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Archaeological Sites in India: Salimgarh Fort

20-FEB-2013 16:30

    Name: Salimgarh Fort
    Type: Fort and Prison
    Built:
    1546 AD
    Built by: Islam Shah Suri of Sur Dynasty
    Construction materials: Stones and Bricks
    Current condition:
    UNESCO World Heritage Site in Red Fort Complex
    Current owner: Government of India
    Open to the public: Yes
    Controlled by:
    Sur Empire (1546-1555), Mughal Empire (1555-1857), United Kingdom India (1857-1947)  India (1947-)
    Occupants: Museum as Swatantrata Senani Smarak
    Battles/wars: Suri Dynasty siege of Delhi & British War against Sepoy Mutiny

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