Famously entitled as Mini India. No second thoughts can counter you for that when it comes to the pride of being a Delhiite whether permanently or temporarily. There are several many cultures and colours in Delhi that one can’t let go without praise.
In case you are from any place outside Delhi and you get a chance to visit then my friend there are so many Places to visit in Delhi and in case you need suggestions there are a lot many Cheap places to stay in Delhi too. Read ahead and you would come across so many facts and tales about The capital of India, Delhi.
🚇List Of Best Places To Visit In Delhi🚇
Delhi is a metropolitan which can take you back to history if you are in Old Delhi and in a wink of an eye take you to the fashionable era if you are in New Delhi. No matter which portion of the Capital you are in, if you are observing to travel the city as a tourist then you must check out our list of the best places to stay in Delhi for travellers and have a delightful trip in the Nation’s Capital.
Best place to stay in Delhi for couples or rather any tourist (individual or with with family) there can be the following advices for the stay: Karol Bagh, it is a bit extra west from Paharganj, and it would be best to take an auto rickshaw or the Metro train to Karol Bagh station to get there. Both areas are full of hotels and guest houses of changing levels of excellence.
You may find a lot of luxury hotels in Southern Delhi but you can also find many mid-ranged guest houses that are noiseless, safe, and comfy. One can effortlessly get to South Delhi using the best Metro, most accessibly on the Yellow and Purple lines.
Other stay options could be the best of hotels in Chandni Chowk or even Saket.
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Best area in Delhi cannot be confined to one or two zones. Anywhere you roam around you would encounter so many places to be visited and revisited. You may refer to a mini list given below so that you don’t miss out the cream;
India Gate is one of the most popular place to visit in Delhi. India Gate has its original name as All India War Memorial. It was built in order to commemorate the 82000 soldiers of the Indian Army who lost their lives during the First World War which happened from 1914 to 1921 it is also well known by the people as the Third Anglo-Afghan War. India Gate (War Memorial) is situated at Rajpath where you can reach by getting down at Barakhamba Road Metro station in Delhi.
Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official home of the President of India. It was formally known as the Viceroy’s House, but famous between people as Rashtrapati Bhavan. It is located at the western end of Rajpath. It covers an areal span of 130 hectares, along with President living arena it includes huge gardens known as the Mughal Gardens, large open spaces, a residence of office staff and bodyguards, stables etc.
The mansion can be visited on all days from 09:00 Am to 04:00 Pm but the Mughal Garden and other gardens is opened for public from August to March on only on Fridays, Saturdays, and Sundays. Registration Charges is Rs 50/-only and you can do online registration easily just by clicking the link below
Purana Qila is one of the oldest fort in Delhi. Purana Qila is also know as Old fort. It was built by Sher Shah Suri but while it was under construction Sher Shah Suri died in 1545, and since the Fort was incomplete so it was completed by by Islam Shah, Son of Sher Shah. Daily after sunset there is a sound and light show at the fort. If you are fond of theatre show then you can visit there in the evening. Pragati Maidan is the nearest metro station so as to easily reach the Old Fort.
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
A famous Sikh Gurudwara in India is Gurudwara Bangla Sahib in Delhi known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Kishan. It is a religious place of Sikh believers but now it is a popular pilgrimage and tourist attraction in Delhi. There is a beautiful pool as well inside the Bangla Sahib which is named as Sarovar. The nearest metro station is Rajiv Chowk (Connaught Palace) to reach Bangla-Sahib-Gurudwara.
Raj Ghat is a very famous place of India, or you can say, it is known by the people as an important landmark in India. It is situated in Old Delhi at the bank of Yamuna River. Raj Ghat is a memorial of the Father Of Our Nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is also Known as Gandhi-Memorial. A black marble platform that symbolises the spot of Mahatma Gandhi’s Cremation Place which happened on 31st January 1948.
A commemoration ceremony is held every Friday.
The nearest Metro station to reach Raj Ghat Memorial is Indraprastha Metro Station.
Agrasen Ki Baoli
Agrasen Ki Baoli is one of the coolest place to visit in Delhi it is also known for it’s haunted activity at night. It became quite popular after Amir Khan’s PK movie. It is near to the lane of CP and the nearest metro station is Rajiv Chowk (CP).
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Craft museum is situated in the Pragati Maidan of Delhi. It is the hub central of traditional crafts of India. It is based on the theme of traditional village arts and cultures. All the hand crafts and paintings made by the local artisans can be seen here. It is closed on Monday and on all National Holidays.
National Rail Museum
National Rail Museum is very significant museum in the History of India. It was opened on February 1st, 1977.
Where visitors are allowed to do a toy train ride around the site on regular days. In the beginning it was known as Rail Transport Museum, but In 1995 it’s name was changed to National Rail Museum. The nearest metro station to reach is Dhaula Kuan Metro Station. Entry Charges is INR 20 only, It is closed on Monday and on all National Holidays.
Doll Museum is a very interesting place to visit in Delhi. The doll museum was started by the popular cartoonist, K Shankar Pillai. It was initially started with 3000 dolls and now the number has reached to 6500 dolls. here you can see the collection of dolls form over 85 countries. The museum has exclusive costume dolls collected from USA, UK, Australia, New Zealand and from many other Asian countries. It is closed on Monday. It’s Entry fee is INR 15 for adults and for Children it’s only INR 5.
Lodhi Garden is a huge combination of Mughal art and architecture of the 15th century. It is a peaceful place between the crowded and rushing life of Delhi.
It is located in between Khan Market and Safdarjung Tomb. Lodhi is also famous as it is the last imprints of Sayyid Rulers. the architecture of Lodhi garden is a combination of Sayyidis and Lodhis dynasty. The nearest metro station is to reach Lodhi Gardens is Jor Bagh station. There is no entry charge and it is open all days.
Garden Of Five Senses
Garden Of Five Senses is located at Saidul Ajaib village near the Mehrauli heritage area. It is sprawling across 20 acres of land. It is built by Delhi Tourism and Transportation Development Corporation at a cost of 10.5 crores. It was inaugurated in 2003. The garden was established with the aim of stimulating our five senses with the beauty of the Serenity and the attractions around the garden will let us experience all the senses of touching, smelling, hearing and seeing. Food festivals, the Garden tourism festival, Dandiya festivals and so on are organised and conducted here. The nearest metro station is Saket. It is open throughout the week. Entry fee for adults is INR 30, for children INR 20, and for senior citizens INR 10
Birla Mandir is also known as Laxminarayan Temple. Birla Mandir is a common name for different Hindu temples built by the Birla family at different locations in India. Birla Mandir of Delhi is devoted to Laxminarayan who is referred to Lord Vishnu. Birla Mandir of Delhi was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi. The temple stretches up to 7.5 acres of land and is flanked by many shrines, fountains and a large garden that displays many Hindu and Nationalistic Sculptures.
The nearest metro station to reach the temple is R K Ashram Marg Metro Station. There is no entry fee and it’s free for visit.
Located on the Mathura Road, Pragati Maidan is an exhibition and also a complex centre which has a total expansion of 150 acres of land and is equipped with roads, paved lawns, outlets and gardens. The place houses around sixteen huge halls in its entirety and Pragati Maidan is the largest exhibition centre in the city of Delhi. The nearest metro station is the Pragati Maidan Metro Station itself.
Connaught Place (CP)
One of the largest commercial, business and financial spots in India is the Connaught Place of Delhi. It is surrounded with large number of shops, commercial buildings, markets and different offices.
It is commonly known as CP. Here you can get all types of food National and International it is a perfect destination for foodies. Connaught Place is a spot which can be enjoyed at it’s best in evenings. It is also famous for different flavours of “Paan”. There is an underground market known as Palika Bazar. The nearest Metro station is Rajiv Chowk.
Among the famous temples in Delhi, Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Akshardham Complex is very famous as it is known to be a spiritual and cultural place in Delhi.
It was built by the BAPS spiritual organisation, it is an stunning architectural work made by pink stones and white marbles.
The theme-based garden is really an exciting place to visit here. It is located at the bank of river Yamuna. Don’t forget to visit the Sahaj Anand Water Show. It is closed on Monday.
Iskcon Temple is a spiritual institution where you can see the beautiful visual presentations of Bhagavad Gita with colourful lights that create an amazing effect on the huge screen.
It was established in 1966 by the Divine Grace of A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada. There are lots of museums and extraordinary exhibits inside the temple.
For refreshment and food here’s a simple Govinda’s restaurant inside the temple premises. The best time to visit ISKCON Temple is during the festival of ‘Janmashtami’, the birthday of Lord Krishna.
In normal days they organise beautiful robotics and Mahabharata show for visitors. It is open till 8:30pm everyday.
Bahai Temple is the symbol of unity and a famous tourist spot of New Delhi, it is also a landmark of India around the whole World. Lotus in the Bahai Temple symbolises four religions together namely Hinduism, Jainism, Buddhism and Islam.
This temple belongs to the Bahai faith which proclaims that all people and religions are united. Worshippers of every religion are welcome here. There are nine doors in this temple which allows 2500 visitors at the same time. There is a beautiful garden inside the temple. The Lotus Temple is located near Nehru Palace and Kalkaji Mandir metro station. Except Monday you can visit here all days of the week.
Qutub Minar considered to be a highly important historical attraction existing currently in India. It is a part of the Qutub Complex which was declared as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar is made of red sandstone and marble stretching its height up to 73 meters and gives a tower like structure and it consists of five stories and its diameter is 14.3 meters at the base and it becomes 2.7 meters at its top and another main feature of Qutub Minar is its spiral staircase of 379 steps. Qutub Minar’s founder was the legendary Qutub al-Din Aibak. The nearest metro station is Qutub Minar Metro station. Entry fee for Indian is INR 10 and for foreigners it is INR 250.
Along with the above mentioned top tourist destinations of Delhi, you can also explore the below mentioned places as these are also quite popular tourist places of Delhi, Like-
- Jama Masjid
- Hauz Khas
- Jantar Mantar
- Humayun’s Tomb
And Many More….
Moreover there is NCR attached to Delhi, out of which you may consider Gurgaon to be a prominent enough place to explore. Enlisting the Places to visit in Gurgaon:
- Cyber Hub
- Damdama lake
- Kingdom of Dreams
- Sultanpur Bird sanctuary
- Ambience Mall
- Lohagarh Farms
- Heritage Transport Museum
Evening is the best time to visit these places in Gurgaon. In all there are so many places in Delhi and NCR for the religious visits, the shopping and eateries for solo rounds, couples, friends and family outings. Even kids get an outstanding experience.
New Delhi is a honestly safe room to visit, but explorers to the area should be conscious of certain circumstances and take a few protections while roaming.
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