You are planning a trip to New Delhi, then make note to visit these places. These are some of the famous places to visit.
The towering archway of India Gate at the center of New Delhi is a memorial raised in honor of the Indian soldiers who died during the Afghan wars and World War I.
Delhi’s most famous monument Red Fort is a magnificent power and pomp of the Mughal emperors who ruled India. An evening sound and light show re-creates events in India’s history connected with the fort.
Jama Masjid is another marvelous treasure of the Old City, and is the largest mosque in India. Its courtyard can hold an incredible 25,000 devotees. The mosque took 13 years to build, and was completed in 1650.
Chandni Chowk, the main street of old Delhi, is a shocking contrast to the wide, orderly streets of New Delhi.As one of the oldest and busiest markets in India, its narrow winding lanes are full of inexpensive jewelry, fabrics, and electronics.
The Qutub Minar is also significant for what it represents in the history of Indian culture. Qutub Minar, the tallest brick minaret in the world, is an incredible example of early Indo–Islamic architecture. There are also a number of other historic monuments on the site.
Bahai (Lotus) Temple
The Bahai Temple is commonly referred to as the Lotus Temple, as it’s shaped like a lotus flower.Made out of white marble, the temple belongs to the Bahai Faith, which proclaims the unity of all people and religions. Everybody is welcome to worship there.
The National Museum in New Delhi is one of the largest museums in India. The museum has in its possession over 200,000 works of art, of both Indian and foreign origin, covering more than 5,000 years of Indian cultural heritage.
Gurdwara Bangla Sahib
One of the most prominent and largest Gurdwaras in Delhi, Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is the most visited one in the Delhi. Millions visit this Gurdwara from all over the world and of all religions to offer their prayers at this elegant yet historical Gurdwara in Delhi.
It was also the first structure to use red sandstone at such a scaleit was the inspiration for the Taj Mahal’s creation. The tomb was built in 1570, and houses the body of the second Mughal emperor, Humayun. It was the first of this type of Mughal architecture to be built in India. Inside the walled enclosure the most notable features are the garden squares (chaharbagh).
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