Red Fort or Lal Quila built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan
is one of the most spectacular examples of Mughal architecture
and was the palace for Shah Jahan's new capital, Shahjahanabad.
Red Fort is an impressive structure made of red sandstone
and has walls extending upto 2 kilometers in length with the
height varying between 18 meters to 33 meters. The Rajputana
Splendour Tour offers to take you to this splendid fort with
its online booking.
Entrance to this fort is through Lahori Gate, which leads
you to long bazaar street, the Chatta Chowk. The market place
is called the Meena Bazaar, and has an excellent collection
of antiques, miniature paintings, ivory jewellery etc.
Heart of the fort is called Naubat Khana and is the place
where musicians used to play for the emperor. Then, there
is Diwan-I-Aam or the Hall of Public audience, where the king
would listen to the complaints of the common man. Diwan I
Khas is the hall of private audiences, where the emperor held
Rang Mahal or the palace of colors housed emperor's wives
and mistresses, and has a beautiful lotus shaped fountain,
made out of single piece of marble.
Red Fort was beautifully decorated and adorned with excellent
paintings, mosaics of mirror, and use of gold and silver etc.
Other attractions in the monument include Royal Baths, Moti
The Rajputana Splendour Tour offers online booking for Travel
to Red Fort in Delhi, India. For booking or for more information,
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