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Purana Qila, Old Delhi

Features

Purana Qila was built by Humayun and later extended by Sher Shah Suri on the site of Indraprastha which believed to be the capital of the Pandavas. It is the oldest fort of Delhi and even after ruin conditions, remains fine example of Mughal architecture. The important structures of the fort complex includes Qila-I-Kuhna Masjid, Sher Mandal the museum, Humayun Darwaza, Bara Darwaza and Talaqi Darwaza.

Important Events & Festivals

The sound and light show is held on every evening on the history of Delhi city.

Timings

8.00 am to 6.00 pm

Local Transport

The local transport mode in New Delhi are the Metro Trains (For time table and route check www.delhimetrorail.com), local trains, local buses (For timetable and route check www.dtc.nic.in), taxis, cabs and rikshaws.

How to reach

Delhi is well connected with domestic and international flights, to all the major cities within and outside India. The all major and, nearly, all the minor destinations in India connects to three important railway stations such as New Delhi Railway Station, Old Delhi Railway Station and Hazrat Nizamuddin Railway Station. Delhi is well connected, by a network of roads and national highways, with all the major cities in India.

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