Best Places to visit in Delhi

Delhi, the vibrant capital of India, is a city that seamlessly blends ancient history with the pulse of modern life.

1. Red Fort (Lal Qila)

This UNESCO World Heritage Site, constructed by Emperor Shah Jahan in 1648, stands as a testament to Mughal grandeur. The fort’s massive red sandstone walls enclose stunning structures such as the Diwan-i-Aam and Diwan-i-Khas.

2. Qutub Minar

Another UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Qutub Minar is a 73-meter tall minaret, built in 1193 by Qutb-ud-din Aibak.

3. Humayun’s Tomb

1. This beautiful garden-tomb, a precursor to the Taj Mahal, combines Persian and Indian architectural elements. Built in 1570, it is the first garden-tomb in India and is surrounded by lush Mughal gardens.

4. Lotus Temple

Known for its unique flower-like shape, the Lotus Temple is a Bahá'í House of Worship that invites people of all faiths to meditate and pray. Its serene ambiance and striking architecture make it a popular spot for visitors.

5. Jama Masjid

India’s largest mosque, built by Shah Jahan between 1644 and 1656, can accommodate 25,000 people. The mosque’s impressive courtyard and stunning Mughal architecture are sights to behold.

6. India Gate

This war memorial, resembling the Arc de Triomphe in Paris, commemorates the Indian soldiers who died in World War I. The nearby Amar Jawan Jyoti, an eternal flame, honors the unknown soldiers.

7. Akshardham Temple

1. Opened in 2005, Akshardham Temple is a modern architectural marvel dedicated to Swaminarayan. The temple complex includes an IMAX-style theatre, musical fountains, and a boat ride depicting India’s ancient history.

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