Red Fort - The Miracle in Red Sandstone
You cannot miss Red Fort
a pride that Delhi imbibes in and make itself 'Khaas' (Special). Indeed your eyes will meet the most spectacular creations of the Mughals 'Lal Qilah' or 'Red Fort', standing on the roads that were once the lively centre of the Mughal empire, the Old Delhi. The visitors get awestruck with the magnanimity but for the residents this monument is a matter of their amour propre. Red Fort
is the living legacy of the times that is called as the golden period of Indian history. Enter from the Lahore gate, and try to listen to the echoes that still linger in the bricks of the walls, the sound of bangles and gracious laugh of the ladies, gossips of the royal court, foot steps of soldiers who are entering the fort after a tremendous win over the enemies. Here comes the most splendorous Meena Bazaar a royal market where ladies of the fort use to luxuriate in shopping ecstasy. The majestic Dewane Aam in the center that once held the ruling thrones of India is now a hall of immense engrossment, to the visitors. Watch the symmetry of the pillars in the hall, you will be amazed at a sight that non-of the pillars come in way when directly facing the throne. Every step you will take reminds of the times when the great kings laid their foot on the same ground. This aberrant yet exciting feeling can be experienced only in the Red Fort that has been recognized by UNESCO as a World Heritage Site. The fort is also a gate way to some of the most visited sites like biggest mosque of Asia the Jama Masjid and the biggest whole sale market Chandni Chalk, once the major shopping hub of Mughal era. Do add these historic charms with your Red Fort Tour.
Take A Tour of Red Fort To Have A Glimpse of History
Strolling around these monuments you will come across Diwan e khaas a beautiful architectural patterns was the private hall that once had the beautiful peacock throne. Moving further will take you to the Pearl mosque, better known as Moti Masjid.
Another not to be missed halt is the colorful courtyard of the lavish Rang Mahal. Visiting the red fort during the day is good to see the monumental structures, but during the evenings this fort comes to life. Thanks to the technologies that help to conduct a sound and light show in the premise that will send shudders down the spine. Experiencing this show is a very strange feeling as they highlight the particular phases of history in an enliven manner. Being conducted in Hindi as well as English, this show is a must see in your travel itinerary besides the famous museum that houses the most royal collections of Mughal rural, the arms and the amours, the royal costumes of Mumtaz Mahal and Shah Jahan. Experience the royal environ in every ninth of the fort that will transverse you to the many centuries back in time. A day tour of the Red Fort along with the Jama Masjid and enjoying the lavish cuisine from the famous joints, is the best plan to enjoy a heritage tour of Old Delhi.
Expose yourself to the era that will never come back in its full exuberance. And be grateful of the fact that you are lucky to have a chance of having a glimpse of history through the Red Fort. A tour to the Red Fort will take you back in history in leaps and bounds. You should come here to experience a strange feeling that descends on the people who come to witness this magniloquent heritage.