Red Fort

 

Overview

The history of the Red Fort in New Delhi cannot be summarized in the words of its history is linked to centuries Mughal normally in the country. Shah Jahan Mughal rulers for various needs of these fort and that, in accordance with these requirements. The Mammoth size fort made a distinguished our presence in the medieval period of India and it is in relation to the time line for this country at this time.
 
In the year 1639, when Shah Jahan Mughal rulers be transferred capital from Agra to Delhi, the construction of the Red Fort has been appointed by the in the north-east in the page of the newly created city Shahjahanabad. Shahjahanabad in presence is known as Old Delhi. Construction lasted almost a decade, in order to complete and Yamuna water has been used to supply Burggraben built around the fort.
 
The construction of the cross Fort of the sandstone by the color red to a large extent has been the name Red Fort. The majesty of the fortress is the first thing that must be taken into account, however, the color red was one of the main to so characteristic of the aura of Fort and is easy to understand. The magnitude of the size of the fortress estimated, by the fact that lasted ten years, to the Fort. Has almost two kilometers radius with more high rise buildings of 33 meters. The Fort has become one of the most tourist attraction in modern times.
 
History of the Red Fort in New Delhi reveals that many of the paragraphs have been built in Fort in accordance with the requirements and the specific functions conceived. Deewan-e-AAM, the nave, built for the general public to interact with the emperor. There has been a Zeichenkette of gold columns with Hutschiene, could mark the border between the man and the king. Deewan-e-Khas is a new ship of natural stones, has been used for private use at the meetings of the César. Many of the other such miracles of architecture in the Fort as the Hammams or the bath, especially for the royal family. Shahi Burj is another place where the emperor office has been built and the emperor had private time work. Range Mahal or the palace of the colors was a special place designed for the wives of Kaiser. Has a huge pool with a beautiful spot in accordance with roof, covered with gold by towers and a number of reflected in the site.
 
Naqqar Khana is a place in the fortress, where the musicians know touch, music during a certain time of the day. This hotel is located in the very entrance to the Palace and the number of visitors to the place, you have to get out of your trip (elephants) in this place.
 
All the information on the history of the Red Fort in New Delhi, the archaeological heritage tourist importance or related activities. Red Fort in the vicinity of other historical monuments also for example B. , Jama Masjid raj Ghat and receives a large number of tourists every year. Also the red Fort serves the addressing the nation on independence day in India by the Prime Minister every year.
 
Year built: 1204
Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahouri
Phone: 011 2327 7705
Architectural style: Architecture of India
Architect Ustad Ahmad Lahauri
Location: Netaji Subhash Marg
Metro Station: Chandni Chowk
Open: Tue-Sun; Mondays closed
Timings: Sunrise to Sunset
Entry Fee:  10 (Indians),  250
(foreigners)
Photography: Nil (25 for video
filming)
Sound & Light Shows: 6pm
onwards in English and Hindi
Ticket: 80 (adults),
30 (children
 The walls, built in 1638, were designed to keep out invaders, now they mainly keep out the noise and confusion of the city.The Red Fort has an area of 254.67 acres  enclosed by 2.41 kilometres  of defensive walls, punctuated by turrets and bastions and varying in height from 18 metres  on the river side to 33 metres  on the city side. The fort is octagonal, with the north-south axis longer than the east-west axis. The marble, floral decorations and double domes in the fort's buildings exemplify later Mughal architecture.
 
The main gate, Lahore Gate, is one of the emotional and symbolic focal points of the modern Indian nation and attracts a major crowd on each Independence Day.
 Inside is a veritable treasure trove of buildings, including the Drum House, the Hall of Public Audiences, the white marble Hall of Private Audiences, the Pearl Mosque, Royal Baths and Palace of Color.
An evening sound and light show re-creates events in India's history connected with the fort.
 

 

Location

Country
India
State
Delhi
City
North delhi
Location
Chandni Chowk
Address
Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi - 110006.
Contact Info
Phone: 011 2327 7705
Mobile :
Fax :
Near Cities
Nearest Bus Terminal
Red Fort, Netaji Subhash Marg,
Nearest Railway Station
Delhi Jn (DLI)
Nearest Airport
Delhi Municipal Airport
US
latitude : 32.410701750 longitude :-91.498703000
Corporation : Delhi
GPS Code : K0M9
Open Year
1204
Architect
Architecture of India
Visiting Hours
Tue-Sun; Mondays closed

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