Hauz Khas Fort, New Delhi

The Hauz Khas Fort was built in the 14th century by Mughal emperor Alauddin Khilji. Basically, this fort contained water reservoirs, tombs, and mosques. The water reservoirs were made to supply water to the then newly made city and Fort of Siri. This was also known formerly as Hauz-A-Alahi as Hauze means water reservoirs. Nowadays this has become one of the most visited tourist places in Delhi. The Hauz Khas Fort is a perfect amalgamation of beautiful rich past and glittery present, with ruins which have many tales to tell and now you can visit this place as a spot which offers many activities to enjoy.

As you enter this place you will come across a vast reservoir and lush green lawns and parks are also a breeding place for peacocks, rabbits, and deer. You can enjoy boating in the lake with beautiful surroundings, and a deer park adjacent to it. The tourism department also conducts a light and sound show which everybody must watch to get a glimpse of the splendid architectural history of this place. Hauz Khas Fort is now filled with lots of restaurants and cafes which offer a variety of authentic and other varieties of mouth-watering street food. You can also enjoy dance on some cool dance numbers in the evening. The place is now a very happening place in Delhi and has become one of the perfect places to enjoy the day for Delhiites. The Hauz Khas Fort is open from Sunrise to Sunset from Monday to Saturday but the restaurants are open till late night and the best part is domestic visitors have to pay nominal entrance fee to get in.

Location

Hauz Khas and Green Park is the Nearest Metro Station

Timings

Hauz Khas Fort Delhi open at 06:00 AM to 06:00 PM

Entry Fees

20 INR per online booking or 25 INR per cash payment for Indian/SAARC/BIMSTEC tourists and 250 INR per online booking or 300 INR per cash payment for foreign tourists. (children below 15 yrs is free of cost)

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