Nizam Ud Din Shrine

nizam ud din shrine

One of the most famous Delhi tourist attractions, Nizam-Ud-Din Shrine is visited by hordes of people. This was constructed commemorating the Muslim Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya. He is considered to be one of the great saints of the Chisti order in India. Situated at the Nizamuddin west area of Delhi, this dargah is visited mostly by the Muslims and sees a fair share of people belonging to other religions.

Inside the premises of the shrine, there is tank bordered by some other tombs of the Mughal Era. The grave of Princess Jehan Ara Begum, daughter of the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and the tomb of the famous Urdu poet of the Mughal Court, Amir Khusro are resting peacefully in the vicinity of the shrine. Inayat Khan’s tomb is just around the corner of the Dargah complex.

The neighborhood surrounding of the Dargah complex is named after the Sufi Saint. This bustling settlement is crowded with varied people. The tourist visiting the shrine can engage in shopping in a lively market area nearby the shrine. Travelers can visit other monuments like Humayun’s Tomb, Cahusath Khamba, Barakhamba and tomb of Mirza Ghalib in the Nizamuddin heritage area. The road to the shrine is lined with various shops that sell flowers, incense and an assortment of religious regalia to be offered in the Dargah. While on Thursday evenings, visitors can have the flavor of religious songs prevailing in the Dargah complex.

Nizam-Ud-Din Shrine with religious fervor is a not to be missed destination in a Delhi trip.