Thursday, December 1, 2016

Who was Safdarjung and what is with his tomb?

The Safdarjung Tomb stands majestically at the Lodi Road T-point intersecting with the Aurobindo Marg. I always wondered at the name Safdarjung. We had a Safdarjung Hospital, the Safdarjung Airport, the Safdajung Enclave, the Safdarjung Road, but if you had ever asked me who Safdarjung was, I would have given you the proverbial side eye.  more...

For other monuments at Mehrauli, visit my blog on Zafar Mahal,  Qutub MinarAlai MinarSanderson's Sundial

For other tourist attractions in Delhi, visit my blogs on  Humayun's Tomb, Lodhi Gardens,  Jama MasjidChandni ChowkLotus Temple

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