Delhi Gate is the main entrance of the Agra fort
, situated on the western side of the fort. It stands as one of the architectural masterpieces of Akbar’s
Built in 1569, the gate can be reached by crossing a wooden draw-bridge, which connects the fort to the mainland. It has high, extra-strong bastions and battlements with high merlons.
The inner entrance of the Delhi Gate is known as
Hathi-Pol or Elephant-Gate. It is protected by two beautifully designed and ornamented bastions.