Mughal Architecture: Red Fort

Views of the Outer Walls

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An exterior view of the rampant of the Red Fort. The walls are 60 to 75 feet high and the fortress is surrounded on three sides by water filled moat while one side the river Yamuna provides a natural barrier.


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Richards, John. The Mughal Empire. Cambridge, Cambridge University Press, 1993.

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