Jamat khana majid
Jami masjid Delhi

One of the largest mosque dated back to the Tughlaq times. But now almost in ruins!!!

Firozshah Jami Masjid   Introduction: Along with many other famous structures of Firoz Shah Kotla Fort also houses a very unique mosque named as “Jami Masjid”. This unique structure is located inside deep within Ferozshah Kotla fort premises approached from Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. It was made of quartzite stone covered with lime plaster which […]

flora and fauna of delhi
rajon ki baoli
Shia masjid, KAshmere Gate

A not so popular mosque near Old Delhi Railway Station having name “Shia Jama Masjid” !!

Shia Jama Masjid   Introduction: Just in front of Old Delhi railway station or known as Delhi Junction a mosque is standing on a raised platform. Named as Hamid Ali mosque but locally known as Shia jama Masjid. Exactly this mosque is located on Hamilton road. Shia jama Masjid is not built on the dot […]

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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 […]

SMOG DELHI

SMOG – DON’T BREATHE TOXIC

“SMOG”  – It should not be taken lightly!!!   As we have been seeing that our Delhi is breathing toxic air from Diwali now has brought out a decision of shutting down schools for a week and halting all construction activities until next week to protect ourselves from this hazardous SMOG. Not only eyes watering […]

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