Evolution of an Empire - Mehrauli
Evolution of an Empire - Mehrauli
with Gaurav Sharma


Come and discover how a military outpost of Rajputs evolved to become a magnificent and the most sought after city of the world under the Slave Sultans in the early 13th Century. Know how it acquired the status of “Hazrat Delhi”. Explore why scholars, scientist, poets, Sufi saints, merchants and artisans flocked to Delhi in large numbers and turned Delhi into a sprawling metropolis. The temples, step-wells, mausoleums, gateways, mosques, dargah and royal graves stand witness to the founding and flourishing of the first city of Delhi at Mehrauli

Monuments Covered in the walk Yogmaya Temple, Adham Khan’s Mausoleum, Gandhak Ki Baoli, Dargah of Qutubuddin Bhaktiyar Kaki, Zafar Mahal, Rajaon ki Baoli, Quli Khan’s tomb, Mosque and Tomb of Sheikh Jamali

Target Audience History and Story enthusiasts
Meeting/Start Point Ticket Counter of the Qutub Minar

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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.

3 Hours

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