Delhi is a massive metropolitan area and the capital of India. It is a union territoy in the country’s north. In Old Delhi, a neighborhood dating to the 1600s, stands the sprawling Jama Masjid mosque whose courtyard accommodates 25,000 people and imposing Mughal-era Red Fort, a symbol of India. Nearby is the one of the popular market Chandni Chowk, a vibrant bazaar filled with sweets shops, food carts, and spice stalls.
The Rajpath, a formal a wide street in the New Delhi connects the India Gate war memorial and the massive presidential palace Rashtrapati Bhavan. Other significant sites include a park featuring monumental tombs, Lodi Gardens, and acres of greenery; Mughal emperor Humayun’s tomb, a precursor of the Taj Mahal; Qutub Minar, a medieval brick minaret; and the flower-shaped Lotus Temple, a Bahá’í house of worship. Delhi also has a strong nightclub scene as well as many prominent museums, including ones dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi and Jawaharlal Nehru, leaders of Indian independence.
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Built: 12 May 1639 – 6 April 1648; (8 years, 10 months and 25 days)
Architect: Ustad Ahmad Lahouri
Architectural styles: Indo-Islamic architecture, Mughal architecture
Owners: Government of India (1947–), Mughal Empire (1639–1857), British Empire (1857–1947)
Location: Netaji Subhash Marg, Lal Qila, Chandni Chowk, New Delhi, Delhi 110006
Height: 73 m
Construction: Started by Qutb-ud-din Aibak / completed by his son-in-law Iltutmish
Architectural style: Indo-Islamic architecture
Location: Mehrauli, New Delhi, Delhi 110030
Construction started: 1565
Architectural style: Mughal architecture
Architect: Mirak Mirza Ghiyath
Location: Mathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013