Delhi is one of the oldest cities in the world. It’s Red Fort has stood witness to the change of innumerable seasons, rise and fall of kings and has survived so many wars. If walls could talk, they would talk of a time when Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan, built the fort as the stronghold of his new capital Shahjahanbad at Delhi. The fort completed it’s construction in the year 1648 and remained the residence of Mughal emperors until 1857. Post that it changed hands with British Raj before returning to the independent government of India. The name Red Fort is owed to the red-hued stones used to erect this magnificent structure. Today, Red Fort is an epitome of finest Mughal art and has inspired artists worldwide with it’s Islamic architectural style.
To celebrate the interesting history of this imposing monument, a fascinating sound and light show is organized at The Red Fort. The show tells the grandeur of the Mughals, how Emperor Shah Jahan came to built this place, his reign and then his downfall at the hands of the British, through a vivid spectacle enhanced by stirring sounds and mesmerizing lights. They then move onto focus on the Indian Independence struggle, which is enlivened by motivating and somewhat moving speeches of Chandrasekhar Azad, Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru. The show concludes with resounding national anthem, a moment of pride to cap off such a memorable experience. Through expert storytelling and master light-sound techniques, Red Fort becomes, even for a short time, a living pulsating portal to history. The sound & light show at Red Fort is a must watch for the foreign tourists as they get to know about the history of India in such dynamic way. Let us organize a comfortable personalized package for you.
May – August: - 7:30 pm to 8:30 pm (Hindi) 9:00 pm to 10:00 pm (English)
September – October: - 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm (Hindi)
8:30 pm to 9:30 pm (English)
Mondays are closed.
How to reach the Red Fort
The Red Fort is located near to Chandini Chowk and has a metro station of it’s own, connected to all the main areas of Delhi. Hop on the Yellow Line to reach Chandini Chowk metro station or you can hail a cab. Metro is however the cheapest way to travel.
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Every person with wanderlust has Delhi on their list and for the right reason. This culturally diverse city is known for it’s ancient heritage, colorful noise and rich background. Plan your visit soon, for this city has a lot to offer.