Siri Fort in Delhi was built by Emperor Ala-ud-Din Khilji. Located north of Mehrauli and east of Hauz Khas, this fort city of Siri was laid in 1303. As you travel on Khel Gaon Marg, you will notice meandering walls built of rubble extending in the southern and western direction. These walls protect the Siri Fort.
The name of the city, Sir means head. History of Siri Fort in Delhi says that the heads of about 8000 Mongol soldiers were buried in the city. Siri Fort initially had palaces and numerous other structures including seven gates to the city. Incidentally, what remains of Siri Fort in Delhi, is some citadels, ramparts and the southeastern gate.
As you walk into the premises of Siri Fort in Delhi, you will get reminded of the luxurious palace that once adorned the fort with engravings of jewels and precious stones. After exploring the site bearing the ravishes of time and history, you may also visit nearby attractions in Delhi like Shahpur Jat village, Tohfewala Gumbad Masjid, Hauz Khas, Kalkaji Temple, Lotus Temple, Nizamuddin's Shrine and Chirag Dehlvi's Dargah.
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