It doesn’t matter if you are a resident of Delhi or a tourist; the fact is that the city has a mystical charm that allures anybody who has the heart to explore. Make your time worthwhile in Delhi. Here are some of the most happening places worth exploring.
The rise and fall of mighty empires have left its mark on Delhi with an array of interesting monuments and relics that talk about a glorious past.
Humayun’s Tomb is the most impressive work of Mughal Architecture in the capital, it is a UNESCO recognized World Heritage Site and should definitely feature in the list of the ‘must-visit’ places in Delhi.
Red fort is the proof of the splendid past through which Delhi had once been. It is now only a shadow of its majestic past which talks of an array of palaces, grand structures, lush courtyards and cascading waterholes. The Red Fort was declared a ‘UNESCO World Heritage Site’ in 2007. An Indian Flag was hoisted to mark the day of Indian Independence and the tradition still continues.Red Fort
Akshardham Temple is one of the modern marvels of architecture made in pink-white marble and red sandstone built without using steel. It is situated on the banks of river Yamuna and is the largest Hindu temple complex in the world. The architecture and design of this temple complex is according to the ancient Hindu traditions
India Gate is the most iconic and enduring symbol of New Delhi. It is a war memorial dedicated to the soldiers who lost their lives during the Second World War. Evening is the best time to visit this magnificent structure as the flood lights and fountains makes it a mesmerizing picture that has the ability to capitulate the minds of the onlookers
Rajghat is the place where the mortal remains of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of our nation is buried. A visit to this serene memorial of Gandhi is definitely recommended as one of the things to do in Delhi.
Lotus Temple or the Baha’i House of Worship located in Delhi is a spectacular specimen of contemporary architecture. It has won numerous architectural awards and has turned into a prominent attraction for tourists. It is a gathering place where people of all religions may pray or meditate without denominational restrictions which makes it all the more endearing.
Lodi Garden was once known as the old Lady Wellington Park. It is a lung space in Delhi with lush greenery. The renowned monuments belonging to the Sultanate period such as the Tomb of Muhammad Shah and Sikander Lodi are the prime attractions in the park.
Located in the vicinity of Red Fort, Jama Majid in Delhi happens to be the largest mosque in Asia with courtyard large enough to accommodate 25,000 people at a time. This is an architectural wonder built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, who was a great patron of art and architecture.