Top tourist places in Delhi

Delhi, India is a historical place with an ancient history around the power of the Sultans and the mighty Mughals before the British decided to make it the capital of British India in 1911. The city has an amiable mix of Mughal, British and Contemporary architecture, which is spread all over the city.

Below are some of the most popular tourist places in Delhi. These important archaeological and historical sites in Delhi should be experienced by every traveler to Delhi.

RED FORT

This huge fort is the most wonderful of all Indian forts. The fort is built out of red stonework and enclosed by huge towers from all sides. The fort was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan in the 17th Century on the banks of the mystical Yamuna River

Location: ChandniChowk

Entry Fee: Rs. 10 (Indians), Rs. 250 (foreigners)

Timing: Sunrise to Sunset (Tuesday to Sunday)

 

PURANA QILA (OLD FORT)

The fort is located in the south-east of India Gate. It was initially built by Mughal Emperor Humayun who designated it as his new capital “Dinapanah. The fort has a pleasant boat ride, where tourists can enjoy while taking in the scenic beauty of the PuranaQila.

Location: Mathura Road
Entry Fee: Rs. 5 (Indians), Rs. 100 (foreigners)
Timing: 5.30 am to 7 pm

 

INDIA GATE

This is the most famous War Memorial in India constructed to give tribute to those brave Indian soldiers who lost their precious lives during the First World War (1914-18).It is designed by Edwin Lutyens, the foundation stone was laid in 1921 and the whole construction was built over a period of 10 years.

Location: New Delhi

Entry Fee: Free

Timing: Sunrise to Sunset

 

Tughlaqabad Fort

The Tughlaqabad Fort has an exciting history. It is considered that the workers were not too happy with the king’s diktat and ultimately they have cursed the fort that it will remain abandoned. As a result, the fort has been abandoned from 1937.
Location: Mehrauli-Badarpur Road
Entry Fee: Free
Timing: 8 am to 6 pm

 

Jama Masjid

This eye-catchy red and white minaret, the big dome, and high rise curves near the entry of the prayer hall of the Jama Masjid are very usual of Mughal architecture.
Location: ChandniChowk
Entry Fee: Rs. 200 (for cameras and video cameras)
Timing: 8 am onwards

 

QUTUB MINAR

The fort is the world’s tallest stone building and was erected in 1193 by QutubuddinAibak in the loving memory of his teacher QutubuddinBakhtiyar Kaki. It has a 72.5 M tall stone tower with 379 circular stone steps has beautiful statues worth farsighted and the view from its top story is simply enthralling.Location: Mehrauli

Entry Fee: Rs. 15 (Indians), Rs. 250 (foreigners)

Timing: Sunrise to Sunset

 

Over to you

When you are in Delhi, never miss the chance to visit above popular tourist places in Delhi. The city flourishes in attractions and places that appeal to travelers to clock in here repeatedly. No matter what type of travelers you are, Delhi will not disappoint you!

 

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