The Nizamuddin Dargah is visited by thousands of people on daily basis. Delhi Travel Company organises guided Delhi tours for visitors at reasonable rates, which includes a visit to the Nizamuddin Dargah..
About Nizamuddin Dargah
The Nizamuddin Dargah is the mausoleum of one of the renowned Sufi saints Nizzadumin. The Dargah complex is also the home to the tombs of the famous poet Amir Khusro and princess Jahan Ara Begum. The Dargah has Farsi inscriptions carved on the walls. The beauty of the architecture lies in the jails or lattice screens, marble arcs and the beautifully designed courtyard.
The Dargah is located in Nizamuddin West. Thousands of Hindu, Muslim and even Christian devotees of the Sufi saint frequent this place every day. It is a famous place of worship; the devotees who visit this place have a belief that all their wishes will be fulfilled with the blessings of the Sufi saint. The shrine is covered with a green cloth and the devotees offer rose petals and light incense sticks and tie red threads on the screens when they offer their prayers. It is famous for the special Sufi Qawwali sessions held every Thursday and Saturday. Other historical monuments in close proximity to the Nizammuddin Dargah are Humayun Tomb, Chausath Kamba, Mirza Galib’s tomb and Lal Mahal.
The Dargah is open seven days a week for visitors, the best day is Thursday though as special Qawwali sessions are organised in the evening around 7:00 P.M. in the evening. Another important thing o note is that females are not allowed to enter the main shrine. Islamic festivals like Urs and death anniversaries of Sufi saint Nizamuddin Auliya and sufi poet Amir Khusro are celebrated here.
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