Landmarks of 1857: Northern Ridge
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Special Walk: Landmarks of 1857
Special Walk: Landmarks of 1857

This walk highlights the landmarks of revolt of 1857 scattered on the northern ridge. There are a number of sites of heavy fighting originally held by the rebels and then taken over by the British The walk covers monuments like a 14th century observatory named after a mysterious pir, a mosque which faced heavy shelling, the British Vice regal lodge and memorials built by the British.

Distance : 2.5 kms
Duration : approx. 3 hrs
Date : see calender of events
Time : between sunrise & sunset
Who can come : This is a slightly long walk, through the ridge area. Might be uncomfortable for those with difficulty walking.
What to wear and carry :

• Proper walking shoes
• Lots of drinking water

How to get there :

• Metro: Vishwavidyalaya is the nearest metro station. One can walk or take a rickshaw to the meeting point.
• Bus: All buses going towards Delhi University North Campus or Mall Road.
• Auto/Cab: Get dropped off at Delhi University North Campus.

Parking : Available at Vishwavidyalaya metro station
Meeting pt : Main gate of Delhi University Vice Chancellor’s office. On Vishwavidyalaya Marg, Opp. Baonta Park.
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