Ashoka’s Pillar near Northern Ridge Delhi

One of the two Ashokan pillars in Delhi is at Northern Ridge. It stands on the road between Mutiny Memorial & Hindu Rao Hospital. Built by Ashoka during ancient times, transported to Delhi in the 14th cent by a curious king & then interpreted by the Orientalists.

Here’s a video which talks about this pillar – as we explored the Landmarks of the Revolt of 1857 at the Northern Ridge!

Landmarks of 1857 (Part 5) : CHAUBURJA MOSQUE – Delhi Ridge

In this episode of our Heritage Walks series we visit the CHAUBURJA MOSQUE in the Delhi Northern Ridge area. This place is believed to be built by Feroz Shah Tughluq in the 14th Century. The Mughals later added few structures on to the building and during the days of the Revolt of 1857 this was used as a picket and ammunition store by the British! Happy Exploring 🙂

The City of Djinss – Kotla Feroz Shah : Episode 3

A heritage walk to the medieval capital of Kotla, believed to be inhabited by jinns. Built by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughluq in 14th century, this citadel has many a magnificent monuments: the Jami Masjid, an Ashokan pillar brought all the way from Haryana and a baoli.

Here’s the final episode (Episode #3) from this super-exciting heritage-walk series. Enjoy!

The City of Djinss – Kotla Feroz Shah : Episode 2

A heritage walk to the medieval capital of Kotla, believed to be inhabited by jinns. Built by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughluq in 14th century, this citadel has many a magnificent monuments: the Jami Masjid, an Ashokan pillar brought all the way from Haryana and a baoli.

Here’s Episode #2 from this super-exciting heritage-walk series. Enjoy!

The City of Djinss – Kotla Feroz Shah : Episode 1

A heritage walk to the medieval capital of Kotla, believed to be inhabited by jinns. Built by Sultan Firuz Shah Tughluq in 14th century, this citadel has many a magnificent monuments: the Jami Masjid, an Ashokan pillar brought all the way from Haryana and a baoli.

Here’s Episode #1 from this super-exciting heritage-walk series. Enjoy!