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Purana Qila

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Neighbourhood: Nizamuddin
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Address: New Delhi, India
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Private Tour: Old Fort 'Purana Qila' Sound and Light show with Dinner and...
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Delhi Old Fort Purana Qila Sound and Light Show Including Dinner

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An old monument which has become famous predominantly because Humayun, the second Mughal Emperor, died over here by slipping over the stairs. Ought to be visited by history lovers.

Reviewed 1 week ago
akjeth
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Pune, India
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Guwahati, India
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35 reviews
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Reviewed yesterday NEW

A great place to learn about history. to find nature and spent your time with family. A must visit place for everyone.

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New Delhi, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Nice historical fort worth spending some time. It traces its origin to Humayun. The complex is clean and well-maintained. There is a museum inside the fort premises. One can spend a couple of hours here. Located near the Delhi zoo. Recommended!

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Pune, India
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132 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

An old monument which has become famous predominantly because Humayun, the second Mughal Emperor, died over here by slipping over the stairs. Ought to be visited by history lovers.

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Hilo, Hawaii
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654 reviews
256 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 170 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Not many great sights to see but the local couples seem to enjoy hanging out all around the park and under the shade. The structures are old and doesn't seen to be maintained well. The grass and bushes are maintained though.

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chennai
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118 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place traces its origins to Sher Shah and Humayun. Archeological surveys also attribute this location to Indraprastha from the Mahabharatha. There is a beautiful Masjid that showcases the Mughal architecture, a stepwell and some ruins that are worth visiting. The place is quiet, well maintained will manicured lawns and can offer a good opportunity for picnics. The museum within... More 

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Glasgow, United Kingdom
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61 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely area in New Delhi. Beautiful place to go and relax or walk and at the same time take in all the fabulous history it has to offer. Many families visit this place also

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Thank 260Maud
Chennai (Madras), India
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268 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is a historical and the oldest forts in Delhi. The place is relaxing for older peoples and kids will love this place.

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Thank anithaaravamuthan
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50 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Good Historical place to spend few hours. Really well managed and a clean place. Can go with your friends, as well the place is good for couples to visit.

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Mumbai (Bombay), India
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127 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Went there during school days. good for old people or kids. It is close to lal quila that is the red fort.

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Thank Kanikaneg
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Reviewed 21 March 2017 via mobile

Purana Qila (Old Fort) is one the oldest forts in Delhi. Its current form was built by the Afghan king Sher Shah Suri .Loved it ! Went there with my friends for a short morning ride and we have some amazing photos and its quite nice

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