Covering the area of more than 1400 kilometers, Delhi is not just the union territory but also the capital of India. It is also known by the name of National Capital Territory. The east part of Delhi is covered by Uttar Pradesh whereas the other three sides – west, south & north are covered by Haryana.
Delhi is a city that has a hot climate, and that’s why the best time to explore this city is between October to December, when it’s winter season. The cool winds with a hot cup of tea will make your Delhi trip unforgettable.
10 Must Visit Tourist Attractions in Delhi:
1. The Red Fort:
The Red Fort, also famously known as Laal Killa, was built in the year 1648 by Shah Jahan. It was ruled by the power of Mughals till the year 1857. Millions of people, every year, from all across the world visit Delhi to take a look at the red sandstone that is standing high with Indian flag till now.
The entrance of the Red Fort itself is quite impressive, and it is called by the name of Lahore Gate. The name of this gate is Lahore Gate because it faces towards the city Lahore, located in Pakistan. If you are visiting Delhi, and want to explore history, then you must visit Red Fort, and see the light show that happens everyday in the evening.
2. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:
Gurudwaras are a temple of Sikh, and Punjabi people but they welcome every religion. The most amazing part about worshipping at Gurudwara is you get to be a part of the huge Langar where anyone can come to have food in the form of Prashad.
If you are in Delhi, then add this place in your list. The Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is located near Cannaught place, and you can easily hire a taxi to visit. After worship, you can also visit the art gallery where you can learn the history of the Sikh religion.
3. Qutub Minar:
Qutub Minar is basically a 5-storey building, standing tall at the height of 70 meters. It was built in the 12th century. The main part about this building that grabs the attention of people is the different types of stones used to build Qutub Minar.
The first three floors are made using red sandstone, whereas the rest two top floors are made by marbles, and sandstone.
4. The Lotus Temple:
The external part of the Lotus Temple itself is attractive, and you feel fresh when you visit there. The central dome followed by nine beautiful sides make the infrastructure of the Lotus Temple a masterpiece.
The entire premise is surrounded by water pools, and inside the temple, you get to know a lot of historical stories about the place. You can spend an entire day in the beautiful gardens or just go there to explore the beauty of the temple.
5. India Gate:
How can one not visit India Gate if they are visiting Delhi? Going to Delhi for a vacation, and coming back without exploring India Gate would be a big mistake. Beneath the India Gate, burns the eternal flame that is dedicated to more than 80,000 soldiers who died for the country.
People from all over the world visit India Gate to pay respect to the brave soldiers, as well as to spend some quality time with their loved ones.
6. Jama Masjid:
India is an incredible country, and has some of the most mesmerizing monuments. Jama Masjid is one of them. Jama Masjid is India’s biggest mosque which was built in the year 1658. Jama Masjid contains 4 angled towers.
7. Humayun’s Tomb:
Humayun’s Tomb is one of the most beautifully designed tombs covered by a garden in a square shape. Humayun’s Tomb was established in the middle of the 16th century in the memory of Humayun. The entire idea to build this tomb was of Haji Begum who was the wife of Humayun. To experience the real beauty of the tomb, it is highly recommended to visit there at night.
8. Rashtrapati Bhavan:
The King’s Way or the Rajpath is the road to the office of the President of India. You cannot explore the Bhavan from inside but you can surely catch it’s glimpse from outside once you are on your way to the India Gate or Vijay Chowk.
Akshardham temple has been added recently in the list of top 10 places to visit in Delhi as it was opened for people in the year 2007. Compared to other historical monuments or other places, this temple is very new for the Delhi people as well as the tourists.
10. Palika Bazaar:
Palika Bazaar is one of the oldest markets located in Delhi near the old Delhi railway station. If you have plans for shopping in your bucket, then you must explore this market to get brilliant products at a highly reasonable price.
Delhi is the heart of India, and one of the busiest cities in the entire world. If you are a foodie, don’t forget to enjoy some delicious street food of Delhi. To explore locations, you can even hire a tour guide if you are a person who loves to hear historical stories.
- 10 Craziest Facts about Jack Ma that You Probably Didn’t Know - October 19, 2021
- 7 Lessons That Rich Parents Teach Their Children But Poor People Don’t - October 19, 2021
- 12 Most Interesting Facts About Facebook Founder, Mark Zuckerberg - October 19, 2021