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Purana Qila

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Neighbourhood: Nizamuddin
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Address: New Delhi, India
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US$39.00*
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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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Considered as one of the oldest forts in Delhi and surrounding region, its located near Delhi zoo. It has a museum with in fort premises where antiques , artefacts and collection... read more

Reviewed 21 March 2017
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Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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Vapi, Daman and Diu, India
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Reviewed 21 March 2017

Considered as one of the oldest forts in Delhi and surrounding region, its located near Delhi zoo. It has a museum with in fort premises where antiques , artefacts and collection from old times are on display. Please be aware, photography is prohibited inside the museum . There is a boating facility as well in the lake near fort but... More 

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Reviewed 20 March 2017

Good to visit once. Historical and good architecture. Old fort was huge and you will actually see parts of it from where roads have been constructed.

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Thank Neha_bhrt
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Reviewed 5 March 2017

One of the Oldest Forts in India located at Indraprastha founded by Pandavs of Mahabharat. Its a good place to visit. Also watch "Ishq-E-Dilli" sound and light show held every evening.

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Hyderabad, India
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 March 2017

It is definitely worth a visit monument when you are in Delhi. It is a huge compound. There is also boating here.

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Reviewed 28 February 2017 via mobile

This ruined fort is still cradling the memories of Delhi from the time it came into existence. It's plush green and well maintained. The places to be seen are : The three gates Masjid e kuhna Sher mandal or Humayun's library The hammam or bath house Baoli But apart from these the ruins and the walls around the fort have... More 

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Paris, France
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Reviewed 24 February 2017

Quite a pleasant complex in the style of the Red Fort, but after visiting the Red Fort, Agra Fort, Humayan's Tomb and Qutub Minar it was slightly underwhelming.

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Thank mgayn
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Reviewed 16 February 2017 via mobile

It is a river side fort in Delhi, located near Pragati Maidan and Delhi zoo. One of the oldest fort in the city, was built by Afghan ruler Sher Shah Suri. Originally it was a part of the old city Din Panah, Sher Shah named it as Shergarh. A big lake is located near the fort. Here daily sound and... More 

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Reviewed 13 February 2017

Here is an ancient fort that gives the visitor a real feel of Ancient Indian History. But do watch your step very carefully as you move around since there can be unfortunate accidents otherwise. Place seems to need more safety signage and protection grills.

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New Delhi, India
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Reviewed 3 February 2017

i have been paying visits to Purana Qila, since last 15 years. when i was young and fresh, two very vital things affected my mind, one is that Mr Lutyens aligned the Rajpath along the old fort as if to converge the old with the new. the second is that during the partition of 1947, thousands of migrating muslims swarmed... More 

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Bhubaneswar, India
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Reviewed 31 January 2017

the huge compound of the fort as well as magnificient architecturemade us forget cribbing about the heat. there is also boating.. absolutely beautiful in evening

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