Our capital city is the one which attracts travelers from all the corners of the world. Rich historic background of the city will be unleashing its unknown layers when you will try to reach in its fathom. There are lots of famous places in the city that we all are well aware of but there are some less famous places too which are still undiscovered and rediscovering those places will give you an unforgettable experience. Life is all about exploring unknown things, places and people around you and this time let’s have the pleasure in finding some of the city’s unfamiliar places.
Let us have a glimpse of those places which are hardly known to us:
Kumhar Gram, also known as Potters Colony, houses about 700 Potter households. These folks survive by making exquisite clay items using water and clay. They make excellent pottery, pots, diyas, and idols and will teach you if you want to learn. So stop by to learn the craft or see the exhausting yet rewarding process!
Location- Gram, Rani Bagh, Kumahar Wali Gali, Parjapat Colony, Bindapur
Satpula, meaning seven bridges, suits this forgotten enormous structure's seven arches. This abandoned "dam" was built by Muhammad Shah Tughlaq of the Tughlaq Dynasty to access Yamuna River water streams. After years of neglect, this bridge has beautiful stone gates that still exist. Visit this collapsing architectural masterpiece.
Location- Khidki Village, Malviya Nagar
Haveli Mirza Ghalib's 300-year-old home amid Old Delhi's alleyways is called Ghalib ki Haveli. The poet produced some of his most famous ghazals and couplets in this stone home, now a cultural monument. This mansion features Mughal architecture and the poet's writings and letters. So poetic types, come here for inspiration!
Location- 2469, Gali Captain, Baradari, Balli Maran
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Hastasal Minar, known as "Mini Qutub Minar" because of its resemblance to the original, is situated in the western part of the city in Hastsal hamlet. This 55-foot minaret, erected by Mughal emperor Shah Jahan next to a hunting lodge in the 17th century, is concealed among hundreds of modest dwellings. If you want to see this rare and neglected Mughal building, you may require local help, so plan!
Location- Hastsal Village, Najafgarh Road, West Delhi
The Lala Chunnamal Ki Haveli features 128 rooms across three floors. Built in 1848 by a wealthy businessman, this haveli is spacious enough to accommodate 30 families. Even as a shadow of its former self, there's a lot to see and appreciate .The architectural splendor of ancient Delhi is on full display here.
Location- 838 Katra Neel, Chandni Chowk Road, Chunnamal Ki Haveli