List of Places to visit in Delhi

Here we list of top places to visit in Delhi

Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple it is the biggest Hindu sanctuary on the planet. It was inherent 2005. In the sprawling 100-section of land (0.40 km2) land rests an unpredictably cut landmark, high-innovation shows, an IMAX theater, a musical wellspring, a nourishment court and gardens. 

Azad Hind Gram

 Azad Hind Gram Tourist Complex at Tikri Kalan is a task created by Delhi Tourism to respect Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose and to make quality relaxation space and wayside luxuries for the citizens.Located inside two kilometers of the Delhi Haryana verge on NH-10, the design of the venture is roused by North Indian achitectural style and the customs of Indian craftsmanship.

Lotus Temple

 East of Nehru place, this temple is built in the shape of a lotus flower and is the last of seven Major Bahai’s temples built around the world. Completed in1986 it is set among the lush green landscaped gardens.

Birla Mandir

 Laxmi Narayan Temple, also known as Birla Mandir, is one of Delhi’s major temples and a major tourist attraction. Built by the industrialst Sh. J.K. Birla in 1939, this beautiful temple is located in the west of Connaught Place.

Dilli Haat INA

 The craftsmen who are registered with D.C.Handicrafts are the ones who are eligible to find a place here. The stalls selling handicrafts are allotted on a rotational basis to craftsmen who come from all corners of the vast & varied land of India at nominal payment for a period of 15 Days.

Dilli Haat Pitampura

 The Haat has 108 craft stalls along with Amphitheatre with a capacity of 450 persons,. three air conditioned halls for exhibitions/ kitty party, conferences/ workshop/ seminars/ school functions, performing art/ music and dance show.

Dilli Haat Janakpuri

 Dilli Haat has a provision of 100 Nos. of typical craft stalls, 74 Nos. open platform shops, 46 Nos. of A.C Shops. These stalls showcase ethnic and exotic products and materials exclusive to India. There are endless shopping opportunities for the visitors as it brings India’s old rural tradition of open market space to contemporary and modern Delhi.

Garden of Five Senses

 The twenty-acre site, located at Said-Ul-Azaib village, close to the Mehrauli heritage area in New Delhi, is spectacular. The Garden was inaugurated in February 2003. Majestic rocks stand silhouetted against the sky, others lie strewn upon the ground in a casual yet alluring display of nature’s sculptural genius.

Humayun’s Tomb

 It was built in 1565 A.D. nine years after the death of Humayun, by his senior widow Bega Begam. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features are the garden squares (chaharbagh) with pathways water channels, centrally located well proportional mausoleum topped by double dome.

India Gate

 The monument was dedicated to the nation 10 years later by the then Viceroy, Lord Irwin. Another memorial, Amar Jawan Jyoti was added much later, after India got its independence. The eternal flame burns day and night under the arch to remind the nation of soldiers who laid down their lives in the Indo-Pakistan War of December 1971.

Iskcon Temple

 skcon in Delhi has eight temples across Delhi and our main temple at East of Kailash which is known as “Glory of India-Cultural Center” is spread in 3 acre area .Today we have around 10 lakh people who visit our Temple in a year. Iskcon is present in 77 countries with over 600 temples, 65 farm communities, 30 education centres and more than 100 restaurants

Jama Masjid

The highly decorative mosque has three great gates, four towers and two 40 m-high minarets constructed of strips of red sandstone and white marble. Travellers can hire robes at the northern gate. This may be the only time you get to dress like a local without feeling like an outsider so make the most of it.

Jantar Mantar

 Jantar Mantar (Yantra – instruments, mantra – formulae) was constrcted in 1724. Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur who built this observatory went on to build other observatories in Ujjain , Varanasi and Mathura. Jai Singh had found the existing astronomical instruments too small to take correct measurements and so he built these larger and more accurate instruments.

Lodi Tomb

 The tombs of Muhammad Shah and Sikandar Lodhi are the good examples of octagonal tombs. Shish and Bara Gumbad are square tombs with imposing dome, turrets on corners and facades giving false impression of being double storeyed.

Parliament House

 The Parliament house is a cirular colonnaded building . It also houses ministerial offices,numerous committee rooms and an excellent library as well. Conceived in the Imperial Style, the Parliament House consists of an open verandah with 144 columns. 

Purana Quila

The massive gateway and walls of Purana Quila were built by Humayun and the foundation laid for the new capital, Dinpanah.The work was carried forward by Sher Shah Suri,who displaced Humayun, Purana Quila is the venue for the spectacular sound and light show held every evening.

Qutab Minar

 The origins of Qutab Minar are shrouded in controversy. Some believe it was erected as a tower of victory to signify the beginning of the Muslim rule in India. Others say it served as a minaret to the muezzins to call the faithful to prayer.

Red Fort

 The vaulted arcade of Chatta Chowk, a bazaar selling tourist trinkets, leads into the huge fort compound. Inside is a veritable treasure trove of buildings, including the Drum House, the Hall of Public Audiences, the white marble Hall of Private Audiences, the Pearl Mosque, Royal Baths and Palace of Color.

Safdarjang Tomb

It has several smaller pavilions with evocative names like Jangli Mahal, (Palace in the woods), Moti Mahal (Pearl Palace) andBadshah Pasand (King’s favourite). 

Gurudawra Bangla Sahib

 Gurudwara Bangla Sahib; is a standout amongst the most unmistakable Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh place of love, in Delhi, India and known for its relationship with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, and the pool inside its mind boggling, known as the “Sarovar.”

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