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This article is about The great red fort which is located at Delhi and is also known as Lal qil'ha or Lal Qila. Red fort is one of the great historical monument of India. It is known as red fort because there is too much use of red stones in construction of red fort. And because of the extensive use of red stones in the great walls of the fort it is known as red fort (LAL QILA). In 1638 Mughal king Shah Jahan has decided to shift  his capital in Delhi from Agra and thus Shah Jahan started the construction of red fort at the bank of the Yamuna river in old Delhi. He assigns Ustad Ahmed and Ustad humid as an architect for constructing a royal palace. Construction of red fort was completed by Shah Jahan in the year of 1648. Red fort is originally known as 'Qila-I-Mubarak'. The reason behind this name is that it was the residence of the royal family.The attraction of red fort is the great and huge wall of red fort.

Eating Out  
 

Chandni Chowk:-It is one stop point to find all the foods at same place like Dahi Bhalla, Dosa, Idli Sambar, Chole Kulche-Bathure, varieties of Parathas, Amritsari Lassi, Non-veg cuisine, delicious local dessert, Ice-Cream, Kulfi, some local snacks
Famous Eating Places in Chandni Chowk:- Karim’s ----   Mutton Paya, Mutton Nihari and others Non-veg Dishes:- Paranthe Wali Gali-----  All types of Veg Parathas,    Jalebi Waala ----- Jalebi
Natraj Dahi Bhalle ------Dahi Bhalla, Aalo Tikki,    Dogra Snacks-------- Green Vegetarian Pakodas
Amritsari Lassi Corner -------Punjabi Lassi,     Kachori Wala --------Khasta Kachori,   Kake Di Hatti----  Naan & Subzi with Daal Makani,      Ashok Chaat Bhandar------- Aalo Chaat,  Kalmi Chaat, Urad Daal Chaat served with Kachalu Chantni.

 
Shoping  
 

Chandni Chowk : It is the perfect place to shop in. This densely populated market has been around for more than three centuries and was once visited by merchants from Turkey, China and even Holland. You may buy curios and souvenirs from here. Dariba Kalan is known for its pearl, gold and silver jewellery and attar (natural perfumes). A visit to Khari Baoli is a must for the spice-lover — don't forget spices are what connected India to the West. The cloth bazaar of Katra Neel offers all kinds of fabrics such as silks, satin, crepe, cotton and muslin. Bhagirath Palace is Asia's largest market for electrical goods and also offers medical equipment and allopathic medicines. Moti Bazaar is famous for shawls and pearls and Tilak Bazaar for chemicals.
Nai Sarak: A popular book-shopping destination in Old Delhi is Nai Sarak.  Nai Sarak has numerous wholesale and retail shops selling college and school textbooks.

 
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