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20 Best Places to Visit in Delhi

No matter how many places Incredible India has in the list of Indian Tourism, the experience of visiting Delhi is impeccable and eternal. With a wide range of tourist places in Delhi, this city serves millions of tourists every year and stands as the best tourist spot in India. Delhi has it all to pamper every type of tourist from historical places to patriotic destinations, from Museums to wildlife sanctuaries there are many places in Delhi and it is not worth choosing one best place as it has many incredible places to be visited. There are many things to do in Delhi for shopping sprees and food lovers Delhi serves you the best in every way you to heal your soul. Delhi will wonder you right from you enter the city, the vibes of love and modernity will make you pack bags and rush to the city.

Let’s get into the list of the 20 best places to visit in Delhi for the best travel guide experience!

1. India Gate

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The first place that comes to mind when you think of Delhi tour is India Gate. The largest monument was built in memory of the soldiers who sacrificed their lives in World war-I and the Anglo-Afghan war. India Gate was earlier called as ‘All India War Memorial’ dedicated to the remarkable sacrifice of more than 80,000 soldiers in 1931. The gate is the landmark of the city and it enhances the city’s beauty in the evening bright lights. The symbolic representation of the great Indian memorial structure was designed by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens guided thousands of artisans and took 10 years to complete the eternal structure of Delhi. 

India Gate is elevated in 42 meters and spread in 9.1 meters on the ground using the antique yellow, granite and sandstone that makes the structure stand like a rock for years and is the most visited place in Delhi. Every tourist visiting Delhi make sure to pay a visit to the great India Gate and pray for the great soldiers’ eternal sacrifice. The structure is fully crowded during National celebrations like Republic Day in the presence of privileged guests.

The Specialty of India Gate:

  • The famous structure is compared to the popularity of many other arches in the world
  • Names of the several soldiers are engraved on the pillars of the Indian Gate
  • Tallest gateway in India wit four flames elevated about 42 metres high
  • Most popular celebrations to be held on national holidays to pay tribute to the soldiers.    

How to Reach India Gate:

The cheapest option and secured way to reach India Gate is to take the metro and get down at the central secretariat metro stop. One can also reach the place by taking auto-rickshaws and buses from the city centre and reach the place. The only con is that you cannot take your own vehicle near India Gate, if you reach by own vehicle there is a parking facility at the Shahjahan road. 

India Gate Entry Fee: No entry fee

India Gate Timings: Open all time 

India Gate Spending Time: 30 mins

Things to do at India Gate:

  • Take the best shot of your picture at the India Gate
  • Go for a morning walk and relax in the early morning

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2. Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar, the highest tower in India with 73mtrs height was built by Qutub-ud Din Aibak in 1193. It was constructed in the significance of Muslim dominance. Qutub Minar is located in the Qutub complex in Mehrauli, Delhi. This magnificent monument is now a UNESCO World Heritage Site due to its sublime inscriptions and Islamic architecture which fascinates tourists from all over the world to take a glimpse of it. It is one of the prominent historical sites to visit in Delhi and the tourists are awestruck to witness the paintings of Hindu deities on the stones, such interesting details always amaze tourists who visit this place and they thoroughly fancy this place. The Qutub festival celebrated during the month of November and December is the feast happening in the city in the presence of musicians, classical dancers and a wide range of stalls offering delicious food. 

The Specialty of Qutub Minar:

  • The magnificent structure is listed among the world’s heritage sites by UNESCO
  • The oldest monument is the magnificent building filled with intricate artworks, paintings.
  • The minarets of the Qutub Minar are made with granite and red sandstone.

How to Reach Qutub Minar:

Commuting to Qutub Minar is very easy if you come by metro from the railway station you can get down by Qutub Minar metro stop on the yellow line. If you are traveling by auto-rickshaws and buses you can reach the place directly. 

Qutub Minar Entry Fee

  • INR 10 for Indians
  • INR 250 for Foreigners

Qutub Minar Timings: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm

Qutub Minar Spending Time: 1-2hours

Things to do at Qutub Minar:

  • Admiring the beauty of the architecture
  • Participating in the Qutub Festival

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3. Lotus Temple

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Lotus Temple, the last of seven Major Bahai’s temples in the world is located in Delhi. It is one of the most appealing tourist spots in Delhi. The structure of the temple unfolds in the form of fabulous white petal lotus which draws the tourist’s attention very specifically. The temple consists of ravishing floral gardens all around and nine flashing pools which makes it more aesthetic. It was designed by architect Fariborz Sahba. Once you enter the temple you can witness despotic silence which gives you inner peace. Temple consists of a central prayer hall and everyone are allowed into the temple irrespective of their religion and you can spend quality time here. Temple has won several awards for its design and the tourist attraction.

The Specialty of Lotus Temple:

  • First temple in India is cordially opened to everyone irrespective of any religion.  
  • A soothing experience inside the white petaled lotus temple with great ambience.
  • The temple built in 1986 in the dedication of Bahai’s faith and acceptance of humanity and peace.

How to Reach the Lotus Temple:

One can reach the place by metro by dropping down at the nearest metro stop to the temple on the violet line. Also, the number of buses are available from the city centre at very affordable prices to reach the place and can book taxis at one click from anywhere in the city.

Lotus Temple Entry Fee: Free

Lotus Temple Timings:

October-March: 9:30 am-5:30 pm

April-September: 9:30 am-7:00 pm

Closed on Mondays

Lotus Temple Spending Time: 2 hours

Things to do at Lotus Temple:

  • Take out the guided tour inside the temple
  • Enjoy the view of the temple in the lighted evening

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4. National War Memorial

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The National War Memorial located near India is the famous monument built by the Government of India in Delhi. It has been built as a salutation to the soldiers who were martyred during the Indo-China war in 1962, the Indo-Pak wars in 1947,1965 and 1971, Kargil in 1999. It was inaugurated on 25th Feb 2019 by  Honourable P.M Narendra Modi.P.M declared this as a pilgrimage for Indians. It was designed by an architect Yogesh Chandrahasan. The design has been laid out in four circles - “Circle of Immortality, Circle of Bravery, Circle of Sacrifice, Circle of Protect”, this whole format is designed so as to applaud the life of soldiers but not to mourn their death. The memorial will serve as a place for future solemnities of armed forces. One must visit this place to salute our dauntless soldiers and it gives a sense of belongingness.

The Specialty of National War Memorial

  • National War Memorial is the dedication built to the soldiers
  • The great architecture of the memorial

How to Reach the National War Memorial: 

The nearest metro stop to the memorial spot is the Chandini chowk metro station in the red line, it will be very easy to reach the place and one can reach the place by buses, rickshaws and own vehicles very easily as the place is connected to all parts of the city.

National War Memorial Entry Fee:

INR 5 for Indians

INR 100 for foreigners

National War Memorial Timings: 10:00 am-5:00 pm 

National War Memorial Spending Time: 1 hour

Things to do at National War Memorial:   

  • Praising the great architecture and stonework involved in the design.
  • Offering salute and peace to the soldiers’ souls.

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5. Madame Tussauds Museum

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Madame Tussauds is a wax museum that is owned and operated by Merlin Entertainments a Europian company. It was installed in Delhi and now it has become the most prominent tourist place. It is the 23rd location for Tussauds which was set up by sculptor Marie Tussaud. It is popular all around the world for making the most lifelike wax statues. They create breathtaking and engaging experiences placing them at absolute action. Many famous figures such as actors, politicians, musicians, sportsmen etc were instilled here. A lot of effort and dedication go in making these statues which take around 4months to complete one. It is an exciting place to visit in Delhi for some fun and frolic. 

The Specialty of Madame Tussauds Museum:

  • The most popular tourist destination in Delhi to visit to view the most artistic creations
  • 23rd location in the world to create the most realistic lifesize wax statues of the famous [personalities of the world.

How to Reach Madame Tussauds Museum:

Madame Tussauds Museum is located in Connaught place which has various transportation facilities from any point in the city. The easiest way to reach the museum is to take the metro and get down at the Connaught place metro stop. There are several buses and rickshaws available from the city centre to reach the museum.

Madame Tussauds Museum Entry Fee:

INR 370 for children

INR 480 for adults

Madame Tussauds Museum Timings:

Sundays: 10:00 am-7:00 pm

Other days 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Madame Tussauds Museum Spending Time: 2-3hours

Things to do at Madame Tussauds Museum:

  • Captures pictures with the wax statues of your favourite film stars and public personalities.
  • Attend the special events conducted by the museum.

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6. Rashtrapati Bhavan

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Rashtrapati Bhavan, the famous monument built during the British kingdom is now the official residence of the President of India located in New Delhi. It is one of the largest residences of any head of state in the world. It comprises 340 rooms which were built in an estate of 330acres. It was designed by prominent architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker. Visitors are allowed into the Bhavan during specific times only. This monument is famous during the British empire and was home for the viceroy of India. This place is so popular in India and is one of the top 10 places to visit in Delhi. It is surrounded by alluring Mughal gardens which are very elegant to look at. It has many halls, drawing rooms, stables, garages which are represented magnificent artwork of history. The famous Durbar Hall inside the Rashtrapati Bhavan is the venue of major ceremonies. The traditions of history are witnessed at every step in the Bhavan which makes it a must-visit place in Delhi.

The specialty of  Rashtrapati Bhavan:

  • Popular monument built after Taj Mahal and Qutub Minar with huge Durbar hall
  • The grandeur of the ceremonies held in the Bhavan is a feast to watch
  • The large estate spread across 330 acres consist of royal furnished 330 spacious rooms.

How to Reach  Rashtrapati Bhavan:

Barakhamba metro station is the nearest one to  Rashtrapati Bhavan and is the safest and cheapest way to reach the place. On can get several buses and rickshaws form the public commute places anywhere in the city. 

Rashtrapati Bhavan Entry Fee:

INR 50

Rashtrapati Bhavan Timings

  • 9:00 am - 4:00 pm
  • Opens only on Friday, Saturday and Monday

Rashtrapati Bhavan Spending Time: 3 hours

Things to do Rashtrapati Bhavan:

  • Pay a visit to the heritage structures of the ancient Delhi and pride of India
  • Carry your Id proof while visiting the  Rashtrapati Bhavan

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7. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

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An abstract of Indian Culture, heritage and spirituality, the temple is situated on the bank of river Yamuna in Delhi and was built in 2005. The temple has made its way to the Guinness Book of World Records as the World’s Largest Comprehensive Hindu temple. It depicts the Hinduism and its age-old culture and is an eternal place of purity and devotion. The walls contain many paintings of Hindu traditions and rituals and culture which astonishes visitors here. Along with Swaminarayan, there are 20,000 deities in the temple. It also consists of open gardens, step-well type courtyard and water bodies which gives us the experience of spiritual variants. Many exhibitions are set up in the temple to witness the beauty and bliss. Tourists from all over the world come here to witness the grandeur and wisdom of Indian Culture and it is one of the most beautiful places in Delhi to visit.

The Specialty of  Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple:

  • The famous temple in Delhi which is situated with 20,000 deities
  • The intricate artwork involved in the construction of the temple
  • Narayan Sarovar, water show, beautiful gardens surrounded makes the temple more beautiful and serene
  • More than 8000 volunteers are involved in the construction of the great large temple in Delhi.

How to Reach Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple:

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. Easy to travel by metro heading towards Noida in blue line and get down at Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple metro station.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Entry Fee:

  • INR 100 for children
  • INR 170 for adults
  • INR 125 for senior citizens

Musical Fountain Show

  • INR 50 for children
  • INR 80 for adults
  • INR 80 for children

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Timings: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple Spending Time: 2-3 hours

Things to do at Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple:

  • Visit al the exhibitions in the temple like Vedic marketplace, surgery method of ancient, life os Swaminarayan and many more
  • Visit Sahajanand hall to obtain the values of humanity and morality
  • Also, plan for Neelkanth Darshan, Sanskruti Darshan, musical fountain show and Narayan Sarovar.

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8. Jantar Mantar

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It is situated in New Delhi and is one of the five structures built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur. Jantar Mantar but by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur is the masterpiece of architecture in the form of the sundial and has 13 astronomical instruments that were mended and fixed over the years. These are used to measure the altitude of planets depending on the position of the earth. This is one of the intriguing places in Delhi to visit for all the space and science enthusiasts, but now the accurate measurements cannot be done due to tall buildings around. A visit to this place will help us to explore the age-old methods to determine the time and understand astronomy.

Jantar Mantar is one of the Delhi tourist attractions with scientific significance attracting many tourists every year. Brick, rubble and lime is used in the construction of this apparatus and are reconstructed in course of time without disturbing its originality. 

The Specialty of Jantar Mantar:

  • The astronomy instruments in the structure make the observer understand the positions and movements of the Sun, Moon and the planets 
  • Bhairava temple situated in the main site of the structure
  • Other devices like Samrat Yantra, Jai Prakash, Ram Yantra and Misra Yantra.

How to Reach Jantar Mantar:

Jantar Mantar is located near the Parliament street of Janpath which is accessible to every part of the part and is reached easily by taking the metro and dropping down at the nearest metro stations Janpath, Rajeev Chowk, Patel Chowk and walking down to the place.

Jantar Mantar Entry Fee:

  • INR 5 for Indians
  • INR 100 for foreigners

Jantar Mantar Timings: 9:00 am-7:00 pm

Jantar Mantar Spending Time: 2 hours

Things to do at Jantar Mantar:

  • Visit Bhairav temple located inside the site.
  • Visit the Samrat Yantra, Jai Prakash, Ram Yantra and Misra Yantra.
  • Note the observations of the position of the space bodies

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9. National Zoological Park

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Many tourists come to Delhi to have a great wildlife experience, which the city offers too. Since 1950, the park has been giving exciting and adventurous experience to the tourists. It is one of the largest and well maintained zoological park in Asia comprising approximately around 1300 animals from all over the world cloistered here. Among them, Asiatic Lion, Royal Bengal Tiger, Spider Monkey, Swamp Deer etc are the most popular species found here. 

It provides a home for many endangered species and also helps them to breed. Apart from fauna, flora also makes the place very interesting to explore. It is largely visited by tourists all around and makes it a famous place in Delhi tourism. Park has all the facilities for refreshments and gives you a fun and exciting experience when visited with your family and friends.

The Specialty of  National Zoological Park:

  • The largest Zoo and recreation centre in the country during the ancient Mughal time
  • Various rare species of birds and animals are found here in the Zoo
  • A dedicated section for reptiles to exhibit various species are found in the Zoo

How to Reach National Zoological Park:

Many taxis, rickshaws are available everywhere to reach the place and also DTC available from every place in Delhi. Pragati Maidan metro is the nearest stop to reach the zoo park.

National Zoological Park Entry Fee

  • INR 30 for Indians 
  • INR 200 for foreigners

National Zoological Park Timings:

  • 9:30 am-4:30 pm
  • Closed on Fridays and holidays

National Zoological Park Spending Time: 3-4 hours

Things to do at National Zoological Park:

  • Pay a visit to all the sections in the zoo exhibiting different species of animals, birds, and reptiles and learn the importance of wildlife and animals in our country.

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10. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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It is one of the most remarkable Sikh gurudwara in Delhi, India is known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Harkishan Sahib. It is the golden-domed gurudwara is visited by people of various religions and nationalities. It has main gurudwara, the Sarovar, the Yatri Niwas, School, Hospital, etc functioning in its basement. Festivals here are celebrated with great pomp and show which begins with the Prakash Utsav and many more are celebrated. It has a Langar Hall which provides meals every day to everyone regardless of caste, religion, and creed. It has beautiful carvings and the walls are well embellished with intricate designs so as to look elegant.

The Specialty of Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

  • Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the famous places in Delhi and the important and religious house of worship of Sikhs
  • Gurudwara has a school, a prayer hall, library and BabaBaghel Singh museum.
  • Kada Prasad of this temple is famous and incredibly delicious to taste

How to Reach Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:

Jantar Mantar is located near the Connaught Place which is accessible to every part of the part and is reached easily by taking the metro and dropping down at the nearest metro stations Connaught place and Rajiv Chowk and walking down to the place or taking a rickshaw will make it easy.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Entry Fee: Free

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Timings: Opens all the time every day

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib Spending Time: 2-3 hours

Things to do at Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:

  • Attend the meals at Langer Kitchen and contribute your treat for the humanity
  • Offer prayers in the hall and also go through the religious books in the library
  • During festivals, Gurudwara is like a feast and best to attend during the time

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11. Purana Qila

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Purana Qila, also known as Old Fort was started by great Mughal Emperor Humayun and was completed by Afgan ruler Sher Shah is a blend of Afgan, Mughal and Hindu architectural styles. The fort is huge and is made of sandstone and the walls are made in octagonal shape which draws the attention of many tourists here to explore the splendid structures. The lake present adjacent to the fort exemplifies the beauty and they also conduct light and sound show on ‘the seven cities of Delhi” every evening which is very famous and it highlights the evolution of New Delhi from Indraprastha. It is a famous heritage spot in Delhi tourism to witness the beauty of architecture.

The Specialty of Purana Qila:

  • The fort is the oldest one and is known to be the sixth city of Delhi
  • Ramparts of the fort were used as backdrops for theatre plays, cultural events, concerts.

How to Reach Purana Qila:

Purana Qila can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. Easy to travel by metro heading towards  Purana Qila and get down at the nearest metro station.

Purana Qila Entry Fee:

  • INR 20 for Indians
  • INR 200 for foreigners
  • INR 25 for Camera

Purana Qila Timings: 7:00 am-5:00 pm

Purana Qila Spending Time: 1 hour

Things to do at Purana Qila:

  • Pay a visit to the heritage site of Delhi admiring the architecture
  • Attend the cultural events and pays conducted

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12. Waste to Wonder Park

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The greatest initiation was taken by the Delhi Government to create an amusement park out of industrial waste and other wastes and designed it into the tourist attraction in Delhi. This park is now becoming one of the places to visit around Delhi. The idea was inspired by the Seven wonders park located in Kota, Rajasthan to create the replicas of majestic seven wonders of the world in Delhi. The name is so apt to the park theme as it turned all the waste to a wonder creating beautiful gardens surrounding replicas with sprawling water fountains. Making the beautiful city even more beautiful with this latest addition make Delhi so surreal and sublime.

This is the best place for family outings and school excursions for a one day tour from Delhi. Light and Sound show happening in the park is so amazing and all the electricity used is generated from Solar energy. One must visit the park when planned for the Delhi trip.

The Specialty of Waste to Wonder Park:

  • Replicas of iconic seven wonders of the world are so real to be experienced and take selfies with family and photos.
  • The light and sound show is the must-watch event in the park
  • Electricity runs on solar energy

How to Reach Waste to Wonder Park:

Located in Rajiv Gandhi Smriti Van and the nearest metro station is Nizamuddin stop and is a walkable distance from the station and there are many buses and can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. 

Waste to Wonder Park Entry Fee:

  • INR 25 for adults
  • INR 50 for foreigners

Waste to Wonder Park Timings:  11:00 am-11:00 pm

Waste to Wonder Park Spending Time:2-3 hours

Things to do in Waste to Wonder Park:

  • The best place to spend time at wonder park with family and friends and is the famous spot to take selfies at replicas
  • Attend sound and light show in the park
  • An ideal spot for school picnic

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13. Laxminarayan Temple (Birla Mandir)

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The Birla family has built many Hindu Temples across India with the common name as Birla Mandir. Birla Mandir in Delhi is the first temple in the row and later many temples were built by the family across different cities in the country. It was inaugurated by Mahatma Gandhi as it was built in the year 1939 by Baldeo Das Birla and his sons. Birla Mandir in Delhi is dedicated to Laxminarayan who is referred to Lord Vishnu.

WellKnown cities across the countries have allowed their spaces to these temples to be erected. Birla Mandir, in particular, is the most famed and important tourist places in Delhi.  The temple was surrounded by a large garden that displays many Hindu and Nationalistic sculptures as well as the Geetha Bhavan for Discourses, Shrines, and Fountains. It was extended up to 7.5 acres

The Specialty of Laxminarayan Temple

  • At this temple, thousands of Hindus celebrate 2 festivals each year. The first is Janmashtami, which is held in August or September.
  • And second is Diwali, the festival of light which is the most important festival of Hindus.
  • There are many side temples dedicated to Shiva, Budha, and Krishna.

How to Reach Laxminarayan Temple:

Laxminarayan Temple is located near Mandir Marg at New Gole Market which is accessible to every part of the city and is reached easily by taking the metro and dropping down at the nearest metro station R K Ashram marg stop and take a 5-minute walk to the place or taking a rickshaw will make it easy.

Laxminarayan Temple Entry Fee: No entry fee

Laxminarayan Temple Timings: 4:30 am-1:30 pm-2:30 pm-9:00 pm

Laxminarayan Temple Spending Time: 1-2 hours

Things to do at Laxminarayan Temple:

  • Offer prayers to the main deity  of the temple Laxminarayan
  • Attend the cultural events happening during festivals.

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14. Raj Ghat

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Raj Ghat is an important place located in Delhi as a landmark of India as it is a memorial to the father of our nation Mahatma Gandhi. It is one of the Top 10 Places to visit in Delhi. There is a Black Marble stone that symbolizes the spot of  Mahatma Gandhi Cremation which happened on 31st January 1948.

The Marble Stone is open to the sky and there is an eternal flame burns at the end. There is a stone path that leads to the walled enclosure is the pathway to the visitors to reach the spot. Guests should remove footwear before entering the memorial.

Near Raj Ghat, you can find other samadhis or cremation spots of other major people to the North of the Raj Ghat, there is the memorial of Jawaharlal Nehru which is known as Shantivan. K R Narayan cremation spot named as Ekta Sthal was also located next to Nehru's memorial.

The Specialty of Raj Ghat

  • The area of the Raj Ghat is made beautiful with lots of trees planted around by the dignitaries and the heads of the states visiting the sites
  • Foreign Delegates come here to pay tribute to Mahatma Gandhi by offering flowers at the shrine

How to Reach Raj Ghat:

Raj Ghat is located near Gandhi Smriti and is accessible to every part of the part and is reached easily by taking the metro and dropping down at the nearest metro Indraprastha station and take a 5-minute walk to the place or taking a rickshaw will make it easy.

Raj Ghat Entry Fee: Free

Raj Ghat Timings: 5:00 am-7:30 pm

Raj Ghat Spending Time: 1-2 hours

Things to do at Raj Ghat:

  • Offer prayers and respect to the father of our nation
  • Attend the ceremonies held on national holidays

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15. Paharganj

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Paharganj is located west of the New Delhi Railway Station. During the Mughals time, it was known as King’s ganj, Shahganj or marketplace. It is one of the administrative subdivisions of the Central Delhi district. Paraganj has many things to see in Delhi which Promotes a wide variety of shops, many hotels, lodges, dhabas, and restaurants. Paharganj was the only one located outside the walled city and it was one of the five main markets of Delhi. It is the presiding grain market of the city in the 18th century where grains were ferried on the banks of the Yamuna river after the trade between the wholesale and warehouses in Patparganj and Shahdara. 

The Specialties of Paharganj

  • Many tourists from different parts of the world come here to make currency exchange at a faster pace.
  • The largest number of currency exchange shops in the city is found in Paharganj

How to Reach Paharganj:

Paharganj is located near the New Delhi Railway station which has various transportation facilities from any point in the city. The easiest way to reach the place is to take the metro and get down at the New Delhi metro stop. There are several buses and rickshaws available from the city centre to reach Paharganj.

Paharganj Entry Fee: Free

Paharganj Timings: 11:00 am-9:00 pm

Paharganj Spending Time: 2 hours

Things to do at Paharganj:

  • This is the best place to shop for items at very reasonable prices
  • There are many currency exchange shops at Paharganj to exchange money for international tourists
  • You can shop and binge on the delicious food available in the market

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16. Agrasen ki Baoli

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Agrasen ki Baoli is the historical ancient reservoir well built down in the deeper layers of the earth during the Mughal dynasty. The famous monument construction took thousands of stones, brick and huge tonnes of sand to build the large pillars across the walls. The reservoir was built to serve the purpose of drinking water to the locales. It is believed that the reservoir has the imprints of epic Mahabharata.

The women of the place spend most of their time at the steps of Baoli during summers and people celebrate their religious festivals and ceremonies in the Baoli.  A myth was popularly spread across Delhi that the place is haunted and people have witnessed strange voices in the Baoli. 

The Specialty of Agrasen ki Baoli:

  • Baoli was built the famous king of the place Agrasen during Mahrabaratha
  • The reservoir is famous for celebrating religious festivals and ceremonies
  • It is quite popular as the haunted place in the village and during the course of time, the steps of the well are submerged in the water.

How to Reach  Agrasen ki Baoli:

One can reach the place by metro by dropping down at the nearest metro stop Rajiv chowk and take a 5minutes walk to reach the place. Also, the number of buses are available from the city centre at very affordable prices to reach the place and can book taxis at one click from anywhere in the city.

Agrasen ki Baoli Entry Fees: Free

Agrasen ki Baoli Timings: 7:00 am-6:00 pm

Agrasen ki Baoli Spending Time: 2 hours

Things to do at Agrasen ki Baoli:

  • Perfect place for photography lovers to take pictures in the largest walls of the bricks and stones
  • Enjoy the architecture of the ancient reservoir

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17. Feroz Shah Kotla Fort

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Feroz Shah Kotla is the famous historic figure of Delhi whom people call simply Kotla. This is one of the famous historical places in Delhi. This fortress was built by Sultan Feroz Shah Tughlaq to come by his version of city Delhi named Ferozabad. A polished sandstone named Topra Ashokan pillar is standing tall in the fortress looked amazingly stunning. It was one of the pillars left by the Mauryan emperor. As per the orders of Firoz Shah, it was re-erected at the fort after it was abandoned and left alone in Topra Kalan in Pong Ghati.

Apart from the pillar, the fortress also accommodates a large garden complex, Jami Masjid, a Baoli.

In 1354, Feroz Shah Tughlaq, the Sultan of Delhi established the city of Firozabad which was the new capital of the Delhi Sultanate including the Kotla or the Fortress.

As the year passed, due to the battles between the emperors the fortress had undergone several destructions. 

The Specialty of Feroz Shah Kotla Fort

  • The Fort has Masjid where people offer prayers and the place is Haunted and the people pray on Thursday by offering flowers
  • The Fort is very quiet and peaceful with very vast green space of Beautiful Garden

How to Reach Ferozshah Kotla Fort:

Located in Vikram Nagar, Ferozshah Kotla Fort is very accessible to all places and the nearest metro station is Pragati Maidan stop and is a walkable distance from the station and there are many buses and can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. 

Ferozshah Kotla Fort Entry Fee:

  • INR 15 for Indians
  • INR 100 for foreigners

Ferozshah Kotla Fort Timings: 6:00 am-6:00 pm

Ferozshah Kotla Fort Spending Time: 1 hour

Things to do at Ferozshah Kotla Fort:

  • Experience the rich heritage of the ancient history of Delhi and admire the architecture.

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18. National Museum

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National Museum is the largest museum in India and is one of the Delhi points of interest for every tourist visiting Delhi for the first time. The museum was constructed in the year 1949 of which blueprint of the museum was designed by the Government of Delhi formed in 1946.

The museum conserves the precious artwork of ancient history dating back to the civilization of Budha and Harappan culture. Many intricate artworks, wood carvings, precious stones, inscriptions, manuscripts, textiles. Art collections of different cultures around the world are preserved here in the museum. One must not miss the chance to visit all the departments in the museum to glance at the conservation of ancient history. 

The Specialty of National Museum:

  • Many art collections during Budha and Harappan culture are found here
  • Artworks, wooden carvings, textiles and stone inscriptions are found here
  • The largest museum in India located in India

How to Reach the National Museum:

National Museum is located in the heart of the city and has various transportation facilities from any point in the city. The easiest way to reach the place is to take the metro and get down at the Central Secretariat metro stop. There are several buses and rickshaws available from the city centre to reach the National Museum.

National Museum Entry Fee:

  • INR 20 for Indians
  • INR 650 for foreigners

National Museum Timings: 10:00 am-6:00 pm

National Museum Spending Time: 1hour

Things to do at the National Museum:

  • Take the guided audio tour in the museum for a better experience in the museum
  • Visit all the galleries and auditoriums in the museum

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19. Mughal Gardens

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Mughal Gardens located near Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the most famous places to visit in Delhi. Mughal Gardens was designed by the British architect Sir Edwin Lutyens in 1917 in Mughal style spread over the vast geographical area of 13 acres. This is the replica of the Mughal Gardens in Jammu and Kashmir during the Mughal dynasty. Thousands of species of flowers are found inside the gardens incorporated with the herbal, Bonsai and carved trees.   

The management also arranges musical and water fountain shows in the evening during seasons and is the spectacular view to watch for tourists. With all the beauty embraced Mughal Gardens is the best Ghumne ki Jagah in Delhi.

The Specialty of Mughal Gardens:

  • Thousands of varieties of flowers are blossomed in the gardens along with daffodils, Asiatic Lillies, dandelions and many others to be named.
  • The Mughal style architecture of the gardens is incredible ones and the musical fountain show arranged in the gardens is a must-watch event.

How to Reach Mughal Gardens:

Mughal Gardens can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. Easy to travel by metro and get down at the nearest metro station Central Secretariat in the yellow line.

Mughal Gardens Entry Fee: No entry fee

Mughal Gardens Timings: 6:00 am-6:00 pm

Mughal Gardens Spending Time: 1-2 hour

Things to do at Mughal Gardens:

  • Go for a morning walk to relax and start your day
  • Best time to spend with family and friends

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20. Sarojini Nagar

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Every girl’s dream is to do plenty of hopping in the Sarojini Nagar market and your Delhi tour is incomplete without visiting Sarojini Nagar. Sarojini Nagar market is named after the famous fighter of India Sarojini Naidu. Irrespective of any time and season, the flea market is always crowded and surrounded by plenty of stalls selling clothes, accessories, footwear, jewellery, interior decor, and kitchen utensils. Also, there are many cheap any copy branded cosmetics found sold by street vendors in numerous quantities.  

The trick hides in bargaining with the vendors, you can bring the price for your items as less as possible and get deals of many items. All the items found in large quantities are either minor defective or stolen goods. It is no surprise when you find international brand clothes in the stalls.

The Specialty of Sarojini Nagar:

  • There are few stalls that make imitation jewelry and pearls for good prices.
  • Best place for shopping, you can find clothes for very cheaper rates
  • Learn a few bargain skills and get great deals of items

How to Reach Sarojini Nagar:

Located in the heart of the city, Sarojini Nagar is very accessible to all places and the nearest metro station is INA metro stop and is a walkable distance from the station and there are many buses and can be reached by taking public transportation like buses and rickshaws available from any place in Delhi. 

Sarojini Nagar Entry Fee: No fee to enter the market

Sarojini Nagar Timings: 11:00 am-8:00 pm

Sarojini Nagar Spending Time: 3-4 hours

Things to do at Sarojini Nagar:

  • You can do lots of shopping in the street of Sarojini Nagar and clothes, shoes, accessories, makeup, and much more stuff are available at affordable prices. There are a lot of food stalls available at the Sarojini market to refresh during shopping.

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How to Reach Delhi

Find your way and escape to the land of travel!

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How to Reach Delhi:

By Road: Delhi, being a highly developed city in India and is well connected to many places in India. There are many buses traveling to and fro round the clock and it is feasible to travel by bus to reach Delhi. It is cheaper if you travel by bus and better if you book Delhi sightseeing packages from the best tourism. From the main bus station in the city, you can plenty of taxis, Auto Rickshaws to reach your tourist destinations.

By TrainThere are a number of trains moving from various places to Delhi every day, depending on the time and date of travel you can opt to travel by train to reach Delhi which is the most comfortable way to travel and take private vehicles or public transport from the railway station to your destinations.

By Flight: The nearest airport to Delhi is Indira Gandhi International Airport serving public travel services in the city of Delhi. Opt for flight, only if you want to save time to spend more time exploring the city. Many flights are available from various places to Delhi and take private cabs from the airport to reach your destinations.



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History of Delhi

There is always a hidden story to tell!

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About City Of Delhi

Delhi holds the history of ages and has the signs of ancient Mahabharatha witnessed today. The modern name of the city ‘Delhi’ was originated from the word ‘Indraprastha’ which is the resident place of Pandavas, later found many other neighbour cities near Indraprastha naming Lal Kot, Siri, Dinpanah, Ferozabad, Quila Rai Pithora, Jahapanah, Tughlakabad, Shahjahanabad. Delhi city witnessed the rise of politics emerging leaders and that lead to the fight for our Independence. During the formation of the city, many Hindu and Muslim conquered ad ruled the place during their reigns. The land of Delhi has foreseen many sacrifices for nation, love, and freedom. Many historical monuments built during those times now became the tourist places in Delhi.  



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Best Time to Visit Delhi

Set the clock to wander in the streets of Voyage

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Best Time to Visit Delhi:   

November to mid March is the best time to visit Delhi and plan for Delhi sightseeing as the climate in the city is very pleasant and soothing to travel and this is the season of travel to experience the better places and the city experiences huge crowds at historical monuments in Delhi during this time. Summers are literally hot in Delhi which will end you up sweating thought the day. Hence, it is not really suggestable to travel to Delhi during the hot summer and peak rainy season unless you are here on booking Delhi sightseeing packages as the tourism management will be taking care of your itinerary of the Delhi city tour.

Attire suitable for Delhi One Day Tour:  

You can wear anything comfortable to you and if you are a person of taking pictures for your Instagram stories, choose apparel colours that appeal to the tourist destinations and if you are traveling in the mid of December month, this is the time you experience heavy cold while you travel in Delhi so carry winter wear to keep warm in the winter.



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Famous Food in Delhi

Feed your tummy with yummy

Famous Food in Delhi:

Delhi is famous for its lip-smacking food for food lovers. From Chinese to street food, from relishing fancy food delicious street food Delhi is the hub for delicious food range. The best place for street food in Delhi is near Sadar Bazaar and Connaught place where you can munch on varieties of delicious momos, paranthas, ram ke ladoo, Kathi rolls, Shakarkandi and chatapata chaat found on the streets of these places. Also, you must try Chole bhature at Paharganj and Chache di Hatti in Kamla Nagar. Delhi is also famous for Kulfi and Jalebis found everywhere in the city but the best place to taste is at Big Chill Cafe and Gantewala Halwai. Do not miss to check out these places when you plan to visit night out places in Delhi.



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Travel Tips for Delhi Tour

Be little safe for the utmost joy!

Travel Tips for Delhi Tour:

  • Hydrate yourself as you have stay energized the whole when you visit tourist places.
  • Most of the places in Delhi are historical and museums, so, follow the instructions at each spot
  • Follow instructions strictly at Lotus Temple and Rashtrapati Bhavan at the entrances, carry Identity cards, Tobacco and alcohol are prohibited at these locations.
  • Any damage caused in any historical places in Delhi are taken under the action
  • While visiting temples prefer traditional wear as some temples have strict dress code.
  • Maintain silence and peace at Gurudwara as tourists are not allowed to make noise
  • Carry eatables in your journey and follow safety measures at every tourist spot.
  • Also, keep your belongings safe when you visit crowded tourist spots.

Mandatory Times to be carried to Delhi City Tour:

  • Carry the first-aid box and basic incase of falling sick
  • Carry winter wear if you visit Delhi in the mid of December as it will be very cold in the evenings.
  • Do not forget to carry the best digital camera to lock your memories spent in Delhi forever.



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Busy Timings and Days to Visit Delhi

Stretch your time to visit the best places in the city

Busy Timings and Days to Visit Delhi:

Best and busy time to visit Delhi is during November and mid of March as the weather is cool and it is the perfect time to visit historical places in Delhi and few other old monuments, museums, structures nearby the city. It is advised to book your tour packages prior to the date of travel to enjoy the seamless efforts of travel to Delhi one day tour as the prices are high in December month. Summers are very hot in Delhi city and it is not really suggestable to travel to Delhi during hot summer and peak rainy season.

Days to spend in the city for Delhi City Tour: 1-2 days



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Conclusion of Delhi Tour

Here we conclude Bon Voyage!

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Hope we have covered every nook and corner of the Delhi city tour and its itinerary in this blog, shoot down in the comments your experience visiting Delhi.



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