A unique, fortified structure located in the Old Delhi area. The historic Red Fort served as a main residence of the Mughal Emperors. A massive structure made of red sandstone whose outer walls stretch almost two kilometres. This amazing piece of architecture is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. A symbol of splendour, this impressive complex was originally built as a palace surrounded by pavilions and mosques. The massive enclosing walls, innovative planning and brilliant architecture have inspired a number of monuments in Rajasthan, Delhi and Agra. A visit to the historic Red Fort makes for a quintessential Old Delhi experience and offers tourists a chance to appreciate the sheer grandeur of a bygone era.