The building stock in Old Delhi that we see along the streets and lanes throughout the old city, if it hasn’t been altered in recent decades, is mostly from the late-19th c and early-20th c. Among the buildings constructed in the early-20th c, there is an interesting variety of architectural styles used in the design of the buildings. Continue reading
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Shahjahanabad IX: Sitaram Bazaar Road Area
Over the years I have explored the more northerly latitudes of Old Delhi a few times, but not so the southerly areas (other than the Jami Masjid area and the kababi-ilaqa of Matia Mahal). Continue reading
Razia Sultan’s Grave
The grave of Razia Sultan (d. 1240 AD), north of Sita Ram Bazaar Road in Old Delhi. This is one of the few extant sites within Shahjahanabad that predates the setting up of the Mughal capital, Continue reading
More Desi Deco in Old Delhi
Desi Deco examples from the Sita Ram Bazaar and Churiwalan areas of Old Delhi!