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Tughlakabad Fort

The site has an uncanny resemblance to the ruins of Mohenjdaro-Harappa, but it exists in the heart of our capital, New Delhi. The height of the citadel is imposing and its fantastic emerald-green views are mesmerising. You will be astonished by the intelligence and engineering skills used to make artificial lakes and embankments around the area. The sheer size of this fortress and its earthy charm never fails to mesmerise visitors. Be wary of the monkeys, who are prone to steal belongings.Entry fee: ₹15 for Indians and members of SAARC countries. ₹ 200 for others.Opening hours: 7am to 5pm Best time to visit: October – MarchNearest railway station: New Delhi railway station, from where you can take the Delhi Metro, get down at Tughlaqabad metro station and take an auto to the fort.
Nitesh Anand Rai
Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi, stretching over 6 km, built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, the founder of Tughlaq dynasty, of the Delhi Sultanate of India in 1321, as he established the third historic city of Delhi, which was later abandoned in 1327.