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Bara Darwaza, Old Fort

Old Fort, Mathura Rd, Delhi
In 1533 second Mughal Emperor began construction of a fortified city called Dinpanah, 'the asylum of the faith', the present day Old Fort or Puana Quila. Within a year the wall, gates and bastion were…
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Kashmere Gate

Kashmere Gate, Lothian Rd, Delhi
When Britishers first started settling in Delhi in 1803, they found the walls of Old Delhi city, Shahjahanabad lacking repairs, especially after siege by Maratha Holkar in 1804, subsequently they reinforced city's walls. They gradually…
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Tomb of Sir Thomas Metcalfe

St. James Church, Lothian Rd, Delhi
Sir Thomas Theophilus Metcalfe, 4th Baronet, KCB (2 January 1795 – 3 November 1853) was an East India Company servant and agent of Governor General of India at the imperial court of the Mughal Emperor…
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Shahi Masjid

Shahi Masjid, Civil Lines, New Delhi
Muhammad Shah "Rangeela"'s third wife was Udhambai, also called Qudsiya Begum built this mosque right around the time the adjacent garden was built. She who bore him his future successor, Ahmad Shah Bahadur on 23…
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Central Baptist Church

Central Baptist Church, Chandni Chowk Rd, Bhagirath Palace, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
Central Baptist Church is located on the main Chandni Chowk Road, just opposite Gurdwara Sisganj and before the Fountain Chowk (Bhai Mati Das Chowk) in Delhi, India. It is probably the oldest Christian mission in…
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St. Stephen’s Church

St Stephen's Church, Fatehpuri, Church Mission Rd, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi
St. Stephen's Church is located on Church Mission Road in Delhi. The church was built in 1862, by Anglican missionaries and DPW Engineers in the style of Italian Gothic architecture. It is part of Church…
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Tomb of Mubarak Shah

Kotla Mubarakpur, South Extension I, Delhi
Mubarak Shah's tomb is an impressive structure, which was built with an octagonal plan, enclosed in an octagonal compound with gates. But, at present, only the south and west gates exist while the compound walls…
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Bade Khan ka Gumbad

Block D, South Extension I, Delhi
This is an impressive tomb monument with an intricate frontage. The central bay of the tomb is flanked by three rows of three niches. The central niche in each row is larger than the other…
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Dara Shikoh Library

Lothian Rd, Delhi
Dara Shikoh is widely renowned as an enlightened paragon of the harmonious coexistence of heterodox traditions on the Indian subcontinent. He was an erudite champion of mystical religious speculation and a poetic diviner of syncretic…
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Fakhrul Masjid

Lothian Rd, Delhi
Fakhrul Masjid was constructed by Fakhrun Nisa in AD 1728 in fond memory of her husband Shujaat Khan who was the commander of Aurangzebs army in Agra.
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Begum Samru’s Palace

Chandni Chowk, Delhi
Begum Joanna Nobilis Sombre, popularly known as Begum Samru and also, as Begum Sumru, (née Farzana Zeb un-Nissa) started her career as a Nautch (dancing) girl in 18th Century India, and eventually became the ruler of…
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Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib

Rakab Ganj Sahib Gurdwara, Pandit Pant Marg, Presidents Estate, New Delhi
The Gurdwara Rakab Ganj Sahib was built in 1783, after Sikh military leader Baghel Singh (1730–1802) captured Delhi, on 11 March 1783, and his brief stay in Delhi, led to the construction of several Sikh…
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Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar, Sansad Marg, Delhi
The Jantar Mantar is located in the modern city of New Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments. The site is one of five built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724…
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