The serving capital of India – Delhi has been serving as the capital of many empires since a decade. Still sweeping through its glorious past and yet glamming in the modernity, Delhi entices you with its booming culture. To experience this vibrance, you may have to come across the below listed attractions of the city.
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Standing in pride since 1921 – The India Gate was built in honor of commemorating the memory of British Indian soldiers who became martyrs during World War I. Though being a war memorial, it represents triumphal arch – a distinctive style of European architecture. The most visited attraction in the city is best suggested to be visited between 7.00pm – 9.30pm as the honored arch is illuminated during the time.
The Lotus Temple
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Known for its unique lotus-styled architecture – Lotus Temple is a Bahai House of Worship i.e. a temple dedicated to non-religion beliefs. Featuring 27 petaled clusters that form a look of a lotus, the temple was one of the most visited structures in the world in the year of 2001. The temple also exhibits a few classes to spread humanity and peace. A strangely fit attraction in this cacophonous city is more than enough to make your day!
The Qutb Minar
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A must-visit place for a first timer in Delhi, Qutub Minar is a tall standing historical minaret in the city. This UNESCO World Heritage Site is located in the heart of the city. It’s a part of Qutub Minar complex including other monuments such as Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque, Alai Darwaza, Alai Minar, Tomb of Imam Zamin, a cupola named “Smith’s Folly”, Iron Pillar of Delhi, Ala-ud-Din’s Madrasa and Tomb. The iconic Minar is said to have been designed and inspired from the Minaret of Jam in Afghanistan. A true reminiscent of the ancient Delhi is one of the earliest mosque complexes in the Indian subcontinent. This place also hosts an annual music festival called “Qutub Festival” that usually runs during November – December. The festival features Indian classical music that focuses India’s cultural art forms.
The Red Fort
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The most known landmark of the city – the Red Fort is located in center of the city. This majestic fort was the major residence of the Mughal Dynasty. Constructed in the mid-17th century by the emperor Shah Jahan, the fort represents the peak of the Mughal era. A unique Indo – Persian style of architecture of the fort influenced many other later structures in the city as well as in Punjab, Rajasthan and Kashmir. Declared as the UNESCO World Heritage Site in the year of 2007, the fort also houses a number of museums. The prime minister of India conducts a speech on August 15 (Independence Day of India) annually in the premises of the fort.
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The magnificent tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun is an attraction that rather gives an impression of a plush palatial structure. Authorized by the emperor’s first wife Baga Begum, the tomb was not only the first garden-tomb in the Indian subcontinent but also the first structure where the red sand-stones were used. Representing Persian style of architecture, it is said that the architects were chosen by the empress herself. The UNESCO World Heritage Site is also said to have inspired the construction style of Taj Mahal.
A memorial dedicated to Mahatma Gandhiji – Raj Ghat was originally the name of a ghat in the Old Delhi. It features a black marble structure that marks the spot of Mahatma Gandhiji’s cremation. An eternal flame constantly burns at the left end of the platform. The premises of the memorial also includes Jawaharlal Nehru’s memorial called Shantivan i.e. forest of peace.
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Masjid-i-Jahan-Numa, commonly known as Jama Majid is the second largest mosque in India. Built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan during mid-17th century, the cost of building the entire structure was one million rupees. Built in Persian style of architecture, it took around 5,000 labors to complete the construction of the mosque. Located in Old Delhi, the mosque is an idyllic place to capture the Friday prayer moment in the city.
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Akshardham Temple or Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple or simply Akshardham is a Hindu temple complex showcasing the golden age of Hindu culture, architecture and spirituality. Inaugurated by Pramukh Swami Maharaj, the temple complex is built in the honor of Bhagwan Swaminarayan. According to the Swaminarayan philosophy, the word Akshardham means “the divine abode of God”. Consisting step-well courtyards, water bodies and sprawling lawns, the temple complex also has a few exhibition halls that provide the information regarding Swaminarayan’s life and work.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
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One of the most noteworthy Gurudwaras in India – Gurudwara Bagla Sahib is a Sikh house of worship known for being associated by the eighth Sikh Guru – Guru Har Kishan where he stayed in 1664. The Gurudwara includes a holy pond called as “Sarovar”, a school and an art gallery. Recently a Yatri Niwas (Traveller’s Hostel) has been constructed.
Delhi Is For Food Lovers
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Delhi is a perfect destination for all types of foodies. One can savor many varieties of international and Indian cuisines here, but the best way to indulge in the real taste of the city is to snack on the street food! Old Delhi is famous for two major food attractions such as Karim’s that is famous for its authentic Mughlai cuisine and Paranthewali Galli in Chandni Chowk known for its eccentrically tasty Paranthas. Aloo Tikki, Golgappas, Chhole Bhature are best to gorge on as your evening binge.
Delhi Is a Shopper’s Paradise
Shopping in Delhi – something you can’t skip without heading to your hometown! Delhi has an array of street shopping options depending upon each ones’ taste. Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar and Sarojini Nagar are the shopping markets famous for jewellery, clothes, bags and shoes. Chandni Chowk in Old Delhi is known for the Kinari Bazaar, which is the biggest wholesale market in the Asia. Frequently visited by interior decorators and designers, it is an ideal place to capture moments reflecting the vibrant and colorful mood of the city.