Red Fort

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  • Address: Netaji Subhash Rd, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
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  • Timings: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm Details
  • Phone: +9111-23277705
  • Ticket Price: 10 INR
  • Time Required: 03:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Landmark, Historical Site, Family And Kids, Architecture , Fort

Red Fort - Review

The Red Fort is a beautiful fort complex that is in many ways symbolic of the splendor of Delhi and its Moughal history. Shah Jahan the Great Moughal emperor gave the fort its present prestigious position when he shifted his capital from Agra to Delhi at the Red fort. Apart from its Mughal history for which this fort is famous for, the Red Fort is of extreme value to Independent India as it hosted the first speech of Independence by Jawahar Lal Nehru here.

The sandstone walls give it its distinctive red color and it its name; the Lal Qilah or Red Fort. But the fort isn’t just one building but a complex of a various sections and palaces that render it a grandeur that isn’t easily paralleled by other historical buildings in India. The buildings are quite grand and striking and the interiors feature very intricate and ornate art work that leaves tourists mesmerized. Although it isn’t in its former glory but the fort is still quite beautiful. The fort stands on the Yamuna River which left it with a perfect strategic location in the old times. Today its location gives it a sense of exquisiteness and makes you forget that a busy city exists right outside. There is also a beautiful music and sound show that is put up every evening. The show is certainly worth a watch or maybe two!

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Red Fort Information

  • The timings for the light and sound show is 6:00 pm onwards.
  • It was declared an UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007.

Red Fort Ticket Prices

  • Rs.10 for Indians and Rs.250 for foreigners.
  • Ticket price for the Light Show- INR 60 on weekdays and INR 80 on weekends.

How To reach Red Fort by Public Transport

  • Nearest Metro station: Red Fort

Restaurants Near Red Fort

  • Karim’s
  • Mocha
  • Al Jawahar

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TripHobo Highlights for Red Fort

  • Red Fort Address: Netaji Subhash Rd, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006, India
  • Red Fort Contact Number: +9111-23277705
  • Red Fort Timing: 09:30 am - 04:30 pm
  • Red Fort Price: 10 INR
  • Best time to visit Red Fort(preferred time): 10:00 am - 02:00 pm
  • Time required to visit Red Fort: 03:00 Hrs
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  • Website: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki?curid=1681410
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Things to Know Before Visiting Red Fort

  • 67.02% of people who visit Delhi include Red Fort in their plan

  • 70.56% of people start their Red Fort visit around 09 AM - 10 AM

  • People usually take around 3 Hrs to see Red Fort

Monday, Thursday and Friday

92.93% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Red Fort

People normally club together Chandni Chowk and Jama Masjid while planning their visit to Red Fort.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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  • The Red fort is our one of the best heritage place.... Good Tourists place The Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in the history of India. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. Be it uniforms, Spears, swords or old telephonic instruments. A good watch. But a big factor to be considered is the weather. It's an open air place, so if you go on a sunny day make it a point to carry your goggles and cap. Not to forget drinking water. The place is facilitated with | public washrooms and drinking water. But please choose a pleasant weather period to visit or else you'll be drenched in sweat. It Will be an amazing experience if you visit there

  • great architecture and one of the best heritage place. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. The Red Fort actually reveals the great work done in the field of architecture and art. Visit their you will absolutely enjoy it and amazed with the arts

  • Nice place to visit. It has a spacious garden inside and a small market too. This monument has served a vital role in Indian history. The ancient way of air conditioning using water is amazing. Gardens are well maintained. Some part of the red fort are under renovation and not accessible for tourists. You can see a lot of foreign visitors here.

  • The Red fort is our one of the best heritage place.... Good Tourists place The Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in the history of India. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. Be it uniforms, Spears, swords or old telephonic instruments. A good watch. But a big factor to be considered is the weather. It's an open air place, so if you go on a sunny day make it a point to carry your goggles and cap. Not to forget drinking water. The place is facilitated with | public washrooms and drinking water. But please choose a pleasant weather period to visit or else you'll be drenched in sweat.

  • The Red fort is our one of the best heritage place.... Good Tourists place The Red Fort is one of the most popular monuments in the history of India. It has a big area for the visitors to watch over. Different sections have their own importance. Highlighted. It has also has a museum showcasing various historic parts of the past. Be it uniforms, Spears, swords or old telephonic instruments. A good watch. But a big factor to be considered is the weather. It's an open air place, so if you go on a sunny day make it a point to carry your goggles and cap. Not to forget drinking water. The place is facilitated with | public washrooms and drinking water. But please choose a pleasant weather period to visit or else you'll be drenched in sweat. It Will be an amazing experience if you visit there

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