Forts in Delhi

A state of history, there is no other state than Delhi that has witnessed so many historical events. Famous for its cultural heritage, ancient monuments and forts in Delhi are worth visiting, delicious street food, and beautiful gardens this part of India is a must-visit. Book your flights to Delhi, India, and explore the best! 

Here are some of the best forts you must consider –


A historical fort, Jahanpanah means “Refuge of the world”.The remains of the old structure can be found in the form of magnificent walls.

Purana Qila

One of the oldest forts, Purana Qila witnesses spectacular light shows every evening that are surely going to leave you awe-stricken.

Red Fort

Made of fine red sandstone, Red Fort stands is full of beautiful gardens. The ancient structures of this fort are worth exploring!

Other Popular Forts in Delhi

Fort NameFamous ForDistance from Airport (km)City
Red FortMughal architecture, historical significance20Delhi
Purana QilaAncient fort, archaeological significance16Delhi
Qila Rai Pithora FortRuins of the first city of Delhi18Delhi
Tughlaqabad Fort DelhiMassive fort, Tughlaq architecture25Delhi
Siri FortRuins, archaeological site16Delhi
Feroz Shah Kotla FortHistorical ruins, Ashokan pillar21Delhi
Adilabad FortRuins of a Tughlaq-era fort30Delhi
Zafar MahalMughal architecture, historical significance18Delhi
Lal Kot, MehrauliRuins of the first city of Delhi17Delhi
Agrasen ki BaoliHistorical stepwell18Delhi
Safdarjung’s TombMughal architecture, mausoleum10Delhi
Salimgarh FortMughal-era fort, historical significance20Delhi
Agra FortMughal architecture, UNESCO World Heritage Site185Agra
Mud Fort Kuchesar Day OutHeritage property, recreational activities100Kuchesar
Neemrana fort, AlwarHeritage hotel, historical significance120Neemrana
Dadhikar Fort, AlwarHeritage hotel, panoramic views105Alwar
Nahargarh FortHilltop fort, panoramic views255Jaipur
Alsisar Mahal Shekhawati, JhunjhunuHeritage hotel, Shekhawati architecture245Alsisar
Ramgarh FortHeritage hotel, historical significance160Ramgarh

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