Purana Qila, New Delhi

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Take a walk along one of Delhi's oldest forts, Purana Qila. Built in the 16th century, the fortress used to house a village within its walls, before becoming a refugee camp for muslims who were fleeing to Pakistan. Today you can view numerous historic monuments inside the stronghold, including a mosque and a vibrant red library tower, and also visit the small archeology museum. Go boating on the moat that circles the fortress, or, if here in the evening, catch the multimedia history show. Make Purana Qila a part of your New Delhi vacation plans using our New Delhi trip itinerary maker .
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  • This Fort lies on much older settlements dating back to the third, fourth century BC. It was built in the 15th century Maghal dynasty. The walls of the Fort are twenty meters high and four meters thick. The Fort was destroyed several times and then reconquered and rebuilt. Located along the river Yumana and is two kilometers long. It has three Gates with two floors with very complex architecture. Inside the Fort a mosque with a beautiful room of prayer. At the entrance to a small museum with artifacts found during the restoration works.
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  • It was very nice visit with friends, I attend especially the laser show there, it was really nice, I advice to visit  more »
  • Purana Qila (Old Fort), located adjacent to Pragati Maidan, is one of the oldest forts of Delhi. It was built under famous Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri. Although last excavation in 2013-14, point to tr...  more »
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  • A very good historical fort to visit but not with kids and family.. It's a couple place located near Delhi's Zoological Park.. It has well maintained lush green lawns and old ruins. The timings are 7 AM to 5 PM. There was a lake outside fort but nowadays it has no water..But you can definitely enjoy Light and Sound Show related to Delhi's history in evening with your family and friends. Timings are 7 to 8 PM ( Hindi) and 8:30 to 9:30 PM ( English)..
  • Clean well laid out lawns. Lots of couples hanging around. The museum has some real ancient collection. Some areas are sealed off. But still pretty clean. Good to go in winter season. Helpful tip, carry your own water and food nothing is available inside. The cafeteria is mostly closed
  • Very nice tourist place for visit. Near to new Delhi zoo. Very old and beautiful tomorrow.here you can also find Mahabharata time infrastructure.. don't forget to visit downstairs Mahabharata time tomb .It looks like understand ground. Here is also big park so you can eat and rest there.
  • Nice place to have a photo shoot. Vast green fields properly maintained. I will advise not to visit with parents or family members as u will find mostly couples spending quality time together. So be careful. Rest is all good.
  • A good place to hang out with friends and to witness the beautiful past of national capital. Maintained greenery with ruins of the fort makes it worth for a visit. You can also enjoy the light and sound show which showcases the history of Delhi. But try not to visit the place with family as many local couples get cozy in the public. Also the ticket price is ₹15 per person as of January 2018.

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