Famous as the first Red Fort of Delhi, Lal Kot in Delhi was built by the Tomar ruler, king Anangpal. It was built as his citadel around 1050 A.D.
Architecture of Lal Kot in Delhi
Lal Kot in Delhi is the original Red Fort of Delhi. It has an oblong plan with massive towers and several gates with outworks. The most famous of the gates include:
The recent excavations revealed ruins of several structures within the Lal Kot in Delhi area. The strong stone-built walls of the ramparts are 2.5 to 3 meters thick. Apart from 'brick revetment' built over them, the walls had imposing 'local quartzite blocks' and semi circular bastions at irregular intervals.
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