Best Places To Visit In Delhi: As you, all know, that Delhi is the capital of India. It is the charm of India and here present tourist attractions are also the charm of India. As India always comes in the breaking news that’s why most people of all around the world are wanted to visit India. I mean to say, foreigners.
India is a secular place where the people of all types of religions are the same as others. Delhi is a very beautiful place where all types of tourist attractions are available either it is a monument or it is a fort.
Today, I’m going to share the most awaited city that is the capital of India’s most popular tourist attractions- Delhi. Let us know the Top-10 Best Places to Visit in Delhi.
10- Nizamuddin Dargah
Nizamuddin Dargah is a very popular pious and sacred place in Delhi, India. It is the mausoleum (dargah) of Khwaja Nizamuddin Auliya who was a Sufi saint. It is a very visited place because it attracts more than 1000 pilgrims in a week. In the evening, this place is also popular for qawwali sung by different voices in a group. Many people wish here and their wishes also come true.
If you also have a wish that you want to ask, then you can come here and ask for your wish. It is established and completed in 1325. It is consists of 3 dome and 2 minarets. Numerous popular qawwalis have been featured here and dedicated to Nizamuddin Auliya like Arziyan (Delhi 6), Kun Faya Kun (Rockstar), Aawan Akhiyan Jawan Akhiyan (Ahista Ahista).
9- Jama Masjid, Delhi
Jama Masjid is a very popular, beautiful and charming mosque and one of the largest mosques in India. It is also known as Masjid-e-Jahan Numa. This beautiful mosque was built by Shah Jahan, the Mughal emperor. You will be surprised when you hear about its construction cost, it costs INR 1 Million. When you want to make something beautiful like this, it costs so much money.
The mosque was inaugurated by Imam Syed Abdul Ghafoor Shah Bukhari. This charming mosque is completed in 1656 AD. It has the capacity to accommodate over 25,000 people. It is 40m high and 27m wide. It has 3 domes and 2 large minarets of 40m high. Its interior design is too much glorious. A sundial is also present in Jama Masjid.
8- Agrasen Ki Baoli
This beautiful monument is also known as Ugrasen Ki Baodi. This popular monument is a 60-meter long and 15-meter wide historical step wall. Agrasen Ki Baoli is situated on Hailey road in New Delhi, India. It doesn’t have any proof that this beautiful building was built by which king but the people of that area are believed that this Agrasen Ki Baoli is built by king Agrasen, as its name suggests. This area is caught man popular scenes of Bollywood Industry like Bollywood Actor Aamir Khan’s blockbuster movie PK and Salman Khan’s popular movie Sultan. It is a very popular tourist destination.
7- Rashtrapati Bhavan
Ordinally it is also called as Presidential Palace. It is a palace of 340 rooms, offices, guest rooms. It is a palace of 130 hectares (320 acres) including presidential gardens, large open spaces, residences of bodyguards and staff and many more. Formerly it is called Viceroy’s house. Currently, Ram Nath Kovind (the president of India) lives here. The time period of its construction is 1912-1929 and it is inaugurated in 1931.
It also has a museum, by former President of India Pranab Mukherjee, in July 2014, a museum was inaugurated. Rashtrapati Bhavan is one of the very beautiful palaces in the entire world. Its beauty seems to be charming and glorious that is why each and every person of India is wanted to come here for seeing the beauty of Rashtrapati Bhavan.
6- India Gate
India Gate is a charming and popular symbol of India. India Gate stands as a tribute to the British Indian Army of 70,000 soldiers who cordially died in the midst of 1914-1921. The gate is established on February 10, 1921, and inaugurated on February 12, 1931. This popular gate was designed by Edwin Lutyens in New Delhi, by civil society. India Gate was also a popular place for protests. It is 42-meter tall.
5- Lotus Temple
It is one of the best places to visit in Delhi. Lotus Temple is a very beautiful, charming and popular temple that is situated in Delhi, India. It is very popular all over the entire world because its structure is flower-like that makes the lotus temple the most popular tourist attraction. It has a capacity to consists of approximately 2,500 people. The beautiful Lotus Temple achieves many architectural awards.
According to the 2001 CNN report that this glorious temple is the most visited building in the world. The architect of this temple is Fariborz Sahba. The temple is completed on November 13, 1986, and inaugurated the same year on December 24, 1986. Its height is around 34.27 meters. It attracted more than 70 million visitors per year.
4- National Zoological Park
It is also known as Delhi Zoo. National Zoological Park is an extremely popular zoo in New Delhi. Its area is around 176 acres. This zoo is opened in November 1959. As of 2008, the zoo is consists of more than 1347 animals and 127 species. You can see here Chimpanzee, Hippopotamus, Monkey, Spider, Giraffe, Zebra, Gir Lion, and African Wild Buffalo. You can also see here different types of migratory birds like hyenas, jaguars, peafowl, and macaques. You can also discover here white peacock which seems and looks beautiful.
Best Visiting Time: 1- 1st April to 15th October- 9:00 AM to 4:30 PM
2- 16th October to 31st March- 9:00 AM to 4:00 PM.
3- Red Fort
Red Fort is a popular historical fort in Delhi, India. It is the main residence of Mughal Emperors. The main popularity of this fort is on August 15, the independence day of India, at the main gate of the fort, the Prime Minister of India hoists the Indian Flag and conveyed an elaborate speech. The height of the fort is 18-33 meters.
This charming fort is built on May 12, 1639, to April 6, 1648. The architect of the fort is Ustad Ahmad Lahori. Its main and popular visiting place is Lahori Gate, Delhi Gate, Chhatta Chowk, Diwan-e-aam, Naubat Khana, Mahr-e-bihisht. Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal, Khas Mahal, Diwan-e-Khas, Moti Masjid, and more places are settled in the hearts of visitors.
Best Visiting Time: 9:30 PM to 4:30 PM
2- Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar is also referred to as Qutb Minar. As understood by its name that it is a beautiful minaret in Delhi, India. The popular minaret is a 73 meter. The construction of Qutub Minar is started by Qutub-ud-din Aibak and after that, it is completed by Iltutmish (the son in law of Qutub-ud-din Aibak). In this minaret there are numerous visiting places is present like Alai Darwaza, Imam Zamin’s tomb and Qutub Minar. The minaret is looking too much glorious in dark. People are also attracted to Smith’s cupola (foreground) in Qutub Minar.
Best Visiting Time: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM.
1- Humayun’s Tomb
It is the tomb of Delhi’s most popular Mughal Emperor Humayun which is situated in Delhi, India. This glorious tomb was designed by Persian artists Mirak Mirza Ghiyas and Sayyid Muhammad (the son of Mirak Mirza Ghiyas). In 1993, Humayun’s Tomb acknowledged a UNESCO World Heritage Site. In this tomb, there are many graves are present like the grave of empress Bega Begum, Hamida Begum, the grave of Dara Shikoh. The construction of Humayun’s tomb is started in 1565 AD and end in 1572 AD. The tomb is built by Hamida Banu Begum. This beautiful tomb is also known as Makbara-e-Humayun. It stands in the 1st position of best places to visit in Delhi.
Best Visiting Time: 8:00 AM to 6:00 PM
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