The golden age of Mughal architecture is said to be during the reign of Shah Jahan. He built several grand structures many of which remained awe-inspiring up to this day. One of such great structures is the Red Fort. The Red Fort was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2007 for its cultural significance in terms of architecture. The structure indeed bears proof of a flourishing civilization centuries past.
The Red Fort is a manifestation of Shah Jahan’s architectural influences and traditions: Islamic, Persian, Timurid and Hindu. This massive structure stands prominently along the Yamuna River. The Red Fort or Lal Qila in Persian used to be referred as The Blessed [Read more…]