Tughlaqabad fort is located in New Delhi. It is spread over a total of 6.5 km. The fort was built by Delhi Sultanate Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq who is the founder of Thughlaq Empire. He was ruled on Delhi from 1321 to 1327. This fort is now turned into ruins. It’s located nearby Tughlaqabad industrial area and Asola Bhati Wildlife sanctuary.
History of Tughlaqabad
This is very interesting history of the fort. Ghiyas- ud-din Tughlaq built the fort in the beginning of the 14th century. Malik Ghazi Tughlaq before he acquired the title is known as the Sultan Mubarak Khilji servant. Khilji Malik that later called Tughlaq want to build a new city for him on the top of hill. This idea comes in his mind when Tughlaq come in power. He wanted to give shape to their ideas.
|Ghiyath Aldin Tughluq Tomb from Tughluqabad|
For the protection for the fort form Mughal attackers. The fort was the stronghold. The fort linked by the road which later came to be known as the GT Road.
According to legend, Tughlaq ordered each of the laborers with the area for being involved with building this specific city-fort. Nizamuddin Auliya, one particular laborer seemed to be extremely unhappy with this particular and they cursed the entire enterprise. Subsequently, the city fort could hardly prosper. Perhaps till date, it is uninhabitable possesses thorny bushes.
Some important thing that you should know about the Tughlaqabad fort:-
Attractions: Tomb of Ghiyath-al-Din inside the fort
Visiting time: - Morning 8 AM To Evening 6 PM.
Light and Sound timing in Tughlaqabad fort:- Between 5 PM to Pm In Both language (English of Hindi)