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Lahori Gate - Main Entrance to Red Fort

The Lahori Gate is basically the main entrance to The Red Fort, New Delhi. The gate got its name as it led to Lahore City, in Punjab. The other entrance is Delhi Gate. The fort is come close through covered street flanked by the arcades apartments known as Chhatta Chowk. The gateway has three stories, every single one is decorated with rectangular, square and cusped arched panels. Well these are flanked by the semi octagonal towers which are crowned by the two open octagonal pavilions. Although the whole Lahore Gate is made with red sandstone but the roofs of pavilions are clad with white stone.

So when you are in Red Fort make sure you explore this gate. It not only looks beautiful but gives a feel of Mughal era. Lot of visitors visits this place to know more about Mughal empire and click some great pictures.


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