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Red Fort: The Last Great Monument of Mughal

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Monday, April 18, 2022 until Friday, June 10, 2022 Organized by: Vikas Jain (Contact)
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Red fort, a unique building of Mughal, built by Shah Jahan in 1638 along the river Yamuna, and this monument took 10 years to build. This fort was designed by Ustad Ahamad Lahouri, who was the main architect of Taj Mahal. After the death of his beloved wife, king went into depression and had no desire to live in Agra or wanted to change the capital of his kingdom; that is why, he built Red Fort in old Delhi. It is believed to have been a copy of Agra Fort. Other things were added to it by his successor, Aurangzeb, who kept his father hostage till his death. After the death of Aurangzeb, the Mughal Empire started facing declination, thereafter; it was plundered by many local rulers, like Jat from Bharatpur, Sikh from Punjab and foreign invaders, such as Nadir Shah or Ahamad Shah Abadali, and British. Owing to its stunning architecture, in 2007, Red Fort has been declared one of the world heritage sites in India by UNESCO. If you are from Delhi or its nearby Places and you want to see Taj Mahal but due to your hectic schedule you are not capable to do it then you can book a sunrise taj mahal tour by car from delhi and enjoy the glimpse of this wonderful monument.

 Architecture Of Red Fort:

It is a blend of Indo-Islamic architecture which can be seen in its buildings and it boasts many stunning buildings, including Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, Pearl Mosque, Delhi Gate, Lahori Gate, Hira Mahal, Baoli, Princes’quarter, Hammam, Rang Mahal, Nahr-i-Bihisht, and many more picturesque attractions. Most of the palaces within this fort have been demolished by either British or Ahamad shah Abadali. This fort seems to be intact from outside due to its walls which are covered with red stone. During the tenure of the Lord Curzon, the first time restoration work was done. While being in Delhi, the sightseeing of this monument cannot be ignored by tourists which has still a lot to offer that can give you a glance of bygone era of Mughal.

When Does Red Fort Remain Closed?

  • It opens throughout the year except a few of the specific dates, therefore, while planning a tour to the Red Fort, go through all these dates carefully.
  • It remains closed for public and general visitors between 22nd January and 31st January due to 26th January on which day the Republic day is celebrated. 
  • From July 21st to 15 August, Red Fort of Delhi remains closed for public and general visitors due to Independence Day.
  • On every Monday, Red Fort does not open.  

What Is The Best Time To Visit Red Fort?

Red Fort opens all the days of the month except on Monday or specific occasions which have been mentioned in this post. The best time to start to visit this monument from October to March. During the summer, the temperature of Delhi becomes unbearable. Even monsoon is a bit better than summer to visit this site. 

How To Reach Delhi?

Delhi, the capital of India, is having wonderful connectivity to all the corners of the world.

By Air:

Delhi has both domestic and international airport and from here, one can get regular flight to all places easily. As you land there, you can easily get taxies, buses, or Auto rickshaw to reach your destination.

By Road Or Train:

The road connectivity among major cities of India from Delhi is stunning and there will be no difficulty for the travelers to reach there. Delhi has many railway stations to catch your train, but Hazrat Nizamuddin and New Delhi Railway Stations are major one. You can easily get train to reach your hometown.

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