The Red Fort V – Architecture – Overview

Architecture

Inside The Red Fort, Source – trekearth.com

  • The Red Fort covers an area of 254.67 acres
  • It is enclosed with 2.4 kms of Defence Walls
  • It is octagon in shape

Map of Red Fort, Source – Wikipedia

  • The fort showcases the use of Marbles, Floral Decorations and Double Domes which exemplify the Mughal Architecture
  • It showcases a very high level of art form and ornamental work
  • The artwork in the Fort is the combination of Persian, European and Indian art style which results in a unique Shahjahani Style which is very rich in form architecture and color

Ornamental Works Source – http://www.frank-clifford.com

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5 comments

  1. arranbhansal · December 13, 2013

    Fantastic place and enjoyed visiting it
    Arran

    • Jatin Shah · December 13, 2013

      Yup, the place is so much rich with history, i would love to visit it someday 🙂

      • arranbhansal · December 13, 2013

        It’s fantastic and I would highly recommend it. Delhi has everything and would recommend humayan’s tomb, qutab minar and Delhi gate.

        Of course the Taj Mahal and Agra fort are special too

        A

      • Jatin Shah · December 13, 2013

        Yup, with a Lonely Planet Guide in hand eagerly planning to do that 🙂

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