Delhi which is the national capital of India and also one of the metropolitan cities is rich and abundant with monuments and historical sites for tourists to visit. Most of these places that we are going to list out for you are considered the best places to visit in Delhi.
Tourism has flourished through the years in Delhi and also local tours in the surrounding regions such as Noida, Gurgaon & Agra. Delhi is an amalgamation of traditional in cultures and heritage and modern in terms of its shopping, sight-seeing and local as well as national eateries. The surrounding areas such as Gurgaon and Noida are also easily connected with the metro and hence tourism has improved in those areas as well for the modern generation.
Red Fort which is also known as Lal Qila, was constructed by the Mughals in the year 1638 and it still stands as a symbol of the Mughal era in India. This monument exhibits the architectural brilliance of the Mughals with its huge walls which are as high as 33 metres and it is also one of the special features of this fort.
There is also a sound and light show which is showcased every evening for the visitors depicting the history of the fort through spotlights and a voice over.
Humayun’s tomb is one of the famous historical monument in India which was built in the year 1570 by Humayun’s wife after almost nine years after Humayun died. The architecture of this tomb is inspired predominantly by Persian architecture and It is such a beautiful structure that it said that the world-famous monument Taj Mahal has also taken inspiration from this monument.
Built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1199 to celebrate his kingship, the Qutub Minar is one of the other famous monuments in Delhi.
India Gate stands tall at a height of 42 metres at the heart of the city. The structure of India Gate is very much similar to the Arc-de-Triomphe in Paris. This monument was built in honour of the 70,000 Indian soldiers who attained martyrdom while fighting for the British army during World War I. In the evenings, this monument is beautifully lighted up along with the fountains which exhibit lovely coloured lights changing often.
The lush green gardens and lawn surrounding the India Gate serves as the perfect picnic spot for the locals as well as tourists.
This temple should be given top priority on your list of tourist spots in Delhi because of its marvellous architecture, a massive sprawling garden, a fascinating fountain show, and an educative boat ride. The food court here offers delicious food which are a hit with all those who dine here! This temple entices more than 80% of the tourists who visit Delhi.
This temple is the largest Hindu temple in the world and it was constructed using marbles and granites shipped from all over the world.