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Salimgarh Fort

Salimgarh Fort, Mahatma Gandhi Marg, New Delhi
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. There was a pause in Mughal rule when in…
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Hardayal Municipal Corporation Library

Hardayal Municipal Corporation Library, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
This building opened in 1916 as Hardinge Municipal Public Library and was renamed in the 1970.
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Zeenat-ul Masjid

Mahtma Gandhi Road, Daryaganj
Zeenat-ul Masjid (or Ghata Masjid) is situated on Khairati Ghat, Ansari Road along the walls of Shahjahanabad in Daryaganj, opposite Shakti Sthal and south of Red Fort, Zinat-ul Masjid is also known as 'Ghata Masjid'.…
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Dargah Qadam Sharif

Sardar Thana Rd, Paharganj, Central Delhi
Originally, Firoz Shah Tughluq (1309 – 1388) constructed the large rectangular tomb at its core for himself, and surrounded it with massive walls and impressive gates in typical Tughlaq style. However, when his son Fateh…
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Chunnamal Haveli

Chandni Chowk Rd, Chandni Chowk, Delhi
After the 1857 Indian Rebellion of 1857, Lala Chunnamal emerged as the wealthiest person in Delhi. Mirza Ghalib lamented on the plight of Muslims after the Ghadar, envying the illuminated mansion of Chunnamal. The British…
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Lothian Cemetery

Lothian Rd, Mori Gate, Delhi
The Lothian Cemetery is the oldest Christian cemetery in Delhi. However it has suffered a great deal of vandalism & many inscriptions are now lost. The original gravestones were destroyed, and the restored ones are…
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Moth ki Masjid

Moth Ki Masjid, Masjid Moth, South Extension 2, New Delhi
Moth Ki Masjid was built in 1505 by Wazir Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during the reign of Sultan Sikander Lodi (1517–26). It was a new type of mosque developed by the Lodi dynasty in the…
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Kale Khan ka Gumbad

South Extension 1, Delhi
This tomb is dated to 1481 AD as per an inscription on the Mihrab inside the tomb. Kale Khan was a courtier in the Lodi period during the reign of Bahlol Lodi. It is conjectured…
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Bahadur Shahi Gate

Mahatma Gandhi Marg, Red Fort, Delhi
Salimgarh Fort, which is now part of Red fort complex, was constructed on an island of the Yamuna River in 1546. But a gate called the Bahadur Shahi Gate for entry into the Fort from…
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Tohfewala Gumbad

Deer Park, Hauz Khas, Delhi
This is a typical Tughlaq monument with plain on both outside and inside, except for a rather striking cenotaphs inside made from well carved quartzite.
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Kali Gumti

Deer Park, Hauz Khas, Delhi
The tomb, locally named as Kali Gumti, is constructed of rubble masonry following the square pattern of Lodi tombs and does not contain any grave. Adjoining it is a small wall mosque.
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Tomb of Bijri Khan

Bijri Khans Tomb, Sector 3, RK Puram, Delhi
The tomb is a massive structure constructed of rubble masonry of Lodi period (15th Century). The dome springs from a sixteen sided drum and is crowned with a red sand stone and marble pinnacle.
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Bara Lao ka Gumbad

Vasant Udyaan, Vasant Lok, Delhi
The tomb "Bara Lao Ka Gumbad'  inside the DDA Park, Vasant Vihar belongs to the Lodi period. Any other information such as who built these monuments etc is not available. The tomb stands on a…
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Pir Ghaib

Hindu Rao Hospital, Rani Jhansi Rd, Delhi
This monument was built as a kushak (hunting lodge) and observatory by Feroz Shah Tuglak. Later legend turned it into Pir Ghaib. This is also a place that was the centre of action during the…
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Pir Ghaib Baoli

Hindu Rao Hospital, Rani Jhansi Rd, Delhi
Baolis or Stepwells are wells or ponds in which the water may be reached by descending a set of steps. They may be covered and protected and are often of architectural significance. They also may…
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