Red Fort Delhi - Monuments and Historic Buildings
The magnificent 17th century Red Fort constructed by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan is situated in the Capital of India, Delhi. The fort was named Red Stone on the massive red sandstone walls surrounding it. It is the largest monument of India and is listed as a world heritage site by UNESCO in the year 2007.
Its high level of art form and ornamental work has been attracting large number of tourists every year around the world. The fort also serves as a site from which the Prime Minister of India addresses the nation on 15th August, the Independence Day of India. Inside the fort is offered sound and light show depicting the Mughal history in evenings. The Lahore Gate Entrance leads to retail mall with crafts and jewellery. One can also enjoy museum of blood paintings, archaeological museum and Indian war memorial museum.