Everyone coming to the beautifulhistoric city of Delhi is fascinated by its wealth of cultural heritage – fromthe ordinary settlements to the imperial precincts. It is almost like anever-ending dialogue to know more about the cultural and architecturalheritage of the city. The book gives the facets of a historical city, with itsmonuments and the legends connected with it. This is, however, not just anotherbook on Delhi. It links the monuments, and many neighborhoods of the city, withevents in history. Most of the contents are related to the medieval period,though one will find scattered references to the dim past peeping out of thecrust of the latter-day events.