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Hauz Khas Fort

Hauz Khas Fort

Located in South Delhi, Hauz Khas has been well known since medieval times. The Hauz Khas Village retains the old charm of the place with remnants of Islamic architecture roughly coloured by splotches of urbane refurbished upmarket. 'HKV' is known for its electric nightlife with countless cafes, bars and pubs along with art galleries, and boutiques.

HISTORY

Hauz Khas when translated to the "Royal Lake" in english is the name of the lake which is now a part of much expanded Hauz Khas complex. The reservoir, commissioned by Allaudin Khilji, had a primary task of supplying water to Siri Fort. The lake is surrounded by a mosque, a tomb, and a seminary.

ARCHITECTURE

The main attraction of the complex is the tomb of Feroz Shah. However, other structures present inside is the mosque, a madrasa, and domed pavilions. All of these were built in the 13th century. Before the rule of the Tughlaq dynasty, the pond was called Hauz-i-Khas. Later, Feroz Shah renovated it as the royal tank.

THINGS TO SEE INSIDE THE FORT

TIMINGS & ENTRY FEE

ENTRY FEE – The price of the entry ticket for Indian tourists is INR 25 whereas for foreigners is INR 250.

TIMINGS OF THE FORT – You can visit the Hauz Khas Complex between 10:30 AM to 7:30 PM from Monday to Saturday.

BEST TIME TO VISIT

The best time to visit Hauz Khas complex is between the months of october and march. The weather this time is appropriate to visit. The summers are usually harsh and the winters are pretty cold.

PLACES TO VISIT NEAR THE FORT
RESTAURANTS NEAR THE FORT
How To Reach

Hauz Khas Fort is located in South of Delhi and is easily accessible from all major parts of the city. The best way to reach Hauz Khas fort is via metro. Hauz Khas metro station on the yellow line is the nearest metro station to Hauz Khas fort. However, the nearest station to the fort is green park station which is 2.2 km away and is easily reachable within 10 minutes. The nearest airport to the fort is Delhi airport, which is at a distance of 20.7 km.

Hauz Khas

Frequently Asked Questions(FAQ)

How to reach Hauz Khas Complex?

Hauz Khas Fort is located in South of Delhi and is easily accessible from all major parts of the city. The best way to reach Hauz Khas fort is via metro.

What is the best time to visit Hauz Khas?

The best time to visit the Hauz Khas is between the months of october and march.

What is the ticket price to visit Hauz Khas?

The entry charges for Indian tourists’ costs INR 25, whereas, for foreigners the cost is INR 250.

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