This was the place where the famous Peacock Throne used to be kept. It was looted by Persian Invader Nader Shah in 1738, who returned to Persia ( present day of Iran) in 1739. After the death of Nader... more
The Alai-Darwaza Gate is part of the Qutb Group of Monuments, a UNESCO World Heritage Monument, which along with other monuments, tombs, and mosques make up the Qutb Minar Complex, all of which are... more
Jama/Jami Masjid (Friday Mosque) is the largest mosque in India and along with Red Fort, it dominates Old Delhi. The mosque has three black and white domes and two minarets that frame the central... more
He was second in line of The Mughal Dynasty. After Zahir-ud-din Muhammad Babur his son Nasir ud-din Muhammad Humayun became the Emperor.
The tomb was commissioned by Humayun's wife Hamida Banu Begum... more
I love Chandni Chowk in Delhi. I think it is the heart of Delhi.
There are lots of market e.g kinari bazar, nai sarak, fawara chowk, Sis Ganj Gurudwara, Lajpar rai market and more.
I have enjoyed... more
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,... more
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... more
Rashtrapati Bhavan is another one of Edwin Lutyen's designs - one of the largest Raj buildings he designed. It was originally built as the British Viceroy's Palace. It was renamed Rashtrapati Bhavan... more
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... more
The temple was built in 1622 by Vir Singh Deo, and renovated by Prithvi Singh in 1793. During 1933-39, Laxmi Narayan Temple was built by Baldeo Das Birla of Birla family. Thus, the temple is also... more
1. Delhi is part of New Delhi. For foreigners, Delhi and New Delhi are the same. But there are two railway stations, one is New Delhi --the prime locality of the capital of India, another one is... more
Built since 1464 AD, Neemrana Fort-Palace is among India's oldest heritage resorts. Neemrana became the third capital of the descendants of Prithviraj Chauhan III, who was killed in battle by Mohammad... more
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,... more
Shanidham temple located 5 KM from Chattarpur Temple.The temple is famous for having the tallest statue of Lord Shani existing anywhere in the world. Shani is one of the nine Navagraha or primary... more
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.... more
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... more
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,... more
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. :) ...... more
Known as Chaunsath Khamba, i.e. 64 pillars, this open pavilion contains the tomb of Mirza Aziz Koka. He was an official in the government of Emperor Jahangir and the son of Ataga Khan, the prime... more
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... more
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... more
The Sansad Bhavan is the Parliament of India. It has the President of India and two houses, the lower house, or the Lok Sabha and the upper house, the Rajya Sabha. It is situated on the Sansad Marg.... more
The Crafts Museum at Pragati Maidan has galleries displaying India's rich tradition of handicrafts. An added attraction is the presence of craftspersons, who are brought here from different parts of... more
Delhi is the 3rd largest city as well as being the Capital of India. With a population of 15.3 million in 2005, it is also the 6th most heavily populated metropolitan area in the world and the fastest...
Delhi is the hart of India. A pulsating capital, the epicentre of power, a city steeped in histry.The country's finest museums, whether it is the National Museum, the craft Museum, the Rail Museum or...
As I arrived to Delhi I get a great cultural shock. My first contact was at the airport to take a taxi to the hotel. It was a hot day of a strange colour; I suppose that because of the contamination....