Jama Masjid – Delhi

Built by Shah Jahan from between 1650 and 1656, the Jama Masjid (or Friday Mosque) is the main mosque of the Shahjahanabad district of Delhi, and is one of the largest mosques in India. Originally called Masjid-i-Jahan Numa, meaning ‘mosque commanding view of the world’, it is built […]

Purana Qila – Delhi

Completed in 1538 AD during Humayun’s rule, Purana Qila fort was originally the inner citadel of a city called Din Panah. After Humayun was defeated in 1540 by Sher Shah Suri, the founder of the Suri dynasty, the city was renamed Shergarh and several more structures were added […]

Adilabad Fort – Delhi

Adilabad Fort (also known as Muhammadabad) is located about 1km east of the entrance to Tughlakabad Fort, on the opposite side of the Mehrauli-Badarpur road. Combining this fort along with Ghiyasuddin Tughlak’s Tomb and Tughlakabad Fort makes for a great day exploring this heritage area of Delhi. Adilabad […]