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Ajmeri Gate

Ajmeri Gate, New Delhi, Delhi, India

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About Ajmeri Gate

Ajmeri Gate, built in 1644, to the south–west of Shahjahanabad with a square plan, has high arched openings. It was one of the battlefields of the Sepoy Mutiny or the first war of Indian Independence in 1857.



Attractions near Ajmeri Gate

Fatehpuri Masjid1.57km from Ajmeri Gate

This is a seventeenth cetury mosque located at the western end of the oldest street of Delhi. The mosque is built using red sandstone and has a fluted dome with mahapadma and kalash on the top. Flanked by minarets, the mosque has a traditional design with the prayer hall having seven-arched openings. The mosque has single and double-storeyed apartments on the sides.

Shahi Sunehri Masjid1.64km from Ajmeri Gate

Sunheri masjid is a mosque in old delhi. The mosque was built by Roshan-ud-Daula Zafar Khan in 1721. The mosque's original appearance has been altered as extensions to accommodate the faithful have been constructed. The mosque is also under threat from encroachment.

Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib ji1.66km from Ajmeri Gate

This is one of the nine historical gurdwaras in Delhi. It was first constructed in 1783 by Baghel Singh Dhaliwal to commemorate the martyrdom site of the ninth Sikh guru. it marks the site where the ninth Sikh Guru was beheaded on the orders of the Mugahal Emperor Aurangazeb on 11 November 1675 for refusing to convert to Islam.

Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir1.82km from Ajmeri Gate

Lal Mandir popularly known as Shri Digambar Jain Lal Mandir is one of the oldest Jain temples situated in Delhi. This temple is located just opposite the famous Red Fort.

Jantar Mantar- New Delhi1.91km from Ajmeri Gate

The site is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1723 onwards, for revising the calendar and astronomical tables. The Ram Yantra, the Samrat Yantra, the Jaya Prakash Yantra, and the Misra Yantra are the distinct instruments of Jantar Mantar.

Red Fort1.98km from Ajmeri Gate

The Red Fort is a historic fort in the city of Delhi in India, which served as the main residence of the Mughal Emperors. Every year on the Independence day of India (15 August), the Prime Minister hoists the Indian flag at the main gate of the fort. English name red fort derived from its red-sandstone walls. As the residence of the imperial family, the fort was originally known as the "Blessed Fort".

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Delhi, officially the National Capital Territory of Delhi, is a city and a union territory of India containing New Delhi, the capital of India. Through most of its history, Delhi has served as a capital of various kingdoms and empires. Under the Delhi Sultanate, it was an Imperial City.