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Red Fort (Lal Qila)

Monument / Landmark and Historic Site
Jama Masjid, New Delhi
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  • Ranked #5 for landmarks in New Delhi
  • Monique
    "See the light show between 8.30 - 9.30 nice to know!"(6 Tips)
    Ali L.
    "old Mughal fort."(3 Tips)
    Karna
    "... visiting.... made of red stone, good for photo clicks."(3 Tips)
    William J.
    "It is a very important part of Delhi Tours in India"(4 Tips)
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  • Jason
    JasonFebruary 18
    Poorly maintained and managed. Admission fee is considerably biased. 5/10 pts recommended for your top list in Delhi
    Downvoted 6 days ago
  • Ali L.
    Ali LatifiDecember 5, 2017
    You can’t really go inside, but it’s nice to walk around and see the old Mughal fort.
  • Avishek P.
    Avishek PrakashSeptember 2, 2017
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  • David L.
    David LIUMay 11, 2017
    Museum with AC
  • James D.
    James DawJanuary 24, 2017
    Red fort is closed until 1st of Feb due to Republic day celebrations. We tried to go today but instead went on rickshaw ride around bazaars (must do for 200 rupees - 1 hour)
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoOctober 4, 2016
    Red fort is a very beautiful fort situated in Delhi and it attracts tourists by it's infrastructure and properties. Delhi tour packages from Bangalore includes Red fort as a destination Read more
  • Veronika G.
    Veronika GAugust 2, 2016
    CLOSED ON MONDAYS
  • Swarup S.
    Swarup ShettyMay 1, 2016
    Very long queue for ticket.
  • Swarup S.
    Swarup ShettyMay 1, 2016
    very long queue for ticket
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoMarch 30, 2016
    Red Fort - Spectacular spot in Delhi were can read and experience the voice of Indian history. cultural space in India to take the holiday tour with family. Constructional uniqueness is attraction. Read more
  • SHAROON S.
    SHAROON ShaikMarch 27, 2016
    A must visit..in Delhi.. A sporty experience and beautiful architecture great for weekends
  • SHAROON S.
    SHAROON ShaikMarch 27, 2016
    A must visit in Delhi..really sporty and beautiful architecture.
  • Frances J.
    Frances JamesFebruary 13, 2016
    Also does a great sound and light show in the evenings which is worth seeing
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoJanuary 1, 2016
    The red sanded fort in Delhi. The victim of Indian freedom. Crowded travel destination in Delhi. Delhi tourism department has conduction cultural events regularly for tourist to Ref Fort. Read more
  • Praveen V.
    Praveen VijayanDecember 21, 2015
    Check out the light and sound show at night.
  • Kapil K.
    Kapil KawatraNovember 23, 2015
    The main architects of this monument were Ustad Ahmad and Ustad Hamid. During the times of Mughal, it was called Qila-i-Mubarak (the blessed fort).
    Upvoted Aug 2
  • Tamara C.
    Tamara CosovicOctober 16, 2015
    Nice fort, but much smaller and less elaborated than the one in Agra.
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsOctober 8, 2015
    Red fort– Built in 1638 by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, it is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi. Believe it or not it took almost 10 years to complete the fort. Read more
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoSeptember 15, 2015
    Red Fort has more important from the time of India get Independence. It is also a beautiful construction in Delhi made by red stones. So in every Delhi tour packages include Red Fort also Read more
  • Mel H.
    Mel HelamaSeptember 14, 2015
    Impressive but be careful with pickpockets once inside.
  • dAn
    dAnSeptember 12, 2015
    A monument to watch from outside.
  • Holiday M.
    Holiday MangoAugust 18, 2015
    Red Fort is must visit sport in every Delhi tours. It is building constructed with red stones and currently running as museum and open stage for performance for the visitors to Delhi in the holidays. Read more
  • Chet
    ChetJuly 21, 2015
    Walking distance from Chandni Chowk Metro stn. Cloak room available. 10 bucks for Indians. You can spend nearly 2-3 hours in this fort. Its pretty huge. Light show happens during evening hours.
  • Rahul J.
    Rahul JhaApril 25, 2015
    Picnic spot ,Museums,Jewellery market
  • Rahul J.
    Rahul JhaApril 25, 2015
    It is ancient big fort and good tourist attraction.Best for picnic spot.There is also a Mueseum and a old jewelry market.There is a entry ticket.
  • Arvind D.
    Arvind DasFebruary 7, 2015
    Diwan e khas is a must see as are the gardens.
  • Andrea A.
    Andrea AguirreFebruary 4, 2015
    Struggled to reach through the dirty crowded road from metro station. Well the fort is wonderful. But it is not maintaining well.
  • Barry O.
    Barry OoiDecember 16, 2014
    The audio guide, though not necessary, was pretty good. You'll need several hours in here to appreciate the entire complex.
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsDecember 2, 2014
    While visiting Delhi ensure that you watch the one hour-long light show that goes on every evening reflecting the history. It remains open from 9am to 6pm except on Mondays. Read more
    Upvoted 1 week ago
  • Nitish J.
    Nitish JainAugust 31, 2014
    Gigantic massive yet appealing. Bharat ki shaan
  • Self Drive Trips
    Self Drive TripsAugust 14, 2014
    Flag hoisting ceremony takes place at Red Fort on 15th August every year. This ceremony is a remarkable event to be witnessed and feel proud about being Indian....... Read more
  • Rahul B.
    Rahul BasuJuly 30, 2014
    This place needs some serious maintenance. Not sure why the government has turned a blind eye towards it.
  • Ravi K.
    Ravi KumarJune 30, 2014
    Nice place to visit in the evening. Don't forget the eateries in chandini chowk
  • Rita S.
    Rita SharmaJune 16, 2014
    Beautiful Place ....
  • Karna
    KarnaDecember 20, 2013
    Superb fort... need 3-4 hrs for visiting.... made of red stone, good for photo clicks.
  • Prachi
    PrachiNovember 21, 2013
    Carry a handful of nuts for the squirrels.. They are quite friendly..
  • Sandeep G.
    Sandeep GuptaOctober 10, 2013
    Be a witness of this Mughal Fort by visiting it which was built in the year 1638, this fort is a reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors.
  • William J.
    William JackOctober 1, 2013
    Red Fort is very honorable place of India. A great rush on Independence Day and Republic Day. It is a very important part of Delhi Tours in India Read more
  • HISTORY TV18
    HISTORY TV18August 26, 2013
    The Red Fort is a 17th-century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi (in present day Delhi) that served as the residence of the Mughal Emperors.
  • ITC Hotels
    ITC HotelsAugust 23, 2013
    An evening of sound and light show at the fort, which re-creates the events in India's history, is a must when in Delhi
  • Gato M.
    Gato MongeJuly 18, 2013
    RED FORT COMPLEX DELHI - World Heritage UNESCO The Red Fort Complex was built as the palace fort of Shahjahanabad – the new capital of the fifth Mughal Emperor of India, Shah Jahan. Read more
  • Kshitij J.
    Kshitij JainJune 17, 2013
    Must visit place
  • Dennis A. V.
    Insist on paying the local price only: 10 rupees. The thieves charge 250 rupees for foreigers (25x the price for Indians!).
  • Vimal P.
    Vimal PrakashMay 24, 2013
    Get ready for a vryy long walk for atleast 3-4kms. The parking is away from entrance and the emperor had built this in serious huge size. Expect some leg pain, do take sme good photos.
  • SangWook J.
    SangWook JinMarch 29, 2013
    First visit with family.
  • Monique
    MoniqueMarch 27, 2013
    See the light show between 8.30 - 9.30 nice to know!
  • HISTORY TV18
    HISTORY TV18February 11, 2013
    Shah Jahan commissioned the construction of the Red Fort in 1638. The Red Fort covers a total area of about 254.67 acres enclosed within 2.4 kilometers of defense walls.
  • Iancu C.
    Iancu CiubotaruFebruary 7, 2013
    What a beautiful place i never saw like this Read more
  • HISTORY TV18
    HISTORY TV18January 23, 2013
    The Red Fort is a 17th century fort complex constructed by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan in the walled city of Old Delhi. The construction of the Red Fort began in 1638 and was completed by 1648.
  • Aritra R.
    Aritra RoyJanuary 20, 2013
    A historical place which is definitely a worth visit!! :-)
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