Lodhi Gardens - Things to Know Before Visiting
Lodhi Gardens, Lodhi Estate, New Delhi, Delhi 110003, India
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About Lodhi Gardens
Protected by the Archaeological Survey of India, Lodhi Gardens is a 90 acre city park containing tombs and other architectural works of the 15th century Lodi Dynasty which ruled parts of northern India and parts of modern Pakistan from 1451 to 1526.
Attractions Near Lodhi Gardens
Safdarjung Tomb is a sandstone and marble mausoleum in Delhi. The monument has an ambience of spaciousness and an imposing presence with its domed and arched red brown and white coloured structures. Safdarjung, Nawab of Oudh.
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum was the residence of the former Prime Minister of India. It was later converted into a museum. It has the collection of rare photographs of the Nationalist movement, of the personal moments of the Nehru-Gandhi family.
India Gate is counted amongst the largest war memorials in India. It stands is a memorial of 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died between 1914–1921 in the First World War and Anglo-Afghan War.13,300 servicemen's names, including some soldiers and officers from the United Kingdom, are inscribed on the gate. Amar Javan Jyothi, a war memorial erected under the India gate to commemorate Indian soldiers martyred in the war of the liberation of Bangladesh in December 1971.
Dilli Haat is a paid-entrance open-air food plaza and craft Village located in Delhi run by Delhi tourism and transport development corporation. Unlike the traditional weekly market, the village Haat, Dilli Haat is permanent. It is located in the commercial centres of South Delhi.
One does not have to go far to see the old fort or Purana Quila standing stoically amidst wild greenery. Built on the site of the most ancient of the numerous cities of Delhi, Indraprastha. Purana Quila is roughly rectangular in shape having a circuit of nearly two kilometers.
This tomb for the great Humayun was built in 1570, is of particular cultural significance as it was the first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent. It inspired several major architectural innovations, culminating in the construction of the Taj Mahal.
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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.