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Dara Shikoh Library, New Delhi

Dara Shikoh Library - New Delhi, India
Dara Shikoh Library
Kashmiri Gate, New Delhi, India 110403Map
Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University
+91 11 2464 7005 (Tourist Information)
Neighborhood: New Delhi

The Dara Shikoh Library, located in the grounds of Guru Gobind Singh Indraprastha University, is housed in one of the oldest buildings of Delhi. The library is named after Mughal Emperor Dara Shikoh, eldest son of Shahjahan, who built this grand structure. The present library belongs to the Archeological Department of the Delhi Administration. Its interior walls reflect an elegant Mughal styled decor, whereas the exteriors of the building bear shades of British architecture. There is an archaeological museum inside the library which houses a collection of medieval items. Admission is free. 

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Dara Shikoh Library General Information
  • Open Hours: Monday to Friday from 10:00 AM to 05:00 PM
  • Type: Attractions & Landmarks, Arts & Museums
  • Nearest Train: Kashmiri Gate
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