New Delhi, India 2006
the Red Fort
The red sandstone walls of the massive Red Fort (Lai Qila) rise 33meters (108 feet) above the clamor of ‘Old’ Delhi as reminder of the magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors.
The fort's main game. the Lahore Gate, is one of the emotional and symbolic focal points of the modern Indian nation and attracts major crowds each Independence Day.
traffic past the Red Fort
The walls, built in 1638, may have been designed to keep out invaders. but today they mainly keep out the noise and confusion of the ci1y, making the fort and its gardens and pavilions a peaceful haven from the surrounding chaos.>
cycle-rickshaw in front of the Red Fort
auto-rickshaws in front of the Red Fort
pedicab ready for a passenger
last view of the Red Fort
Mural of Mughal procession
leaving the Red Fort
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