The Baoli near Pir Ghaib (behind Hindu Rao Hospital, Delhi)
Much closer to Pir Ghaib (shown in the previous episode)..there’s this massive Baoli (step-well) right behind the Hindu Rao Hospital. This was used to provide water to the 14th century hunting-lodge and observatory and other nearby areas. Happy Exploring!
A 14th century astronomical observatory.. a seer who vanished.. the revolt of 1857 .. and how the legend of PIR GHAIB connects these dots in the story of India! All this and more in this episode. Cheers 🙂
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…