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Jama Masjid by the Night - Delhi Tourism

Jama Masjid – Built by Shah Jahan – An Important Muslim Institution – Delhi Tourism – A World Heritage Site – 1644 AD

Also known as ‘Masjid-i-Jahan numa’, means commanding the view of the world, Jama Masjid is located in Delhi opposite to red fort, the seventh wonder and the largest mosque of India, and its construction was commenced by the great Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in between 1644 AD – 1656 AD. […]

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Night photographs of Humayun's Tomb, Delhi

Humayun’s Tomb – Built By Akbar – Known for Marvelous Architecture – A UNESCO World Heritage Site – History and Timing – Built in 1562

Humayun’s Tomb was built in the memory of second Mughal emperor, Humayun, after his death in 1556 AD. It was constructed with the instruction of third Mughal emperor Akbar, son of Humanyun. Humayun’s first wife Hamida Banu Begum took personal interest and funded the whole project and dedicated her life […]

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Qutub Minar - Built by Qutubuddin Aibak in 1199 AD

Qutub Minar – Delhi – 1199 AD – Under Qutubuddin Aibak – History – Architecture – In honour of Sufi Saint Qutub Bakhtiar Kaki – UNESCO World Heritage Site

Qutub Minar – Introduction Qutub Minar is the world’s tallest sandstone tower, soaring the height of 73 Meters, Located in Delhi, India. Qutub Minar was built in early 13th century as symbol of victory in favor of Qutubdin Aibak. It was initiated by the founder of Delhi Sultanate Qutubuddin Aibak in […]

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Red Fort - Lal Qila - New Delhi, India

Red Fort – Symbol of Victory – History – 1638 – Delhi Tourism – World Heritage Site

Red Fort – History and Legacy Red Fort or Lal Qila was constructed by Shah Jahan in April, 1638 at Shahjahanabad, city of Shah Jahan, in present days well know as Old Delhi, India. The fort is built next to an Old Salimgarh Fort. After 11 years of reign, Shah Jahan […]

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Nubra Valley, Near Leh, Ladakh, India

Ladakh – A land of Gompas, Desert and a Lake

Ladakh is outstanding! If you can’t visit Moon then Ladakh is strictly your place. I can bet it will be the most stunning place you have ever visited. There is harsh desert, heavy snowfall and vast grasslands at a single place called Ladakh!!! Lonely Planet magazine’s site (http://www.lonelyplanet.com/india/jammu-and-kashmir/ladakh/travel-tips-and-articles/1376) mentions it […]

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