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The Changing Face of the Hauz Khas Complex : A Heritage Walk

September 24 @ 8:00 am - 11:00 am UTC+0

Rs.300
The Changing Face of the Hauz Khas Complex : A Heritage Walk

Popular as ‘HKV’, in today’s modern lingo, known more for it’s upscale cafés, high end boutiques, antique shops and a bustling hangout was once a repository of culture and knowledge. This charming site has seen several twists and turns with time; it housed a water reservoir built by Alauddin Khilji, converted into a battlefield ushering the beginning of the Tughluq dynasty and got an uplifting during Feroze Shah Tughluq’s reign as he built a Madrasa; a seminary of international repute. It also became his final resting place.

On 24th September, we will walk down these incidents with walk leader, Aditya Pathak and will discuss the peculiar architectural innovations of the Firozian times, which laid the foundation of Indo Islamic architecture.
We’ll also discuss a conjectural reconstruction of the place

The primary structures to be covered in the walk :
● Hauz e Alai
● Madrasa e Feroz Shahi
● A Medieval mosque with innovative architecture
● University Buildings.
● Feroze Shah Tughluqs tomb.

Walk leader : Aditya Pathak

Day and Date : 24th Sep’2017/Sunday

Timings : 8am to 11 am

Language : English.

Meeting Point : Deer Park entrance.
Parking is available at the meeting Point.
The nearest metro station is Hauz Khas on the yellow line. Then take an auto to the meeting point.

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Date:
September 24
Time:
8:00 am - 11:00 am
Cost:
Rs.300
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