Purana Qila

Local namePurana Qila
LocationDelhi, India

Purana Quila, Urdu for Old Fort also formerly called Shergarh & Sher Fort is one of the oldest forts in Delhi, India. The site has been continuously inhabited for 2,500 years and remains dating from the pre-Mauryan period have been found. The present citadel was begun in the time of Humayun and its construction continued under Sher Shah Suri. The site is often identified with the site of Indraprastha, the capital of the kingdoms of the Pandavas from the Mahabharata.

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Every day, sunrise to sunset


200 INR
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Wikipedia https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Purana_Qila

Address New Delhi, India

Coordinates 28°36'33.428" N 77°14'36.949" E

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