You are probably travelling to Delhi and wondering what you should see in order to make a successful adventure. After a careful and proper analysis, I came up with a list of important places you should consider travelling to. They will surely increase your excitement and better your day by increasing smiles in your face. Am very sure if you are in a holiday and wish to enjoy yourself, then this is a perfect list for you to go through.
- Red Fort
Red fort is usually a symbol of Mughal era in India. Constructed in 1638, Red Fort is a magnificent structure that will draw all your attention. It has a 33m high wall that was established with an intention of preventing invaders. This is also the place where light and shows are performed during the night. When such activities takes place, they greatly remind the citizens about great historical events associated with Red Fort. Note also that Red Fort is not open on Mondays.
- Humayun’s Tomb
Built by Queen Haji Begum, Humayun’s Tomb is a monument that was constructed in 1570. The monument shows clearly the inspiration of Persian architecture. The word most known Taj Mahal is similar to this monument established during early Mughal rule in India. If you are want to have a better view of this monument, I will advise that you take a visit late in the evening. Humayun’s Tomb is open every day for visits.
- Qutab Minar
Being the highest of all building in India, Qutab Minar was constructed to honor the victory and the start of Mughal era in India. The 73m tall building was established by Qutab-ud-din after the last kingdom in Hindu was defeated. Qutab Minar is a storey building and has five storeys each marked by a projected balcony. The storey is partly constructed with red sandstone in the first three storeys followed by sandstone and marble in the last two. Interestingly, Indian first mosque is constructed just at the foot of Qutab Minar.
- Bahai (lotus) Temple
Since this temple resembles a lotus flower, it was given the name. Lotus is symbol of four religions namely Islam, Hinduism, Jainism and Buddhism. It is important to note that lotus temple was constructed last, out of the seven temples constructed around the world. They use pure white Marble in the construction and the structure was completed in the year 1986.
- Lordi gardens
This place is recognized for its quiet nature. It was established in 1936 by the help of the British. We have enough piece of land here that can be used for jogging, walking, relaxing and enjopying.
- Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple
This is the world’s largest Hindu Temple. Everyone is free to visit, regardless of the religion or region you may be coming from. The most interesting thing about this construction is that it was constructed using granites and marbles from all parts of the world.
- Indian Gate
Indian gate was established in the year 1931 in remembrance of the 70000 soldier that were killed during the Afghanistan war and the First World War. The soldier’s names are all written permanently on the walls of the Indian Gate.
- Jantar Mantar
Built by Maharaja Jaisingh, Jantar Mantar is a well-known ancient structure. It was constructed in 1794 on the main Parliament Street at Connaught Place.
- Raj Ghat
We should be pleased that Delhi is also the home for Raj Ghat. This is where Mahatma Ghandhi, who is also the Father of the nation was cremated.
- Rashtrapati Bhawan.
This place has proven to attract many tourists in Delhi. It symbolizes the office of indian decision makers.
Mughal Garden Located inside the Rashtrapati Bhawan.
Have you trip to Delhi and visit any of this places if not all. You will really love your tour.