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MMubarak Begum Masjid


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Mubarak Begum Masjid

By on January 3rd, 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 will see a red sandstone…

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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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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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Saint James Church

By on October 17th, 2015

Saint James Church, located next to Kashmiri Gate, is probably the most ancient church in Delhi that still stands tall. It was built by Colonel James Skinner between 1823…

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Jama Masjid

By on October 17th, 2015

India’s largest mosque is one of the last monuments built under Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan’s reign. Its construction started in 1650 and was completed in 1656, after which it…