“City of Djinns” – Unraveling the Myth!
“City of Djinns” – Unraveling the Myth!
Heritage
Delhi
with Gaurav Sharma

Synopsis

Come and uncover the story of the establishment of the 5th city of Delhi during 1351-1413 AD. Discover why the city which was once considered as the “Rome of Asia” now lies in ruins. Unravel the story of a Sultan who, despite having all riches at his command, couldn’t buy beautiful buildings. Come and discover the story of the maker of this fort and of a gullible Sultan who immediately agreed to what religious men told him - a man who was fooled by both Sufis and Pandits. No wonder at this place people are continued to be fooled even today. Come and discover why Ferozabad is certainly not a “City of Djinns”.

Monuments covered Mahal-i-Sahan-i-Gilin, Mahal-i-Dikh, Mahal-i-Angur, Mahal-i-Chajja-i-Chobin, Khas Mahal & Harem, Jami Mosque, Asokan Pillar, Baoli, Mahal-i-Bar-Aam’

Target Audience History, Architecture, Myth enthusiasts!
Meeting/Start Point Ticket Counter of the Ferozeshah Kotla Fort/Palace

Note
  • Please report 15 minutes prior to start time of session. Due to any reason, if you are running late or need help finding the meeting point, please contact GointheCity on this number. Aditi - 9818688010; 9582891707 - Ajay
  • The participating group is not liable to wait for any late coming participants
  • Entry tickets to the fort need to be purchased by the participants

Gaurav Sharma's Profile
Gaurav was born in 1987 and has been a lifelong Dilliwala. He grew up amidst the multilayered culture of Delhi. He has a degree in History (honours) from Dayal Singh College, University of Delhi and subsequently he enhanced his passion for history by completing the 'INDIA: ART & CULTURE' certificate from the National Museum Institute. His experience of working in art galleries gave him a fair idea of what art connoisseurs look for. He was a history consultant with the TIMES Newspaper in Education and had a short stint at Khalsa college, St. Stephens Colleges and the Department of History at Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Delhi. His long experience of researching on historical personalities has lent him enough credentials to narrate historical events in a well researched/factual and storytelling manner.

2 Hours
Daily

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+91 95828 91707
+91 98186 88010

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