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Haveli

Kala Mahal

By on January 6, 2016

Kala Mahal was built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and was allegedly used as his residence temporarily before the completion of the Red Fort….

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Sacred spaces

Mubarak Begum Masjid

By on January 3, 2016

As one starts walking down Lal Kuan, passing a police station and a row of shops selling nuts, bolts, fittings and electric wires, one…

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Events

Bazm-e-Shahjahanabad

By on November 25, 2015

The culture of mushaira held quite a significance in Old Delhi in the┬ápre-Independence era. In fact, mushaira were very┬ápopular during the reign of the…

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Culture & Traditions

Dastangoi

By on November 22, 2015

Dastangoi is an art and tradition of storytelling that goes at least as far back as 9th century Iran. Heavily inspired by the verse…

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More Places

Town Hall

By on November 9, 2015

In the laying out of the Faseel Bandh Shahr of Shah-e-Jahan Abad, Princess Jahanara ordered for the construction of a caravan serai for the…

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