All you need to know about one of the prominent historical monuments of India, Red Fort. This fort has hidden so many undiscovered secrets within itself. Take a look at the rich history of Mughal enveloped in the magnificence Delhi. This short trail of Red Fort will take you to the glorious history of Mughal Empire and their prominent places. A heritage walk which is ideal for friends, family, and even couples. ‘Red Fort’ or ‘Lal Quila’, which is one of the grand legacies of the Mughal Empire, Shah Jahan, who moved the capital of his empire from Agra to Delhi. The red fort was the residence of the Mughal emperor for nearly 200 years. Due to Delhi being the capital of India and was the good part of the Mughal rule, Red Fort has been one of the important monuments through the years. It is a witness of a long journey of the freedom struggle.
The great red fort was built by the great mughal emperor shah jahan.
The construction was started in 1638 but it got completed in 1648. it took 9 crore of rupees to complete this master piece.
what we see today is only 1/4th of what was built by shah jahan and his successor
The city was known as shahjahanabad which was the great new city built by shah jahan and it was bringing back the mughal empire back to delhi again.
The red fort was not just a fort but more of creating a city inside a city.
Shah jahan's successor was aurangzeb who spent most of his life in delhi but he did not add any significance to this massive fort made by his father.
The main entrance to this massive fort is from Delhi gate which is decorated by fine stone carvings and a tall tower protected.