Hazrat Nizamuddin Darga

Top 1% of attractions in New Delhi
8 / 10

6 expert reviews

“Keeps its Sufi origins alive with the tradition of musical qawwali in the evenings, which will strike a chord with anyone who visits.”

– Travel + Leisure

"One of Delhi's greatest treats is hearing devout Sufis sing qawwalis, ecstatic devotional Muslim songs with a decidedly toe-tapping quality." Full review
"If you fancy a break from Delhi's groomed World Heritage–sponsored sites, then head to the mausoleum of 14th-century Sufi saint Hazrat Nizamuddin Auliya,."
Come on a Thursday to hear the famous qawwalis chanted by a group of musicians seated in the courtyard
"Certainly one of Delhi's most fascinating attractions, not least because the only way to get here is to traverse the tiny, narrow medieval lanes of old Nizamuddin on foot." Full review
Lonely Planet
Top Choice
"The marble shrine of the Muslim Sufi saint, Nizam-ud-din Auliya, offers a window through the centuries, full of music and crowded with devotees." Full review
Michelin Guide
2 Stars
"In front of the holy man's tomb, which was built in 1562 (more than two centuries after his death), numerous worshippers prostrate themselves to the sound of qawwal chants in order to obtain favours from Allah." Full review

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