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  • Lodi Garden, Delhi - Abiyoyo
    is the Sheesh Gumbad remarkable for the glass effect of its dome which is in fact created by a special kind of tile glazing An air of mystery surrounds this building as an unknown family is buried behind its walls The garden aspect of the premises was created by the British in the 1930s and necessitated the removal of two small villages that had grown up around the heritage sites The then Governor General of British India s wife Lady Willingdon was tasked with the design of the park The park was named after her until independence when its current name came into use Last but not least the Bara Gumbad is a domed gatehouse adjacent to a triple domed mosque Elsewhere in the gardens you can admire the ruins of an ancient waterway an arched Mughal era bridge and the remains of a reservoir Delhi Lodi Garden is an important conservation area for very little architecture from the early sultanates has survived into modern times If you want a guided tour arrange one with an official Archaeological Survey of India guide You can also obtain a brochure that tells you all about the history and layout of the site Text 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 Lodi Gardens II Delhi Lodi Gardens I Delhi Lodi Garden III Delhi New Delhi India Gate and War Delhi I India Gate War Memorial Arch New Delhi Humayun s Tomb IV Delhi Humayun s Tomb I Delhi Humayun s Tomb III Delhi Humayun s Tomb II Delhi Humayun s Tomb Delhi Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi New Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress Comments Related TAGS

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  • Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi - Abiyoyo
    the latter exerting its influence in the chhatri pavilions and brackets that surround the pale hued main dome The tomb was begun upon the orders of Humayun s widow Hamida Banu Begum and took seven years to build The premises were captured by the British after the Indian Mutiny and the gardens re designed according to English landscape conventions The tomb took on a practical importance as a shelter for those fleeing into Pakistan during the Partition of India in 1947 Other delightful aspects of the tomb include the six sided stars painted onto the western barbican the lattice windows of the Mecca facing mosque and Humayun s Spartan yet appealing cenotaph that above his actual grave which lies underground Char Bagh Garden is a wonderful green space to stroll through as you approach the tomb Built in typical Persian style although also bearing British influences it is divided geometrically by bisecting pavements and red coloured waterways The double domed Barber s Tomb complements Humayun s Tomb perfectly a modest counterpoint to the lavishness of the main attraction here No one knows precisely who is interred within Opening times are dawn till dusk every day and entry is possible via Mathura Road and Lothi Road Text 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 Humayun s Tomb III Delhi Humayun s Tomb I Delhi Humayun s Tomb II Delhi Humayun s Tomb IV Delhi Lodi Garden III Delhi India Gate War Memorial Arch New Delhi India Gate and War Delhi I Lodi Gardens I Delhi Lodi Gardens II Delhi Lodi Garden Delhi Radisson Marina Hotel Delhi Delhi Connaught Place Connaught Place working in progress New Delhi

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  • Qutb Minar Complex, Delhi - Abiyoyo
    Mosque upon which work began in 1193 AD By 1220 the mosque was complete with mandap domes an elevated courtyard Arabian motifs and corbelled arches It was the inaugural Islamic holy site to be built in newly conquered North India and its construction began when the great general Aibak was in charge of the army occupying Delhi Boasting the loftiest brick built minaret on the planet Qutb Minar is the outstanding draw of this very Indian complex As soon as you see its ornate balconies multilevel layout fluted columns and reed effect Islamic calligraphy you ll realise why it is a UNESCO World Heritage Site Part of the attraction of Qutb Minar is that it has been tastefully adapted and renovated through the ages with one particularly impressive amendments made by the British when they installed a Bengali style chhatri in 1802 The Qutb Complex managed to survive a 2005 earthquake due to its rocky soil base and absorptive building materials this makes it a true classic that was built to last From November to December each year a major arts festival takes place on the premises drawing thousands of local and foreign visitors over just three days 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 Qutb Minar complex VI Delhi Qutb Minar complex IV Delhi Qutb Minar complex V Delhi Qutb Minar complex III Delhi Qutb Minar complex I Delhi Qutb Minar complex II Delhi Qutb Minar complex VII Delhi Hauz Khas Delhi Hauz Khas II Delhi Hauz Khas I Delhi Lodi Gardens II Delhi Lodi Garden III Delhi Lodi Garden Delhi Lodi Gardens I Delhi Humayun s Tomb I Delhi Comments Related TAGS No

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  • Abiyoyo
    India Gate and war Memorial Arch is one of the most important tourist attractions in New Delhi India The Duke of continue view album New Delhi Delhi New Delhi is the capital city of India The Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan established it but a British architect Edwin continue view album Old Delhi Chandni chowk area Delhi Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi is the largest trading center in India It was built in 17th century by Jahanara the continue view album Old Delhi Jama Masjid Delhi Jama Masjid in Old Delhi is the largest mosque in India It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in the year 1656 continue view album Old Delhi Red Fort Delhi Red Fort is the most important monument in Old Delhi It is also known as Lal Quila The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built continue view album Old Delhi Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled continue view album Hauz Khas Delhi Delhi Delhi is one of the great Indian cities up there with Mumbai Chennai Jaipur etc The Hauz Khas complex is the continue view album next Delhi

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    the most prominent tourist destinations in Agra It is a continue view album Agra Fort I Agra Agra Fort also known as Red Fort is located 2 5 km away from the world famous monument Taj Mahal It is one of the continue view album Old Delhi Red Fort Delhi Red Fort is the most important monument in Old Delhi It is also known as Lal Quila The Mughal emperor Shah Jahan built continue view album Old Delhi Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in 1639 It was originally known as Shajahanabad and was filled continue view album Mehrangarh Fort Jodhpur Jodhpur The history of Jodhpur s Mehrangarh Fort is related to Rao Jodha the fifteenth Rathore ruler in 1458 residing continue view album Agra Agra is a historically important destination in India It is situated on the banks of River Yamuna It was the capital of Mughal Emperors between the continue 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 Jodhpur Innate to Jodhpuri culture the humble people are possibly the most hospitable people in India

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  • Abiyoyo
    contents language English French German Italian Portuguese Spanish Japanese Related Guides More Hauz Khas Delhi Delhi Delhi is one of the great Indian cities up there with Mumbai Chennai Jaipur etc The Hauz Khas complex is the continue view album No items found Some Guides available soon Geo Cloud Shows the locations where the selected tags are India Delhi Delhi New Delhi Copyright 2010 Abiyoyo SL All rights reserved Privacy

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  • Abiyoyo
    Guides More New Delhi India Gate and War Delhi India Gate and war Memorial Arch is one of the most important tourist attractions in New Delhi India The Duke of continue view album 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 Geo Cloud Shows the locations where the selected tags are

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    time he passed continue view album Qutb Minar Complex Delhi Delhi It s no surprise that this fine assortment of 14th century buildings is now India s most visited tourist continue view album Agra Agra is a historically important destination in India It is situated on the banks of River Yamuna It was the capital of Mughal Emperors between the continue Delhi Old Delhi was founded by the Mughal emperor

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