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Places to Visit in Delhi

Delhi is a perfect combination of old world charm and modern technology. The city is well planned and tourist friendly. When one plans an Indian holiday, Delhi must be an important destination or else the vacation is incomplete. There are many places of interest in Delhi but most famous tourist place in Delhi are mentioned below: 

Top Places to Visit in Delhi

Places to se in DelhiRed Fort

Red Fort is a 17th century fort built by the Mughal Emperor, Shah Jahan. It derives its name from the red sandstone used extensively in its construction. Click here for more details

Metro station - Chandni Chowk (Red Line)
Closed on - Monday
Entry Fees - Rs.10 for Indians and Rs.250 Foreign nationals
Photography- Free but Rs.25 for video filming
Light & Sound Show- 6 PM onwards
Fees - Rs.30 for children and Rs.80 for adults

Jama Masjid Religious place in delhi

Jama Masjid is one of the most important mosques of Delhi built by Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan.It took the efforts of 6,000 works over a period of 6 years. Click here for more details

Metro Station - Chandani Chowk
Open to all except during prayer hours
Entry Fee – Free
Photography- Rs.200

Tourist Places in DelhiRashtrapati Bhavan

The Rashtrapati Bhavan or the the President's House is an architectural marvel. It was earlier the residence of the British Viceroy. The chief architect of Rashtrapati Bhavan was Edwin Landseer Lutyens.

Metro Station - Khan Market (Violet Line)
Distance from the metro station - 7 to 10 minutes’ walk
It is prohibited to enter the premises without permission but the garden is open to the public for four months a year where one can see the most exotic and rear species of plants and herbs. China orange happens to be the favorite.
The entry is Rs.50 each and photography is strictly prohibited.
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Qutub Minar Historical Places in Delhi

The tallest Minar in Delhi is the Qutub Minar. It is one of the best examples of architecture that was present during the Mughal era. Click here for more details

Metro Station - Qutub Minar (Yellow Line)
Distance from the Metro Station - 2 Min. walk
Closed on Sundays
Timings - 6 AM to 6 PM
Entry fee - Rs.10 (Indians) Rs. 250 (foreigners)

Places to see in DelhiIndia Gate

Designed by Edward Lutyens, India Gate lies at the heart of Delhi.After India's independence, India Gate became the site of Indian Army's Tomb of the Unknown Soldier. Click here for more details.

Metro Station - Pragati Maidan
Distance from the metro station - 10 minutes’ walk
Open on all days
Photography is free

National MuseumNational Museum

Established in 1949, the National Museum showcases various articles from pre-historic to modern times.It is one of the largest museums in India. Click here for more details

Metro Station - Barakhamba Metro Station
Distance from the metro station - 5 minutes’ walk
Timings - 10 AM to 6PM
Closed Monday and National Holidays
Entry Fee- for adults it is Rs 20 and for children it is Rs 10

Places in DelhiAkshardham Temple

Akshardham in Delhi also known as the Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham. It reflects traditional Hindu culture and ethos. Its architecture is also noteworthy.Click here for more details

Metro station - Akshardham (Blue Line)
Closed on - Monday
Distance from the metro station - 5 minutes’ walk
Timings - 9.30 AM to 6.30 PMs
Entry fee- Temple complex is free for all. Exhibition - Rs.170 adults, Rs.125 for children and Rs. 100 for senior citizens & free for children below the age of four.
Musical fountain - Starts at 6.30 PM
Fee- Rs.30
Photography - Prohibited

Lotus TempleTourist places in Delhi

Bahai Temple commonly referred to as ‘Lotus Temple’ designed by architect Furiburz Sabha is one of the most important tourist attractions in Delhi. Click here for more details.
Metro Station - Kalkaji Mandir (Violet Like - Badarpur Track)
Distance from the Metro Station - 1Km, rickshaw charge - Rs. 25
Closed on - Monday
Entry fee- Free for all
Photography - Prohibited

Raj GhatRajghat

Rajghat is one of the most popular memorials, of the father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi. It is situated close to Old Delhi on the banks of Yamuna River.Click here for more details.

Location - Mahatma Gandhi Marg, on the banks of Yamuna river , Delhi
How to Reach - Auto rickshaw can be hired from Pragati Maidan Metro station (Blue Line).
Open - All days
Timings - 5.00 am to 7.00 pm
Entry Fee - None
Photography Charges - Nil
Important Information - Before entering the premises all visitors must remove their shoes.
Approx. distance from Indira Gandhi International Airport: 20 kms

Humayuns TombTombs in New Delhi

The Humayun’s Tomb is the tomb of the great Mughal Emperor Humayun.The tomb is situated at Lodi Road, Mathura Road, opposite Dargah Nizamuddin, New Delhi.Click here for more details
Open - For all days
Timings - From Sunrise to sunset
How to Reach -The closest metro station is the Jawaharlal Nehru Stadium from where one can hire an auto rickshaw.  One can also board a local bus towards Nizamuddin Railway Station. The distance is around 2 kms.
Entry Fee - Rs. 10 per person (for citizens of India and members of SAARC and BIMESTIC Countries like Bhutan,  Nepal, Thailand, Mauritius, etc.)
Rs. 250 (per persons for foreigners)
Charges for Photography Rs 25 for video, still photography - no charge

Places to See in DelhiJantar Mantar

Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur, built the Jantar Mantar in Delhi. It inludes thirteen architectural astronomy instruments. Click here for more details

Location - Parliament Street, Connaught Place
Closest Metro Station - Patel Chowk
Open - All days
Timings - Sunrise to Sunset
Entry Fee - 5 (Indians), 100 (foreigners)
Photography Charges - Nil (25 for video filming)

Delhi has something for everyone; there are great places for shopping as well. One has the option of going to the best of international and Indian designers as well as indulging in street shopping.

Tourist places in Delhi include Dilli Haat as well.  The place offers the best of all states under one roof. 
Metro Station - INA (Yellow Line)
Walking distance from the metro station
Entry Fee - and Rs.20 for adults and Rs 10 for children
Main attraction - Handicrafts and food stalls of all the states
Timings - 10 AM to 9 PM

Other Places worth a visit in Delhi are:

Agrasen ki Baoli | Air Force Museum | Alai Minar  | Amusement Parks in Delhi | Archaeological Museum | Bal Bhawan | Birla Mandir | Garden of Five Senses | Metro Museum | Safdarjung Tomb | Sulabh International Museum of Toilets | Tribal Museum | Tuglaqabad Fort | Crafts Museum | International Doll's Museum | Rail Museum | Purana Qila

One can find a lot of variety when it comes to buying Indian attire in Delhi. It is easy to spot latest designs inspired by Bollywood in Lajpat Nagar
Metro Station - Lajpat Nagar
Distance from the Metro Station - 1 Km
What to look for - open market with showrooms and street shopping, mainly meant for Indian clothes.
Starting Range Rs. 200 for cotton Kurtas and Rs.500 for Lucknawi Chicken Work.
Famous Markets around – Amar market for bridal wear.

So come and experience the real flavor of India in Delhi!

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