Chawri Bazaar Metro Station, Gate no. 1 (Ajmeri Gate side).
They invite you all to come and spend the evening with them at the 'Androon Shehr' (walled city) of Shahjahanabad. Delhi
has served as the capital of several kingdoms (empires) and today it has become one of the greatest blends of Hindu, British and Mughal Architecture. Behind the walls, old 'phataks', 'galis and kuchas' of the un-trodden lanes of Shahjahanabad, lie many Havelis (mansions), each with its own unique story to tell.
The aim of this tour is to feel and experience the tangible and intangible Mughal Heritage and to enrich you with the history of the era. The walk also involves the most delightful non-vegetarian food and dessert experiences
within the old city.
Havelis Covered - Havelis at Ajmere Gate, Ballimaran (Mirza Galib Haveli), Chawri Bazar, Churi Walan, Matia Mahal, Chitli Qabar, Sitaram Bazar, Kucha Pati Ram.
Food Covered - Kheer, Chicken Soup, Seekh Kebabs, Rumali Roti, Shahi Tukda with homemade Ice cream, Fry and Roasted Chicken, Biryani, Roohafza Milk Shake, Jalebi, Faluda and Paan.
This walk is brought to you by GointheCity and hosted by Yasir Anwar. Born and brought up in Old Delhi, Yasir grew up seeing continuity and change around the city. He holds a graduate degree in History Honors and Masters degree in Archaeology and Heritage Management. He has been involved in several Museums, Art Galleries and Art and Cultural Organizations for over 5 years. He worked as Curatorial Assistant at Mehrangarh Museum, Jodhpur, Rajasthan where he carried out research on Museum collection, lead guided tours and also conducted education and outreach programs. Currently he is working as Research Assistant at the Indira Gandhi National Centre for the Arts under the project National Cultural Audiovisual Archives.Note:
- Customization options exist for the number of people and date/time as per your convenience.
- Upon booking you are required to immediately contact GointheCity (Aditi 9818688010/Ajay - 9582891707) with details of your booking.
- Food costs are not included in the ticket and the bills will be shared amongst all the participants on actuals.
- Although some places accept e-wallets (PayTM etc), we strongly suggest carrying cash of Rs. 700-1000 if you plan to eat one full plate of each dish covered.