Mehrauli Archaeological Park is an archaeological area spread over 200 acre in Mehrauli, lying adjacent to Qutub Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage site. It consists many historically significant monuments. It is the only area in Delhi known for 1,000 years of continuous occupation, and includes the ruins of Lal Kot built by Tomar Rajputs in 1060 CE, making it the oldest extant fort of Delhi, and architectural relics of subsequent period, rule of Khalji dynasty, Tughlaq dynasty, Lodhi dynasty of Delhi Sultanate, Mughal Empire and the British Raj.
The park contains sites like Tomb of Balban, ca 1287 CE, wherein a true arch and the true dome were built for the first time in India, Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb of Maulana Jamali (Shaikh Jamali Kamboh), built 1526 – 1535 CE, Quli Khan’s Tomb, Gandhak ki Baoli, Rajon Ki Baoli- a stepwell. Other nearby monuments Madhi Masjid, Jahaz Mahal, Zafar Mahal of Bahadur Shah II, Hauz-i-Shamsi and Tomb of Adham Khan.
Meeting Point: Mehrauli Archaeological Park, Parking Lot
Time of the Walk: 8:30 am to 10:30 am
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