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Mughal Emperor Shahjahan started the construction of the massive fort in 1638, and work was completed in 1648. The master builders of the Red fort were Hamid and Ahmad, while the construction was supervised by other officers, who were amply rewarded by the emperor by appointing them to high positions. The Lal Quila rises above a wide dry moat, in the northeast corner of the original city of Shahjahanabad. Its walls extend upto two kilometre, and vary in height from 18 metres on the river side to 33 metres on the city side. The places lie along the eastern side of the fort, while two imposing three-storeyed main gateways flanked by semi-octagonal towers and consisting of several apartments are located in the centre of the western and southern sides and are known as the Lahori and Delhi Gates respectively. The Fort also houses the Diwan-i-Amor the Hall of Public Audiences, where the Emperor would sit and hear complaints of the common folk. His alcove in the wall was marble-panelled
Red Fort
Delhi

Mughal Emperor Shahjahan started the construction of the massive fort in 1638, and work was completed in 1648. The master builders of the Red fort were Hamid and Ahmad, while the construction was supervised by other officers, who were amply rewarded by the emperor by ap....

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Amber Fort
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Ambar palace is situated in Amber, the former capital of the Kachhwaha Rajputs on a hillside overlooking Maotha lake, 11 km from Jaipur on the Delhi - Jaipur road. Its construction was started by Raja Man Singh I, army commander of Mughal Emperor Akbar in 1592 and was ....

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Gwalior Fort
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

The mighty Gwalior Fort was built in the 15th century by Raja Mansingh Tomar on a hilltop that overlooks the city. It is build on a hill of sandstone and towers 100 m from the plain. The outer wall of the fort is almost 2 miles in length and the width varies from one km....

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Golconda Fort
Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh

Before the city of Hyderabad was founded the Deccan was ruled from Golconda fort. Founded originally by the Kakatiya's in the 13th century the existing structure was expanded by the Qutub Shahi kings into a massive fort with granite walls and ramparts extending some 5-k....

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Agra Fort
Agra, Uttar Pradesh

The Fort in Agra is one of the earliest surviving Mughal buildings in the city. Agra Fort also represents the first major building project of Emperor Akbar, though remains of only a few buildings built by him now survive. One of the most significant buildings of Agra Fo....

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Fatehpur Sikri
Fatehpur, Uttar Pradesh

Fatehpur Sikri was the dignified city of the mughal dynasty. In honour of saint Shaikh Salim Chisti, the Mughal emperor, Akbar the great, founded a magnificent city on Sikri ridge. In 1571 he ordered the construction of buildings for his own use and asked the nobelmen t....

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Jaisalmer Fort
Jaisalmer, Rajasthan

The Jaisalmer Fort casts its magical spell in the heart of every tourist. The fort was constructed by Rai Jaisala in the 12th century when he wanted a more secure place than Lodurva to serve as his capital. The fort is a symbol of an era gone by that is still alive in i....

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Bekal Fort
Kerala

Bekal Fort is the biggest fort in Kerala, spreading over forty acres. The important features of this fort are the tank with its flight of steps, the tunnel opening towards the south, the magazine for keeping ammunition and the broad and wide steps leading to the Observa....

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Chitradurga Fort
Bangalore, Karnataka

Chitradurga Fort sits on the top of a hill overlooking the flat surrounding land in Chitradurga District. It is located 120 kilometres from Hampi and 200 kilometres from Bangalore in the state of Karnataka. Its architecture is defensive in design. Seven walls encircle i....

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Old Fort
Delhi

Old Fort was built in the 16th-century by the Lion King, Sher Shah Suri. In 1539-40. The Old Fort, also known as the Purana Qil'ah or Purana Killa in Hindi and Urdu, is one of the most famous monuments in Delhi. Delhi and Agra, bringing the Mughal Empire in India to....

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Palakkad Fort
Palakkad, Kerala

Palakkad Fort (Tipu's Fort) is an old granite fort situated in the heart of Palakkad town of Kerala state, southern India. It was built by Haider Ali in 1766 and remains one of the best preserved forts in Kerala. Inside the fort is a small Anjaneya (Lord Hanuman) temple....

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Jaigarh Fort
Jaipur, Rajasthan

Jaigarh Fort, located around 15 km from Jaipur is one of the most spectacular forts in India, with almost all its original facilities intact. While Jaigarh Fort is on top of the hill, Amber Fort is at the bottom. Whenever Man Singh I (late 16th century) or his succes....

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Orchha Fort
orchha, Madhya Pradesh

Beautiful fort of orchha

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Mehrangargh Fort
Jodhpur, Rajasthan

The massive Mehrangargh Fort is situated about 5km from Jodhpur Town, the former capital of the Marwar state, on the steep hill hidatoonk, at an altitude of about 125 metres. The red sandstone fort dominating the city has the appearance of an elegant peacock and so is a....

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Nahargarh Fort
Jaipur, Rajasthan

Looming beyond the hills of Jaigarh, is the awesome Nahargarh Fort, which provides a fabulous view of the city of Jaipur. Much of the old structures, are at present, in a rather decrepit condition, except for the fine structure, added by Sawai Ram Singh II and Sawai Mad....

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Daulatabad Fort
Aurangabad, Maharashtra

Daulatabad meaning either "Built by the Government" or “City of Prosperity”, depending on the source; known in some Western references as Deogiri.), was once (circa the sixth century AD) an important uplands city along caravan routes and is now but a village, based ....

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Sinhagad Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Sinhagad or Sinhgad meaning Lion Fort, is a fort located near the city of Pune, India, situated on a hill rising 800 metres above the surrounding countryside. The fort can be scaled from its many approaches. You can trek from Donaje upto the top. Donaje can be reache....

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Hauz Khas
Delhi

Hauz Khas fort was established by Alauddin Khilji in the year 1284. The word comes from urdu word Hauz which means Pond. The emperor commissioned a very large pond or tank in this area for the use of the inhabitants of Siri Fort, the second city of Delhi. Earlier it was....

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Tughlaqabad Fort
Delhi

Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort and city in Delhi built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq. Tughlaqabad fort, situated as it was on high rocky ground, was ideally located to withstand sieges. Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq helped matters along by putting up formidable walls which, th....

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Bekal Fort
Kerala

Bekal fort, the largest and the best-preserved fort in Kerala, lies 16 Kms south of Kasaragod on the national highway at the northern tip of the state. The fort, a circular imposing structure of laterite rising 130 ft. above sea level, stands on a 35 acre headland that....

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Kumbhalgarh Fort
Udaipur, Rajasthan

The Kumbhalgarh Fort is one of the most interesting tourist sites that you must visit during your tours to historical monuments in Udaipur, India. This fort is located at a distance of 64 kilometers from Udaipur in Rajasthan, India.....

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Fort of Chittaurgarh
Chittaurgarh, Rajasthan

Chittorgarh Fort in Night View. This Picture is of the time of MEERA MAHOTSAV-2007(The Festival of remembring the reknowned Meera bai of Mewar)in Chittorgarh (Rajasthan). At that time the whole Fort of the Chittorgarh was decorated which is app. 3.5 kms in area.Pic encl....

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Raj Mahal
Ratlam, Madhya Pradesh

it is RajMahal of Ratlam it made in itlayen styal no other RajMahal like it in MP, it was a Lokendra Singh rathore state & her wife PrabhaRajayaLaxmi from Neapal and servent's are also from nepal from march 1947 Mr.BekhalalShrestha and his son's PashupatiShrestha,Na....

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fort
Gwalior, Madhya Pradesh

fortin gwalior this is a good fort

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Kolaba Fort
Konkan region, Maharashtra

Kolaba Fort is situated in the sea at a distance of 1-2 km from the shores of Alibag in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, India and is an old defensive structure consisting of walls or mounds built around a stronghold to strengthen it. It was built in 1652 by Chatrapati....

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Lohagad Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Lohagad fort is situated at 52 kms from Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is one of the many hill forts of Chatrapati Shivaji Maharaj and is at an elevation of 3,450 feets.....

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Murud-Janjira
Raigad, Maharashtra

Murud-Janjira is situated at the coastal village of Murud, in the Raigad district of Maharashtra, India. This is probably the only secure fort on 720 Kms. Maharashtra costline. Portuguese, British and even Marathas failed to conquer the fort. The fort is spread over an ....

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Naldurg Fort
Osmanabad, Maharashtra

Naldurg Fort is situated in Osmanabad district, Maharashtra, India. It is an architectural wonder and its palace below water attracts many tourists to see this fort.....

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Pratapgad Fort
Satara, Maharashtra

Pratapgad is situated in Satara district, Maharashtra, India and is 25 kms. from Mahabaleshwar. The Maratha king Shivaji commissioned Moropant Trimbak Pingle, his prime minister, to undertake the construction of this fort in order to defend the banks of the Nira and the....

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Raigad Fort
Raigad, Maharashtra

Raigad fort is situated in Raigad, Maharashtra, India. The Maratha king Shivaji made the fort his capital in 1674 when he was crowned king of a Marathi kingdom which later developed into the Maratha Empire. The fort is 820 metres above the sea level and there are approx....

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Rajgad Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Rajgad fort is 42 km to the south west of Pune, Maharashtra, India and is approximately 4,250 feet above sea level. The fort can be divided into four different parts based on geographical terrain and fortification. These are the three sub-plateaux (Machee) namely Padmav....

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Shivneri Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Shivneri Fort is a fort near Junnar which is around 105 km from Pune, Maharashtra, India. It is known as the birth place of Maratha king Shivaji. Shahaji Bhonsale, Shivaji's father, was a general in the army of the Adil Shah, Sultan of Bijapur. He was concerned for the ....

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Sindhudurg Fort
Sindhudurg, Maharashtra

Sindhudurg is situated on the shore of Malvan town of Sindhudurg District in the Konkan region of Maharashtra, south of Mumbai. It was built in 1664 by Maratha king Shivaji. The fort is spread over 48 acres with a two-mile long rampart, and walls that are 30 feet high a....

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Torna Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Torna Fort is situated about 40 km southwest of Pune, Maharashtra, India and is the first fort which was conquered by Shivaji in 1643. Shivaji renamed the fort Prachandagad, and constructed several monuments and towers within it. It is the highest fort in Pune district.....

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Tikona Fort
Pune, Maharashtra

Tikona is a hill fort in Maval in western India, located near Kamshet around 60 km from Pune. The 3,500 feet high hill is pyramidal in shape and the name Tikona means "triangle".....

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Taragarh Fort
Bundi, Rajasthan

Taragarh Fort is situated in Bundi around 39 Km from Kota, Rajasthan, India. It was built on a sharp inclined hillside having three gateways; Lakshmi Pol, Phuta Darwaza and Gagudi ki Phatak.....

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Fort William
Kolkata, West Bengal

Fort William is situated in Kolkata on he eatern banks of river Hooghly. Then fort was named after King William III of England. There is a maidan in front of the fort. In really there are two forts, the old and the new one. The orignal fort had two stories and projectin....

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Junagarh Fort
Bikaner, Rajasthan

Junagarh Fort is situated in Bikaner, Rajasthan, India and was built under the supervison of Karan Chand the prime minister of Raja Rai Singhji, the sixth ruler of Bikaner. The orignal name of fort was Chintamani but the fort was renamed Junagarh in early twentieth cent....

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Vellore Fort
Vellore, Tamilnadu

Vellore Fort is situated in Vellore near Chennai in Tamil Nadu state, India and was built by the Nayakar captains of the Vijayanagara Empire and was constructed with large granite blocks. The fort is known for its grand walls, wide moat and robust masonry. The fort cove....

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Dindigul Fort
Dindigul, Tamilnadu

Dindigul Fort is situated in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India and was built by the Madurai Nayak kings in 1605 and was later passed on to Kingdom of Mysore. In 1799 it went to the control of the British East India Company during the Polygar Wars. Now a days the fort is maint....

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Gingee Fort
Villupuram, Tamilnadu

Gingee Fort is situated in Villupuram, Tamil Nadu, India. This fort is much popular for its Temples rather than fort itself. This fort was ranked as the "most secure fortress in India" by Shivaji. The fort was built at 800 feet height and protected by an 80 foot wide mo....

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Vattakottai Fort
Kanniyakumari, Tamilnadu

Vattakottai Fort is a seaside fort near Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India and was built as a coastal defence-fortification and barracks in the former Travancore kingdom. De Lannoy constructed the fort as part of the defence-fortifications he undertook throughout Travancore....

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GWALIOR
Bangalore, Karnataka

GWALIOR FORT KING OF MAANSING

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raisean kila
Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh

raisean ka kila photo grapher rajendra singh

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Jodhpur Fort
Jodhpur, Rajasthan

one of the best place of Jodhpur. it memorise the real rajasthan.

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Jahili Fort
Bernaulim, Goa

Jahili Fort - One of the nice fort

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Juna Garg
Bikaner, Rajasthan

Bikaner Fort is World famous

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udayagiri fort
Nellore, Andhra Pradesh

Udayagiri Fort which is Located about 100 kms. From Nellore. Udayagiri Fort commanding at a hight of 3079 feet. Boasts of great natural beauty. The hill side has lush vegetation and beautiful waterfalls. The ruined fort is attracting the Tourists in a big way. However,....

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The Mugliyan History
Agra, Uttar Pradesh

It's is a symbol of history of Mugliyan that's why i have called the mugliyan history.....

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Amber fort
jaipur, Rajasthan

ganesh pol of amer fort

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