Things to do in Delhi

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.

Incredible Things To Do In Delhi

Red Fort

Red Fort
Red Fort

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

Qutub Minar

qutub minar delhi
qutub minar

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

Humayun’s Tomb

Humayuns Tomb
Humayuns Tomb

Construction started: 1565
Architectural style: Mughal architecture
Architect: Mirak Mirza Ghiyath
Location: Mathura Road Opposite, Hazrat Nizamuddin Aulia Dargah, Nizamuddin, New Delhi, Delhi 110013

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