Lal Qila: Major Tourist Attraction in India
Red Fort in Delhi

 RED FORT : The Symbol of India

Address Netaji Subhash Marg, Delhi, India

ReasonsReasons to be here -
For the history enthusiast, shutterbug, and the explorer in you!

Entry Fees Entry Fee -
10/ person Indians residence)
250/ person (Foreign residence)
25 (Videography)

Visitors Timings Timings-
Six days a week except Monday; 06:00 AM-06:00 PM

Travel DirectionWay to reach -
Get off at Chandni Chowk metro station and hire a classic Indian auto rickshaw to reach your destination.

Traveller's PickTraveller's Pick - Red Fort (Lal Qila)

Exemplifying the prowess of Mughal architects and a true manifestation of the golden period of the Mughal era, Lal Qila, also known as the Red Fort, is one of the most important monuments of India. With a construction span of over 10 years this, one of a kind, Red stone wonder was completed under the watch of Shahjahan - the Mughal King (Incubator of the famous Taj Mahal) - in 1648. Lal Qila is situated on the banks of Yamuna with Shahjahanabad situated on the eastern side of this fortress.

As you enter in the premises of the Red fort, the very first glimpse of various buildings and gardens will leave you awe-struck. Few of these attention-arresting architectural wonders include; Mumtaz Mahal- A museum, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh- Great Mughal garden and Rang Mahal or the Palace of Colors. One of the stand-out features of Red Fort is the main gate known as Lahore Gate. This particular architectural serves as a pivotal point for sentiments and symbolism of the modern India and also attracts deluge of crowd on Independence Day.

Besides being a symbol of Mughal finesse, Red fort is an integral part of modern day India for, the Independence Day flag is hoisted here every year by the honorable Prime Minister.

"Anyone who is looking to get a whiff of Indian culture and wants to bask in the glory of the bygone Mughal era, Red Fort is a must-see place for him."

NearbyNearby Attractions -

Sound & Light Shows - A grand spectacle for Art appreciators, watching the sound and light show is a great way to sign off your journey to the Red Fort.

Chatta Chowk - A place to be for shopping fanatics, Chatta chowk is a great way to indulge in the guilty pleasure of street shopping.


You should hire a guide if you like to dwell deeper in the Indian history. Also carry warm cloths if you are visiting the place in winters because it can be bit chilly exploring wide allays of Red Fort.

Delhi Map - Red Fort (Lal Qila)
Hotels near Red Fort (Lal Qila)
Hotel Tara Palace
Address: Connaught Circus, K Block, Connaught Place, New Delhi
Distance: 0.8 km
Phone: 099 58 397483
Hotel Broadway
Address: 4/15A, Asaf Ali Road, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi, 110002
Distance: 1.9 km
Phone: 011 4366 3600
Comfort Inn The President
Address: 4/23 B, Asaf Ali Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110002
Distance: 2.2 km
Phone: 011 4283 1666

Restaurants near Red Fort (Lal Qila)
Mithais, Snacks
Timings: 8am to 10pm
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: 382, Kucha Ghasi Ram, Fateh Puri, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
Phone: 23975341, 23970192
Multi-Cuisine (North Indian, South Indian, Chinese, European)
Timings: 24 Hours
Meal for two - Rs. 300/-
Address: Old Deli Railway Station, Near Cloak Room, Delhi
Phone: 60606000, 60606060
Mithais, Snacks
Timings: 10.00am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 400/-
Address: 1454/2, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Phone: 28833007/08/10, 47685111
Fast Food
Timings: 11am to 11pm
Meal for two - Rs. 250/-
Address: 1888-89, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Phone: 23860876
Pundit Babu Ram Devi Dayal Parathe Wala
North Indian (Parathas)
Timings: 24 Hours
Meal for two - Rs. 200/-
Address: 1947, Gali Parathe Wali, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Phone: 9313999725, 9953158945

Railway Stations near Red Fort (Lal Qila)