About Haveli

About Haveli

ABOUT HAVELI DHARAMPURA

A one-of-its-kind experience awaits you at Haveli Dharampura. Step into a time capsule from the Mughal era through the architectural beauty and grandeur of Haveli Dharampura. Indulge in comfort, luxury and relaxation with our royal pampering.

Be transported to olden times as you walk through the cusp-arched gateway to a serene hideaway in the heart of Old Delhi. Rest and rejuvenate in the Indian boutique-style rooms equipped with all modern amenities screened from the brouhaha of the surrounding streets by thick stone walls.

Delight in the sights and sounds of old Delhi. Explore the bazaars lined with colourful shops. Lose yourself in the aromas of mouthwatering food. Choose from several nearby sightseeing destinations.

Indulge in comfort, luxury and relaxation at the beautiful Haveli restored from the brink of dereliction. The Haveli was awarded UNESCO’s Asia-Pacific Award for Cultural Heritage Conservation.

Over the past 5 years, several illustrious personalities have visited Haveli Dharampura. Be it world-renowned film stars, politicians, business leaders, diplomats, authors, travel influencers or expats, they have all enjoyed a reclusive rejuvenating stay at the Haveli.

HAVELI’S ARCHITECTURE

The Haveli is beautifully decorated with intricate designs of woodwork on the rooftops, sculptures and Hindu goddesses engraved in stone and steel, antique balconies and jharokas that open to the chirpy pigeons and busy roads of Chandni Chowk.

A grand multi-foliated arched gateway entrance leads you to the central courtyard. Small kiln-fired bricks called “lakhori“ bricks, red sandstone brackets, floral decorations, motifs, large arched openings with elephants and intricate carvings on the main door, wooden joist flooring and lime concrete flooring – give the Haveli a distinct Mughal architectural look.

Spread over 500 sq. yards, this spectacular building once consisted of 60 small rooms, which have now been redesigned with modern state of the art furnishings and facilities while maintaining its authentic charm. The Haveli now has 14 guest rooms that are aligned along the central courtyard.

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SIGNIFICANCE OF THE HAVELI

The haveli is a significant heritage building, not only due to its distinct architectural features and traditional construction style but also because it is part of the wonderful ensemble in the historic core of Capital City. It is on Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage’s list.

In the neighbourhood, there are many residences built in the same period with similar architectural styles. Architecturally, the haveli is a unique example of residential buildings during the 19th and 20th centuries planned around a central courtyard. There is an intricate use of stone brackets, balconies, jharoka, and multi foliated arched gateway and arches, carved sandstone facades, wooden doorways. The traditional style of construction with lakhori bricks, wooden joists roofing with lime concrete flooring and use of arches for spanning gives a distinct architectural contribution to the period.

Although no record is available on information about the original owner of the Haveli, it can be presumed that the building was probably constructed by a wealthy resident or a business person of the Dharampura area.

History

Historical references suggest that the construction of Haveli Dharampura dates to 1887 AD. It was originally designed for residential and commercial purposes. Although no record is available with any...

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Then & Now

A stay at Dharampura Haveli is bound to take you back in time to the Mughal era of royalty and finesse. Come and splurge the opportunity of living the grandiose life of that era. Time had taken its...

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Restoration of Haveli

We attempt to give you the opportunity to get a feel of the Mughal era through the architectural beauty of Dharampura Haveli teamed up with the amenities of the present era. The Haveli is a...

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