Delhi is a wonderful place for people with various interests. It is one the best place to study history, religion, culture, monuments, temples, beautiful gardens any many more. Learning about what Delhi has gone through and how it took its present form might take you a decade.
But to have a glimpse and feel of the city, you just need few moments and pass through important sights in the city; even as less as one day is sufficient to feel an introductory vibe of Delhi.
Red Fort – Red Fort is a fort with great historical importance. It was the main residence of Mughals emperors. Currently it is the house to several museums.
The Lal Quilla as it is popularly called is a politically significant monument as it gets ready for Independence Day celebration every year.
Bahai Temple/Lotus Temple – Lotus Temple is The Bahai’s House of Worship which is known for its flower like shape. This is a famous spot in Delhi and is visited by large number of tourists each year.
India Gate – This famous structure is a war memorial built in the heart of the city. It is also known as Indian Army’s Tomb. This is a perfect spot to hang out at evenings with friends and family.
Birla Mandir – Birla Mandir is dedicated to Lord Narayan and His consort Goddess Lakshmi, thus the temple is also called Lakshminarayan Temple. This is a must visit beautiful 3-storied temple built in Nagara style of Hindu temple.
Indira Gandhi Museum – This museum was initially the residence of Late Smt. Indira Gandhi, the first Lady Prime Minister of India. Today, one can find the personal belongings of Indira Gandhi and several other things associated with her life and family.
Raj Ghat and associated memorials – A memorial place of Mahatma Gandhi is a black stone platform where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. Close to Raj Ghat are many other memorial platforms associated with other leaders and prominent personalities of the country.
Qutub Minar – This is a victory tower built at a height of 73 meter to celebrated the dominance of Muslin in Delhi. The tower comprises of 5 stories and projecting balconies. The spot is popular for excellent photography.
Rashtrapati Bhawan – The official residence of President of India is vast and epitomizes India’s strength. Tour organizers usually show this iconic building from outside for photography. Visiting Rashtrapati Bhavan required special permission from President’s Secretariat.
If you have enough time in hand and energy left for the day, why not wind up the day by shopping at the stalls on the streets of Chandni Chowk.
Apart from these must visit sights of historical importance in Delhi, there are many more things to do in Delhi to get the real experience of the life there, its trends and culture.
Shop at the oldest streets of Chandni Chowk, experience Delhi’s bygone era, enjoy the thrilling rides at the amusement parks, relax at the numerous luxurious spa centres, taste the finger licking street foods, walk through the vintage gardens and tombs of Mughal era, go on adventurous sports and events organised by the resorts, and a lot more.
With the tremendous growth in tourism industry, planning a tour and travelling these days is a lot easier. You can make arrangements just the way out want while you are still far off from Delhi at your home.
Most tour organisers and travel agencies allow hassle-free online booking and reserve your spot. They also guarantee you of booking one of the best hotels in the city for stay. If you are a resort kind of person who needs total privacy amidst the greenery, finding the best resort near Delhi should not be a problem at all.