25 Feb 2018 - 08:00 to 10:00
Fort Kochi , Kerala
The first European township in India was built as a fort city by
25 Feb 2018 - 08:30 to 10:00
Allahabad , Uttar Pradesh
  Come and join Sahapedia's 150th walk! Allahabad is
25 Feb 2018 - 10:00 to 11:30
Lucknow , Uttar Pradesh
Lucknow, a city known for nawabs and kababs has a rich cultural

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Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Walk to the Red Fort: Unveiling the Mughal Harem

The Mughal world narrates stories of powerful women along with their male counterparts, but the harem still remains a place of wonderment and secrecy. The thick curtains that surrounded the harem were never lifted even when the women inside the harem made continuous efforts to break free of the shackles that bound them. The royal zenana was where the queens, princesses, princes, slave girls and often kept wives lived. The walk will take you back to the time of political maneuvering and well-kept love stories inside the veiled Mughal harem.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A Walk to the Red Fort: Unveiling the Mughal Harem

The Mughal world narrates stories of powerful women along with their male counterparts, but the harem still remains a place of wonderment and secrecy. The thick curtains that surrounded the harem were never lifted even when the women inside the harem made continuous efforts to break free of the shackles that bound them. The royal zenana was where the queens, princesses, princes, slave girls and often kept wives lived. The walk will take you back to the time of political maneuvering and well-kept love stories inside the veiled Mughal harem.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- A journey through Boulevard Pol Settlement of Vadodara

Come and walk with us through the rich heritage of the city known to be as old as the cool canopies of Vadapadraka, referring to the proximity to an abundant grove of vad or banyan trees.  The natural maze-like structures of these ancient banyan trees have borne witness to the cultural history of the age-old settlement of Vadapadraka, which has now become the city of Vadodara.

 

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Tales of Shinde Chhatri - Remembering a Great Military Leader

Come join us on a sunny Sunday winter morning for a heritage walk to one of the lesser known places in Pune, the memorial of military leader Mahadji Shinde.

Shinde Chhatri is a war memorial built in honour of 18th century Maratha military leader, Mahadji Shinde. He was the commander-in-chief of the Maratha army under Peshwa Balaji Baji Rao II. As a devout Shiva worshipper, he wanted to build a Shiva temple in 1794 but he died the same year.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Exploring Fort Cochin- The First European Township in India

The first European township in India was built as a fort city when the Raja of Cochin gave it to the Portuguese. A hundred and sixty years later, the Dutch came and left their imprint after which the British overthrew them and transformed the fort into an open town without walls. The colonizers spread their language, religion and culture and left a huge impact on the small tourist town.

This walk will take you along the streets of the remaining fort city along with the fables and stories of how life was for the different people who lived here.

Sahapedia Heritage Walk- Discovering the Heritage of Shovabazar and Kumortuli

Sovabazar Rajbari or the royal house of Shovabazar is one of the oldest zamindar houses in Kolkata. The tradition of celebrating Durga Puja with such grandeur was started by the aristocrats of this house and their descendants continue the tradition till date.

 

Speaking of Durga Puja, a walk through the lanes of Kumortuli is a must. Kumortuli is a potters’ colony where the beautiful, larger than life idols of Durga and other gods and goddesses are made.

 

 

This guided tour is free.