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Purana Qila

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Neighbourhood: Nizamuddin
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Address: New Delhi, India
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US$39.00*
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Private Tour: Old Fort 'Purana Qila' Sound and Light show with Dinner and...
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Delhi Old Fort Purana Qila Sound and Light Show Including Dinner

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A visit to Shergarh

It is a river side fort in Delhi, located near Pragati Maidan and Delhi zoo. One of the oldest fort in the city, was built by Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri. Originally it was a part... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

It is a river side fort in Delhi, located near Pragati Maidan and Delhi zoo. One of the oldest fort in the city, was built by Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri. Originally it was a part of the old city Din Panah, Sher Shah named it as Shergarh. A big lake is located near the fort. Here daily sound and... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Here is an ancient fort that gives the visitor a real feel of Ancient Indian History. But do watch your step very carefully as you move around since there can be unfortunate accidents otherwise. Place seems to need more safety signage and protection grills.

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New Delhi, India
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

i have been paying visits to Purana Qila, since last 15 years. when i was young and fresh, two very vital things affected my mind, one is that Mr Lutyens aligned the Rajpath along the old fort as if to converge the old with the new. the second is that during the partition of 1947, thousands of migrating muslims swarmed... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

the huge compound of the fort as well as magnificient architecturemade us forget cribbing about the heat. there is also boating.. absolutely beautiful in evening

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The Purana Qila was built by the Mughal Emperor Humayun from 1533 to 1538 and was renamed as Shergarh by Sher Shah Suri in 1540. It has walls measuring 18 m in height and 1.5 km in length. The gateways of this fort are called as Bara Darwaza, Talaqi Gate and Humayun Gate. All these gateways are beautifully decorated with... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a good property, centrally located with great ambience...The place is lovely .We really enjoyed staying here so much

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This place is Maintened very well and onl show is their in the evening that is about the history of delhi kohinoor gem of india and one thing that that all show done by projector and shapes of horses etc so for childrens it is like Gk as well.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Purana Qila's English translation tells you what to expect from a place whose name is Old Fort. It's one of the famous forts in Delhi adjoining a lovely boating lake, and Zoo. It's a good place to be on a nice clear afternoon preferably in winters.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 January 2017

Good place for sunny day activity.. One can enjoy boating with Purana Qila in backround.. Nearby are Pragati maidan which hosts various fares and exbitions throught out the year.. Also close is Delhi zoo which one can enjoy !!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2017

The place where the Shah lived at some point. This place was built and rebuilt several times over a long time. There are archaeological digs showing human presence for centuries. But not much is left.

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