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A local well versed with the history and the culture of my city. It shall be a pleasure for me to assist those who wish to explore and understand India.
Free walk in a hidden gem of Old Delhi, In a "Mughal era Garden" in the antique Old Delhi. Beat the maddening crowds of typical Old Delhi spots and rather get refreshed among the lush greenery of this heritage park. This is the best way of knowing Old Delhi's rich history, since you can listen to the guide's narration with calm. Once you are outside the park, the walking no more remains a pleasurable experience as the madening crowds, traffic and hustles plays th spoilsport.
Meet our guide outside "Gate no 5" of "Kashmere Gate " Metro Station, & we start walking towards the Mughal heritage park and it takes only 5 minutes walking. Enter into this mesmerising park, It's a beauty and no one could have ever imagined that a garden with 20 acres of space can house such a vast variety of flowers, birds, a private mosque and a majestic ruined gateway.
Our guide will explain the history of these important ruined monuments and about the illustrous "Mughal dynasty" that built those ancient marvels.
Built way back in 1748, the garden is named after Qudsia Begum, a Mughal queen and wife of emperor Muhammad Shah Rangeela. The king and queen laid the foundation of the palace with mosques, a grand entrance, waterfalls and fruit and flowerbeds. There are sky high palm trees, squirrels, peacocks and fancy pillars all setup in Persian Charbagh style.
Much of the Mughal splendour got destroyed badly during the freedom war of 1857 due to which only worn out pieces of the mosque remain. The walls have lost its color, the plaster keeps coming off, the gates to the mosque are dilapidated. But the green ambience and tall ruins are still captivating especially to a history buff.
At the end of the walk, Those who want to explore more, they can go with the guide to "Old Delhi" by hiring a TUK TUK. "Old Delhi" is just 15 minutes away via a Tuk Tuk ride costing INR 150 only.
To conclude the guide shall drop the guests at a nearest Metro train station
Meet the Walk Leader outside the Gate no 5 of "Kashmere Gate" Metro Station
Free tours do not have a set price, instead, each person gives the guru at the end of the tour the amount that he or she considers appropriate (these usually range from €10 to $50 depending on satisfaction with the tour).
Dear Jai, it was indeed a pleasure to meet and be guided by you through Old Delhi. Thank you very much for sharing your knowledge regarding the Mughal Empire.
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