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The Red Fort (Lal Quila)Delhi's most magnificent monument was built by the Mughal emperor Shan Jahan as a royal residence within his new capital of Shahjahanbad the Lal-Qila has a perimiter of 2.41Km. 

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Situated towards Old Delhi it took a cab and a cycle rik to arrive at our destination.Built by the Mughal emperor Shan Jahan as a royal residence within his new capital of Shahjahanbad the Lal-Qila has a perimiter of 2.41Km. Situated towards Old Delhi it took a cab and a cycle rik to arrive at our destination.Lal Quila23/01/2005 10:22:02/cms/cms.asp?page=/OffshoreInIndia/Trips Away/Trip to Delhi/The Red Fortsupporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort.jpgto be addedLal Quila (translates as the Red Fort) dates back nearly 1000 years. Read more about it here.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort1.jpg A view from outside Some idea of how large the fort is. This was the perimeter wall.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort2.jpg The front gate. The intimidating main enterance to the fort.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort3.jpg new item Inside the fort was split up into many seperate rooms and halls where the emperor and his aids lived.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort4.jpg new item This amazing structure was the main hall used by the Emperor to hold public audiences.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort5.jpg new item Another of the marble structures in the fort.supporting/offshoreinindia/photos/delhi\redfort\redfort6.jpg new item After walking around the 2km square fort Sham sits back in a rickshaw for a well earned rest.

The Red Fort (Lal Quila)
23/01/2005 10:22:02

Delhi's most magnificent monument was built by the Mughal emperor Shan Jahan as a royal residence within his new capital of Shahjahanbad the Lal-Qila has a perimiter of 2.41Km.

Situated towards Old Delhi it took a cab and a cycle rik to arrive at our destination.

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Lal Quila (translates as the Red Fort) dates back nearly 1000 years. Read more about it here.

 A view from outside

Some idea of how large the fort is. This was the perimeter wall.

 The front gate.

The intimidating main enterance to the fort.

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Inside the fort was split up into many seperate rooms and halls where the emperor and his aids lived.

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This amazing structure was the main hall used by the Emperor to hold public audiences.

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Another of the marble structures in the fort.

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After walking around the 2km square fort Sham sits back in a rickshaw for a well earned rest.


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