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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
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+91 99491 59139
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09:30 - 16:30
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Sun - Sat 09:30 - 16:30
Recommended length of visit: 2-3 hours
Fee: Yes
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This 17th century fort was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and...

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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Red Fort is huge and one needs to spend considerable time to explore the entire fort. The fort is well maintained.

Reviewed 2 days ago
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After visiting Amber Fort in Agra this Fort simply does not compare. However on its own red Fort was amazing. Costs 500 rupees. Very big. Lots of market stalls when you enter the fort.

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Huge compound with multiple palaces all of different design. May take a full day to visit all the buildings in detail.

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Red Fort is huge and one needs to spend considerable time to explore the entire fort. The fort is well maintained.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

I took a leisurely stroll through the gardens. Most buildings were closed to the public as there were in the process of renovation. All of the fountains and water features were dry. Driving on the road behind the Red Fort affords a different view of the many buildings.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

This is a great place to visit and learn about the history of moguls in India. Do not miss the fountain show in the evening. You can also shop around and get some junk jewelry, handicraft items.

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Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We really enjoyed visiting the Red Fort from the Mughal Empire. There are lots of beautiful yet simple monuments to see inside the compound. We had the audio guides for 200 rupees each (although you have to leave a passport or a 2000 rupee deposit - I chose the latter). The audio guide was detailed yet not too lengthy. I... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

We were looking forward to this, but the location of the ticket window is away from the entrance and difficult to locate for the first time visitor. 2) Most tourist sopts have the shops at the end of the tour, but here one sees the shops at the beginning! The monuments were poorly maintained and could do with more! The... More 

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Big lines at ticket counters. Nice place. Guides are troubling and pestering. Avoid the summertime. Restrooms in pathetic conditions. If you are interested in history very nice place. Sound & light show in the evening is good. Please carry mosquito repellent .

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

It was a great experience with me and my friends, we were in that time we lot of hungry and we visited Kumar hotel and ordered Masala Tea, Aloo Paratha it was yummy with Fruit salad.

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Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

This is no Agra Fort. If you want to save 500 rupee entrance fees for foreign tourist, you could take pictures from the outside. You can also go to where the fort exit is and see the 2 live sized black elephants guarding the gate - it's opposite direction to the main entrance. Beware of rickshaw crooks that ask for... More 

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