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Catch on the amazing facts about historic Red Fort.

1. Red Fort was originally called Qila-e-Mubarak.

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2. The original colour of the fort was white.

It was made of limestone but when it started chipping off, the Britishers painted it red.

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3. The monument was constructed by Shah Jahan to shift capital from Agra to Delhi.

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4. It took 10 years to build Red Fort.

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5. The throne of Shah Jahan in Red Fort had Kohinoor diamond fixed in it!

The diamond is now dwelled on the crown of Britain's Queen.

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6. After the Mughals, Britishers took over the fort and took away all the valuables from there.

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7. The Red Fort is a world heritage site.

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8. The fort is spread over 256 acres of land.

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9. The red fort has two main gates – Delhi gate and Lahore gate. The main entrance gate being the Lahore gate.

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May 20 at 11:49 AM

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