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Tourist Attractions in Delhi

Delhi, the national capital of India, is a historically enriched with imprints of imperialism, colonialism and democracy. Whereas New Delhi, an urban locale within Delhi houses a number of modern tourist sites, Delhi boasts of plenty of tourist attractions. With the Aravalli Hills to the southwest and the Yamuna river on east, Delhi has always surfaced as a significant cultural and intellectual centre. Though there are a number of tourist attractions in India, Delhi has more than 60,000 noted monuments.
While mosques, forts, and historical monuments speak of the historically vibrant Old Delhi, New Delhi, designed by Edwin Lutyens and Herbert Baker, is filled with buildings of the central government, embassies and other tourist sites befitting its new polito-socio-economic demography

Historic Attractions in Delhi

  -   India Gate is a 42 meter high arch, which was designed by Edwin Luytens. It was built in 1911 as a war memorial to commemorate the death of 90,000 soldiers of the Indian Army in World War I. While the names of the martyrs are inscribed all along the arch's walls, an eternal flame was lit there in 1971.

  -   Purana Qila (Old Fort) was built by Sher Shah Suri on a hill on the banks of the river Yamuna between 1538 A.D and 1545 AD. There is a mosque with a double storied octagonal tower from where the Mughal emperor, Humayun fell and died.

  -   Jantar Mantar Observatory was built by the Rajput King of Jaipur, Sawai Jai Singh inside Connaught Place in 1724. Its purpose was to observe the movements of the stars and planets.

  -   Chandni Chowk was designed by Jahanara Begum, Shah Jahan's daughter. A commercial market, this is one of best known wholesale markets for textiles, and electronic goods in India.

  -   Safdarjang's Tomb was built in 1753-54 as the mausoleum of Safdarjang, the viceroy of the Awadh under the Mughal Emperor, Mohammed Shah. Visit the smaller pavilions in it

  -   Popular as Lal Quila, Red Fort was built by the Mughal emperor, Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648. The premise contains Diwan-i-Am, Diwan-i-Khas, the Moti Masjid, the Shahi Burj and many other architectural splendors.

  -   Tughlaqabad fort was built by Ghazi Malik, founder of the Tughlaq Dynasty in 1321 at Tughlaqabad. Though it is in its ruins today, but the lofty walls, double-storied bastions, colossal towers, palaces, mosques and spacious halls speak of its majesty

  -   Jami Masjid or the Masjid-i-Jahan Numa, is the premier mosque in Old Delhi. Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan , it was completed in 1656 AD

Modern Attractions in Delhi

  -   Parliament House is circular structure almost a kilometer in circumference, and was designed by the famed architect Edward Luytens to house the Indian Parliament.

  -   Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official residence of India's President with 340 rooms and an area of about 330 acres.

  -   Birla Mandir, built by the industrialist Raja Baldev Birla, has idols of various deities.

  -   Visit Shanti Vana where India's first Prime Minister Jawaharlal Nehru was cremated.

  -   Akshardham Temple will attract you with 234 pillars, 20,000 statues, a number of arches and musical fountains.

  -   Appu Ghar, this amusement park has roller coaster and other amusing features

  -   Bahá'í House of Worship is shaped like a lotus and built by the Bahá'í community.

Unique Attractions in Delhi

  -   Humayun's Tomb, built by his widow Haji Begum in 1565-66 as a memorial, is counted among one of the best heritage sites in the world.

  -   Qutab Minar, a red sandstone tower was built by Qutb-ud-din Aybak of the Slave Dynasty, to celebrate victory of Muslim empire. It is the world's tallest brick minaret

Tourist Attractions in Delhi
Red Fort Jama Masjid Chandni Chowk
Humayun's Tomb India Gate Jantar Mantar
Nizamuddin's Tomb Lakshmi Narayan Temple Mirza Ghalib's Tomb
North and South Block Parliament House Purana Qila - Old Fort
Rashtrapati Bhavan Safdarjung's Tomb Qutab Minar
Bahai Temple Memorials in Delhi Parks and Gardens in Delhi
Museums in Delhi Markets in Delhi Ahinsa Sthal
Ashokan Pillar Begum Samrus Palace Cathedral Church Redemption
Cathedral Sacred Heart Central Baptist Church Chhatarpur Mandir
Chirag I Dihlis Dargah Dara Shikoh Library Delhi Zoo
Fatehpuri Masjid Ghaziuddin Khan Tomb Gurdwara Bangla Sahib
Hauz Khas Khuni Darwaza Lakshmi Narayan Temple
Lal Kot Mirza Ghalib Haveli National Science Center
Nehru Memorial Museum Old Secretariat Salimgarh Fort
Shah Alams Tomb St Stephens Church Sultan Gharis Tomb
Telegraph Memorial Urdu Park William Fraser Bungalow
Air Force Museum Deer Park St James Church
Siri Fort Shankar International Dolls Museum Digambar Jain Temple
Sangeet Natak Akademi Rajghat Razia Sultans Tomb
Nai Sarak Moth Ki Masjid National Children Museum
Indira Gandhi Memorial Museum Meena Bazaar Jamali Kamali
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