Purana Quila, Delhi

Mathura Road, New Delhi, Delhi 110003

Purana Quila

Purana Quila


Delhi has a fascinating history; Rulers of India have choosen it as the capital for about seven times. Delhi is famous for various reasons, the food of Chandni Chowk, Numerous beautiful temples, British architecture of Lyuten’s Delhi and for the numerous historical monuments it is a home to. All these things attract a lot of tourists to this place of the important tourist spots of Delhi are: Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Akshrdhardham Temple, Rajghat, Qutub minar, Humayuns tom, Purana Quila
When planning the tour of Delhi, do not forget to visit the Purana Quila.
About Purana Quila
The Purana Quila is also known as the Old Fort. It is one of the oldest forts in Delhi. It was built by king Sher Shah Suri, and was completed by his son Islam Shah. The fort is built out of sand stone and is decorated with white and coloured marble inlays and with blue tiles. Visit Purana Quila for the following things:
· To enjoy the mesmerising Mughal architecture.
· To enjoy the light and sound show in the evening.
· It is also a very nice picnic spot with greenery around the fort and a lake for boating.
A lot of tourists and locals visit this place for picnics and boating. A very interesting place to take the kids to. The Zoological Park is also walking distance from here. Delhi tourism and many more travel agencies organise Delhi sightseeing tours on daily basis. One can visit the old fort through these tour packages or one can plan a visit on their own. It is well connected with public transport. One can plan the visit to the Red fort, zoological park, International Dolls museum and Old fort together as they are at close proximity.
 

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