Prepare yourself for an exhilarating glimpse into the life and times of the great Mughal Emperor, Shahjehan in the crowded 1500-acre sprawl of his capital – Shahjahanabad.
When Shahjehan decided to relocate the Mughal capital from Agra to Delhi, he commissioned a spanking new, well planned city opposite the historic Lal Qila, where his own palace was located. Shahajehanbad the Mughal’s imperial capital was built in 1648, along the lines of elegant Persian city of Isfahan. At the time of its construction in the 17th Century, it was arguably, the most prosperous and beautiful city in the world.
Shahjehanabad has something to offer to everyone. This city knows that how to keep itself relevant to all the generations! From religion to shopping, to street food to photography; everyone finds their own reason to visit this 17th-century Mughal capital.
The postal code of Old Delhi is 110006, and we all call it Delhi 6 out of love! Come let us turn some pages of this really interesting diary and listen to the stories of Delhi 6 on our Old Delhi walking tour.
Why you will love itUncovering the cultural treasures of Delhi 6, or the historic Mughal capital of ShahjehanabadDiscovering the diamond-like facets of hidden nooks and crannies filled with memories of another dayUnravelling the narratives of a city peopled by princes and paupers, Sufi saints and poets, Sikh gurus and British officers in its glorious past
What you will experience
On our Old Delhi walking tour, we would like to introduce you to this organized chaos where we will take you to some of the most beautiful temples, lost era mansions, beautiful rooftops, living some lost tales, soaking in spiritual vibes, shaking in market chaos and maybe having some peaceful snacks in some corners!We will make sure that stories of Old Delhi, the Mughuls, saints, poets, gurus, and the British keep you steeped in a world of nostalgia, against the vibrant setting of contemporary Delhi 6 and its chaotic streets and lanes and – and quiet bylanes filled many treasures from the past.