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The Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque is partly in ruins. Hindu motifs, such as tasselled ropes and bells, are clearly visible on the carved pillars of this mosque.





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Indeed, impressive photos from Delhi
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Tomb of Alauddin Khalji

This quadrangle enclosed by high walls with rooms along the sides and entrance on the west, was originally a college (madrasa), built by Allaudin (A.D. 1296-1316), to impart traditional instructions. The tomb was perhaps located in the center of the southern wing of the enclosure. The concept of a combined college and tomb appears here in India for the first tme and is inspired by Saljuqian tradition.



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The world's highest brick minaret, Qutub Minar towers over this historic area.





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The domed Alai Darwaza, located adjacent to Qutb Minar, is a gateway to the complex, erected in 1311 by Alauddin Khilji. It is one of the earliest building in India to employ the Islamic principles of arched construction.





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CONNAUGHT PLACE

Robert Tor Russell, one of New Delhi's architects, designed this imperial plaza named after the Duke of Connaught, an uncle of King George V. When the first shops raised their shutters in 1931, they had names such as "Empire Stores" to distinguish them from the local shops selling Indian goods in shopping areas like Gole Market and Chandni Chowk.

Today there are as many offices as shops in the central circle, officially renamed Rajiv Chowk. The outer circle is now Indira Chowk. The shops are an eclectic mix of travel agencies, banks, outlets for several leading international brands and the ubiquitous gift kiosks.

Though Connaught Place has, in recent years, lost out to other local markets, its shaded arcades offer a pleasant atmosphere to stroll in and to browse through the pavement book stalls. There are many restaurants also located here, as well as a number of cinema halls. The central lawns, earlier a venue for street theater, shoeshine boys and self-styled "ear cleaners", have made way for the Delhi Metro.





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