Explore Delhi – Lodhi Gardens

In the series we talk about some important heritage structures in the Lodhi Gardens. Their historical importance, their impact on the development of the Indo Islamic Architecture and their role in many different eras of Delhi. … More Explore Delhi – Lodhi Gardens

Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Gardens #6 – Tomb of Sikandar Lodi

A tomb which is an important piece of architecture and is a bridge between different phases of the development of what today is known as the Indo Islamic architecture style.
A bridge between the Sayyid’s architectural style and the Mughal’s architectural style … More Explore Delhi – Structures in Lodhi Gardens #6 – Tomb of Sikandar Lodi

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

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