khari baoli
Knowmydelhi Matka pir dargah

A place where offerings are Pots and Crocks instead of Sweets and Money…

Matka Pir Dargah   Introduction: “Matke Shah Baba” or popularly known as “Matka Peer Dargah” is a mausoleum situated on the busy roads of Pragati Maidan. While entering one can see the numerous crocks or earthen pots are hanging on the trees. These pots are the traditional offerings along with jaggery. The main Dargah area is […]

salimgarh fort
Ghalib ki haveli

Memorial of the famous Poet “GHALIB”

Ghalib Ki Haveli   Introduction: A haveli located inside the Ballimaran area of Chandni Chowk, Delhi-6. This place was the residence of renowned Urdu Poet Mirza Ghalib. Haveli still preserves some belongings of Ghalib’s like his pastimes, utensils, some of his favorite books and Handwritten Poems of Ghalib. Haveli was renovated by Archaeological Survey of India […]

Ballimaran market
Red Fort
lal mandir

A temple houses hospital where birds get treated for free…

Shri Digamber Jain Lal Mandir   Introduction: A beautiful red sandstone building standing opposite to red fort, Digamber jain mandir which is also popularly known as Lal mandir. Temple houses many shrines and the main shrine is dedicated to Bhagwan Mahavira. He was the twenty-fourth and the last Tirthankara of the Jain religion. While entering […]

A Gurudwara which welcomes more than 10000 devotees daily…

Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib   Introduction: ‘Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib’ a beautiful brown building standing opposite to Fountain Chowk. ‘sis’ refers to the head of the guru. This is the place where Guru Tegh Bahadur and his disciples were beheaded under the orders of the Mughal emperor Aurangzeb. Legends has it that because of the […]

St. Stephen's Church

A church which symbolizes the blood of the first Christian martyrs who were killed during the Indian Mutiny of 1857…

St. Stephen’s Church   Introduction: St. Stephen’s church is a church located at the walking distance from Khari boli market. It was built in the Gothic Romanesque style by Anglican missionaries. Church has a tall bell tower and wonderful stained glass rose windows. Church also has arched windows which allow the sunlight to brighten the […]

Delhi Bazaars

Delhi is heaven for shopping lovers, no matter what you want to buy whether you want to pick up some branded stuff or cheap woven silks, handicrafts, or hand woven cushions for your home. There are many markets and shopping hubs there in the city. If one wants to shop Rajasthani printed Sarees or a […]