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The Lodi Gardens in New Delhi , India are possibly the most beautiful in the city; a magnet for families, young lovers, joggers and a variety of snake charmers, chai wallahs (tea sellers) and ordinary Delhiwallahs (Delhi local people) who come to lounge in the sun and explore the mughal tombs in the grounds. The  gardens are named after the Mughal Emperor Sikander Lodi whose tomb is located in the grounds. Pictured here is the Bara Gumbad ("Big Dome"), it consists of a large rubble-construct dome, it is not a tomb but a gateway to an attached a three domed masjid (mosque), both built in 1494 during the reign of Sikander Lodi.
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