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Indian Monument Attractions: Red Fort, Delhi

One of the most famous and best places to visit in India is Delhi, which is the capital city of India.  Red fort is also called as ‘Lal Killa’ it is the Indian name .The marvelous Royal Red fort is builted by using the red sans stone, which is one of the India famous historical monument. It took almost 9 years to complete the building of red fort.  The fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1618 laid the foundation stone of the Red Fort.  He ruled Agra for eleven years, and then he shifted to Delhi.  The red fort is inaugurated in 1647. The construction of the red fort is started in the year of 1639 and ended up in the year 1648.There is one mail hall inside the fort, which is covered with silk and velvet and is brought from china and Turkey. The Red Fort looks like an irregular octagon.  The Lahore and Delhi Gates are the two entrances. Red Fort is the largest Indian monument attractions.

Red Fort Delhi is one of the Mughal Architecture. It is Builted on the western bank of river Yamuna. The famous Chandni Chowk bazaar which is famous for traditional dresses it is situated here. It is very beautiful. Height of the red forts walls varies from 18 meters on the riverside and 33 meters on the city side. It is one of the largest Indian monument attractions. Red fort, Delhi is the location from where every year Prime Minister of India addresses the nation during the Independence Day celebration. The red fort is having good art and designs. The last fort which is built in Delhi is the Red Fort. We can’t imagine the beauty of the fort. You have to visit the place then only you can enjoy the beauty of the fort. This is the one of the marvelous destination included in the Indian monument attractions.

Red Fort builted in 120 acres land, at one time holding a population of 3,000 people. It is one of the biggest creativity of the Mughals, enriched by Persian, European and Indian imagery. The beautiful Red Fort Complex is made up of palaces, mosques, gardens, monuments, halls etc. The red fort is also famous for the internal buildings, it includes – The Diwan-i-Am, the Diwan-i-Khas, Rang Mahal andMoti Masjid. Tourists from all over the globe are visiting this beautiful fort every year.

There is one Meena Bazar it is famous for wall paintings, jewelry etc. There are exhibitions and events that take place in the Red Fort each and every time or every year. Light and sound shows are conducting here; this is very much popular here. The shows are conducted both in Hindi and English. The English shows are organizing here for the convenience of foreign. Not only the tourist from the other parts of India are visiting here but also foreign are also visiting this beautiful place. Except Monday the Red Fort, Delhi is open on all days. Taxies, buses and auto rickshaws are available to reach these places. Plan a long trip to visit Indian monument attractions and enjoy and get relaxed by seeing the beauty of the places.

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Indian Monument Attractions – Qutab Minar

Qutub minar is one of the famous and beautiful monuments of india. It is started builting in 1193 by Sultan Qutb-ud-din Aibak also called “Lakh Baksh Sultan” or “giver of hundred thousands” because of his generous nature. Qutbuddin Aibak was a very good builder. He constructed security towers, tax posts, check posts and a few of the forts in the most important cities of his empire to avoid loots and plunderings. He also initiated the construction of Delhi’s earliest Muslim monuments. The beautiful indian monument attractions  minar was surronded by full of green garden. This minar is having height of 72.5 metres or 238 ft. The diameter of minar is 14.32m at the base and about 2.75m on the top.  Every year billionf of peoples arround the world are visiting this place. This monument is located at Mehrauli in the southern part of the city, which is in delhi.  The beautiful minar has 5 storey. Qutab-ud-din Aibak has builted only the first story and the rest of the four storeys are builted by his son in law and successor.This minar is an example for  Indo-Islamic Afghan architecture. Builters of this minar has put great efforts. Because of them now we got a beautiful and historical monuments. This is included in the indian monument attractions.

There are 379 steps are in minar and it is one of the Highest stone tower in India. There is a door on the northern side, leading inside the tower to a spiral stairway with 379 steps that winds its way up to the balcony in each floor and culminating in a platform at the top. honey combing is a special feature of the minar. October to march is the best months to visit and you can enjoy these place till sunrise to sunset. This indian monument attractions is made up of It is all red sandstone, except for the top, which is made of white marble. The qutab minar description is fully writtern in islamic character from top to bottom. It looks great. But today peoples are not allowed to go inside the qutab minar, because the staircase inside the tower has been closed following an accident in early 1980’s when a party of school girls panicked when the lights failed and a stampede led to a number of deaths. For this reason peoples are not allowed to go inside the minar.

The builder of the great indian monument attractions qutub minar ,Sultan Qutbuddin aibak died accidentally while he was playing a game of polo in Lahore on horseback (polo aka chougan in India) in 1210., his horse fell and the sultan was impaled on the the raised area at the front of an equestrian saddle. And He was buried near the Anarkali bazaar in Lahore.