Tourist Places in Delhi

15th Jan 2015
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National Art Gallery
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India Gate
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Red Fort
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Jama Masjid
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Rashtrapathi Bhavan
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Qutub Minar
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Lotus Temple

The famous city of Delhi stand today on a site where several cities have risen and deccayed all along the history and has some of the best architectural building and cultural heritage sites in the country. After independence, this beautiful city has been named as the capital of India and has some of the best attractions in the nation. Some of the best tourist places in Delhi are the Lodi Gardens, the Qutub Minar, the Lotus Temple, the Humayun's Tomb and the list goes on.

It also houses the official residence of the country's president, The Rashtrapathi Bhavan which is one of the most beautiful and historic tourist places in Delhi. It is now a busy city filled with chaotic streets, bustling markets, architectural beauties and hitorical wonders. It also has been the political heart of the country dating back to the Mahabharatha period where the Pandavas had made Indraprastha as their capital which is geographically located in present day Delhi.

Overall here is a list of some of the best handpicked tourist places in Delhi. Do come back to us if you need more to hang around.

Image Credits : Lotus Temple, Qutub Minar, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Jama Masjid, Red Fort, India Gate, National Art Gallery.

One of the greatest masterpieces of the Persian architect Fariborz Sahba and standing as a symbol of peace, purity and and love, the Lotus Temple is one of the must visit tourist places in Delhi. It is a bahai temple where people of all faith and religion can come and visit and is also structurally in the shape of the lotus flower magnifying its elegance and beauty.

One of the tallest and magnificient towers of the world, the Qutub Minar was built as an iconic symbol of Mughal architecture and is one of the best tourist places in Delhi to visit around. It is built using red sandstone and soars five stories high sprawling a record three hundred and seventy nine steps making it the tallest tower in India.

Stood as the royal residence of the Mughals for nearly two centuries, the famous Red Fort is an historical building and also a symbolic tourist place in Delhi. The red sandstone walls rising high above the ground up to thirty three meters is a glamorous remainder of the eminent power of the Mughal rulers and was constructed by the famous ruler Shah Jahan.

Boasting itself as the official residence of the president of the largest democracy in the world, the Rashtrapathi Bhavan is one of the finest architectural buildings and a famous tourist place in Delhi. It is a vast mansion sprawling an area of one hundred and thirty hectares including the famous Mughal Gardens and a historical Museum.

The largest mosque in India with a breathtaking capacity of over twenty five thousand people, the Jama Masjid is one of the finest examples of the Mughal architecture and is famous as the World-reflecting Mosque. It has three gateways, four angle towers and two minarets and built with red sandstone and white marble making it one of the must visit tourist places in Delhi.

Housing an excellent collection of Modern Indian art, this Gallery is one of the best tourist places in Delhi to hang around for art lovers. It has collections of more than fourteen thousand works of famous artists like Thomas Daniell, Raja Ravi Verma, Rabindranath Tagore and many more. It also has an auditorium, preview theater, library and a museum shop to spend time around.

Right in the heart of the city stands an iconic symbol forty two feet high and also a memorial for the soldiers of World War I - The India Gate. Its majestic lighting during the night and the wonderful and colorful fountains surround it makes it an ideal tourist place to hang around it Delhi during the evening times.

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India Gate delhiis one of the monument ever miss to visit when you travel to delhi
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