Delhi at a Glance: Top 5 Places to Visit In Delhi

                        Delhi is heart of India, these are various places to visit for people of different tastes. Like if you are a shopping freak you will get various markets with street shops, branded factory outlets and many more. If You are a foodie, you will get various street foods with delicious taste, restaurants with amazing cuisine and if you are a party animal you will get various pubs, bars and clubs to party.

But apart from all these, Delhi is a major tourist attractions for its various monuments and temples. So, These are the Must Visit Places in Delhi.

1. India Gate: To reach India gate, the nearest metro station is Central Secretariat. Entry fees is absolutely free and there is no time boundation, you can come here at anytime. India gat is 42m high and was build after world war I was over. Over 70,000 soldiers were matryed in this war were indians and there name is written on its walls.

Amar Jawan Jyoti was added after India’s Independence. This Flame burns day and night under the arch to remind the nation of the soldiers who laid their life in Indo-Pakistan war in Dec 1971.

During night, fountains make a lovely display with coloured water. India gate stands at the end of rajpath.

 

2. Rashtrapati Bhawan: On the otherside of Rajpath is Rastrapati Bhawan (Residence of the president of India). It has an area of 200000 Square feet Mughal garden that opens once a year and display of varieties of flowers are done at that time.

 

 

3. Qutub Minar: The nearest Metro station to reach Qutub Minar is “Qutub Minar” itself which falls in yellow line. The Entry fees is Rs. 30 for indians and Rs. 500 for foreigners. Here the entry time is between 7AM till 5 PM, Qutub Minar was built by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak. It is a 5 storey Minar with first 3 made of red stones and the 4th and 5th made of marble and stones.

 

You can also visit another places if you have times like Jantar Mantar, Akshardham Temple Raj Ghat etc.

4. Humayun Tomb: The nearest metro statio to reach here is “INA” Metro station. I took an autorickshaw from there to reach Humayun Tomb. The Entry fees is Rs. 30 for indians and Rs. 500 for foreigners. Humayun Tomb was built by his wife Brga Begum in the memory of Humayun. It was the first Mughal architecture made of red stones.

5. Lotus Temple: The nearest metro station to reach Lotus Temple is “Kalkaji Mandir”. Entry is absolutely free here. The temple opens at 9 AM till sunset. This temple is made of white Marble. The architect chose Lotus as a common symbol between Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism and Islam. There are 9 Pools of water that light up in natural light.

6. Red Fort: To reach red fort the nearest metro station is chandani chowk. Red Fort has two entry gates: Delhi gate and Lahori Gate.

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