The Red Fortification was the property of the Mughal emperor of India for almost 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the hub of Delhi and properties a number of museums. In addition to accommodating the emperors and the households, it was the etiqueta and politics centre of Mughal government and the environment for incidents critically impacting the region
Constructed in 1648 by the 5th Mughal Chief Shah Jahan as the palace of his fortified capital Shahjahanabad, the Reddish Fort is known as for its substantial enclosing walls of crimson sandstone and is adjacent to the older Salimgarh Fort, constructed by Islam Shah Suri in 1546. The imperial apartments consist of a row of pavilions, connected by a water funnel known as the Stream of Haven (Nahr-i-Behisht). The fort complex is considered to symbolize the zenith of Mughal creativity beneath Shah Jahan and even though the palace was planned in accordance to Islamic prototypes, every pavilion includes architectural factors typical of Mughal properties that reflect a blend of Timurid and Persian traditions. The Red Fort's innovative architectural style, which include its backyard design, influenced later buildings and home gardens in Delhi, Rajasthan, Punjab, Kashmir, Braj, Rohilkhand and elsewhere. With the Salimgarh Fort, it was specified a UNESCO World Traditions Site in 2007 included in the Red Fort Complex.
Upon Independence Time (15 August), the Prime Ressortchef (umgangssprachlich) of India hoists the 'tricolor' countrywide flag with the main gateway of the ft and gives a nationally-broadcast speech from its ramparts.