20 places on Delhi that cannot be missed out

Delhi, the city of Love, the city of vibrant lifestyle is the capital city of India. It is something more than metropolitan and indeed teaches the way of life. Delhi is one of the most beautiful places to visit in north India. If you are confused what places to visit in Delhi, here you will find the list of top 20 places to visit in Delhi.

The Lotus Temple is foremost among all

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The House of Worship, the famous Lotus Temple in Delhi is the architectural masterpiece. On seeing the temple, you will shout out ‘wow’ but you have to maintain silence when you are inside. It is interesting to note that no ritualistic practices take place and the visitor may just sit and pray to his God. You may take part in the show teaching Baha i Faith, taking place daily.

Red Fort is the top travel destination

Undoubtedly, the Red Fort in Delhi must be added to the travel itinerary first. Constructed in the year 1639, it was the first fort ever made by Shah Jahan. Made from marbles and red stones, this fort is closer to New Delhi Railway Station and Old Delhi.

Jama Masjid: the most beautiful mosque

Jama Masjid is the religion symbol of Muslim brothers. Constructed by Shah Jahan in the 1650s, the mosque is the most beautiful, famous and frequented. If you are an admirer of art, Jama Masjid is the must-visit mosque in Delhi.

Qutub Minar: the tallest brick minaret of India

Yes! Who can miss out Qutub Minar in Delhi? The tallest Minaret in India rises 73 meters high and is the oldest monument of Delhi. It is one of the most visited places in Delhi.

India Gate to watch the parade on 26th January

India Gate in Delhi is considered as the national monument of India where you may watch parade on 26th January. It was constructed in the memory of British Indian and Indian soldiers who gave their lives to safeguard the prominence of mighty empire.

A visit to Humayun Tomb

The inspiration is Taj Mahal and when looking at the famous Humayun Tomb you will feel as if you have visited The Taj Mahal. It is the home to the body of famous emperor Humayun. It is the leading travel destination which you cannot leave out.

Calm your senses in the Lodi Garden

If you want to enjoy some relaxing moments, just head towards Lodi Garden. Lodi Garden is the beautiful blend of lush green parks and lawns.

Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi

Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi is extremely famous for busy shops, delectable street foods, clothe and electronic markets. People from all across the globe flock Chandni Chowk to shop to their heart’s content.

Akshardham Temple depicting Indian culture

Akshardham Temple is popular for depicting Indian culture and has quaint and spiritual environment. Here you may enjoy Musical Garden, Landscape Garden, Cultural Boat Ride and plenty of shows and exhibitions.

Connaught Place to shop for top brands

Your trip to Delhi is never complete without a visit to Connaught Place. Its location is central and there are world class hotels, restaurants, showrooms from where you may shop for products of your favorite brands. You may visit busy gardens, party all throughout the night and take part in the musical shows.

Other places to tour in Delhi

• Lajpat Nagar Market is a wonderful market area for shopaholics. If you want to shop for ethnic wear, visit Lajpat Nagar Market.

• Nizammudin ki Baoli is the most sacred places or mausoleums of India. The famous Dargah also featured in the song called ‘Kun Faya Kun’, Rockstar.

• Take walking tour in Dilli Haat and experience the rich culture of India. There are food stalls serving delicious delicacies.

• India Habitat Center is the place where you will find solar panels all over the roofs. There are also art galleries, several eateries here.

• Rashtrapati Bhawan is the residence of The President but the mansion is definitely open for tourists. The energetic fountains and Mughal Garden add special charm.

• Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is the Sikh Gurudwara which is made from pure white marble

• Rajghat is the famous mausoleum in Delhi

• Enjoy quality shopping yet inexpensive one in Sarojini Market. It offers all kinds of clothes and accessories

• Iskcon Temple is sure to take your religious beliefs to the next height

• For cheap and quality shopping, you may head towards Paharganj

There are plenty of other places to visit in Delhi. But, make sure you include all the places mentioned above in your Delhi travel itinerary.

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