Timings - Opening & Closing:
Monday - Friday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM ,
Saturday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM ,
Sunday: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM ,
Public Holidays: 7.00 AM - 8.00 PM
Red Fort which is also known as Lal Qila was built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. This monument represents the grandeur of the Mughal Court, which was constructed during the 17th century. Lal Qila was once the residential area of the Imperial Family of India. It was the capital of the Mughal rulers until 1857, when Bahadur Shah Zafar II went in exile after he was defeated by the Britishers.
In 2007, Red Fort was designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which is situated in Old Delhi. The construction of this fort started in 1638 and it took over 10 years to complete the work in 1648. It was originally called as 'Qila-i-Mubarak', meaning the blessed fort, as it was the royal residence of Mughals.
During the British colonial rule, this fort was mainly used...