Places to Visit in Delhi 2021 - Top Things to do in Delhi

 Top Delhi Tour Places

Introduction:

 

Delhi, a union territory as well as the capital of India, is located in north India. It is a cosmopolitan state as well as a site where centuries of history reside. Thus, there are innumerable places to visit near Delhi. One does not need to requisition the services of a travel agency to have a comprehensive, authentic experience of Delhi.

 

10 Top Places to Visit in Delhi:

 


 

1. India Gate: 0

 

 

It is a 42-meter tall structure designed by the architect Edwin Lutyens. Opened to the public in 1931, it acts as the anchoring point of the Republic day parades. An all- India war memorial dedicated to Indian and British soldiers who lost their lives during the First World War and the Third Anglo-Afghan War, it has names of around 13,300 soldiers etched on its surface. 

 

It encloses within it the Amar Jawan Jyoti, built-in 1971, a never-dying flame symbolizing the undying spirit of patriotism and bravery. Owing to its awe-inspiring nature and the lush gardens, not too far from the structure, it is one of the most famous picnic spots in Delhi. 


The nearest metro station, which connects it to the rest of the city is Central Secretariat. It is open to the public at all times of the day.


2. Humayun’s Tomb:

A historic structure of unparalleled beauty, it is connected to the rest of the city via Jawahar Lal Nehru Metro Station. It has also featured in UNESCO’s world heritage list owing to its architectural genius which combines the structure as well as the surrounding gardens. 


It is where the Mughal emperor Humayun’s body was interred along with the mortal remains of many of his wives and relatives. It was designed by the Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyath and is a must-visit.


 

3. Lotus Temple:

Designed by Fariborz Sahba, a Canadian architect, it is a temple dedicated to the Baha'i faith. Crafted as the white petals of a lotus, it espouses the oneness of all beings with god. Open to everyone, it has a peaceful ambiance perfect for meditation and spirituality.




 

 

 


4.Red Fort: 

A palace constructed of red sandstone, it was requisitioned to be built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan and used to be his residence. Now, it houses several museums and is also the site from which the prime minister of India hoists the national flag and addresses the citizens every Independence day.

 

 

5. Connaught Place:

Located at the heart of Delhi, Connaught Place is a large commercial center housing shops from all the major international brands. It also has a number of cafes, bars, pubs, and coffee houses. A vibrant place, bustling with people and energy, it is a place one can visit both shops as well as the party.


 

 


 

6. Delhi Zoo:

 


Located near Pragati Maidan Metro Station, this Zoological park houses animals and birds of various species and is a popular weekend getaway especially for children.


 


 
 

 

7. National Gallery of Modern Art: 

It is a museum that houses important artworks from artists like Raja Ravi Verma and Rabindranath Tagore. A must-visit for photographers and art lovers.



 

 

 

 


 

8. Lodhi Garden:

 


Sprawling over 90 acres, Lodhi Garden is a small paradise, filled with lush green grass, ponds, and flowers. It also encloses the tombs of historical figures such as Sikandar Lodi, Shisha, and Bara Gumbad.


 


 

9. Jantar Mantar:  

Built by Maharaja Jai Singh, who was interested in astronomy, it is an observatory which consists of 13 astronomical instruments. 

 

 

 

 

 

 10.Hauz Khas Village: 


Located in south Delhi, Hauz Khas is a mixture of history and modernity. Combining Islamic architecture with swanky new cafes, bars, and pubs, it is the place to go to enjoy the vibrant nightlife.


 

  

Afterword:

There are a number of other places besides. This article hoped to give you an all-around sense of historical places, places of worship, biodiversity, culture and art, and places to hang out, shop, and chill. Happy exploring!


This article will guide you to the most famous destinations and Delhi tour places which are a must-visit.

 

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