FLAGSTAFF TOWER

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Location: Northern Ridge, Near Delhi University, New Delhi
Commemorates To: The British Ladies And Children Who Gathered On This Site During The Mutiny Of 1857.



Travel Guide to Delhi - Flagstaff TowerA circular tower, originally surmounted by a flagstaff, occupies the crest of the northern part of the Ridge near the University.

The tower commemorates the site where the British ladies and children gathered on 11th May 1857, during the Mutiny, before they fled to Karnal. It is also the site where the rebels made their last stand on 8th June 1857 before falling back behind the city walls.



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