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Know Your Monument: Humayun’s Tomb, the ‘dormitory of the Mughals’

The tomb was apparently constructed on the orders of Humayun’s wife, Hamida Begum or Hajji Begum in his memory.

Delhi: Govt wants to give fresh twist to monuments, convert them into ‘utility spaces’ for public

"Apart from renovating and preserving the structures, we will also be reinvigorating the history of the space itself — allowing people to interact with it in a different manner," an official said


24 monuments are untraceable, says Mahesh Sharma in Rajya Sabha

Conservationists say that urbanisation has made it very difficult to trace such monuments and often buildings come up around them and eventually parts of the historical site are "swallowed up." Another reason for the monuments disappearing is the routine encroachment, say officials.

Spirited away: Haunted monuments of Delhi

Before Delhi launches a tour of its haunted monuments, perhaps, it might be useful to preserve all that has not fallen to ruin.

Out of the Blue

Artisans from Nizamuddin are busy crafting and re-colouring history in various parts of the city.

Home to monuments, Mehrauli park set for facelift

Park has over 21 listed monuments protected by ASI and Delhi State Archaeology Department.


Forget guides,get free audio tours from phone apps

The only catch is that there will be ads in between,which will be the source of revenue for service provider.

INTACH,govt to sign MoU for restoration of 16 monuments

Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit on Monday announced that Delhi government would soon sign an agreement with the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) for conservation and restoration of 16 more monuments in the Capital.

Capitol Complex like a concentration camp,says Sharma

The first Indian Chief Architect of the city M N Sharma,on Thursday,demanded that the Capitol Complex be made more accessible to the residents of the city and the tourists.

Heritage bodies ensure city’s monuments shine on

The Capital’s monuments,specially illuminated for the ongoing Commonwealth Games.