Jahanpanah Heritage Walk: 25 Feb 2018

Samosa.. a mad Sultan.. Delhi.. Daulatabad.. Morocco.. Ishqiya.. and a nasty boil on the bum 😉😉 we’ll connect the dots, this Sunday 9:00am onwards 😊 Join in for a Heritage Walk at the grand capital city of an ambitious Sultan, Jahanpanah – the refuge of the world!

More info and event registration: https://goo.gl/HQJR93

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Begumpuri Mosque – Jahanpanah

The grand Begumpuri Mosque and interesting anecdotes documented by Ibn-e-Batuta 🙂


#Delhi #HeritageWalk #Begumpur #IbnBatuta #Rehla #Tughlaq #History #DelhiTourism #Jahanpanah

Jahanpanah (Bijai Mandal) : a medieval capital city in Delhi

A mystically tranquil medieval capital city hidden amidst the modern day chaos of Begumpur and Kalu Sarai areas!!

#Medieval #Delhi #HeritageWalk #Jahanpanah #BijaiMandal #SarvpriyaVihar #Begumpur #MalviyaNagar #KaluSarai #HauzKhas #Tughluq

Qutub Minar, Smith’s Folly and Sanderson’s Sundial :)

In the final episode from the Qutub Complex, we bring to you the very famous..mighty..standing tall..the Qutub Minar. 72 meters in height, this is the tallest brick minaret in the world!

Qutub Minar, along with the ancient and medieval monuments surrounding it, form the Qutub Complex, which is a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

The episode also features interesting trivia about Smith’s Folly and Gordon Sanderson’s sundial! Happy Exploring 🙂

Alai Darwaza and Imam Zamin’s tomb

The Alai Darwaza is the main gateway from southern side of the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque. It was built by the second Khilji Sultan of Delhi, Ala-ud-din Khilji in 1311 AD. It is considered to be one of the most important buildings built in the Delhi sultanate period. With its pointed arches and spearhead of fringes, identified as lotus buds, it adds grace to the Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque to which it served as an entrance.

The episode also features the Tomb of Imam Zamin. More info >> here

Happy exploring 🙂

Quwwat-ul-Islam mosque @ Qutub Complex!

The Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque (meaning the ‘Might of Islam’) is known to be one of the oldest and ancient mosques that survived through the centuries and a definite sight to behold. In this quick episode..discover the historical and architectural aspects associated with this unique structure! Happy Exploring 🙂

Calligraphy @ Qutub Complex

In this quick episode, we show you some beautiful examples of medieval architecture and Islamic calligraphy evident all around the Qutub Complex! Happy Exploring 🙂