St. James' (also known as Skinner's Church) is an Anglican church in Delhi, India, built in 1836 by Colonel James Skinner. It is one of the oldest churches in the city, and part of the Church of North [...]
The single-domed Qila-i-Kuna Mosque, built by Sher Shah in 1541 is an excellent example of a pre-Mughal design, and an early example of the extensive use of the pointed arch in the region as seen in i [...]
Ghazi Malik was a feudatory of the Khalji rulers of Delhi, India. Once while on a walk with his Khilji master, Ghazi Malik suggested that the king build a fort on a hillock in the southern portion of [...]
Sultan Ghari was the first Islamic Mausoleum (tomb) built in 1231 AD for Prince Nasiru'd-Din Mahmud, eldest son of Iltumish, in the “funerary landscape of Delhi” in the Malakapur village (near Vas [...]
Humayun's Tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's first wife Bega Begum (Haji Begum) in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect [...]
Qutub ul Aqtab Hazrat Khwaja Syed Muhammad Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki (1173-1235) was a renowned Muslim Sufi mystic, saint and scholar of the Chishti Order from Delhi, India. He was the disciple and the [...]
Anangpal Tomar, or Anangpal I, or Bilan Dev Tomar (731–36 A.D.) was a Chandravanshi Puruvanshi Kshatriya, descendant of Samrat Parikshit. He was the first ruler to make ancient Indraprastha (modern- [...]
After the 1857 Indian Rebellion of 1857, Lala Chunnamal emerged as the wealthiest person in Delhi. Mirza Ghalib lamented on the plight of Muslims after the Ghadar, envying the illuminated mansion of C [...]
The Lothian Cemetery is the oldest christian cemetery in Delhi. However it has suffered a great deal of vandalism & many inscriptions are now lost. The original gravestones were destroyed and the [...]
Moth Ki Masjid was built in 1505 by Wazir Miya Bhoiya, Prime Minister during the reign of Sultan Sikander Lodi (1517–26). It was a new type of mosque developed by the Lodi dynasty in the fourth city [...]
About Monuments In Delhi
In 1857 Delhi had over 1300 Monuments. In 2013 there are just 174 Monuments under the protection of ASI out of which there is lack of any information (details, location, etc) on about 25% monuments.
Monuments In Delhi is a DKRS Group Initiative to promote the cultural heritage of the city of Delhi across the Globe.