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Who Built Red fort | Amazing Facts About Red Fort -2023

By Sonu

Hello friends my name is Sonu. This is my first post. Please give your support. Today we embark on a new journey. The place whose name is Red Fort, let us know about the history of this fort.This fort of Delhi city is one of the historical forts of India. This famous fort of Delhi is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site.This fort was made of red sandstone. Tourists coming from other countries also like to see this fort of India.Talking about this fort, let me tell you that till 1856, this fort was ruled by the kings of the Mughal dynasty for almost 200 years.

The Red Fort of Delhi is situated in the north direction of Delhi. There is also a museum inside this fort. Inside which many types of Mughal period items are kept, this fort used to be the residence of the emperors and their royal family.All formal and political work was done inside this fort, from here the reins of entire Delhi and India were handled. If you are planning to visit Red Fort, then this place can be special for you. But before going here, you must have information about this place.Which I am going to tell through this article. So let’s know about the entire history of Red Fort

Who Built Red Fort in Delhi?

The fort was built by the fifth Mughal emperor in 1639 as his capital, which we currently known as Old Delhi, formerly known as Shahjahan Abad, was built. The fort got its name because of its massive red sandstone walls. This fort is built near the old Salimgarh fort built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546 AD. The royal part of this fort consists of a row of pavilions. Which is known as Nahar e Bihisht. The fort complex is the known for Shahjahan­ and the Mughal architectural style

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When and who got the Red Fort built ?

The Red Fort was built in 1639 by the famous Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, who built many such historical buildings during his reign. Which is famous all over the world Mughal architecture is very famous all over the world. One of these is the Taj Mahal. The Red Fort was built as the new foundation of the Mughal Empire after the Mughal capital moved from Agra to Shahjahanabad. This fort was made of red sand. Whose wall part took a decade to complete.It is said that it was well planned and organized as compared to the previous generation of the Mughal Empire.

Bahadur Shah Zafar was the last Mughal emperor to rule in the Red Fort, after that the British rule started running on the Red Fort.

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Red fort was built by

Many pavilions were built in this fort, which shows the creativity of the Mughal emperor. The fort was built by Ustad Ahmad Lahori, the famous architect who built the Taj Mahal. Thousands of artisans who built the Taj Mahal also contributed significantly to the construction of this fort. This beautiful red sandstone fort was built on the banks of the holy river Yamuna. Let me tell you that it took 10 years to build this huge fort. This fort used to be the residence of many emperors and many kings from the beginning. whoruled over it. The name of this fort built in Delhi was due to the red sandstone used in it.

This fort is a very famous fort of Delhi city. Every year on August 15, the Prime Minister hoists the tricolor flag on the fort and gives his speech. When Shah Jahan ruled this fort, the name of this place was named Shahjahanabad, the fort is now known as the Red Fort of Delhi. When Aurangzeb’srule started on the Red Fort, since then the Red Fort started losing its lusterbecause Aurangzeb was a very cruel ruler. Aurangzeb was the younger son of ShahJahan. In Aurangzeb’s time, it was a distant thing to see a person, let aloneto stand in front of him.

Let me tell you that the Red Fort has a silver roof which was later replaced with a copper roof to earn money. When India was attacked by a Persian foreign king Nadirshah in 1793. The one who first captured the Red Fort of Delhi and looted valuable things like golden peacock throne, Kohinoor diamond etc. from this fort and took it to Persia with him. Another foreign invader came with Nadirshah, whose name was Ahmad Shah Abdali, together they caused a lot of bloodshed on Delhi and Las fort, from that time the Mughal Empire started to weaken.

By the way, Aurangzeb is said to be the biggest reason for the weakening of the Mughal Empire, who tortured his subjects a lot, this was the biggest reason because if all the kings of the country together had driven these foreigners away, India would have been different today, after that the British Who looted the royal crown of Mughal emperor Bahadur Shah Zafar, the wine cup of his dynasty Shah Jahan and many other valuable things. This fort was once known for its grandeur and for its magnificent structure. This fort was made of very precious stones and metals.

How was the red fort built ?

Like Agra, Shah Jahan wanted to build a new grand fort in Delhi on the banks of Yamuna River. Shahjahan chose Makaramat Khan for this work. Garat Khan was sent by Shah Jahan to help Makaramat Khana to build the Red Fort.

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