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Purana Qila, New Delhi

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Historic Site Tourist Spot
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. Put Purana Qila into our New Delhi family vacation planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in New Delhi.
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  • The Purana Qila is a great place where history and photography meets at one place. must visit early to avoid the heat  more »
  • This park contains well restored structures from centuries ago. It is an impressive archaeological site associated with great Moghul emperors. One can spend a relaxing hour or so strolling the expansi...  more »
  • One would be awestruck to Purana Quila standing stoically amidst wild greenery.Its one of the oldest fort of Delhi of which current state is build by Sher Shah Suri enclosed by humongous 3 gates. It c...  more »
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  • Well maintained area and Monument. Clean. Nice place for a gathering with friends and day outing with family and kids. Though you may find famous couple cuddling here as we all know about Delhi. Boating is offered here but looks water is still not that's too smelly. Overall, my experience had been good at this place. Recommended for a family outing.
  • Great Place but I Don't know why are the security guards so lazy, we went in winters and the opening time for the fort was 10:00 Am, then to they opened it on 10:45 Am... - place is neat. - requires a lot of walking. - people mostly come for their wedding shoots. - fort is quite big so needs a lot of time to visit everything inside. - lots of programs are organized inside.
  • This place is good as well as boring for some people... Who want to see the infrastructure and beauty of that era, will enjoy this... And some good place for hang out with friends.... But you can see some lovebirds making love there, so not a good place with family. Overall its good.
  • Visited to see light and sound show in evening. Ticket counter remain open till last show starts @9pm. Fort was well maintained and clean. Show was very good with great sound and light effect. MUST WATCH atleast once to know the real history of Delhi
  • Prefect place to hangout and spend time. There's a lot of space to wall and enjoy the serenity. You get to see the greenery of Delhi. Ticket is of RS.15 and they have a good court just near the ticket counter. The are some small canteens inside too. The place is huge and if you wish to travel to this place make sure you are having your right shoes on. The place best looks in spring .