one of the finest fort of India which still standing with
glory of past and royal status was constructed by Mogul King
Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648. Red stone is the main
construction constituent of this walls of this about 2 km long
fort so the origin of name lies here. Attractions of forts are
inclusive of Lahore gate - main entrance,
Diwan-i-Am (hall for public audiences), Diwan-i-Khas (hall for
private audiences), Rang Mahal (water-cooled apartment of
royal ladies), and the Moti Masjid [Pearl Mosque].white marble
stone was used for the construction of mosque, constitutes
most important interior of the fort.
Light and Sound show [paid activity] arranged in the evening
for the visitors provides a chance of looking back at history.
Presently fort is the place where official celebrations of
independence day of country starts with Flag hoisting by Prime
Minister. This mughul era monument is glorified by inclusion
in world heritage sites of UNESCO.