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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 […]

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

KALAN MASJID – The “Big” Mosque

Kalan Masjid   Introduction: Originally named Kalan Masjid but commonly known as Kali Masjid (Black Mosque). This mosque has been built on a raised platform which is 20feet above the ground. This bright green mosque is higher than Delhi’s other functioning mosques. Some people also say that the reason behind the name Kalan was, in the […]

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 […]