Delhi Top Tourist Places You Must Visit

If your plan is to visit Delhi during your holidays, here are some suggestions that would help you with your plan.

The Red Fort

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The Red Fort is a historical fort in the city of Delhi in India. It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1857. It is located in the center of Delhi and houses a number of museums.

Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar is a minaret that forms part of the Qutub complex, a UNESCO World Heritage Site in the Mehrauli area of Delhi, India. Its design is thought to have been based on the Minaret of Jam, in western Afghanistan.

India Gate

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The India Gate, is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the ‘ceremonial axis’ of New Delhi, India, formerly called Kingsway. mposing Arc de Triomphe-style gate commemorating the Indian soliders killed in the First World War.

Humayun’s Tomb

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Humayun’s tomb is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. The tomb was commissioned by Humayun’s first wife and chief consort, Empress Bega Begum, in 1569-70, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect chosen by her.

Lotus Temple

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Religious site also known as the Lotus Temple, opened in 1986 and open to those of all religions.

Akshardham

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Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham complex is a Hindu mandir, and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi, India. Over 11,000 artisans worked on this lavishly decorated Hindu temple complex inaugurated in 2005.

Lodi Gardens

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The Lodi Gardens have many species of trees, a Rose Garden with more than 200 varieties of roses, and a Green House, where plants are stored.

Jama Masjid

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17th-century, red sandstone Mughal-style mosque with a 25,000 capacity & 40m high minarets.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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Sikh house of worship with a golden dome & a pool of water with purported healing properties.

Chandni Chowk

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Shopping, walking, markets, and history. The Chandni Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi, India. Chandni Chowk is located close to Old Delhi Railway Station and the Red Fort.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Official residence plus Mughal and herbal gardens of the President of India, with visits by request.

ISKCON Temple

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Sri Sri Radha Parthasarathi Mandir, generally known as the ISKCON Delhi temple, is a well known Vaishnav temple of Lord Krishna and Radharani in the form of Radha Parthasarathi.

Gandhi Smriti

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Gandhi Smriti formerly known as Birla House or Birla Bhavan, is a museum dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi, situated on Tees January Road, formerly Albuquerque Road, in New Delhi, India.

Jantar Mantar

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13 architectural astronomy instruments built in 1724 at the orders of Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah.

Raj Ghat and Associated Memorials

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Set in lush parkland, this black marble platform marks the spot where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.

Chhatarpur Temple

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Established in 1974, this enormous Hindu temple complex is a popular pilgrimage site.

Gurudwara Sis Ganj Sahib

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Gurdwara Sis Ganj Sahib, is one of the nine historical gurdwaras in Delhi. First constructed in 1783 by Baghel Singh to commemorate the martyrdom site the ninth Sikh Guru, Guru Tegh Bahadur

Purana Qila

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Riverside fortress with Mugal-era gates Riverside stone fortress with ramparts, the Mugal style Humayan Gate and a 16th-century mosque.

Qutub Complex

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The Qutb complex, also spelled Qutab or Qutub, is an array of monuments and buildings at Mehrauli in Delhi, India. The best-known structure in the complex is the Qutb Minar, built to honor the Sufi saint Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki.

National Museum

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The National Museum in New Delhi, also known as the National Museum of India, is one of the largest museums in India. Established in 1949, it holds variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art.

Nizamuddin Dargah

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Hazrat Nizamuddin Dargah is the dargah of one of the Sufi saints, Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya. Situated in the Hazrat Nizamuddin West area of Delhi, the dargah is visited by thousands of people every week.

Parliament House

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India’s grand Parliament building, opened in 1927, with 144 sandstone columns in a circular design.

Laxminarayan Temple

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This large Hindu temple covers 7.5 acres & features numerous shrines, fountains & a garden.

National Rail Museum

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Indian railway museum featuring historical exhibits & artifacts, including a 1855 steam locomotive.

National Zoological Park

Sprawling zoo known for its white tigers. This zoo houses some 130 species, including white tigers, elephants & rhinos (closed on Fridays).

Garden of Five Senses

Scenic, landscaped park with events. 20-acre park featuring flowering shrubs, a pool of water lilies & sculptures, plus cultural events.

Agrasen ki Baoli

Haunted house, bollywood, and monument. Agrasen ki Baoli, designated a protected monument by the Archaeological Survey of India under the Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act of 1958, is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide.

Iron pillar of Delhi

Rust-resistant 5th-century column. 24-foot-high ancient column, with a Sanskrit inscription & made from metal that will never rust.

Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb

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Jamali Kamali Mosque and Tomb, located in the Archaeological Village complex in Mehrauli, Delhi, India, comprise two monuments adjacent to each other; one is the mosque and the other is the tomb of two persons with the names Jamali and Kamali.

Khan Market

Premium shopping & dining destination. Popular, bi-level market featuring high-end retail shops & a variety of restaurants & bars.

National Science Centre, Delhi

Science museum with games & a 3D theater. Science museum featuring exhibits & hands-on activities geared toward kids, plus a cafeteria.

Teen Murti Bhavan

Planetarium, monument, and architecture. The Teen Murti Bhavan is the former residence of the first Prime Minister of India, Jawaharlal Nehru in Delhi, India, who stayed here for 16 years until his death on May 27, 1964.

Feroz Shah Kotla

Tomb, history, and architecture. The Feroz Shah Kotla or Kotla was a fortress built by Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq to house his version of Delhi city called Ferozabad. Built by the famous ruler, Firoz Shah Tughluq in the year 1354, Feroz Shah Kotla Fort is a typical structure of that era.

Kalka Mandir, Delhi

Kalkaji Mandir, also known as Kalkaji Temple, is a Hindu mandir or temple, dedicated to the Hindu Goddess Kali.

Sri Digambar Jain Lal Man

Iconic Jain temple made of red sandstone, featuring several shrines, a bookstore & a bird hospital.

Shankar’s International Dolls Museum

The International Dolls Museum is a large collection of dolls in Delhi, India. It was set up by K. Shankar Pillai, a political cartoonist. Housed in the Children’s Book.

National Gallery of Modern Art

Large collection of modern Indian art. Museum with thousands of modern paintings, sculptures & other work by Indian artists, plus tours.

Khirki Mosque

Historical mosque built as a fortress. Quadrangular-shaped mosque with Islamic & Hindu architecture built as a fortress from 1351–1388.

Diwan-i-Khas

Historical place in Delhi, India, The Diwan-i-Khas, or Hall of Private Audiences, in the Red Fort of Delhi was the place where the Mughal emperor received courtiers and state guests. It was also known as the Shah Mahal.

Lahori Gate, Delhi

Iconic entrance to historic fort. Landmark sandstone entrance gate to Delhi’s storied Red Fort.

Janpath

Janpath, translated People’s Path, is one of the main roads in New Delhi. It starts out as Radial Road 1 in Connaught Place, adjacent to Palika Bazaar, and runs North-South perpendicular to, and past Rajpath.

Tomb of Safdar Jang

Elegant garden mausoleum built in 1754. The tomb of Safdarjung, the viceroy of Awadh, with a palm-lined garden, a library and pavilions.

Tughlaqabad Fort

Ruins of Tughlaq-era stone fortress. Remains of a 14th-century Tughlaq period stone fort with ramparts & battlements intact.

Dilli Haat

Open-air market for handicrafts & snacks. Sprawling outdoor market offering a colorful array of handmade goods & regional food specialties.

Hanuman Temple, Connaught Place

Temple and architecture. Hanuman Temple in Connaught Place, New Delhi, is an ancient Hindu temple and is claimed to be one of the five temples of Mahabharata days in Delhi.

Cathedral Church of the Redemption

Monumental British-era church. Landmark 1930s British colonial church featuring architecture inspired by Lutyens & Palladio.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

The Cathedral Of The Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic cathedral belonging to the Latin Rite and one of the oldest church buildings in New Delhi, India.

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