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Red Fort History and Information
Today’s post is about the Red fort history and information with pictures gallery to provide you a perfect view and introduction of the place. Red fort is an historical fort situated in old Delhi city of India. The fort was built in 1648 by Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. Construction of the fort was started in 1638 and completed in 1648. Red fort (Lal Qila) was the capital head quarter of Mughal Emperors till to 1857. The fort was under controlled by British army in 1857 when last Mughal emperor Buhadur Shah Zafar was defeated by the British army. The fort lies along the Yamuna River, which fed the moats that surround most of the walls. The wall at its north-eastern corner is adjacent to an older fort, the Salimgarh Fort, a defense built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546.
When anyone studies about the red fort history and information, he will find the fort always remained an important place for its constructors, Mughal Emperors and later rulers of India. Its geographical location is highly protective and defensive. The Red Fort covers a total area of about 254.67 acres having 2.4 KM defence boundary walls. Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Nahr-i-Behisht, Zenana, Moti Masjid, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh are the other important sub places attached with Red Fort. Nowadays Red Fort has the same importance as was in past. On every 15th of the year, Indian people celebrate their Independence Day and Indian prime minister speeches the nation from Red Fort. After stating a brief history and information about Red Fort now we come to Red Fort pictures to better view of this historical place. Let see the Red Fort pictures gallery with historical view………….
Red Fort Pictures, Gallery Contains 25 Pictures in Different Dimensions