Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah in Delhi

Feel blessed at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah.

Feel blessed at the Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah. | Photo credit: Ekabhishek / Wikipedia

Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah Overview

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Located at a close proximity from the Humayun’s Tomb the Nizamuddin Dargah is the tomb of Sheikh Nizam-ud-Din Aulia, a popular sufi saint of the Chishtiya order. The dargah was built in 1325, the year the saint died, though it has been through considerable renovation since then. The saint’s tomb is placed in the inner sanctum and is surrounded by a marble rail and is topped with a canopy of pearls.

The Nizamuddin Dargah, as it is popularly known is frequented by a stream of regular visitors. Not just Muslims, but this shrine is visited by Hindus, Christians and people from other faiths as well.

Apart from the tomb of Nizam-ud-Din, the dargah complex also houses the tombs of popular poet Amir Khusro and Mughal Princess and daughter of Shah Jahan, Jahan Ara Begum. Located in close proximity is also the tomb of Inayat Khan, credited with being the founder of the sufi order in the West. The Nizamuddin Dargah is also popular for the quawalli musical performances which take place there every Thursday and on other important feast days.

  • Opening Closing Time Morning to evening

  • Movie Connect

    The song Kun Faya Kun from the film Rockstar, starring Ranbir Kapoor was shot in the Nizamuddin Dargah.
  • Entrance Fee Entry is free and open to all

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