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  • New Delhi Connaught Place - Abiyoyo
    circle The inner circle of the Connaught Place lets you shop any international brands and books You can relish local cuisines in the exquisite restaurants and food stalls here Inner circle has two markets Janpath and Palika Bazaar If you want to buy garments at cheaper rates the small shops in Janpath are the right option for you You can even buy silver and artificial jewelry in Tibetan shops Palika bazaar is an underground supermarket that supplies clothes and electronic goods at cheap prices There are nearly 400 shops here and if you are an expert in bargaining you can definitely get a better deal The outer circle of the Connaught Place houses various offices and complexes It also allows you to satisfy your taste buds You can find number of Indian and specialty restaurants in the Outer Circle You can savor Indian or continental dishes in these restaurants Baba Kharak Singh Marg is another spot in Connaught Place New Delhi It offers splendid handicraft items from all over India You can find Madhubani paintings and Kashmiri shawls here 2009 Abiyoyo SL Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled with beautiful mansions mosques continue Related contents Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress Delhi Railway Station Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi New Delhi RW Station India Gate War Memorial Arch Old Delhi Chandni chowk area Delhi I New Delhi India Gate and War Delhi Chandni Chowk Old Delhi Red Fort Delhi Red Fort I Delhi Red Fort II Old Delhi Jama Masjid Delhi Jama Masjid I Comments Related TAGS No comments yet To comment you have to log in Not registered yet Sing up here Qutb Minar New Delhi Station Bahai temple Old Delhi UNESCO

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  • New Delhi India Gate and War memorial Arch - Abiyoyo
    It stands 42 meter high It is a great relaxation area for the locals during the summer evenings The names of 13 516 Indian as well as British soldiers who were killed in the 1919 Afghan war were engraved on the India Gate After Independence the memorial was added Amar jawan Jyothui The eternal flame burns throughout the day and night in this arch memorial to honor the death of the soldiers who gave their lives in the India Pakistan war which took place in the year 1971 India Gate was built with the red Bharatpur stone You can see the word India carved on both the sides of the arch India Gate features beautiful parks pools and gardens If you visit the place in the evenings you can enjoy viewing the awe inspiring lawns and fountains that surround this monument The fountains boasting of colored lights offer a visual treat The republic Day event and parades are held on 26th January every year in this place If time permits you can plan a visit to the nearby Indira Gandhi National center for Arts 2009 Abiyoyo SL Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled with beautiful mansions mosques continue Related contents Delhi I India Gate War Memorial Arch Lodi Gardens I Delhi Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi New Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress Lodi Garden III Delhi Lodi Garden Delhi Delhi Connaught Place Lodi Gardens II Delhi New Delhi Humayun s Tomb IV Delhi Humayun s Tomb I Delhi Humayun s Tomb III Delhi Humayun s Tomb II Delhi Comments Related TAGS No comments yet To comment you have to log in Not registered yet Sing up here Hauz Khas Village Hauz Khas

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  • New Delhi - Abiyoyo
    Afghan wars Humayun tomb Humayun tomb is an important tourist attraction in New Delhi It was constructed by Hamida Begum wife of the Mughal Emperor Humayun It adjoins the shrine of the famous Sufi saint Nizam al Din Auliya It is a unique blend of Persian and Indian style of architecture You can see gorgeous tile work with intricate designs using Persian as well as Indian patterns in this tomb It boasts of geometrically arranged garden which are interconnected with several water channels You can find the coffin of Humayun in the central domed chamber Humayun tomb is designated as the UNESCO World Heritage building Qutb Minar Qutb Minar is an outstanding structure which is situated in the Qutb complex New Delhi The first Muslim emperor Qutb ud din Aibak began the construction of this tower in 1193 and it was completed by Firuz Shah Tughluq in 1386 It is made up of red sandstone and it stands 72 5 meters high The tower features intricate carvings and verses from the Quran around it It has circular fluting on the first storey star shape on the second and the third stories Laxmi Narayan temple Laxmi Narayan temple is one of the popular attractions in New Delhi The main shrine is dedicated to lord Vishnu and Laxmi It has several other shrines fountains and gardens You can see the image of Lord Shiva in meditation mode in the right side dome of the temple The left side of the temple is dedicated to Goddess Durga Bahai temple Bahai temple in New Delhi is in the shape of lotus According to Hinduism Lotus is a divine flower and most of the Hindu Gods and goddesses hold lotus in their hands Lotus temple or Bahai temple is constructed into three ranks of nine

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  • Old Delhi Chandni chowk area - Abiyoyo
    electrical goods allopathic medicines and medical equipment This was the mansion of Begum Sumru originally Kinari Bazaar is another important place where you can find any kind of Zari and Zardosi works Dariba Kalan is famous for attars or perfumes Chandni Chowk Area in Old Delhi has several famous shrines belonging to Hindu Muslim Jain and Christian religions The Gauri Shankar temple in this area was built by Gangadhar a Maratha General in 1761 Sri Digambar Jain Mandir is another famous religious spot in Chandni Chow area It is also known as Lal Mandir It was built in the year 1656 Sunehri Masjid located in Chandni Chowk Street was built by Roshan ud Daula Zafar Khan in the year 1721 It assumes great historical importance as the cruel Persian Emperor Nadir Shah ordered to kill everyone in sight from the top of this mosque Fatehpuri Masjid is another famous mosque in Chandni Chowk Area Old Delhi It was built by Fatehpuri Begun in the year 1650 2009 Abiyoyo SL Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled with beautiful mansions mosques continue Related contents Delhi Chandni Chowk New Delhi RW Station Old Delhi Red Fort Delhi Red Fort I Delhi Red Fort II Delhi Railway Station Old Delhi Jama Masjid Delhi Jama Masjid I Delhi Jama Masjid II New Delhi Connaught Place Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi India Gate War Memorial Arch New Delhi India Gate and War Comments Related TAGS No comments yet To comment you have to log in Not registered yet Sing up here Bahai temple Laxmi Narayan temple Hauz Khas Park hotel Chandni Chowk Mosque DEL Minaret War memorial Arch UNESCO Airport Lodi Gardens Begam

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  • Old Delhi Jama Masjid - Abiyoyo
    constructed with sandstone You can see the beautiful carvings and verses from the Quran in the walls of this mosque Jama Masjid is the most wonderful architectural work of Shah Jahan He spent a sum of 10 lakhs in its construction and nearly 5000 artisans contributed their effort to accomplish the project It was originally known as Masjid e Jahanuma Jama Masjid in Old Delhi has three double storied gateways southern eastern and Western gateways The eastern gate was the most important one as it was used only by the royal family to enter the courtyard The most inspiring feature of this mosque is the four storied minarets The domes are another attraction and they feature the alternative white and black patterns in marble The courtays of this mosque is enclosed by corridors having domed pavilions The prayer hall in Jama Masjid has a beautiful façade and it boasts of twelve arches that are ornamented with marble frame If you want you can climb the southern minaret by paying some reasonable charge You can enjoy the panoramic views of Old Delhi from there 2009 Abiyoyo SL Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled with beautiful mansions mosques continue Related contents Old Delhi Red Fort Delhi Railway Station Delhi Jama Masjid I Delhi Jama Masjid II Old Delhi Chandni chowk area New Delhi RW Station Delhi Chandni Chowk Delhi Red Fort I Delhi Red Fort II Delhi Connaught Place Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi New Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress New Delhi India Gate and War India Gate War Memorial Arch Comments Related TAGS No comments yet To comment you have to log in Not registered yet Sing up here World heritage India hotel

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  • Old Delhi Red Fort - Abiyoyo
    Diwan i Am in Red Fort Old Delhi is the hall of public audiences It had a courtyard originally and it was decorated with brilliant stuccowork The Emperor would sit on his royal seat ornamented with precious gems and hear complaints from his subjects in this place Heavy curtains adorned the main hall The floor was paved with gorgeous marbles and its masterpiece was the famous Peacock throne which was beautified with rubies and gems Nadir Shah carried it away The portico of this building has nine openings and the royal look of the arches impress the visitors even today The famous poet Amir Khusro wrote a verse about Diwa i Am If there is a Paradise on earth it is here You can understand that it is true by visiting this palace Rang Mahal Rang Mahal is the women s quarters in the Red Fort complex Old Delhi It is an exquisite building flanked by the Mumtaz Mahal at the southern end The five archways in the entrance lead you to the center of the hall There is a lotus shaped fountain the hall that connects various pavilions The walls of this structure have marble relief carvings Hammam The Hammam is a royal structure found inside the Red Fort Old Delhi It consists of three apartments that are interconnected by corridors It features beautiful marble floors and dados that have stunning floral patterns Moti masjid Moti masjid is an excellent mosque situated inside the Red Fort Complex It is the personal mosque of Aurangazeb The prayer hall of the mosque boasts of black marble outline The women belonging to royal families also offered their prayers in this mosque Naubat khana Naubat Khana is a three storied building that features beautiful carved designs These carvings were originally made with gold

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  • Old Delhi - Abiyoyo
    boasts of towers that are semi octagonal in shape Fatehpuri Masjid Fatehpuri Masjid is located at the western end of Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi It was built by Fatehpuri Begum one of the wives of Shah Jahan in the year 1650 It is a red sandstone structure that is edged by towering minarets It has seven arches and the central one is the highest Chandni Chowk Chandni Chowk is the most famous street in Old Delhi It was built in 17th century when the city of Shajahanabad was established The eldest daughter of Shah Jahan Jahanara Begum laid this street with beautiful gardens Digambar Jain temple Digambar Jain temple is located opposite to the Red Fort It was built in the year 1526 It is popularly known as Lal mandir as it is built with red sandstone lal means red in Hindi It is dedicated to Lord Mahavira You can reach the temple by taking the stairway Inside the temple complex a book store displaying rare books of Jain literature can be found Begam Samru s palace Begum Smaru s palace in Old Delhi was owned by a Kashmiri Muslim Woman Begum Samru It features massive columns and rooms It has a historical importance too The last Mughal Emperor Bahadur Shah was captivated in this palace Zinat ul Masjid This mosque was built by Zinat ul Nissa Begum the daughter of the Mughal emperor Aurangazeb It is a replica of the magnificent Jama Masjid The alternative strips of white and black marble on the domes offer an attractive look to this mosque Salimgarh Fort This fort is located one kilometer away from Red Fort in Old Delhi It was built by Islam Shah Suri in 1546 Shah Jahan connected this fort with the Red Fort and it became a

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  • Hauz Khas, Delhi - Abiyoyo
    great Muslim monarch who encouraged integration with Hindus by marrying one abolished unfair taxes and stamped out corruption The tomb itself is distinguished by a gorgeous octagonal dome which is visible from afar Typical Tuglaq era steps crenellations and Quranic inscriptions add a touch of elegance to the place The sublime sparkle of the exterior can be ascribed to the use of quartz and surface varnish in the building process Firuz Shah occupies one of four graves inside the tomb the others house his male descendents A unique sight here is the differently shaped steles that are scattered around the premises These mark the graves of important individuals in the history of the madrasa and exude a peaceful restful ambience Anthony Welsh an academic at the University of Victoria has called Hauz Khas I the finest spot in Delhi due to its rich Islamic history and architectural beauty The village surrounding it is now a plush residential zone and relatively expensive tourist cum commercial area with numerous art galleries upscale boutiques This is a legacy of its role in the Middle Ages as a centre of learning music and theatre The complex s opening hours are daily 10a m to 6p m 2011 Abiyoyo SL Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled with beautiful mansions mosques continue Related contents Hauz Khas II Delhi Hauz Khas I Delhi Qutb Minar complex V Delhi Qutb Minar complex III Delhi Qutb Minar complex I Delhi Qutb Minar Complex Delhi Qutb Minar complex II Delhi Qutb Minar complex VII Delhi Qutb Minar complex VI Delhi Qutb Minar complex IV Delhi Lodi Gardens I Delhi Lodi Garden III Delhi Lodi Gardens II Delhi Lodi Garden Delhi New Delhi Comments Related

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