Archaeological Sites in India: Salimgarh Fort

Salimgarh Fort was built in 1546 AD, in Delhi, in a former island of the Yamuna River, by Salim Shah Suri, son of Sher Shah Suri.
Created On: Feb 20, 2013 16:30 IST

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