Year 1648: Construction of Red Fort in Delhi was completed

The Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India that served as the main residence of the Mughal emperors. Emperor Shah Jahan commissioned construction of the Red Fort on 12 May 1638, when he decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi. Originally red and white, its painting are credited to architect Ustad Ahmad Lahori, who also constructed the Taj Mahal.

Here is a series of old and new pictures of the Red Fort.