Top tourist places within a 10km radius from JRD Exotica: Hauz Khas Village

Delhi is a fine blend of heritage and modernity. It is a melting point of cultures, crafts and lifestyles. May be no other place is Delhi can exemplify this better that the Haus Khas Village. Located in the heart of South Delhi is Hauz Khas, an ancient complex dating back to the 13th century. The complex which is home to the ruins of an ancient Islamic seminary, a mosque and a tomb, is surrounded by urban civilizations. The Hauz Khas or the ‘Royal Tank’ is a large water reservoir, said to be built by Allauddin Khilji to supply water to the town of Siri. The most important structure at Hauz Khas is the domed tomb of Firoz Shah, the third ruler of the Tughlaq Dynasty.

Hauz khas

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At the entrance of the complex is a beautifully landscaped lush green park with peacocks, spotted deers, rabbits, guinea pigs and a wide variety of birds. The complex also houses the ‘Eco Night Bazar’ – India’s first night bazaar where you can pick up seeds of rare plants, handicrafts and also attend cultural programs. There are several restaurants within the Hauz Khas Complex.

The Hauz Khas complex takes you back in time as you roam around ancient monuments and go about discovering the various stories of the by gone era. And before you leave the complex ensure you pick up a┬ásouvenir from the array of shops that line the complex. If you’re in Delhi for a short visit yet want a holistic experience of the capital city, Hauz Khas is the best place to go. Ensure you book your stay at JRD Exotica. We not only offer luxury rooms and premium facilities for a business or a leisure traveller, we are also only 5 minutes away from the Hauz Khas complex.

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