Naqqar Khana, New Delhi

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Passing through the covered bazaar of the Lahore Gate, the visitors entered a well kept square about 200 feet long at 140 feet broad, surrounded by a range of arcade departments where, in olden days, the omrahs western corner of the square stood certain public buildings where the Emperor’s Nazir transacted business In the centre of the square was a tank, fed by a canal which divided.
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  • It is built inside the Red Fort. Now converted into a war museum. Three storey building which consist of hundreds of years old pieces. A must visit  more »
  • Also know as Naubat or 'Drum house’, it stands at the entrance of the Red Fort Area, it was used for playing music five times a day at propitious hours. Faced with red stone, it is a large three-store...  more »
  • Inside the Lal Quila (Red Fort), this hall has many historical things captured in it. Its always a thrill to witness the history.  more »
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  • Good collection of war left antiques and old british era armory. The visit charges are included in ticket. Try to avoid rush, as becomes very croweded in peak times. You can spend 30 mins here.
  • Rarest of the rare pictures and ancient India historical weapons are collected in this place really nice place for knowing about INDIA's history
  • A good place to visit inside lal killa. A museum with lots of information on war.
  • The museum is located on the first and second floor of the drum house. It contains several galleries pertaining to the military history of India during the first and second world war. Items that are on display is a diorama of the Battle of Panipat (1526), in which Babur defeated the forces of Ibrahim Lodi and established the Mughal Empire. Further objects on display are traditional weapons such as daggers and gupti, as well as arms and helmets. The advent of the industrialisation brought in new weapons such as machine guns and grenades. Various badges, ribbons, and uniforms of Turkish and New Zealand army officers, and flags are also on display. The dress of Maharaja Pratap Singh of Idar, a renowned soldier and military man, is displayed, which includes the kurta (long shirt), belt, trouser, turban with zari work, shoes and inscribed sword with sheath.
  • The museum is at the entrance of Lal Qila. Amazing place is this. Magnificent articles and ancient warefare, weapons are on display. Lovely surroundings.

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