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Red Fort

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Red Fort

Red Fort is a big attraction of Delhi also known as Lal Quila.The Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, after ruling from Agra for eleven years, decided to shift to Delhi and laid the foundation stone of the Red Fort in 1618. It took nine years to build this mighty citadel and it got completed on 16th April 1648. The Red Fort Delhi has two main entrances, the Delhi Gate and the Lahori Gate. The main entrance to the Red Fort is through the Lahori Gate. Beyond the gate, there is a roofed passage, flanked by arcaded apartments leading to the palaces, known as Chhatta Chowk. Even today, the Red Fort is an eloquent reminder of the glory of the Mughal...

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India Gate

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India Gate

India Gate situated along the ceremonial Rajpath avenue in New Delhi, India Gate, popular Delhi attraction is a memorial raised in honour of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls. It is the ceremonial boulevard of the Indian republic that boasts of ornamental parks, pools and gardens alongside. It is here that the much-awaited event of Republic Day Parade takes place on 26th January every year. Rajpath runs through India Gate and Vijay Chowk and has Rashtrapati Bhavan at one end and National Stadium at another. The green lawns at India Gate are a popular evening and holiday rendezvous for young and old...

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Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is a 5 storied tower. Each tower of the Qutub Minar has unique designs. The Qutub Minar is located in a Mehrauli in South Delhi. The world famous towering Qutub Minar, started in 1192 by Qutub-ud-din Aibak. The Qutub Complex is a fine example of the Indo-Islamic style of architecture. The balconies in the tower are supported by exquisite stalactite designs. The tapering tower has pointed and circular flutings on the first storey and star-shaped ones on the second and third stories. The Qutub Minar is also significant for what it represents in the history of Indian culture and is one of the main Delhi tourist...

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Humayun’s Tomb

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Humayun’s Tomb

The famous Humayun’s Tomb of Delhi represents the first of the many monumental Mughal architectural structures. The Humayun’s Tomb is one of the fulgurous landmark in the evolution of regal architecture of the Mughal in India. Humayun’s Tomb was built by Humayun’s widow, Hamida Banu Begum. Designed by a Persian architect named Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, the structure was begun in 1562 and completed in 1565. The tomb established a standard for all later Mughal monuments, which followed its design, most notably the Taj Mahal. The tomb stands majestically at the center of the enclosure and rises from a platform faced with a series of cells with arched openings. The surrounding of Humayun’s Tomb of Delhi is dotted with fountains. During the tourists season you will find the place is crowded with tourists and the street vendors are busy selling various food items to the cheerful...

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Hawa Mahal

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Hawa Mahal

HAWA MAHAL is an icon of Pink city Jaipur Rajasthan. Hawa Mahal is also knows as PALACE OF WINDS. It is famous for its excellent architecture and concept. It was established in 1798 under rule of Maharaja Sawai Pratap Singh. The architecture of the building is so build that it concrete the shape of a pyramid with total of 953 windows uniquely carved in the Rajasthani pattern and designs. Tourists come here to get a view of the facade but they can also climb to the top for a wonderful view from the latticed windows.

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