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Most Viewed Things to Do in Delhi

  • 1. Red Fort

    This impressive fortress is Delhis most famous building. It's located in the old Delhi part of the city and was once the Palace of the Moguls. We only saw it from outside because we visited on a...

  • 2. Qutab Minar

    The iron pillar is a 7 meter (22 feet) high pillar in the Qutab complex which is notable for the composition of the metals used in its construction. The pillar, which weighs more than six tons, is...

  • 3. Chandni Chowk

    If you want to understand bits of Delhi and real life of India, you must visit this Chandni Chowk. So much is there, jam-packed all on this chaotic area. Great place to explore into Old Delhi's street...

  • 4. Humayun Tomb

    At the edge of the complex, across from the tomb, lies a mosque with noticeable mehrabs. It is known as Isa Khan's Mosque, and was built along with the tomb in 1547-48 AD. Many of the architectural...

  • 5. Jami Masjid

    This great mosque of Old Delhi is the largest in India, with a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It was begun in 1644 and ended up being the final architectural extravagance of Shah Jahan,...

  • 6. India Gate

    India Gate is a war memorial that commemorates the 90,000+ Indian soldiers that died in World War I. India Gate is at the eastern end of Rajpat facing - a long way down the road - Rashtrapati Bhavan,...

  • 7. Presidential Palace - Rashtrapati Bhawan

    This impressive building was once the palace of the british vice king and is now the seat of the Indian President. The building is located in a huge garden. It can't be visited because it's not open...

  • 8. Purana Qila

    Known as Purana Qila (= "Old Fort"), this fortress was the sixth iteration of the city of Delhi. It occupies a mound thought to have been inhabited since 1000 BC, but the construction of the actual...

  • 9. Raj Ghat

    Mahatma Gandhi, Indias most famous leader, was buried near the banks of the Yamuna river after he had been assassinated. His tomb, called Raj Ghat is a memorial site that is visited by hundreds of...

  • 10. Lotus Temple

    This temple is open to all religions, though the Bahais are related to the Shia Sect( The follower of Prophet Ali, who was son in law of Prophet Mohammad) of Moslem Religion. The Bahá'í House of...

  • 11. Jantar Mantar

    Built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, from 1724 onwards, and is one of five built by him, as he was given by Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah the task of revising the calendar and astronomical tables....

  • 12. Birla Temple

    Birla Mandir, also known as Laxmi Narayan Temple has a short but nice history to it. Built by G.D. Birla in 1938, this temple was designed in a contemporary form of the traditional Nagara style. It...

  • 13. Taj Mahal

    I'm sure there are many tips written about the Taj Mahal in Agra. A monument of love. With a very interesting history, this is one of the must visits for any traveler. I hired a car with a driver,...

  • 14. Gurdwara Bangla Sahib Sikh Temple

    Gurdwara Bangla Sahib is the most prominent Sikh gurdwara, or Sikh house of worship, in Delhi, known for its association with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Har Krishan, and the pond inside its complex,...

  • 15. National Museum

    The National Museum is the largest museum in the country and has several galleries covering 5,000 years of art and culture. The ground floor houses exhibits from Harappan Civilisation, stone,...

  • 16. Lodi Gardens

    Dear Ems_8674, You will have around 3 hours journey through flight, this will a bit of exhausting, but not much. So ... you will have 2 X 15 hours to visit delhi. As usual beware of Traffic. :) ......

  • 17. Shopping

    We were dragged to see the Kashmiri cooperative by our guide. He said it was his duty to show us the handicrafts as part of the tourist policy. However, there were few things to see except carpets,...

  • 18. Nizzamudin

    Located just outside the Nizamuddin complex, this splendid mausoleum contains the tomb of Ataga Khan. He was a high official/general in Emperor Akbar's court, and a favourite of Akbar's, who was...

  • 19. Empty Canopy

    Just a few meters away from India Gate, there is a beautiful canopy or domed kiosk, with a roof of red sandstone, under which the marble statue of George V once stood. The canopy was also designed by...

  • 20. Old Fort

    The ruins of this fort are located on a small hill which once stood on the banks of the Yamuna river. Legend has it that the fort marked the site of Indraprastha, the magnificent capital of the...

  • 21. Firoz Shah Kotla

    The citadel of Firozabad was the 5th city of Delhi. Emperor Firoz Shah Tughlaq built Firozabad and its citadel in 1354. Once a beautiful palace little remains here now. A pparently a lot of the...

  • 22. St James Church

    This beautiful, Renaissance style edifice, is Saint James' Church. It was built in 1836 by Colonel James Skinner, who was the son of a British aristocrat and a Rajput Princess. Because of his mixed...

  • 23. Akshardham Monument

    The Akshardham temple with its huge complex measuring about 100 acres on the banks of river Yamuna in Delhi is the largest Hindu temple in the world. It was opened to the public on 8 November 2005....

  • 24. Corbett National Park

    Jim Corbett National Park India had the proud distinction of being chosen as the venue for the inauguration of Project Tiger in India; earlier part of Uttar Pradesh now comes under Uttaranchal, the...

  • 25. Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum

    This interesting museum tells the story of former Prime Minister, Indira Gandhi's life through text and photographs. You can see the actual clothes she was wearing when she was assassinated on 31...

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