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Ibn Batuta had arrived in Delhi in the 14th century. He provided a very informative and detailed description of the cities of India. The characteristics of the cities in the Indian subcontinent as described by Ibn Batuta are:

● The cities were densely populated and prosperous, although they were sometimes affected by war.


● They had crowded streets, bright and colorful markets with a variety of goods.


● Delhi was the largest city in India due to the vast size of the population.


● The rampart around the city was expanded.


● Inside the rampart, were houses for night sentry, gatekeepers, and storehouses.


● The lower part of the rampart was built of stones and the upper was built of bricks.


● It also had many towers.


● Delhi had a total of 28 gates which were called ‘Darwaza’. The most famous ones were Gul Darwaza and Mandi Darwaza.


● The market was a place of social, economic and cultural transactions.


● It had many religious places as well.


● There were fixed places for the performances by singers, dancers, etc.


● Many towns and cities had derived their wealth from the appropriation of the surplus earned from the villages.


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