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Tughlaqabad Fort - Things to Know Before Visiting

Tughlaqabad Fort, Tughlakabad, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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About Tughlaqabad Fort

Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi built by Ghiyas ud-Din Tughluq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty which ruled most of the Indian sub continent  at its prime between 1330 and 1335. The fort consists of massive stone fortifications that surround the irregular ground plan of the city. Today most of the city ruins is inaccessible due to dense thorny vegetation.


Attractions Near Tughlaqabad Fort

Mausoleum of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq
Mausoleum of Ghiyasuddin Tughlaq0.8km from Tughlaqabad Fort

The tomb of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq, founder of the Tughluq dynasty in India. He was died in 1325, during collapse of a pavilion built in his honour. The Mausoleum has three tombs: of Ghiyath al-Din Tughluq and the other two are belived to be of those of his wife and his son. The Mausoleum compound also consists of a smaller tomb which houses the remains of Zafar Khan, a general of the Delhi Sultanate ruler Alauddin Khalji.

Lotus Temple
Lotus Temple4.13km from Tughlaqabad Fort

Lotus Temple is a notable architectural marvel famous for its unique lotus structure. The temple has won several awards and recognitions for its style of building, the concept of religion and the beauty. It is one of the most visited monuments in the world. This is a modern style non-religion oriented temple.

Surajkund
Surajkund4.22km from Tughlaqabad Fort

Surajkund is an ancient reservoir of the 10th century located on Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli range in Faridabad city of Haryana state about 8 km from South Delhi. Surajkund is an artificial lake built in the backdrop of the Aravalli hills with an amphitheatre shaped embankment constructed in semicircular form. It is said to have been built by the king Surajpal of the Tomar dynasty in the 10th century.

ISKCON Temple Delhi-Glory Of India, New Delhi

Sri sri Radha Parthasarathy temple is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna. The Temple was inaugurated on 5 April 1998 by the then Prime Minister of India. This is one of the largest temple complexes in India.

The Garden of Five Senses
The Garden of Five Senses6.25km from Tughlaqabad Fort

An amalgamation of color and fragrance, texture and form evokes the awareness of touch, smell, sight, sound and taste. Emphasis is on the natural, the sounds of nature are accentuated by carefully selected music, the rocky terrain invites you to touch, the fragrant shrubs and herbs stimulates the smell and food courts please the tongue. The Garden of Five Senses is a celebration of aesthetic expression and appreciation, a seamless dialogue between the creations of the man and nature.

Asola Bhati wild life sanctuary
Asola Bhati wild life sanctuary6.47km from Tughlaqabad Fort

Asola-Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary covering 32.71 sqkm area on the Southern Delhi Ridge of Aravalli hill range on Delhi-Haryana border lies in Southern Delhi as well as northern parts of Faridabad and Gurugram districts of Haryana state. The biodiversity significance of Ridge lies in its merger with Indo-Gangetic plains, as it is the part of the Northern Aravalli leopard wildlife corridor, an important wildlife corridor which starts from the Sariska National Park in Rajasthan.

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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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