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Red Fort



The Red Fort in Delhi is a massive monument built by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. It took about 10 years to complete the Red Fort in Delhi, which started this year the 1638th Located on the banks of the Yamuna River, the fort was built at the height of the Mughal rule. The Red Fort was the fortress city of Shah Jahan's new capital of Delhi, Shahjahanabad.


       Today, the Fort Rouge serves as the venue for Prime Minister's speech given to the Independence Day of the country. Red Fort in Delhi is surrounded by a moat, now dry, and walls that extend about two miles. The fort consists of a series of structures such as Diwan-i-am (Hall of Public Audience), Diwan-i-Khas (Hall of Private Audience), palaces, private apartments, Moti Masjid (mosque) etc. Chatta Chowk, where the commercialization of the most talented goldsmiths Delhi, carpet makers, weavers and jewelers, the main entrance of the Red Fort in Delhi.