khan-i-khana

A poet whose couplets are very famous and still taught in our schools but very few know that he is buried in Delhi…

Khan-e-Khana   Introduction: Abdul Rahim Khan-e-Khana who is popularly known as Rahim was a renowned poet and one of the ministers of emperor Akbar, who were also known as “Navratana”. He lies buried in a beautiful mausoleum situated in Nizamuddidn East near Humayun’s tomb. It is very close to the Dargah of Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya in Nizamuddin […]

SAFDARJUNG TOMB- the great example of mughal style architecture

Safdarjung Tomb   Introduction: ‘Safdarjung Ka Maqbara’ or also known as Safdarjung Tomb. Built on a platform that measures 109 square feet with a high terrace and a Mosque standing a step from it. This Garden Tomb is one of the great examples of Mughal style architecture known as ‘Charbagh’. A magnificent structure situated at one […]

A fort which covers an area of more than 1.5kms.

Purana quila (old fort)   Introduction: The old fort or locally known as Purana Quila was constructed by Humayun and Sher Shah. The fort covers an area of more than 1.5 kilometres. Fort has three main gates namely humayun darwaza, talaqi darwaza and bara darwaza. Today one can enter into the complex through the bara […]