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About Mehrauli Archaeological Park

The Mehrauli Archaeological Park Delhi is a massive complex at Mehrauli in Delhi that has over 100 heritage monuments. These monuments are significant towards the different periods of rule over India, starting from the Tomar Rajputs and dynasties of the Delhi Sultanate to the Mughal emperors and British colonial rule. It has over 40 monuments that have been restored by the State Department of Archaeology. Some of the most notable monuments in the Mehrauli Archaeological Park include the tomb of the famous slave king, Balban of the Delhi Sultanate. The mosque of Jamali Kamali with the grave of the saint poet, Jamali is also present. It is believed to be haunted by djinns. The Lal Kot Fort, which was the stronghold of the Tomar Rajputs ruling over Delhi and the Baolis built by different ruling dynasties of Delhi are there too. Gurugram and Saket are some of the best places to stay near Mehrauli Archaeological Park Delhi with some of the best hotels near Mehrauli Archaeological Park being the Lutyen’s Resort and Fortune Select Global.

Pro Tip: Visit the historically significant Hauz Khas Village for a relaxing time with friends. There are great cafes like Hauz Khas Social and Lord of the Drinks Meadow here.

Highlights

  • Best Time to Visit Morning, Afternoon, Evening
  • Facilities Food Stalls, Washrooms
  • Recommended Hours Min. 2 hours
  • Best Visited With Group, Solo, Family
  • Allowed Footwear, Camera, Video

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