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Purana Qila - Things to Know Before Visiting

Mathura Rd, Near Delhi Zoo, Pragati Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India

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About Purana Qila

One does not have to go far to see the old fort or Purana Quila standing stoically amidst wild greenery. Built on the site of the most ancient of the numerous cities of Delhi, Indraprastha. Purana Quila is roughly rectangular in shape having a circuit of nearly two kilometers.


Attractions Near Purana Qila

India Gate
India Gate1.44km from Purana Qila

India Gate is counted amongst the largest war memorials in India. It stands is a memorial of 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died between 1914–1921 in the First World War and Anglo-Afghan War.13,300 servicemen's names, including some soldiers and officers from the United Kingdom, are inscribed on the gate. Amar Javan Jyothi, a war memorial erected under the India gate to commemorate Indian soldiers martyred in the war of the liberation of Bangladesh in December 1971.

Supreme Court of India
Supreme Court of India1.48km from Purana Qila

Supreme Court of India is the highest judicial court and the final court of appeal under the Constitution of India. the highest constitutional court, with the power of Judicial review

Humayun’s Tomb
Humayun’s Tomb1.94km from Purana Qila

This tomb for the great Humayun was built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.

Waste to Wonder Theme Park
Waste to Wonder Theme Park2.39km from Purana Qila

Part of Waste To Art Project taken up by the South Delhi Municipal Corporation, the park showcases replicas of the seven wonders of the world, made from tons of metal and rubber wastes.

Lodhi Gardens
Lodhi Gardens2.77km from Purana Qila

Protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, Lodhi Gardens is a 90 acre city park containing tombs and other architectural works of the 15th century Lodi Dynasty which ruled parts of northern India and parts of modern Pakistan from 1451 to 1526.

Jantar Mantar- New Delhi
Jantar Mantar- New Delhi3.28km from Purana Qila

The site is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1723 onwards, for revising the calendar and astronomical tables. The Ram Yantra, the Samrat Yantra, the Jaya Prakash Yantra, and the Misra Yantra are the distinct instruments of Jantar Mantar.

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Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. Under the Delhi Sultanate, it was an Imperial City.

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