TOURIST PLACES IN DELHI

Delhi is the capital of india.

The city of indra (indraprasth) was in delhi.

Lets start about the tourist places in delhi

DELHI TOURISM PLACES

  • Qutub minar
  • India gate
  • Red fort of delhi
  • Jumma masjid
  • Jantar mantar
  • Raj ghat
  • Shanti ghat
  • Shakti ghat
  • Akshardham temple
  • Lotus temple

INDIA GATE

India gate
INDIA GATE

It is the memorial of the world war 1.

It was built for the memory of the undevided Indian army soldiers died during world war 1 between 1914 – 1921.

Every year on 26 of january on the republic day parade start from the rashtrapati bhavan and progresses around the gate.

Its a culture heritage of the country.

QUTUB MINAR

Qutub minar
QUTUB MINAR

This qutub minar is a tall tapering tower with the 5 storeys.

Start of the qutub minar was qutubuddin aibak and finishing was by iltutmish in 1232 A.D.

The Qutub minar is the tallest tower in the india and its height is 73 m.

It has a 5 storays with a 14.3 m base diameter and reducing to 2.7 m to the peak.

It has a spiral stair case and contains 379 steps in it.

RED FORT

Red fort
RED FORT

This fort is the historical fortification in the india’s capital new delhi.

It is in the centre of the new delhi city.

It was the main residence of the mughal emperors.

AKSHARDHAM

Akshardham
AKSHARDHAM

This temple is the third largest temple in hinduism.

It is moderated by swaminarayan sampraday.

3000 volunteers and 7000 artisans constructed akshardham ranging in 2,40,000 m square area.

JAMA MASJID DELHI

Jama masjid
JAMA MASJID DELHI

It is the largest masjid of the India.

Jama is derived from the word jummah.

the meaning of jummah masjid (congregational mosque) is Friday mosque.

The mughal emperor shah jahan built this jama masjid in 1650 A.D.

JANTAR MANTAR

Jantar mantar
JANTAR MANTAR

It is celestial event observatory.

The jantar mantar was built by the raja jayshingh 2 in 1724.

The mishra yantra is main tourist attraction in this place.

There are 4 main yantras. samrat yantra, jayprakash yantra, ram yantra, mishra yantra.

LOTUS TEMPLE DELHI

Lotus temple
LOTUS TEMPLE DELHI

It was built in 1986.

It is Bahรก’รญ house of worship.

It holds the record for the most visited building in the world according to government of India.

CHANDNI CHOWK MARKET

A busy market where you can find indian spices, dry fruits, jewelries, saries, Indian sweets etc.

Typical crowded market place of India.

PARATHE WALI GALI

It is a street within chandni chowk.

Where one can find indian street foods especially parathas(indian flat bread)

Here you will find varieties of Indian full meals and Indian beverages like chas, kullad rabdi, lassi, indian sweets topped with cashews and almonds.

RASHTRAPATI BHAVAN

Rashtrapati bhawan
RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN

For tourists rashtrapati bhawan has been devided in 3 circuits.

First circuit consist main building and central lawn.

Second circuit is a museum complex and third circuit takes visitors in mughal gardens. second circuit is a museum complex and third circuit takes visitors in mughal gardens. second circuit is a museum complex and third circuit takes visitors in mughal gardens.

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