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm (Monday Closed)
Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006 Nearest Metro Station: Central Secretariat. Direction: https://goo.gl/maps/5WzZ5WZzVR4nH7JK6