Tourist attractions of Red Fort , New Delhi, India

Hammams: the Royal Baths Near to the Diwan-i-Khas is the Hammams, the Royal Baths among three apartments with surmounting of domes, it is here the royalty took hot saunas and aromatic baths. The apartments on each side had hot and cold baths and are alienated by corridors by means of canals to transmit water to each room. The room at the central point has three fountain basins which used to emit rose water and it is presumed that four tonnes of wood were necessary to heat up the water. The floors of these apartments are assembled with marble and were laid with floral patterns of multicolored stones. The baths are stopped up to the public.

Moti Masjid / the Pearl Mosque Adjacent to the Hammam is the Moti Masjid (Pearl Mosque), erected in 1662 by Aurangzeb, son of Shahjahan for his private use. The prayer hall of the mosque positioned on a elevated platform and is inlaid with outlines in black marble of the Musallas the mats used for prayers. The tiny mosque is entirely enclosed, made of polished marble by way of some superb decoration and having three domes. One unusual object is that the interior and exterior walls are not allied with both, although the exterior walls are in symmetry with the remaining portion of the fort, the inner walls are placed in such a way for the mosque to be appropriately facing Mecca.

Shahi Burj the Royal Pavilion is the three storied tower, octagonal in shape located on the northeastern periphery of the fort was the private working place of the emperor. It was on or after the pavilion next to the tower that the stream starts on flowing south all along the royal terrace to the royal baths along with the palaces. The tower is blocked for public entry. The Yamuna River used to lap the walls of the tower but at the moment has moved back to some remoteness.


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