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Urdu Bazaar

By on February 13th, 2014

On the southern gate of Jama Masjid is a narrow slope, which goes towards Daryaganj. This area is known as Urdu Baazar. On the…

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Chitli Qabar Bazaar (Matia Mahal Bazaar)

By on February 13th, 2014

Getting out of Delhi’s ‘Mosque Royale’, Jama Masjid from its southern gate leaves our eyes unbridled with a huge congregation of people. This lane…

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Nai Sadak Bazaar

By on February 13th, 2014

Nai Sadak was known by the English as Ajartan Road. As one walk in Chandni Chowk towards the south of Ghanta Ghar, one is led to…

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Phatak Teliyan

By on March 18th, 2014

Fatak Toliyan is situated on the road leading to Hauz Kazi from the Turkman Gate. On the other side of this fatak (gate) was once  Sir Syed Muzaffar…

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Mohalla Bulbuli Khana

By on February 13th, 2014

Mohalla Bulbuli Khana is a part of Pahari Bhojla. On this hillock is the grave of Razia Sultan. There are two big and two…

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Gali Jatwada

By on March 18th, 2014

It is said that during the time of partition in 1947, Jats used to live here. The name of the lane comes from the…

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Daryaganj Bazaar

By on February 13th, 2014

Daryaganj’s history is as old as the old city of Shahjahanabad. During the Mughal era, this market was known as Faiz Bazaar and was an important…

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Razia Sultan’s Maqabra

By on March 18th, 2014

Near Turkman Gate in Mohalla Bulbuli Khana at Pahari Bhojla is the maqbara (tomb) of Razia Sultan.

Razia Begum Sultan was a very affectionate and proud daughter of the…

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Kalan Masjid

By on March 18th, 2014

Kalan Masjid in Old Delhi can be found on the road that leads to the Turkman Gate in Mohalla Bulbuli Khana. This mosque was built by Wajeere-Azam Khan Jehan in 1387…

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