Located near the Taj Mahal, it is one of the most important forts built by the great Mughals. The Khas Mahal inside the fort is a white marble palace and is one of the best examples of paintings on marble. It was built with redstone by
2.Purana Qila by HUMAYUN
Purana Qila is situated on the banks of River Yamuna where built his capital Dina-Panah. The founder of the Suri Dynasty, Sher Shah Suri named it Shergarh. The fort was supposed to be unlucky for people who occupied it. Today, it is the venue of light and sound show that presents the history of the ancient seven cities of Delhi from Indraprastha to New Delhi.
3. JAISALMER FORT
It is one of the largest desert forts in the world, situated in Jaisalmer, Rajasthan. The fort stands proudly amidst the golden stretches of the Great Thar Desert on Trikuta Hill. Its massive yellow sandstone walls turn into a tawny lion colour during the day, fading to honey-gold as the sun sets. For this reason, it is also known as the Golden Fort. It was built in 1156AD by a Bhati Rajput ruler.
4. RED FORT.
The Red fort, a 17th century fort, is situated in the walled city of old Delhi. This was the palace for Mughal Emperor shah Jahan’s new capital, shahjahanabad, the seventh city in Delhi site. It was designated the UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007. It was built in 1648AD
5. MEHRANGARH FORT By (RAO JODHA)
Mehrangarh Fort, located in Jodhpur, Rajasthan, is one of the largest forts in India. Located at the centre of the city, it comprises some of the most beautiful and historic structures like Moti Mahal, Phool Mahal and Sheesh Mahal. Entry to the fort is gained through two main gates– north-east and south-west.
6. AMBER FORT By (RAJA MAAN SINGH)
Built in 1592 AD, located 11km from Jaipur, Rajasthan, the most splendid sight of this fort is the hall of mirrors. When royalty lived here, they would light a single candle at night and due to many tiny intricate mirrors, the entire hall would light up.