10 Places To Visit In Delhi
If your plan is to visit Delhi during your holidays, here are some suggestions that would help you with your plan. Here are 10 places that you must visit in Delhi
1. India Gate
The India Gate (originally called the All India War Memorial) is a war memorial located astride the Rajpath, on the eastern edge of the “ceremonial axis” of New Delhi, India. Garden near India Gate where you can sit and enjoy the weather and scenery this make must visit places in Delhi.
Things to Do near India Gate:
- Pay your respects at Amar Jawan Jyoti.
- Relax in the surrounding gardens.
Opening hours: Always open
Entry fee: Free
2. Rashtrapati Bhawan
The official home of the President of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan was completed in the year 1929. The architectural marvel of Rashtrapati Bhavan combined with the majestic gardens around the place is some of the reasons to visit this place.
Things to Do at Rashtrapati Bhavan:
- Visit Rashtrapati Bhavan and the Central Gardens.
- Tour of the Rashtrapati Bhavan Museum Complex.
- Visit The Mughal Gardens.
Entry fee: Free, a separate fee to view exhibitions
Opening hours: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, Closed on Mondays
Swaminarayan Akshardham – one of the largest Hindu temples in the world. Its beautiful architectural work made of the pink stone and white marble built by BAPS spiritual organizations.
Entry fee: Free
Opening hours: From 9 am till sunset
Lotus in the Bahai Temple – popularly known as lotus temple. Lotus temple symbolizes the four religion Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam. Worshippers of every religion are welcomed here. Lotus Temple belongs to the Bahai faith which proclaims that all people and religion are all related.
5. Humayun tomb
Humayun’s Tomb is a monument built by Queen Haji Begum, widow of Humayun. Built in the year 1570. The world famous Taj Mahal bears similarity to this monument constructed during early Mughal rule in India. The best to
To visit the Humayun Tomb would be in the late afternoon. Humayun tomb is famous for his History, architecture, Garden&Photography.
Things to Do at Humayun’s Tomb:
- Explore the gardens.
Tickets: 30 INR for adults and 500 INR for foreigners.
Opening Timings: Open all days
6. Kutab Minar
Kutab Minar is the tallest tower in India and world tallest tower made of brick. built by the Qutab-ud-din Aibak . Qutab Minar is 73-meter tall beautiful design in it. It is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutab Minar is famous for the history and for his beautiful design based on jam of minaret in western Afghanistan.
Tickets: 30 INR for Indian and 500 for foreigners
Red Fort symbolizes the era of Mughal rule in India. The Fort, built in 1638, It was the main residence of the emperors of the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years, until 1856, Its is located in the center of the Delhi. Every year on the Independence day of India (15 August), the Prime Minister hoists the Indian “tricolor flag” at the main gate of the fort and delivers a nationally broadcast speech. Red Fort is famous for the architecture and the great history.
Ticket: 35INR and 500 INR for foreigners
Opening timings: open Tuesday to Sunday
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is a place of worship for Sikhs, people from all faith and those who do not profess any faith, are welcomed. Bangla Sahib is one of the most prominent Sikh gurudwara for its association with the eight Sikh gurus, guru Hari Krishan. It is situated in Connaught Place, New Delhi.
Entry fee: free
Opening time: Everyday
9.Agrasen ki Baoli
Agrasen Ki Baoli is one of the coolest places to visit in Delhi. The 60 meter long and 15 meters wide Stepwell in Connaught Place attracts many. Agrasan Ki Baoli is also famous for the abnormal activities happened at that step well and it became popular after Amir Khan’s PK movie.
Entry fee: free
10. Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid refers to the main mosque of a town, city or village, and is usually the place of gathering for Eid prayers and Friday prayers. Jama Masjid is India’s largest mosque and its courtyard can carry more than 25,000 devotees at a single time. Jama Masjid. Jama Masjid is also visited by many tourists for its amazing architecture.
Opening Timing: Friday, Saturday, and Sundays
So, That’s the top 10 places to visit in Delhi during your holidays
Further, Read: Best Places To Visit Near Delhi