India is a treasure trove of monuments

Lucknow: Forts have played an important role in the history of India. In history, forts were considered the first defense against enemy attacks. There are many such forts in most areas of the capital Delhi, although many of them are now in ruins. Yet they reflect the history of Delhi.

Red Fort
It is one of the famous forts of Delhi. It is named Red Fort based on the fact that it is made of red sandstone. It was built by Mughal king Shahjahan, which took 9 years to build. Entry timings for Red Fort are 9:30-4:30. Its ticket is only Rs 10.

Salimgarh Fort
This dates back to 1546, when the Suri dynasty ruled Delhi. Salimgarh Fort was converted into a prison by Aurangzeb, while the British converted it into their army cantonment in 1857. Entry to Salimgarh Fort is available from 10 am to 5 pm. There is no entry fee.

Old Fort
It is one of the oldest forts of Delhi. It was built by the second Mughal emperor Humayun and Surid Sultan Sher Shah Suri. Many people believe that it is situated on the site of the ancient city of Indraprastha. Its timing is from 9 am to 7 pm. Its ticket is only Rs 20.

Adilabad Fort

It is built like Tughlaqabad Fort, but smaller. This fort is built on the hills to the south of Tughlakabad, it is a medium sized fort. This fort can be visited from sunrise to sunset. There is no entry fee for this.


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