Rectangular Shaped Purana Qila Is One Of The Oldest Fort Of Delhi. This Place Has Its Evidences Of Connection From Mahabarat Epic Too. After The Exile Duration Pandavas Settled Here And Named This Place As Indraprastha. Evidences Of That Time Are Also Found In The Excavation.
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Purana Qila

Purana Qila Of Delhi

The Present Structure Was Built Up By Mainly Suri Dynasty. This Fort Was Constructed By Humayun Initially And Named It Dinpanah But After Defeating Humayun Shershah Suri, Founder Of Suri Dynasty Named It As Shergarh And Constructed Many Structures. This Fort Has Three Gates In Three Directions And In The Fourth Direction Of The Fort Yamuna River Flows.
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Purana Qila
At Present The Entrance Gate Of The Fort Is Bada Darwaja In The West And The Rest Of The Two Gates Are Named As Humayun Darwaza In South And Tallaqi Darwaza In North. Humayun Darwaza Was Built Up By Humayun And Bada Darwaza Was Built Up By Shershah Suri. Before The Construction Completed Shershah Suri Died Then Rest Work Was Completed By His Son Islam Shah. But There Is No Evidence That Which Work Was Done By Whom. It Is The Place Where Every Evening Light And Sound Show Is Performed.

Location- 👇

  • Mathura Rd, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003.

How To Reach - 🚲

  • Nearest Airport Is Igi International Airport
  • Nearest Railway Station Is New Delhi Railway Station.
  • Regular Metro Service Is Available To Reach Purana Qila. Nearest Metro Station Is Pragati Maidan.
  • Regular Taxi And Auto Services Are Also Available

Local Language - 👄

  • Hindi, Punjabi, English

Local Food- 🍲

  • Dahi Bada, Pani Puri, Bedai, Fruit Salad, Besan Chilla, Biriyani, Chole Kulche Etc

Local Transport- 🚕

  • Rickshaw, Electric Tricycle, Taxi, Buses, Metro Etc.

Places To Visit Near Purana Qila-

  • Chandni Chowk, Red Fort, Chawari Bazar, Sri Sheesh Ganj Sahib Darbar, Sadar Market, Humayun Tomb, Hauz Khas, Pragati Maidan, Akshardham, National Zoological Park Etc.


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