Delhiites are not called Delhiites…if you have not seen these 10 places

Ronit Kawale
Ronit Kawale - Senior Editor
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Delhiites are not called Delhiites…if you have not seen these 10 places

Who is not familiar with the city of Delhi? Being the capital of the country, even a child is excited to visit Delhi. Let us tell you that Delhi is the second most populous city in India. Here you will find people from every state. Therefore, here you get to see a glimpse of the culture of the whole of India. This is the reason why Delhi is now also called the city of cities. Delhi has a rich history. There are many mosques, forts, palaces and gardens here, which are worth seeing. If you are planning a trip to Delhi this summer vacation, here is information about the major tourist places.

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Red Fort

The Red Fort of Delhi is famous all over the world. It not only reminds us of the Mughal period of India, but is also a symbol of India's freedom struggle. It was built in 1638 by the fifth Mughal emperor Shah Jahan. The visiting time here is from 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. The entry fee is Rs 35.

JAMA Masjid

In my childhood, I read a lot about Jama Masjid in Hindi and social science books. It is a wonderful treasure of Old Delhi and is also the largest mosque in India. More than 25 thousand people can sit in its courtyard. The mosque took 12 years to build and it was completed in 1656.

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk is the largest and busiest market in Delhi. Its narrow winding lanes are filled with cheap jewellery, clothes and electronics. There are many wholesale shops here. You can buy many things from here for your wedding or your business.

Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple

Swaminarayan Akshardham Mandir, opened in 2005, is a symbol of Indian culture. Made of pink stone and white marble, this temple has large gardens, statues and boat rides to enjoy. It takes at least half a day to see it completely. Keep in mind that cell phones and cameras are not allowed inside.

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun's Tomb in Delhi is a historical monument. It looks similar to the Taj Mahal in Agra as it was built in 1570 inspired by the Taj Mahal. It is a place you must visit when you visit Delhi. The entry fee is Rs 10.

Lodhi Garden

If you want peace and quiet in a busy city like Delhi, visit Lodhi Gardens. It is a huge garden built by the British in 1936 around the tombs of 15th and 16th century rulers. It is a good place in Delhi for a picnic in summer.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is one of the tallest brick minarets in the world. It is a unique example of Indo Islamic architecture. It was constructed in 1193. People believe that it was built as a symbol of the beginning and victory of Muslim rule in India. Its entry fee is Rs 30.

Gandhi Memorial and Raj Ghat

Gandhi Smriti and Rajghat are the main tourist places in Delhi. In Gandhi Smriti you can see paintings, inscriptions, photographs and everything related to Gandhi ji. There is also a room here where Gandhi ji spent 144 days before his death. You can also see his Samadhi at Rajghat. This memorial is open from 10 am to 5 pm.

India Gate

India Gate is the most famous tourist spot in Delhi. It is the national monument of independent India, formerly known as Kingsway. It was built in memory of more than 80,00000 Indian soldiers. India Gate shines with lights from all over the world at night. There is also a children's park nearby, where you can take children for a walk.

Lotus Temple

The Lotus Temple located in South Delhi is a very beautiful place. It is a Bahai temple. It is also called the Lotus Temple because its shape is like a lotus flower. This temple symbolizes the unity of all people and religions. You can visit here from 9 am to 5:30 pm.

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