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Dara Shikoh Library

Introduction to Dara Shikoh Library

The Dara Shikoh Library is the library of the Archeological Department of Delhi Administration. It was built by Shah Jahan's son Dara Shikoh and later became the first British Residency of Delhi through several hands. For example, it was also the residence of Mughul Viceroy of Punjab and also served as college and school. The original building of Dara Shikoh was renovated and pillars and verandah added to it by the British. Thus the difference in the interiors and exterior of the building can be vividly see, the inside being Mughul and the exterior following British Architecture. This is a majestic building and one of the many significant landmarks in Delhi.

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