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Places to be visited in Delhi-Red Fort (lal qila) timings and photograpy
Red Fort, Delhi Fort or Lal Quila
Red Fort, Delhi Fort or Lal Qila
Red Fort: It is also know as Delhi Fort or Lal Qila (Hindi) which means
Red Fort. It is situated in the Old Delhi - a UNESCO World Heritage
The construction of this massive for started by Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the year 1638 and completed in 1648. This was the capital of Shahjahanabad, the kingdom of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. It served as the residence of royal family as well.
Bahadur Shah Zafar was the last Mughal emperor to occupy the Palace until 1857.
When India became an independent nation then Prime Minister Pandit Jawahar Lal Nehru unveiled the flat of independent India on 15th August 1947. This practice of flag raising ceremony and addressing the nation by the Prime Minister on Independence Day continues to this day.
You can see the Shahjahani Style of art which the combination of Indian, European and Persian art in the Red Fort.
Moti Masjid added by Emperor Aurangzeb, 1659
Diwan-i-Khas, the legendary Peacock Throne
Diwan-i-Aam, 60 pillared hall
Khas Mahal, the royal apartments, facing to Yamuna River
Rang Mahal, with marble fountainDiwan-i-Khas, Diwan-i- Aam, Lahore Gate, etc
A light and sound recreation of history of Read fort and Delhi can be viewed as per the timing given below:
Summer timing : Hindi - 7 pm to 8 pm, English - 8 pm to 9 pm
Winter timing : Hindi - 6 pm to 7 pm, English - 7 pm to 8 pm
Timing for visiting Red Fort: 9.00 am to 7.00 pm (All days Except Monday)
Fee: Rs. 100 for foreigners (Rs. 10 for Indian citizen)
Photography: permitted with a payment of Rs. 25
Time required to visit minimum: Two hour.
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