The mosque in the Delhi Old Fort has a tranquil environment. The prayer hall of the mosque is about 51.20 meters by 14.90 meters. There are five doorways and horseshoe-shaped arches in the mosques of the Old Fort of Delhi. The whole structure of the Delhi Old Fort was made up of red sandstone with contrast of marbles.
The construction of the Old Fort in Delhi is said to have been started by Humayun, the Afghan ruler. But Sher Shah after defeating Humayun is said to have completed the structure. Thus the fort displays a sheer blend of Mughal, Hindu and Afghan architecture, creating an impressive sight. A shimmering lake near the Old Fort of Delhi allows boating facilities to the tourists.
The Delhi Old Fort is very near to the India Gate and the Humayun's tomb in New Delhi. No entry fee is charged to enter the Delhi Old Fort. The Delhi Old Fort is open from sunrise to sunset.
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Last Updated on : August 02, 2013