"Once a year, go somewhere you've never been before"
It was just a usual day in the month of November, 2020 so i decided that i would visit to some place and then I'd ended up at Purana Qila in Delhi.
Amazingly standing in the peaceful vicinity of Indraprastha, Purana Qila/ Old fort is really a masterpiece of the ancient era. It's built on the banks of river Yamuna and spread over 1.5km of the area.
Initially,Purana Qila was known as 'Shergarh and Sher fort'. It is one of the oldest forts in Delhi. It was constructed by the Afghans king; Sher Shah Suri. This place is often identified with the site of Indraprastha, the capital of the kingdom of Pandavas from the Mahabharata. It's located near by Pragati Maidan, Delhi.
The height of the fort's wall is 18m, traverse about 1.5km and it has three arched doorways: the bara darwaza facing west, which is commonly used, the south gate which isa known as 'Humayun gate' and the last 'Taliq gate' which is often called as forbidden gate.
HOW TO REACH HERE?
The nearest metro station is Pragati Maidan which is connected to the blue line. Generally, the fort is located just 2kms away from the metro station. So you can hire an/a auto or rickshaw. Otherwise, you can also book a cab for your convenience or else by bus.
1)The usual visiting time from 7:00AM to 5:00PM.
2)The required charge for Indians is Rs 15 and foreigners visitors is Rs 200.
3) It'll take only 1-2 hrs for whole exploration.