Top 10 Places to Visit in Delhi
Delhi (Capital of India) blended with some of the best tourist places that can be visited anytime of the year. Every year number of tourist comes to Delhi, India to see the best places to visit in Delhi. So, below the list of most visited Delhi places of all time-
It was the first Delhi’s fort was made in 1639 by Mughal emperor Shahjahan, and one of the most famous historical monuments of India. The complete fort is made from red stones and marbles. You can see there group of travelers anyday except Monday (week off :)). It is very close to old Delhi and New Delhi railway stations both, so number of tourist starts their journey from Red Fort. The uniqueness of Red Fort makes it one of the top 10 best places to visit in Delhi, even one of the best places to visit in India.
As India is the symbol of World’s all religions, Jama Masjid is the faith religion symbol of our Muslim brothers. It was made in 1650 by Mughal emperor Shahjahan who built Taj Mahal and Red Fort. As per record, it took almost 13 years to build (1650). It is one of the biggest, famous and most beautiful mosques in India, even Asia. You can see there the excellent example of engineering of Mughals architecture and arts on marbles and stones. If you are a true lover of art, old engineering, religion, monuments and peace, Jama Masjid is one of the top recommended tourist places of Delhi.
Qutub Minar is the tallest (73 m-high) brick minaret (Minar) in India, and the oldest historical monument in Delhi. Sometimes I think, this is the most visited tourist place in India if I believe on this report (see report). It is the top visited tourist place in Delhi whenever you come to India for tourism. Generally, it opens all day.
Lotus temple is the great example of today’s structural design which recently become one of the most visited places in Delhi. A large lotus shape building attracts numbers of visitors from all over the world every day. It is the symbol of unity of all religions, blended with ponds, gardens and grass land. It is the excellent place if you want calm and reduce stress. Generally it opens all days.
India Gate is the national monument of India that was built in memories of Indian/British Indian soldiers who lost their life for India in World War- I to save the prominence of the mighty Empire. This is very charming area with well surrounded by lush green lawns.
Probably not the iconic image of Delhi but unarguably the most splendid work of Mughal Architecture in the capital, Humayun’s Tomb is UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site and definitely tops the list of must visit place. The structure will give you a glimpse of the iconic Taj as it was here that the Persian Charbagh style was put to test by the Mughal architects and was later perfected in the construction of Taj Mahal in Agra.
Lodi Garden is a verdant refuge located indelhi renowned for monuments belonging to the Sultanate period in Delhi. The Tomb of Muhammad Shah and Sikander Lodi are the prime attraction in the park.
The garden is well manicured and also offers ample opportunity to photographers. There’s a eponymous restaurant too located at the edge of park offering succulent cuisines in nonchalant ambience.
Chandani Chowk, well known as the address of old Delhi, famous for delicious street foods, busy shops, inexpensive traditional market of cloths, electronics, and the magic of the rustic charm of the area. And don’t forget taste the world’s famous non veg dishes at Karim. So if you are looking for cheap shopping and restaurant, there is no doubt that Chandani Chowk is the best places for shopping and eating out in Delhi.
One of the modern marvels of architecture, this sprawling temple complex by the bank of Yamuna is a sight to behold.The architecture and design of this temple complex is a manifestation of the time tested ancient traditions of Hindu culture, beliefs and spirituality which has percolated down the ages. The popularity of this temple is evident in the fact that 7 out of 10 people who visit Delhi pay their visit to Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple.The son-et-lumiere (musical fountain) show in the complex is the most popular attraction and most recommended too.
Delhi tourism can’t complete without visiting Connaught Place. Located at the center of Delhi (near to New Delhi railway station), it has the large collections of all the things what a tourist can expect. There are world class five star hotels, showrooms of almost all top brands, expensive restaurant, best multiplexer/theaters, busy gardens, best nightclub/pubs, and busy nightlife makes it most popular tourist attractions in Delhi (Connaught Place).