Places in Mehrauli

In olden times Mehrauli was known as “Mehr e Wali” which was also the capital of India in ancient times.

Mehrauli MapHere lay buried numerous soldiers and kings from previous wars also a place of Archaeological importance. Here are ruins of “1111 Mehrabs” Front walls of Mosques. Many previous kings lie buried here and of course the elite of Auliya e Kiraam, The illumination of Faith rest here. Ruins of the fort of Prithviraj Chauhan the Rajput king are on the north east of Mehrauli and Kutub Minar is at the north west of Mehrauli.

Other places of Archaeological importance are the Sheesh Mahal (Zafar Mahal) built by the last Mughal king which in on the west of Khawaja Qutub-ud-deen Bakhtiyar Kaaki Rehmatullah-alaihi’s Mazaar Sharief.

Auliya Mosque and Shams Talaab is located on the South west of Khawaja Qutub-ud-deen Bakhtiyar Kaaki Rehmatullah-alaihi’s Mazaar Sharief.

“Raja ki Baoli” is located just before the way to Khawaja Qutub-ud-deen Bakhtiyar Kaaki Rehmatullah-alaihi’s Mazaar Sharief.

“Razia ki Baoli” is further inside the Ruins.

Also in the ruins is “Jamaali Kamaali” was the market for precious stones earlier and also has the mazaar for Hazrat Jamaaluddeen and Hazrat Kamaaluddeen who were kings earlier and also Wali’s.