Beautiful Forts and Tombs of Delhi
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Beautiful Forts and Tombs of Delhi
India’s capital Delhi is bestowed with various historical monuments in its premises. City is divided into two major zones namely Luteyn’s Delhi and Mughal’s Delhi. People from all over the world come to see this urban place. Metropolis is named as ‘Mini India’ because one can find people belonging to different caste, color, creed, religion and race. Native people of city used to call it with a name “Dilli Dilwalon Ki Dilli” which means Delhi belongs to heartiest people. Few of the breathtaking mementos are described below where one can go and see magnificent aura.

Qila Rai Pithora

Majestic fort was built in 12th century by Chahuhan Dynasty ruler Prithviraj Chahuhan when he took it over from Tomar Clan Rajput. Lal Kot is also formed in castle which was constructed in 8th century by Anang Pal of Tomara Clan. Famous monument is situated on Press Enclave Road, Saket.

Adham Khan Tomb

Tomb belongs to Akbar’s foster brother Adham Khan who killed emperor’s favorite general Agtah Khan due to jealousy. Akbar threw him form terrace of Agra Fort and that too not even once but twice! Adham was son of Akbar’s foster mother Maham Anga. She also died few days after her son’s death due to heartache. Both mother and son are buried in same tomb at Mehrauli.

Tughlakabad Fort

Ruined fort was built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, founder of Tughlaq dynasty and emperor of Delhi Sultanate. Fort is situated on Qutub-Badarpur Road connecting Garnd Trunk Road (constructed by Sher Shah Suri). Road is also known by another name as Mehrauli-Badarpur Road. One can go and explore more about wild animals at Asola Bhatti Wildlife Sanctuary and do some adventurous activities at Dr. Karni Singh Shooting Range.

Safdarjung’s Tomb

Tomb is dedicated to Safdarjung who was viceroy of Awadh. Last garden enclosed his mausoleum after Humayun’s Tomb was built in 1753-54. Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace), Jangali Mahal (Palace in Woods) and Badshah Pasand (King’s Favorite) are small pavilions of tomb. Structure is located at intersecting point of Aurbindo Marg and Safdarjung Road.

Lodhi Tomb

Earlier known as Old Lady Willington Park is now popular by name of Lodhi Garden which embraces Sayyid and Lodhi ear mosque tomb and bridges. Muhhamad Shah and Sikander Lodhi are finest example for octagonal form of tombs. Architecture is located on main Lodhi Road beside Indian Habitat Center.
One can see exquisite architectures of Delhi with two other cities of North India namely Jaipur and Agra. Travel agencies proffer you Best Golden Triangle Tour Deals so that travelers can discover more about Indian panorama.
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