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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  • As here not much to seen because most part of Fort is in ruins. But Very well maintained lawns. Crowded with couple that make this place not a family friendly.  more »
  • One of the very old forts in and around Delhi, has historical significance but is largely neglected and not very well maintained. Nothing much left to see except Humayaun's tomb which is quite ordinar...  more »
  • I was there on 24Dec17 with my friends. It's next to Delhi zoological park & both shares parking. Entry gate is made of wooden & really big. when you enter you can see a clean green park surrounded by...  more »
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  • Nice and Cheap place to hang out and chill with friends and family. Neat and clean gardens and monuments. Canteen and public convenience is there. Good for people interested in history. Must Visit if you are in New Delhi, India. PS : Zoological park is also near Purana Qila, Do visit.
  • Nice place to bring your kids and enjoy the time with family and friends. You need to take a ticket at entry. You can carry some food if you plan to spend some long time. In evening you hav laser show which is charged separately. I have never seen it so can't tell you more about it. But this place is nice and well maintained.
  • There is not much to visit here as most part of Fort is in ruins. But given its past history, it is exciting to know about the facts. It was built by Pandavas in ancient era. Light and sound show in the evening is a great attraction here. You Will revisit the history of Delhi. There is also a lake where you can take peddle boat ride.
  • This is an historical monument which was made by pandav and there is also an story that one of many caves leads to Agra fort. This has a clean park and good canteen. But there are too many love birds who is making love here and there, so you should use your mind that who you are comfortable to go at that place. There is also a lake where you can enjoy boating.
  • Nice historic place. It's huge. There are ruins. If you are not a history fanatic. Don't visit. Can easily spend 3-4 hours. You can actually see the hidden pathways,they are on the right side. Some people get on the walls. It's risky. Try not to take a risk. You could get hurt.

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