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Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib

By on October 17th, 2015

Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib is one of the 10 historical gurdwaras of Delhi. It is a place of high symbolic and religious significance for the Sikh community and, thus,…

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Mutiny Memorial

By on January 2nd, 2015

Even though the grand structures of Delhi are in ruins, history unfolds itself here building by building and site by site. One such structure that speaks volumes about the history…

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Central Baptist Church

By on October 17th, 2015

Central Baptist Church is an evangelist church located in Chandni Chowk. It was established by the Baptist Missionary Society in 1860 and is, thus, the most ancient church in…

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Transportation

Transportation through the ages in Shahjahanabad

By on October 16th, 2015

 
Early times: Feet and horses
During the Mughal era, people used to commute mostly by foot as carts were meant for commercial purposes and for transportation of groceries. Only the…

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Haveli

Haveli Bakhtawar Khan

By on October 15th, 2015

As one walks from Jama Masjid’s Gate Number 1 towards Matia Mahal, one is led towards the Chitli Qabar market, which is famous for restaurants serving traditional cuisine. This…