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Shiv Mandir

By on March 24, 2014

This temple is found in the bylane of Katara neel, also known as Gali Mandir wali.The lane starts with a mosque at the corner and ends with the Shiva…

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Mandir jhajhjhar Wala – 1820

By on March 21, 2014

This temple is approximately 200 years old. It was built by Mr. Hardev. Since he was a resident of Jhajhjhar, this temple was also called Jhajhjharwala (of Jhajhjhar). There…

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Shri Ghanteshwar Mahadev Mandir

By on March 21, 2014

Also known for its mythological name, ‘Vishveshwar Mahadev’, the Ghanteshwar Mandir of Katara Neel is one of the oldest Aryavrata temples. Saubhare Samhita and Padam Puran have also spoken about…

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Bada Mandir (Ladlee ka Mandir)

By on March 21, 2014

Built by Naval kishore(Goswami?), this temple is situated in Katra Neel. As we enter the katra and pass through Gali Ghanteshwar, this Radha Krishna temple is found on the…

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Razia Sultan’s Maqabra

By on March 18, 2014

In the busy lanes of Chawri Bazaar, there is history and folklore at every step that is waiting to be discovered. In fact, you come to expect centuries old…

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Kalan Masjid

By on March 18, 2014

Kalan Masjid in Old Delhi can be found on the road that leads to the Turkman Gate in Mohalla Bulbuli Khana. This mosque was built by Wajeere-Azam Khan Jehan in 1387 AD during the reign of…

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Dargah Hazrat Shah Turkman Shamshul Arfeen Bayabani (1240 AD)

By on March 18, 2014

On the land of Delhi big scholars of Islam and Fakirs (Sainst) came who taught the lesson of humanity. People from all religions were their disciples. Among those Fakirs…

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Mandir Topkhana wala

By on March 18, 2014

This temple was built during the last period of Mughal era. It is also known as Siri Gosai Temple.