Timings : 7:00 AM - 5:00 PM (All Days)
Time Required : 2-3 hrs
Entry Fee : Indians: INR 20
Citizens of SAARC and BIMSTEC countries: INR 20
Foreigners: INR 200.
Children (up to 15 years of age): Free
Tughlaqabad Fort is a ruined fort in Delhi built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, founder of Tughlaq dynasty and ruler of Delhi Sultanate in 132. Located near the Okhla industrial area, the fort is one of the most beautiful specimens of Islamic architecture.
Along with the high walls, palaces and citadel, the great gateways, the fort area also have the mausoleum of the founder and first ruler of the fort - Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq and his wife and son. It took four years to construct the fort, and15 years later, it was abandoned. It is said that a Sufi saint Nizammudin Auliya cursed Tughlaqabad as a punishment for the arrogance of Ghiyasuddin. The fort is believed to be haunted by djinns.
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