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Red Fort (Lal Quila)

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Address: Netaji Subhash Marg, New Delhi 110002, India
Phone Number: +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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Majestic fortification right in the center of new delhi.

Majestic fortification right in the center of new delhi. Shows a lack of conservation, as do most of the monuments in India. For a good visit, count spend a lot of time, because... read more

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

Majestic fortification right in the center of new delhi. Shows a lack of conservation, as do most of the monuments in India. For a good visit, count spend a lot of time, because the fort is huge!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

We had to walk very long distance to enter this place was very big but not maintained properly a lot of garbage in the place its but ver artistic place and you can see the craft man work ...

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

One of the must see's if you want some lovely pictures of your holiday. You will see monkeys everywhere here. We got some cheeky snaps of us with them

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Huge and interesting structure with a wonderful indian and British history.highly recommended!a lot of walking. Very impressive

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Too expensive, waste of time and money 1- credit card not allowed, only cash payment, especially harsh when cash ban 2- all pavilions in very poor shape and none could visited from the inside. No water in any fountain. Gardens and paths not maintained. No restauration underway. Glass in front of audience throne extremely dirty.... 3- request many times where... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Last time I visited this palace and this time as well this amazing palace created the Mughal I wonder how they have created all this big red fort without machines "" " it keep me thinking no surprise as this would have been done in the years of CC.. Good palace will recommend to each and everyone

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The sights individually aren't that great but the overall size makes this an attractive place to visit.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Its a nice place with many historical places inside the fort. But very bad maintain... They charge entry fees but not maintain it. Very Bad feeling... Government must require to maintain it.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

I had no idea what to expect behind this massive fort's walls, as I had always seen this Fort on TV during the Independence Day. The Delhi Red Fort has been the seat of power in India since the time of Shah Jahan. This Fort is very different from the Agra Fort, as the British have modified and added many... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Another must visit places in the capital. We stayed in a hotel very close to Red Fort, so it was easier to visit as well. This is another place with a lot of history, wish there was more encouragement/promotions about these places by tourism departments..

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