The mosque's sponsoring regent was a women of exceptional talent who rose from the humble ranks of wet nurse to the Mughal emperor Akbar to Prime Minister.
Located within the lush greens of present day Lodi Gardens, the mausoleum of Sikandar Lodi is taken to be the first of the garden mausoleums built in the sub continent.
The mausoleum of Muhammad Shah Sayyid in New Delhi is a fine example of Indo-Islamic architecture that found roots during the reign of the Delhi Sultanate that lasted for nearly 320 years.
Some eight hundred years after the holy book of Quaran was compiled, Mughal emperor Humayun, a devoted Sunni and later a Shia convert, felt the potency of the words with a tumble down the staircase of his favourite tower.
The 81 year old war memorial that has no intention of letting the world forget the gallantry of the British Indian Army.
Before water pipes, majestic structures called aqueducts spanning thousands of kilometres brought water home to the people from distant lakes and rivers. The ancient Romans were experts in building aqueducts of enormous sizes but they weren't the only ones.
Behind the huge dome tomb known as the Bara Gumbad in Lodi Gardens, sits the prototype that revolutionized mosque architecture in India. Its builders speculated to be Hindu artisans working for their Afghan overlords.
Dug deep into the earth to tap subterranean ground water, the stepwells of India were once a popular retreat for the common man to escape the blistering summer heat - a film by Wilderness Films India.