Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Garden #2 – Sheesh Gumbad

An architectural marvel , showing advanced understanding of dome construction using the principal of an arch and the transformation and transition of a square to a circle through use of squinches and corbels. A structure belonging to the Sikandar Lodi era… … More Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Garden #2 – Sheesh Gumbad

Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Garden #1 -Athpula bridge & Mosque and enclosed Rose Garden with a gateway

Many of us would have visited Lodhi Garden or would be visiting Lodhi Garden for our morning walks, or those lazy family picnics or for those brief moments to satiate our carnal desires, but did we ever realise the historical importance of this place. A green belt or lungs of Delhi, Lodhi Garden deserve to be talked about in details. It’s interesting to note how a royal burial ground of the past became the favourite gardens of today. … More Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Garden #1 -Athpula bridge & Mosque and enclosed Rose Garden with a gateway

Walking in the Footsteps of the revolutionaries of 1857 in Lucknow Part 1

A walk through all the important locations in Lucknow which in some or other way played an important role in the revolution of 1857

A journey through the 167 year old legacy and unsung legends.

This is a series and this is part 1 of the series.
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Explore Lucknow – Hussainabad Clock Tower (Ghantaa Ghar), an unknown Gem

Did you know that Lucknow has a clock tower which was built to erase out what ever was Indian and  introduce and enforce European concepts, a step to further strengthen the colonial footprints.

Do you know that the architect who popularly has been attributed to designing this clock tower in reality does not exist.

A case of mistaken identity or just pure ignorance …… … More Explore Lucknow – Hussainabad Clock Tower (Ghantaa Ghar), an unknown Gem

A Foodies Heaven – The GT Road Lucknow

The GT Road Lucknow (short for the Grand Trunk Road) is the latest entrant in this concept section. The concept chain owned by Bright Hospitality Pvt. Ltd. has numerous outlets across the Northern part of India and many of you living in cities like Ludhiana, Chandigarh, Delhi NCR etc. would be familiar with this outlet. The GT Road concept restaurant is based on the concept of exploring the cuisines across the cities/areas on the Grant Trunk Road and creating a wonderful basket of Indian food (yes even the Calcutta China Town dishes have the distinct Indian touch). The outlet is a buffet cum live barbecue cum live counter outlet (for Lucknow guys – similar in concept to that of Barbecue Nation, Pirates of the Grill etc, but the food is only Indian and Indian Chinese. … More A Foodies Heaven – The GT Road Lucknow