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Street Culinary tour of old Delhi
"You will meet your guide at Red Fort (Main Entry Entrance) by 9 AM and then your walking tour begins on the pavement along Ancient Jain Temple (panoramic view only) and proceed towards facing the direction of ""Fatehpuri mosque. Old Delhi was founded by who invited several Agrawal Jain merchants to come and settle in the city and granted them some land south of the Chandani Chauk around Dariba Gali.He also permitted them to build a temporary structure to house a Jain temple. Walk through past va i.e. Baggage clothes toys apparels and also walk past ""Cycle Market"" Delhi's biggest cycle market selling children toys also.Our first stop will be the shop of famous old ""Jalebi walah"". This joint serve the best variety of Traditional sweet ""Jalebi"" & products of this shop are not found anywhere else in D
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UNESCO Heritage Site: Humayun's Tomb with Nizzamuddin Basti Tour
"This tour will cover two main areas: the Humayun Tomb Complex and the Nizamuddin Basti. The guide will meet you at Humayun’s tomb and take you on a guided tour of both these places. Below are the places you will visit according to the route that is follo with some fine incised plaster work and glazed tiles in green yellow and bright blue. Then comes the Arab Sarai which was for some 300 Arabs whom she brought back to India from Mecca. Then on the left can be seen the garden and tomb of Bu Halima. Then the guests can witness the beautiful Humayun’s Tomb was built un Hamida Banu Begum some years after the death of the emperor in 1556. Humayun’s Tomb is one of the most beautiful monuments in Delhi. The settlement now known as the Nizamuddin basti—the village-like tangle of alleys directly surrounding the dargah—has only existed Baoli (Step well) of Nizamuddin Auliya is also known as Chashma Dilkusha (‘heart-uplifting spring). The tomb of revered saint Hazrat nizamuddin Auliya of the Chishti silsila (order) Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya is today visited by thousands of pilgrims each Amir Khusro
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Private Old and New Delhi Day Tour
"You will be picked up at 9:30am from your hotel in Delhi for this day tour of both Old and New Delhi. Start by visiting Raj Ghat the place where Mahatma Gandhi the pioneer of truth and non-violence had been cremated. Then continue to the country's largest mosque Jama Masjid built in 1656 where thousands of Muslims offer prayers daily. The great mosque of Old Delhi is an architectural extravagance that belonged to Shah Jahan with a courtyard capable of holding 25
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Jama Masjid

This is one of the largest (some sources, and our guide, say the largest) mosques in India. It was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan (most famous for another building, the Taj Mahal) between 1644...
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toonsarah
Nov 17, 2015

Piegon's paradise

Erected in 1650 on a hill overlooking Chandni chowk and the Red fort. The biggest mosque in India. Loads of pigeons in the central square. You can climb on the tower for a nice view on Old Delhi...
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Folbi
Mar 12, 2005

Masjid Jami the gateway

Gorgeous red sandstones steps lead to Jami Masjid. And around this place are hawkers stalls, from food to shoes, watches, sajadah [small carpet for muslim in praying] and manykind of stuff. In...
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ukirsari
Aug 22, 2004

The Grand Mosque Jami Masjid

Built by Shah Jahan in 1656 and took 6 years with 5,000 workmen to complete this beautiful red sandstones mosque.Approximately huge 28 m square courtyard and accomodates up to 20,000 people at prayer...
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ukirsari
Aug 22, 2004

the Jama Masjid

If there's a sight I wanted to see in Delhi, it's the Jama Masjid - India largest mosque. It was planned by Shah Jahan and completed in 1658. There are 4 angle towers and two 40 metres high minarets...
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call_me_rhia
Aug 26, 2003

the largest mosque in the country!

Jama Masjid towers over Delhi and has room to hold 25,000 people. It was built between 1644 & 1658. It's two minarets are 40m tall, it has several gates, a tower on each corner, is incredibly...
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smirnofforiginal
Apr 29, 2010

Jama/Jami Masjid (Friday Mosque)

Jama/Jami Masjid (Friday Mosque) is the largest mosque in India and along with Red Fort, it dominates Old Delhi. The mosque has three black and white domes and two minarets that frame the central...
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Donna_in_India
Oct 27, 2011

Jama Masjid

This is the biggest Mosque in India. You can enter the Mosque from either the North or South Gate. Remember to remove your shoes before entering.This mosque has a massive courtyard (?can house 25...
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PierreZA
Nov 04, 2007

The Old City/ Chandni chowk

If you are a lover of 400 year old buildings, markets, bargaining, spicy food items, huge crowds, color, traditional Indian handicrafts, antiques, narrow lanes, temples, mosques, etc., etc. then...
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husain
Feb 08, 2006

Prayer Places

Black and white marble covers the floor of the mosque which is designed to imitate a Muslim prayer mat and is marked at 3ft long by 1 ½ ft wide for worshippers making around 899 spaces. There is a...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2006

Have Respect

When entering the Mosque, both men and women must remove your shoes and be modestly covered. The Mosque is open for Muslims 7.00am – 5.00pm daily. On Fridays, non-Muslims are allowed to visit from 30...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2006

An Unfortunate Sign of the Times

A couple of days after I was at the Mosque there were two explosions which occurred there (April 14, 2006). At least 13 people were injured in the blasts. Some 1000 people were apparently in the...
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keeweechic
Jul 23, 2006
 
 
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Rajpath

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Safdarjung's Tomb

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