Special tour for exchange program students :)

An amazing tour of the rain washed medieval ruins of Dilkusha.. with students from various European nations visiting India under an academic exchange programย 

Jain Mandir Dadabari (Mehrauli)

Latest webisode in the #TranquilDelhi #JourneysWithin vlog series – Jain Temple Dadabari of Mehrauli, Delhi, India!

Dilli ki aakhri bahar – Dilliwaalahs and anecdotes from the bygone era :)

Interesting anecdotes from the everyday lives of Dilliwaallahs from the bygone era!
Culture, tradition, and tehzeeb … poets, literature, food, festivals .. and the people of Dilli ! All of this and more in this beautiful storytelling session by Asif Khan Dehlvi .. Enjoy ๐Ÿ™‚

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.ย 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 ๐Ÿ™‚

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 ๐Ÿ™‚

Jamming with Delhi Karavan – Mehrauli Archaeological Park

A beautiful musical bright winter morning with friends at Delhi Karavanย ๐Ÿ™‚ Strumming and Crooning with lovely friends at an enchanting venue – Mehrauli Archaeological Park ๐Ÿ™‚

“Jali Shaakh Ke Parinde” : Stories of the Mughals post 1857 (Storytelling at Zafar Mahal)

Yet another beautiful evening spent with folks atย Delhi Karavan, with such spellbinding storytelling… a heartfelt reconstruction of the plight of the Mughals post 1857! Join in for a dip into history as the gifted storyteller, Asif Khan Dehlvi , takes us down the lane to witness the untold chapter of the fall of the Mughal dynasty.. at Zafar Mahal – a mystical venue apt for such narratives.

Where Stones Speak – Book Launch and Heritage Walk at the Qutub Complex

Where Stones Speak – by Rana Safvi : Book Launch and Heritage Walk at the Qutub Complex

Happy Exploring ๐Ÿ™‚

Azim Khan’s tomb (Lado Sarai)

So here’s another mysterious, peacefully standing-in-solitude Tomb in Delhi!

AZIM KHAN’s Tomb: It’s hard to ignore this one for anyone passing by the Mehrauli area ..but still not many people are aware of the approach to this place. Join us as we take you atop this small pahaadiย right opposite to the grand Ahimsa Sthal ๐Ÿ™‚ย Happy Exploring!!

Find it on our Heritage-films Map here!

Rajon ki Baoli : Mehrauli Archaeological Park โ€“ 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 and a Tomb which serves as good example of the Indo-Islamic architecture. We also get to know how a circular tomb used to be placed perfectly atop a polygonal building back then!! Happy Exploring ๐Ÿ™‚