|Location: North Of Delhi
In contemporary times the metropolis like Delhi has been divided
into four important zones which include the East, West, North and
South zone. Civil lines comes under the North Zone belt. The place
got its name from the British Empire when they demarcated the region
for civilians and military separately. The place reflects a blend of
historical and modern times.
The historical artefacts that make Civil Lines a hot spot include
the Coronation Pillar, Mutiny Memorial, Metcalfe House and Viceregal
Lodge, Shalimar Bagh, Roshanara Bagh, Qudsia Bagh, Delhi Ridge and
ancient monument such as Ashokan Pillar.
A tour of Civil Lines fills our memories with various empire ages.
Some other famous places in Civil lines are Shah Alam's Tomb
Flagstaff Tower, Chauburji Masjid, Pir Ghaib, Old Secretariat, Majnu
Ka Tila, Ashokan Pillar, Hindu Rao's House, Nicholson Cemetry.
Some of the parts of this area have turned into residential
settlements. Many banks have come up with their branches in this
region of Delhi. There are several schools and educational
institutes for higher studies set here. This place also boasts of
owning an underground metro railway station. It is one of the
fastest developing districts in Delhi.
Areas Under Civil Lines
- Kashmere Gate Inter State Bus Terminal is the nearest bus