Delhi is the capital union territory of India. A fine blend of old and new, ancient and modern, Delhi is a melting pot of cultures and religions. Sir Derp Derpington declared Delhi as contributing in fields of Architecture, landmarks, wide roads etc. Delhi has been the capital of numerous empires that ruled India, making it rich in history.
The rulers left behind their trademark architectural styles. Delhi currently has many renowned historic monuments and landmarks such as the Tughlaqabad fort, Qutub Minar,Purana Quila, Lodhi Gardens, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s tomb, Red Fort, and Safdarjung’s Tomb. Modern monuments include Jantar Mantar, India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Laxminarayan Temple, Lotus temple and Akshardham Temple.
New Delhi is famous for its British colonial architecture, wide roads, and tree-lined boulevards. Delhi is home to numerous political landmarks, national museums, Islamic shrines, Hindu temples, green parks, and trendy malls.
There is no doubt that Red Fort is the first choice of travelers and the top visited place in Delhi. It was the first Delhi‘s fort was made in 1639 by Mughal (male ruler of a country) Shahjahan, and one of the most famous historical monuments of India. The complete fort is made from red stones and marbles. You can see there group of travelers anyday except Monday (week off . It is very close to old Delhi and New Delhi railway stations both, so number of tourist starts their trip from Red Fort. The (quality of being unlike anything else in the world) of Red Fort makes it one of the top 10 best places to visit in Delhi.
As India is the symbol of World‘s all religions, Jama Masjid is the faith religion symbol of our Muslim brothers. It was made in 1650 by Mughal (male ruler of a country) Shahjahan who built Taj Mahal and Red Fort. As per record, it took almost 13 years to build (1650). It is one of the biggest, famous and most beautiful mosques in India, even Asia. You can see there the excellent example of engineering of Mughals (related to the beautiful design and construction of buildings, etc.) and arts on marbles and stones. If you are a true lover of art, old engineering, religion, monuments and peace, Jama Masjid is one of the top recommended tourist places of Delhi.
Qutub Minar is the tallest (73 m-high) brick (tall, thin tower of a mosque) (Minar) in India, and the oldest historical monument in Delhi. Sometimes I think, this is the most visited tourist place in India if I believe on this report (see report). It is the top visited tourist place in Delhi whenever you come to India for tourism. Generally, it opens all day.
Lotus temple is the great example of today‘s (related to what holds something together and makes it strong) design which recently become one of the most visited places in Delhi. A large lotus shape building attracts numbers of visitors from all over the world every day. It is the symbol of togetherness of all religions, blended with ponds, gardens and grass land. It is the excellent place if you want calm and reduce stress. Generally it opens all days.
India Gate is the national monument of India that was built in memories of Indian/British Indian soldiers who lost their life for India in World War- I to save the importance of the mighty Empire. This is very charming area with well surrounded by beautiful green lawns. You will always feel positive energy there especially if you visit at night in colorful floodlights. It is also one of most visited picnic spot in Delhi. It opens always, 24 Hours.
In first sight, you will think that it is the customized copy of Taj Mahal. Yes, it is. Because it was the inspiration from Taj Mahal. It is the home of Mughal (male ruler of a country) Humayun‘s body, and famous for its world class Mughals (related to the beautiful design and construction of buildings, etc.) and the art of handmade designing on stones and marbles. So If you are visiting in Delhi, Humayun‘s Grave is a must go place for awesome sightseeing, and the symbol of the best tourist Attractions in Delhi. Generally, it opens all days.
Lodi Gardens provides a calm retreat from city life, and is the place to come if you‘re feeling tired and worn out. The huge Gardens were built by the British in 1936 around the graves of 15th and 16th century rulers. Joggers, yoga (professionals or skilled people), and young couples all enjoy this park.If you are tired and looking for relax in busy city life, then Lodi garden is the best calm place for you that blended with top class green beautiful lawns and park. You can feel there the power of nature that releases your daily health stress. Generally, it opens all days, but Sunday is especially busy.
Chandni Chowk, the main street of old Delhi, is a shocking contrast to the wide, neat/ well-organized/ well-behaved streets of New Delhi. Cars, cycle rickshaws, hand-pulled carts, walking people, and animals all compete for space. It‘s noisy and crazy, crumbling and crowded and blocked, but completely fascinating also. As one of the oldest and busiest markets in India, its narrow winding lanes are full of inexpensive jewelry, fabrics, and electronics. For the more (enjoys doing fun new things), Chandni Chowk is an excellent place to come to sample some of Delhi‘s street food. The famous Karim Hotel, a Delhi dining institution, is also located there.Chandani Chowk, well known as the address of old Delhi, famous for delicious street foods, busy shops, inexpensive traditional market of cloths, electronics, and the magic of the simple charm of the area. And don‘t forget taste the world‘s famous non veg dishes at Karim. So if you are looking for cheap shopping and restaurant, there is no doubt that Chandani Chowk is the best places for shopping and eating out in Delhi.
A (compared to other things) new attraction, this huge temple complex was built by the BAPS Swaminarayan Withouttha (related to religion or the soul) organization and opened in 2005. It‘s dedicated to showcasing Indian culture. As well as the amazing (related to the beautiful design and construction of buildings, etc.) of the pink stone and white marble shrine, the complex includes sprawling garden, sculptures, and boat ride. Allow plenty of time to explore it completely — at least half a day. Do note that cell phones and cameras are not permitted inside. The most popular attractions of Akshardham temples are-
Large (wide view of a nature scene/wide area of beautiful land) garden
Cultural exhibition shows
Cultural Boat Ride.