Thats the Purana Quila (Old Fort) in Delhi. The story of this shot continues from the previous 2 shots - after getting a couple of decent night shots, my friend Mahavir suggested that we go to India Gate to get some more shots. It was around midnight when we started for India Gate and by the time we reached there, all lights were put off due to some security alert. Now we had to find a monument bathing in light or our drive would have gone futile. We went around and found that the lights at Purana Quila were on, but the entry gates were closed. I tried a couple of shots from the road, but could hardly get the fort in focus because of the trees in between. Then I decided to jump the fence and Mahavir handed me the tripod & camera and I hurriedly took just one shot and rushed back - boy that was one hair-raising experience specially with Delhi being under a heavy Security Blanket. We could have ended up in trouble, but thankfully the effort paid off well.
Purana Quila was built in the 16th century by the Mughal Emperor Humayun. It is believed that the fort is built over the ancient city of Indraprastha and that artifacts dating back to 1000 B.C. have been found during excavation at this site.
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