There are many things to enjoy in Delhi, but its architecture is known to be one of the most fascinating and beautiful in the world. The city has many colonial historical structures to enjoy. Whether you are an architectural fanatic or not, Delhi’s historical structures will take your breath away. This article mentions some of the best historical structures of Delhi.
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Also known as Lal Qila, it was built under Shah Jahan’s rule. He was the fifth Mughal emperor, in 1639. The fort was used by various Mughal emperors to stay during their reign. The name of the fort was given due to its appearance; red sandstone was used to build the forts’ walls. In contemporary times, Red Fort is a tourist destination which is visited by millions of tourists every year.
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Humayun’s Tomb, also known as Maqbara e Humayun. Despite being a tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun, it is an architectural grandeur. It was designed by two Persian architects in the well known charbagh layout. Fun fact- it is one of the first and finest garden tombs not only in India, but in the subcontinent as a whole! Another fun fact about the tomb is that it was commissioned, as well as supervised by the Emperor’s wife, Bega Begum, in 1570.