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Delhi Tourism

Having witnessed the blend of varied cultures, New Delhi is applauded to be the cultural capital of India. These different cultural elements have contributed to the enrichment of its character. Exploring the city is a reward worthy of experience.

Delhi is the perfect example of co-existence of the past with the present. The city having observed the rise and fall of empires is said to be the culmination of seven major cities constructed by emperors. Ruins of those cities have presently turned themselves to be the tourist attractions. The antique monuments manifest its spectacular architecture. To be precise, Delhi has got the charm to equally attract rich & poor.

Historical monuments
The Red Fort
The Red Fort: The Red Fort built by the Mughal emperor Shajahan sprawls over 2.2 kilometers by the banks of river Yamuna. The Fort having two entrances Lahore Gate & Delhi Gate includes Mumtaz Mahal, Khas Mahal, Rang Mahal, Diwan-e Khas, the Hammam and and Shah Burj.  It entertains the visitors every evening with a Light and Sound Show.

Purana Quila
Purana Quila: Purana Quila i.e. the Old Fort is actually the inner citadel of the city named Dinpanah, constructed by Humayun. Purana Quila smells the ancient stories leaking out from its every corner. 



 
Qutub Minar
Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar, a tribute to architecture attracts people by its steep mass appeal. It’s a five-storey building and the highest tower in India which is made of stone.

India Gate
India Gate: India Gate standing at the end of Rajpath, is the earnest monument constructed in memory of those 90,000 Indian soldiers who sacrificed their life in World War I. Their names are engraved on its walls.

Shish Mahal
Shish Mahal: Shish Mahal is the central pavilion constructed by Shah Jahan, although presently advancing towards its decay, have still managed to retain it so as to prove the beauty of the place in Shah Jahan’s time.

Parks
The Mughal Garden
Delhi being the city of Emperors consists of many beautiful and well-maintained gardens.

The Mughal Garden: Mughal Gardens, the famous garden located inside the premises of Rashtrapati Bhavan exhibits a virtual paradise with its small flowerbeds, mown lawns and the four waterways. The garden remains open to visitors every year only from the month of February to the month of March.

Shalimar Garden
Shalimar Garden: The Shalimar Garden, situated in the city suburbs, was the-then first-night staging spot for the Mughal people on the way to Lahore and Kashmir.

Lodi Gardens
Lodi Gardens: The Lodi Gardens is famous for its well-maintained flowering trees, ponds, blossoming shrubs, fountains and artificial streams, domed tombs of the Lodi and Sayyid rulers. The tombs exhibit eminent architecture.

National Zoological Park
National Zoological Park: Delhi’s National Zoological Park located near Purana Qila is one of the elegant Zoos in Asia which provides a natural home to more than 2,000 birds and animals from distant places like America, Africa, Asia and Australia.

Parks
 
Buddha Jayanti Park: This park is one of the appropriate picnic spots with a flowery garden. It’s also an ideal place for joggers and aged people.

Galleries and Museums
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum: Natural History Museum located in FICCI building at Barkhamba exhibits the most pre historic animals, dinosaurs and gigantic birds apart from owning an esteemed Discovery Room.



 
National-Museum
National Museum: National Museum near India Gate is one of the most interesting places enriched in ancient history of India & Central Asia which can take one through an enchanting journey of ancient India comprising of art and architecture, potteries, costumes and rare coins.

Indira Memorial Museum
Indira Memorial Museum: Indira Memorial Museum, built  in memory of Indira Gandhi still preserves the blood-stained sari along with the sari which she wore on her marriage as well as the most expensive utensils which were gifted in her marriage. It also allows access to the private chambers, reading room, dinning room so as to depict the daily life of India’s first lady Prime Minister.

  National Gallery of Modern Art: National Gallery of Modern Art owns a great collection of paintings, art and literature. This gallery also provides opportunity to upcoming as well as renowned artists to display their creative works.

Place of worship
Lotus Temple
Bahai Temple (Lotus Temple): Situated on the Bahapur Hills of South Delhi, this gleaming marble structure is a famous place of worship in Delhi that is visited by millions of people every year. This Lotus Temple is an example of modern architecture and is only 45 minutes from the domestic airport.


Jama Masjid
Jama Masjid: One of India’s largest and revered mosques of India, Jama Masjid is located close to the Red Fort in Delhi. It retains the ancient charm of the Mughal period. It gives you the opportunity to enjoy a ‘bird’s eye view’ of the capital of Delhi.

Birla Mandir
Birla Mandir: This popular place of worship in Delhi is conveniently situated in Central Delhi and is also called the Lakshmi Narayan Temple. The temple depicts the Orissan style of architecture and is replete with many idols representing different Indian Gods.

Nizam-ud-din Shrine: Located on West of Mathura Road, it is the famous and popular tomb of Nizam-ud-din Auliya, the sufi saint. The beautiful performances by the qawwali singers and the prayers in the evening attract a lot of tourists.

ISKCON Temple
ISKCON Temple Situated on a hilly place, the ISKCON Temple is a composite of temples. This elegant Lord Krishna temple is among the largest temple compounds in India.

Bala Hanuman Temple: Standing on the South-East of Ranmal Lake, this elegant and beautiful temple is a must visit place of worship in Delhi.

St. James Church: St. James Church, the oldest church of Delhi is located in close proximity to the Kashmere Gate in North Delhi. It is alike the dome at Florence Cathedral in Italy which was the 1st renaissance structure which was set up in the world.

Business Centres in Delhi
Pragati Maidan
Pragati Maidan: It is among the important business centres in Delhi and is well known for the Trade Fair Ground. It hosts numerous international and national trade fairs. It is an economical and all-inclusive complex replete with different pavilions for every state in India.

Indian Habitat Center (IHC)
Indian Habitat Center (IHC): This business centre in Delhi is situated in Lodhi Road and has a widespread complex comprising of research organizations, offices, a club, convention center, restaurants and places for the cultural activities.

India Expo Center
India Expo Center: India Expo Center is specially designed with top quality facilities and the technology needed to support exhibitions, congresses, conferences, promotional events, product launches, and other special events,

National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Okhla
National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC), Okhla: NSIC promotes and fosters the development of the small-scale industries business enterprises in India. It organizes Technology Fairs and exhibitions.

CGO Complex
CGO Complex: CGO Complex is the commercial nucleus of Delhi that hosts various events of strategical significance.

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