Sundar Nursery, lying adjacent to the UNESCO World heritage site of Humayun’s Tomb and Nizamuddin Basti, is a heritage park & nursery existing since the 16th century. Post-independence, the Sundar Nursery was run by Central Public Works Department (CPWD) as a central government nursery culturing & propagating many varieties of plants & trees in Delhi. The Aga Khan foundation, under its urban renewal initiative undertook a restoration cum landscaping project of Sunder Nursery. Sundar Nursery, in its present form is a beautiful heritage park cum nursery, boasting of many varieties of flora, fauna and some typical heritage structures & monuments.
The National Philatelic Museum in New Delhi, India is a nice treat for philately and snail mail lovers. It is located in the building complex of India Post main office in Dak Bhawan, Sansad Marg (Parliament Street), New Dehi. I visited the National Philatelic Museum on a cold winter day and it was interesting time […]
The capital city of India -Delhi is a city of 7cities. Tracing its historic lineage from the time of the ‘Pandavas’ of the epic Hindu Mythology Mahabharatha in which the city of Delhi is mentioned as ‘Indraprastha’ – capital of the Pandava kings, archaeological research points out to the city being the capital city atleast […]
The Mughal Gardens Rashtrapati Bhavan (official residence of President of India), is said to one of the central focus of the Presidential Estate. It is inspired by the Mughal Gardens of Jammu & Kashmir and only opens to public visitors about 2-3 weeks in a year. I finally visited the famed Mughal Gardens, after living […]
The city of cities – Delhi has many interesting but very less known ancient monuments tucked away in its nooks & crannies. Najaf Khan’s Tomb is one of them. In my quest to experience the lesser known monuments of my city Delhi, I visited this simple yet nicely preserved monument on a sunshine winter afternoon. […]
I have lived in Delhi all my life, though many times I have been close to changing cities(due to studies, job and marriage)…destiny probably wills that I live in this city and I have grown to love it!!! I have my own favorite spots in the city to hang out, many places which i have […]
Parthsarthy Rock, Jawahar Lal Nehru University, Delhi ~ View from a Vantage Point photo courtesy: Google Images In my opinion, its one of the best kept secrets of Delhi!!…..this is Parthasarathy rock & open air auditorium in Jawaharlal Nerhu University (popularly called only JNU) Campus. What exactly is this place…well, JNU has been established on […]