Mahatma Gandhi visiting the dargah of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, on his Urs, 27 January 1948.
Balban's tomb, Mehrauli
Ahinsa Sthal is a 13 feet 6 inches Mahaveer single rock idol.
Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb complex, Mehrauli Archaeological Park
Iron Pillar within the Qutb complex
Tomb of Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, Mehrauli.
The tombs of Mughal Emperor, Shah Alam II and his son Akbar II within Kaki mausoleum complex
Madhi Masjid entrance gateway, Mehrauli.
The bastion of Lal Kot fort, Mehrauli
Adham Khan's Tomb, Mehrauli.
Gandhak ki Baoli, stepwell, Mehrauli.
Zafar Mahal built first by Akbar Shah II in the 18th century with addition by Bahadur Shah Zafar II.
View of Jahaz Mahal from Hauz-i-Shamsi.
Bagichi Ki Masjid, Mehrauli Archeological Park
Rajon ki Baoli, the stepwell
Jahaz Mahal on the bank of Hauz-i-Shamsi
Jamali Kamali tomb interior
Tomb of Mohammad Quli Khan, brother of Adham Khan, a general of Mughal Emperor, Akbar, later turned into a country house Metcalfe House or Dilkusha by Sir Thomas Metcalfe, near Qutb complex

Neighbourhood in South Delhi, a district of Delhi in India.

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Qutb Minar

Minaret and "victory tower" that forms part of the Qutb complex, which lies at the site of Delhi’s oldest fortified city, Lal Kot, founded by the Tomar Rajputs.

Minar in Delhi, India
Kuttull Minor, Delhi. The Qutb Minar, 1805.
Decorative motifs on upper levels
Qutb Minar in Mehrauli in Delhi. Clifton and Co., around 1890
Inscriptions near the base
Close-up of balcony
Entrance to Minar
Qutb Minar
Left to Right:Alai Darwaza, Qutb Minar, Imam Zamin's tomb
Plaque at Minar
View through arch
Qutb Minar path view
Qutb Minar from the south

It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of South Delhi, India.

South Delhi

Administrative district of the National Capital Territory of Delhi in India with its headquarters in Saket.

Districts of Delhi

Administratively, the district is divided into three subdivisions, Saket, Hauz Khas, and Mehrauli.

Bahadur Shah I

The eighth Mughal emperor in India, ruled from 1707 until his death in 1712.

Portrait of Bahadur Shah I, c. 1670
Prince Mu'azzam in his youth
Emperor Aurangzeb Receives Prince Mu'azzam. Chester Beatty Library
Bahadur Shah I and his Consort
On his march to Amber, Shah visited the tomb of Salim Chishti.
Kam Bakhsh established his rule in Bijapur.
Bahadur Shah on a Sikh expedition
Moti Masjid, Shah's burial place
alt=Both sides of a silver coin|Silver rupee from Azimabad, 1708
alt=Both sides of an irregularly-round copper coin|Copper paisa from Surat
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Bahadur Shah was buried in the Moti Masjid at Mehrauli in Delhi.

Qutb Minar complex

Qutub Minar
Close up of the inscriptions on entrance arch, Alai Darwaza built by Alauddin Khalji
Qutb Minar and Alai Darwaza (Alai Gate), the entrance to the Quwwat-Ul-Islam Mosque
The ancient ruins of twenty-seven Jain and Hindu temple complex over which a mosque was constructed beside Qutub Minar
Quwwat-ul-Islam (or Might of Islam) mosque started in 1193 CE by Qutb-ud-din-Aibak to mark his victory over the Rajputs
Intricate stone carvings on the cloister columns at Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque, Qutb complex, Delhi – Hindu pillars sporting Hindu iconography
The Iron pillar in the Qutb Complex
Tomb of Iltutmish
Tomb of Imam Zamin
Alauddin Khalji's Madrasa, which also has his tomb to the south, ca 1316 AD
Alai Minar
Qutb Minar
Remains of Hindu temple ruins in Qutb Minar
A map of the Qutb complex (click to see large)
Ruins near Qutb Minar
Translation of iron pillar inscription
Tomb of Iltutmish
Tomb of Iltutmish
thumb|Ruins of hindu temple in Qutb Minar
Interior of Tomb of Iltutmish
Tomb of Imam Zamin, Qutb Minar Complex
Statues from the destroyed Hindu temples
Another view of Qutb Minar, with a Hindu temple reused pillar in view
thumb|Ganesha idol in Qutb Minar
Upper storeys of Qutb Minar, in white marble and sandstone
Interior of Alai Darwaza, resembling Timber ornamentation, Qutb complex
Tomb of Alauddin Khalji, Qutb Minar complex
An idol of cow with her calf while another layer has defaced idol of Krishna
Dome interior
The Qutb Minar, looking up from its foot
Quran verses written on the exteriors of the Qutb Minar
Architectures of Qutb Complex
thumb|Anciet ruins of Hindu temple, with figure of a female dancer inside the Quwwat-ul Islam mosque
Alai Darwaza Arch Carvings
Plaque at the entrance providing visitors a background of Quwwat-ul-Islam Masjid
Qutb Minar path view

The Qutb Minar complex are monuments and buildings from the Delhi Sultanate at Mehrauli in Delhi, India.

Mamluk dynasty (Delhi)

Founded in Northern India by Qutb ud-Din Aibak, a Turkic Mamluk slave-general of the Ghurid Empire from Central Asia.

Territory of the Delhi Mamluk Dynasty.
Coin of Ghiyath al-Din 'Iwad, Governor of Bengal, AH 614-616 AD 1217-1220. Struck in the name of Shams al-Din Iltutmish, Sultan of Dehli.
Tomb of Iltutmish (r. 1211–1236) in the Qutub Minar complex.
The Quwwat-ul-Islam ("Might of Islam") mosque, at the Qutb complex in Delhi, started in 1193 CE by Qutb-ud-din-Aibak to mark his victory over the Rajputs
Intricate stone carvings on the cloister columns at Quwwat ul-Islam Mosque, Qutb complex, Delhi. These are recuperated Hindu pillars sporting Hindu iconography.
The Adhai Din Ka Jhonpra mosque in Ajmer was started in 1192 and completed in 1199 by Qutb al-Din Aibak.
thumb|Decoration inside the Marble Mehrab at Sultan Ghari

In 1230, Iltutmish built the Hauz-i-Shamsi reservoir in Mehrauli, and in 1231 he built Sultan Ghari, which was the first Islamic mausoleum in Delhi.

Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki

Sunni Muslim Sufi mystic, saint and scholar of the Chishti Order from Delhi, India.

Dargah of Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki in Mehrauli, Delhi.
Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki's dargah
Mahatma Gandhi visiting the Dargah during the Annual Urs, 1948.
The tombs of Shah Alam II and his son Akbar II, with Moti Masjid in the background, next to the Kaki Mausoleum complex in 1890s
Moti Masjid, Mehrauli, built by Bahadur Shah I.
Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki's tomb, Mehrauli
Courtyard of the Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki's dargah complex.
Entrance to grave enclosure within Qutbuddin Bakhtiyar Kaki's dargah compound.
Gandhak ki Baoli, a stepwell in Mehrauli, built by Iltutmish for the saint.
Entrance to dargah complex.

His dargah located adjacent to Zafar Mahal in Mehrauli, and the oldest dargah in Delhi, is also the venue of his annual Urs festivities.

Akbar II

The nineteenth Mughal emperor of India.

The crown prince seated next to his blinded father Shah Alam II (c. 1800)
Jade bowl inscribed with the name of the emperor
The tombs of Akbar II and his father Shah Alam II in Zafar Mehal, Mehrauli, Delhi
An East India Company Double Mohur, struck in 1835, featuring Ali the lion (Nad-e-Ali) and the sacred tree of Karbala
Akbar II holding audience on the Peacock Throne.
Silver Rupee coin of Akbar II.
Akbar Shah II rides an elephant in a huge procession 1835
Akbar Shah II and his four sons

His grave lies next to the dargah of 13th-century Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki at Mehrauli.

Alauddin Khalji

Alaud-Dīn Khaljī, also called Alauddin Khilji or Alauddin Ghilji ((r.

A 17th century portrait of Alauddin Khalji
Gold coinage of ‘Ala al-Din Muhammad (AH 695-715 / AD 1296–1316). Dar al-Islam mint. Dated AH 709 (AD 1309–10).
The army of Alaudeen on March to Deccan, a 20th-century artist's impression
Extent of the Delhi Sultanate at the time of Jalaluddin Khalji's ascension (1290)
Sultan Alau'd Din put to Flight; Women of Ranthambhor commit Jauhar, a Rajput painting from 1825
Khalji territory at its maximum extent (dark green) and territory of the Khalji tributaries (light green)
Bilingual coin
Tomb of Alauddin Khalji, Qutb complex, Delhi.
The Hauz-i-Khas
Ruined wall of Siri
Alai Darwaza
Courts to the east of Quwwat ul-Islam mosque, in Qutb complex added by Khalji in 1300 CE.
Alauddin's Madrasa, Qutb complex, Mehrauli, which also has his tomb to the south.
The unfinished Alai Minar
Copper half Gani
Copper half Gani
Billion Gani
Silver Tanka
Silver Tanka Dar al-Islam Mint
Silver Tanka Qila Deogir Mint

Alauddin's tomb and the madrasa dedicated to him exist at the back of Qutb complex, Mehrauli, in Delhi.

Shah Alam II

The seventeenth Mughal Emperor and the son of Alamgir II.

Shah Alam II in his old life in (1790s – 1800s) era Portation.
Mughal era illustration of Pir Ghazi of Bengal, during the 18th century.
Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II negotiates with the British East India Company, after the arrival of Suffren.
A silver Rupee struck in the name of Shah Alam
Shah Alam II blinded by Ghulam Qadir
The tomb of Shah Alam II, in Mehrauli, Delhi.
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Mir Jafar, his son Miran and Ramnarian refused to submit to Shah Alam II, who initiated the Bengal War causing the eventual intervention of the British East India Company.
Shuja-ud-Daula served as the leading Nawab Vizier of the Mughal Empire, during the Third Battle of Panipat and the Battle of Buxar
Nawab of Bengal, Mir Qasim defected to Shah Alam II.
Mirza Najaf Khan, the commander-in-chief of the Mughal Army.
Shah Alam II granting Robert Clive the "Diwani rights of Bengal, Behar and Odisha" in return for the annexed territories of the Nawab of Awadh after the Battle of Buxar, on 12 August 1765 at the Benares.
A member of the British East India Company enjoying a Durbar.
The Royal Chamber in the Public Audience Hall in the Middle of Yazdah Darreh, with the Ruler, Alam Bahador Badshah, and the Great Commanders, a page from the Lady Coote Album.
A Firman issued by the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II, dated 1776.
The newly reestablished Mughal Army during the reign of Shah Alam II.
A Mughal infantryman.
Large Mughal Army encampments during the reign of the Mughal Emperor Shah Alam II.
Pierre André de Suffren ally of Hyder Ali and also Shah Alam II.
Hyder Ali was bestowed the title Shams ul-Mulk and Amir ud-Daula by Shah Alam II, his pro-French policies were a continuation of the Mughal Empire's policies during the Seven Years' War.
Map of India in 1765, before the fall of Nawabs and Princely states nominally allied to the emperor (mainly in Green).
Map of India in 1795, 11 years before the death of Shah Alam II

His grave lies in a marble enclosure adjoined to the Moti Masjid, next to the dargah of the 13th century Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki, in Mehrauli, Delhi.


Ancient built environment.

The walls of the 16th-century Purana Qila built on a mound whose topography is thought to match the literary description of the citadel Indraprastha in the Sanskrit-epic Mahabharata, though excavations in the vicinity have yielded no evidence of construction.
At 72.5 m, the Qutb Minar, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in Delhi, was completed during the reign of Sultan Illtutmish in the 13th century; although its style has some similarities with the Jarkurgan minaret, it is more closely related to the Ghaznavid and Ghurid minarets of Central Asia
Red Fort, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, was the main residence of the Mughal emperors for nearly 200 years.
Six stamps issued by the Government of British India to mark the inauguration of New Delhi in February 1931
Khan Market in New Delhi, now a high-end shopping district, was established in 1951 to help refugees of the Partition of India, especially those from the North West Frontier Province (NWFP). It honours Khan Abdul Jabbar Khan, Chief Minister of NWFP during the Partition.
Aerial view of Delhi in April 2016 with river Yamuna in top-right.
A dense toxic smog in New Delhi blocks out the sun. In November 2017, Delhi's chief minister described the city as a "gas chamber".
Urban sustainability analysis of the greater urban area of the city using the 'Circles of Sustainability method of the UN Global Compact Cities Programme.
Districts of Delhi
Municipalities of Delhi
Connaught Place in New Delhi is an important economic hub of the National Capital Region.
The Khari Baoli market in Old Delhi is one of the oldest and busiest in the city.
Indira Gandhi International Airport's new terminal in Delhi. It is the busiest airport in South Asia. Shown here is the immigration counter in Terminal 3.
The Delhi Transport Corporation operates three types of compressed natural gas buses, the world's largest fleet. The red- and green-roofed buses seen in the picture have low floors whereas the orange buses have standard height. The elevated Delhi metro is seen above in Azadpur.
The cycle rickshaw and the auto rickshaw are commonly used in Delhi for travelling short distances.
A platform of the New Delhi railway station shows a passenger train and freight which awaits pick up or transportation to other destinations. The pedestrian bridge overhead connects the platforms.
Delhi Metro is widely used Delhi- NCR.
Traditional pottery on display in Dilli Haat
The Pragati Maidan in Delhi hosts the World Book Fair biennially
More than a quarter of the immigrants in Delhi are from Bihar and neighboring states. Chhath, a festival of rural Bihar is now popular in Delhi.
On Basant Panchmi eve, qawwali singers wearing yellow headbands gather at the dargah of Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya to sing verses from Amir Khusrau.
The kitchen of Karim's, Old Delhi, a historic restaurant located near Jama Masjid. 
 Established in 1913, the restaurant has been described as "arguably the city's most famous culinary destination".
Pitampura TV Tower broadcasts programming to Delhi
Indian athletes marching into the National Stadium during the opening ceremony of the 1951 Asian Games.
The 2010 Commonwealth Games opening ceremony in Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium.
alt=The Birla temple in Delhi with its towers.|Birla Mandir, Delhi, a Hindu temple, was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi in 1933
The Jama Masjid was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1650 and 1656
The prayer hall of Sikh Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk, Old Delhi which dates to 1783

Flowers and pankhe—fans embroidered with flowers—are offered to the shrine of the 13th-century Sufi saint Khwaja Bakhtiyar Kaki and the Yogmaya Temple, both situated in Mehrauli.