• Share
  • Email
  • Embed
  • Like
  • Save
  • Private Content
Lodhi (or Lodi) Garden - New Delhi... popular tourist place for greenery lovers
 

Lodhi (or Lodi) Garden - New Delhi... popular tourist place for greenery lovers

on

  • 11,516 views

A bunch of snaps that I took at Lodhi Garden.... ...

A bunch of snaps that I took at Lodhi Garden....
About Lodhi Garden (from wikipedia)-
Lodhi Gardens is a park in Delhi, India. It contains architectural works of the Lodhis, a pashtun Muslim dynasty which ruled much of Northern India during the 16th century. The gardens are situated between Khan Market and Safdarjung's Tomb on Lodhi Road.

Lodhi Gardens was originally a village surrounding monuments surviving from the Sayyid and Lodhi dynasties, but the villagers were relocated in 1936 in order to create the gardens. As there is little architecture from these two periods remaining in India, Lodhi Gardens is an important place of preservation. The tomb of Mohammed Shah is visible from the road, and is the earliest structure in the gardens. The architecture is characterised by the octagonal chamber, with stone chhajjas on the roof and guldastas on the corners.

In the middle of the gardens is the Bara Gumbad and Sheesh Gumbad. The Bara Gambad ("Big Dome") consists of a large rubble-construct dome, a three domed masjid (mosque) and a residence surrounding a central courtyard, where the remains of a water tank can be seen. Opposite the Bara Gambad is the Sheesh Gambad, which contains the remains of an unknown family.

Statistics

Views

Total Views
11,516
Views on SlideShare
11,458
Embed Views
58

Actions

Likes
2
Downloads
212
Comments
8

5 Embeds 58

http://36dimotiko.blogspot.com 27
http://36dimotiko.blogspot.gr 15
http://www.slideshare.net 12
http://neiscorner.wordpress.com 2
http://localhost 2

Accessibility

Categories

Upload Details

Uploaded via as Microsoft PowerPoint

Usage Rights

© All Rights Reserved

Report content

Flagged as inappropriate Flag as inappropriate
Flag as inappropriate

Select your reason for flagging this presentation as inappropriate.

Cancel

18 of 8 previous next Post a comment

  • Full Name Full Name Comment goes here.
    Are you sure you want to
    Your message goes here
    Processing…
Post Comment
Edit your comment

    Lodhi (or Lodi) Garden - New Delhi... popular tourist place for greenery lovers Lodhi (or Lodi) Garden - New Delhi... popular tourist place for greenery lovers Presentation Transcript

    • Lodhi Garden, New Delhi
    • Sheesh Gumbad
    • Sheesh Gumbad
    • Bara Gumbad
    • Glass House