Saturday, 28 January 2017

TOP 10 PLACES TO VISIT IN NEW DELHI

There are many places, monuments to visit in Delhi. But before we jump into our top 10 places to visit in Delhi list, let throw some light on this beautiful city.

ABOUT DELHI

A century ago, the British moved their empire from Kolkata to Delhi. And since then New Delhi has been the Capital of India. Delhi is a city where ancient and modern blend seamlessly together.         
New Delhi boasts its sound cultural values & rich tradition as Culture is the specialty of New Delhi and this can be seen in their lifestyle, art, music, craft & demography. The following phrase will perfectly explains New Delhi

“ Ye Sheher Nahi Mehfil Hai ”


Now, I come to the list of top 10 places to visit in New Delhi

1. Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple



Akshardham Temple is considered to be one of the largest Hindu Temples in the world. The Akshardham Temple was built in 2005 and sits near the banks of River Yamuna. It has been constructed in a way similar to the Akshardham temple in Gujarat.

2. Humayun’s Tomb



Also know known as Maqbara e Humayun is the tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun in Delhi, India. He was the first Mughal Emperor, Babur, was succeeded by his son, Humayun. Humayun ruled in India for a decade. Haji Begum or Bega Begum, Humayun’s first wife had commissioned and Mirak Mirza Ghiyas, a Persian architect had designed this first garden-tomb on the Indian subcontinent.

3. Chandni Chowk


Chandni Chowk is the perfect place to shop in. It is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Old Delhi and located near to the Old Delhi Railway Station.

4. Jama Masjid

The Masjid-i Jahān-Numā commonly known as the Jama Masjid. It is one of the largest mosques in India and located in the central heart of old Delhi. Jama Masjid is usually the place of gathering for Eid prayers and Friday prayers.

5. Red Fort 


Red Fort got his named from its massive enclosing walls of Red Sandstone. Until 1857, Red Fort was the main residence of the emperors in the Mughal dynasty for nearly 200 years.

6. Qutub Minar


Qutb Minar (also spelled Qutub Minar) was commissioned by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the founder of the Delhi Sultanate in 1192 AD. It is located in the Mehrauli area of Delhi and well known historical place of India.

 

7. Lotus Temple


Lotus Temple is a Baha'i­ House of Worship. The Baha'i laws preach the equality of all humans and all of humankind. So regardless of religion, it is always open to all.


8. Hauz Khas Village


Hauz Khas is derived from the words ‘Hauz’ as “water tank” (or lake) and ‘Khas’ as “royal”- the “Royal tank”. Now it is a relatively expensive tourist cum commercial area with numerous art galleries, upscale boutiques and restaurant.

9. India Gate


India Gate originally called the All India War Memorial. It is the 42m high, an "Arc-de-Triomphe" like archway located in the middle of a crossroad at the centre of New Delhi.

10. Hazrat Nizamuddin (Nizamuddin's Shrine)


Hazrat Nizamuddin is the dargah of one of the world's most famous Sufi saints, Hazrat Khwaja Syed Nizamuddin Auliya. This place is also known for its Qawwali sessions, that held every Thursday after Maghrib prayer i.e. sunset time namaz/salat.


These are some of the most famous attractions that can be enjoyed by the tourists as well as the domestic visitors. Feel free to read more about these or you can have a Beautiful Day Tour with Travelsite India, Travel Management Company based in India (Delhi)