Top 10 places to visit in Delhi 2017

Which are the places to visit in Delhi? Find it out here!

places to visit in delhi

Delhi is a beautiful mix of tourist attractions that are available all year round. There are places to visit with the family, lovers and even friends. Having a hard time deciding which places to go, here are some places to put on your Delhi itinerary.

Top 10 places to visit in Delhi

Let’s get to the list!

1. Red Fort

red fort delhi

 

Red Fort: The Red Fort is a memorial of the transience of world powers. Red Fort was where the Indian flag was raised when the country became a free state. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The fort gets its name from the red stones and marbles used to build it.

2. Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid: Jama Majid has the biggest mosque in Asia. Its courtyard is big enough to take 25,000 worshippers at once. It also one of the last wonders constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan who was a great art lover.

3. Lodi Garden

Lodi Garden

Lodi Garden: The garden is also known as the Old Lady Wellington Park. It is a refuge of natural greenery with beautiful monuments from the Sultanate era. You can find the Tomb of Muhammad Shah, King of Persia from the Qajar dynasty and Sikander Lodi, Sultan of Delhi in the 14th century here.

4. Qutab Minar

Qutab Minar

Qutab Minar: This is the tallest brick spire in India at 73m. It is also the oldest historical monument in Delhi. It is always available to tourists and is extremely popular as an attraction.

5. Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb: It is arguably the most fascinating work of Mughal architecture in Delhi. It is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Built in 1569, this red sandstone tomb is in a 13-hectare garden. You also have a great view of the iconic Taj. The Tomb is a must-go for sightseeing because of its handmade designs on marbles and stone.

6. Khan Market

Khan Market

Khan Market: The market is full of luxury shoppers and food lovers. Close to Delhi Metro, Khan Market complex is replete with everything you can ever think of from boutiques to fast food spots to bookshops. Shop till you drop!

7. Raj Ghat Gandhi Memorial

Raj Ghat Gandhi Memorial

Raj Ghat Gandhi Memorial: Raj Ghat is where India’s greatest citizen Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. A flame is kept always lit above Gandhi’s shrine, adding more to its allure a place of respect and sober reflection.

8. Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple Delhi

Lotus Temple: The Lotus temple is an example of modern architectural design and one of Delhi’s most popular attractions. The beautiful lotus shaped building is a symbol of unity. Open all day, and it is a top choice for a quiet day out in Delhi.

9. India Gate

India Gate

India Gate: Built as a tribute to Indian and British Indian soldiers who gave their life for India in World War I. Enclosed by lavish green lawns, you should visit at night to see the bright floodlights and also the great picnic spots.

10. Connaught Place

Connaught Place

Connaught Place: Tourism in Delhi is not complete without a visit to Connaught Place. At the center of Delhi, it has everything a modern tourist would want, from five-star hotels to all the global premium brands. The busy pubs, clubs, and nightlife make it a popular destination for young people and thrill seekers.

 

Are you planning to visit India soon? You won’t regret putting Delhi on your travel plan no matter what you find interesting, if it is these places to visit in Delhi 2017 or some completely different ones. Enjoy!

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