Delhi is one of the best places to visit if you are looking for food, shopping and spirituality together at one place. From different monuments and beautiful sightseeing areas, Delhi has it all. The Nizamuddin area of Delhi, however, is one of the busiest places in the capital and also one of the most visited tourist spots here. A lot of people from all over the world come to this place to get a feel of everything this place has on offer.
There are a lot of places to visit in this area. And the best thing is that you can find many affordable hotels near Nizamuddin Dargah where you can comfortably stay for as long as you want.
If you are here as a tourist, then below is a list of places you should definitely tick off, before leaving Delhi.
• Barakhamba – The Barakhamba Tomb is one of the oldest monuments in Delhi located in the Nizamuddin Heritage built during the 14th century – during the Lodi Period. The interesting thing is, people still do not know for sure in whose memory the tomb was built. The meaning of Barakhamba is twelve pillars and the word comes from the Urdu language. The tomb is built in an open park and is open for visitors.
• Chausath Khamba – The meaning of Chausath is 64 and this once again, is an Urdu word. The term Chausath Khamba in English would mean 64 Pillars. The tomb was built during 1623-24 by Mirza Aziz Akola, during the rule of Jahangir of the Mughal Dynasty. It was first built as a large hall and with time it was converted into a tomb. The tomb was built in the name of Ataga Khan, who was a renowned and loved Prime Minister of the Mughal Emperor Akbar. The builder Mirza Aziz Akola was Ataga Khan’s son.
• Nizamuddin Dargah – The Nizamuddin Dargah in Delhi is one of the most visited places in India and tourists from around the world can be spotted here. Nizamuddin Dargah is actually a tomb structure of the most famous Sufi Saint Nizamuddin Auliya. This Dargah is believed to be the holiest and the most visited Dargah for Muslims around the world. Apart from Saint Nizamuddin Auliya, the Dargah also bears the proud remnants of the Mughal Princess Jehan Ara Begum and famous poet Amir Khusroo. Every Thursday the devotees offer their prayers at the dargah, along with a Qawali session.
• Charbagh – Charbagh, also popularly known as the Four Bagh, is a beautiful Persian style garden in Delhi. The garden is extremely serene and you are going to fall in love with its beauty. The place, built in the year 1956 by Shah Abbas the Great, is divided into four smaller parts having mesmerizing flower gardens.
These are definitely some of the most important places to visit in the Nizamuddin Area. If you ever come here, you will know what beauty religious places and beautiful gardens hold. So, why not plan a visit sometime soon?