KASHMIR! GATE AND PORTION OF THE CITY WALL
ON EITHER SIDE OF KASHMIRI GATE, i.e. FROM MORI GATE TO KASHMIR! GATE ON ONE SIDE AND ON THE OTHER UPTO AND INCLUDING THE WATER BASTION AT THE NORTHERN CORNER OF THE WALL AND ALSO INCLUDING THE DITCH OUTSIDE THE CITY WALL WHERE THIS IS EXPOSED (KASHMIRI GATE) -
Shah Jahan transferred his capital from Agra to Delhi in A.D. 1638 and laid the foundation of Shahjahanabad, City was engirdled by rubble built high walls strengthened by bastions, circular as well as square, and pierced by several gates. Kashmiri Gate, one of the original fourteen gates, is square on plan and has lateral double openings, one for entrance and the other for the exit.