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Begumpuri Mosque – Jahanpanah
The grand Begumpuri Mosque and interesting anecdotes documented by Ibn-e-Batuta :)
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.
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…
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
A quick glimpse at some beautiful examples of medieval architecture and Islamic calligraphy evident all around the Qutub Complex!
The tomb of Iltutmish @ Qutub Complex
The #tomb of Iltutmish! #medieval #Delhi #IndoIslamic #Architecture #Calligraphy #Altamash
The Qutub Complex : An introduction (video)
An intro to #Medieval #India & the beautiful #Qutub Complex :) #Delhi #Heritage #Architecture
Rajon ki Baoli : Mehrauli Archaeological Park – Part 7
Rajon ki Baoli – A massive step-well from the Lodhi era, this structure within the Mehrauli Archaeological Park acted as a source of water and also a place for public gatherings and socializing back then! As we climbed up we also saw the deep well connected to this Baoli and also a medieval era Mosque…
Metcalfe’s Folly and Dilkush – Mehrauli Archaeological Park (Episode 4)
In this new episode of our Heritage Walk series to the Mehrauli Archaeological Park (New Delhi, India) we take you back to the 19th Century India. Standing beneath this very British looking Folly, today known as Metcalfe’s Folly (near the Jamali-Kamali mosque), we discuss about the times of the helpless Mughal court of Bahadur Shah Zafar…
Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb – Mehrauli Archaeological Park (Episode 3)
In this episode we visit the Mosque and Tomb of JAMALI-KAMALI. Shaikh Fazlullah (pen name – Jamali) was a Sufi mystic, a poet and a traveller from the early 16th century. One of his known works include a book, a kind of biography of various Sufi saints of Medieval India. Jamali was also the court poet and…