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Khan Jahan Tilangani’s Tomb

Nizamuddin West, Delhi
Khan Jahan Tilangani's Tomb is the first octagonal tomb ever to have been built in India. The name Tilangani comes from his birthplace -Tilang or Telangana in Andhra Pradesh. He served Firoz Shah as wazir for twenty…
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Alauddin Khilji’s Madarsa

Qutub Minar Complex, Mehrauli
At the back of the complex, southwest of the mosque, stands an L-shaped construction, consisting of Alauddin Khilji's tomb dating ca 1316 AD, and a madarsa, an Islamic seminary built by him. Khilji was the…
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Unknown Tomb (in Zamrudpur)

Nandi Vithi Rd, Zamrudpur, Delhi
This twelve-pillared tomb is unusually ornate with finely carved pillars and elaborate kangura design around the dome. The dome is decorated with incised plaster and is exceptionally well preserved.
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Tohfewala Masjid

August Kranti Marg, Shahpur Jat, Delhi
Tohfewala Masjid is one of the few structures of the Khilji period still present and can be seen in the Shahpur Jat village. Tohfewala Gumbad Masjid's ruins show the form of domed central apartment and sloping…
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Siri Fort

August Kranti Marg, Shahpur Jat, Delhi
Alaud'din is the best known of the Khilji dynasty because he extended his dominion to Southern India and established the second city of Delhi, Siri. He created Siri between 1297 and 1307 to defend against…
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Lal Kot Walls

Mehrauli Village, Mehrauli, Delhi
Anangpal Tomar, or Anangpal I, or Bilan Dev Tomar (731–36 A.D.) was a Chandravanshi Puruvanshi Kshatriya, descendant of Samrat Parikshit. He was the first ruler to make ancient Indraprastha (modern-day Delhi) his capital. Anangpal (one…
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British Magazine Gateway

Lothian Rd, Mori Gate, Delhi
During the Revolt of 1857, some Company officers and civilians tried to take refuge in the Main Guard, but the sepoys there joined the revolt, and they were slaughtered. Other officers arrived from the barracks,…
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Kalu Sarai Masjid

Near Bijay Mandal, Kalu Sarai, Sarvpriya Vihar, Delhi
Kalusarai Masjid is located 500 m (1,640.4 ft) to the north of the Bijaymandal but it is in a highly dilapidated state needing urgent attention for restoration in view of its heritage monument status. At…
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Tomb of Balban

Tomb of Balban, Mehrauli, Delhi
The Tomb of Ghiyas ud din Balban is located in Mehrauli, New Delhi, India. Built in ca 1287 CE, in rubble masonry, the tomb is a building of historical importance in the development of Indo-Islamic…
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Balban’s Ruins

Mehrauli Archeological Park, Mehrauli
Ghiyas ud din Balban (1200–1287) was a Turkic ruler of the Delhi Sultanate during the rule of Mamluk dynasty of Delhi (or Slave dynasty) from 1266 to 1287. The tomb of Balban was discovered in…
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Wall Mosque

Forest Area Vasant Kunj, Delhi
This formed quite a large enclosure with a gate on the eastern side.
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Unknown Mosque & Gateway (in Lodi Garden)

Lodi Garden, Delhi
This mosque and gateway remains can be dated to 18th Century.
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Ruined Haveli (in Old Daryaganj)

Churi Walan Gali, Old Daryaganj, Delhi
This19th century haveli's courtyard ruin indicates that it had classical western facade with some traditional cusped arches. Apart from this nothing much remains of this haveli.
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Lado Sarai Mosque

Lado Sarai Mosque, Lado Sarai, New Delhi
This is a small wall Mosque built on a high platform. The western wall has large turrets at either ends.
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Chote Bateshewala Mahal

Nizamuddin East, Delhi
Further away from the tomb complex, lie Mughal-period monument: Bada Bateshewala Mahal and Chote Bateshewala Mahal. Bada Bateshewala Mahal, the tomb of Muzaffar Husain Mirza, the grand nephew of Humayun, built 1603-4 on a platform…
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