Pic-A-Day Project: Standing Tall

Standing tall as a part of the Delhi skyline since 1192 when the first Muslim ruler of Delhi- Qutbuddin Aibak– settled here and started building a victory tower, there’s a lot that this minar has seen. Many a ruler built over and renovated it (Iltutmish, Feroze Shah Tughlaq, even Lord Hardinge). Some even tried to…

Pic-A-Day Project: The Old and the New

An airplane flies into the sunset, while the Iron Pillar stands stoically in the Qutb Complex, having experienced many ups and downs in Delhi’s history ever since it was planted here in the reign of Chandragupta Vikramaditya of the Gupta dynasty (4th century AD). The Jain temples of the area fell apart, Afghans came, established…

Wonder where this is?

Here’s another photo-quiz for my readers! Can you guess the name of this monument or where it is located? If you do, please post your response on our Facebook page https://www.facebook.com/DateWithDelhi Go on, try it out 🙂 Latest update: This is the incomplete Alai Minar inside the Qutb complex, Alauddin Khalji‘s ambitious project abandoned half way due…