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Red fort delhi_deip soni

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  4. 4. • Red Fort, more popularly known as LalQila, was constructed by Shah Jahan inthe 17th century.• This fort complex served as theresidence of Mughal emperors backthen.• In 2007, it was designated a UNESCOWorld Heritage Site.Deip soni
  5. 5. • Shah Jahan commissioned the construction ofthe Red Fort in 1638 when he decided toshift his capital from Agra to Delhi.• The Red Fort covers a total area of about254.67 acres enclosed within 2.4 kilometresof defence walls.• The wall is 1.5 miles long, and vary in heightfrom 60 feet on the riverside to 110 feettowards the city.Deip soni
  6. 6. • The fort is shaped like an octagon with thenorth-south axis longer than the east-westaxis• Important structures in Red Fort are…Diwan-i-AamDiwan-i-KhasNahr-i-BehishtZenanaMoti MasjidHayat Bakhsh BaghDeip soni
  7. 7. • Variant Names Lal Quila, Lal Qila, Lal Qila• Location Delhi, India• Architect/Planner Ustad Ahmad Lahori• Client Shah Jahan (reg. 1628-1658)• Style/Period Mughal• Century 17• Building Types landscape, military, palatial• Building Usage garden, fort, palaceDeip soni
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