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General Post Office

General Post Office, Lothian Rd, New Delhi
The General Post Office of Indian Postal Service, which is one of the oldest in the country was constructed in 1885.
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Chillah of Baba Sheikh Fariduddin Shakar Ganj

Sanjay Van, Delhi
Baba Sheikh Fariduddin Shakar Ganj was the main Diciple of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki and predecessor of Hazrat Sheikh Khwaja Syed Muhammad Nizamuddin Auliya.
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Diwan-e-Aam, Red Fort

Diwan - E - Aam, Delhi
In the Diwan-i-Aam (or the Hall of Public Audiences) the Emperor, seated in a canopied alcove, would hear complaints and pleas of the commoners through a jharokha (balcony). The hall was ornamented with stuccowork and…
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Qudsia Bagh

Qudsia Bagh, Railway Colony, Civil Lines, New Delhi
Muhammad Shah "Rangeela"'s third wife was Udhambai, also called Qudsiya Begum built this garden along with the adjacent Shahi Masjid around 1730s. She who bore him his future successor, Ahmad Shah Bahadur on 23 December 1725…
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Sarai Shaji

Near Begumpur Masjid, Serai Shahji Village, Delhi
Further to the east of Begumpur Masjid, in the Sarai Shahji village, a group of mughul period buildings, enclosed by rubble wall are seen. It contains a mosque which comprises compartments topped by curved Bengali…
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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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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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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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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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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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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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Teen Murti Bhavan

Teen Murti Bhavan, Teen Murti Marg, New Delhi
The Teen Murti Bhavan (Teen Murti House) is the former residence of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru in Delhi, India, who stayed here for 16 years until his death on May 27,…
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Iron Pillar

Iron Pillar, Mehrauli, Delhi
The iron pillar is one of the world’s foremost metallurgical curiosities. The pillar, 7.21 metre high and weighing more than six tonnes, was originally erected by Chandragupta II Vikramaditya (375–414 AD) in front of a…
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Twelve-Pillared Unknown Tomb

Near Isa Khan Tomb, Nizamuddin East, Delhi
Its a twelve-pillared tomb behind Isa Khan's Tomb near Humayun Tomb Complex. Its grave is missing, and origin is unknown.
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