Top 10 places to visit in Delhi
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Top 10 places to visit in Delhi

Delhi is the capital of India and thousands of tourist comes every day to visit in Delhi today we talk about the top 10 places to visit in Delhi whenever you come here.

1. Humayun’s Tomb

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It is the first garden tomb of the Indian subcontinent, built in the 16th century. It is the grave of the great emperor Humayun and many of his family members. Built by Persian architects, it is a beautiful manifestation of the renowned Mughal architecture. you should visit here in the morning or evening time and see other top 10 places to visit in Delhi below.

Entry fee: Indians – INR 30, Foreigners – INR 500

Timings – 8:00 am to 6:00 pm

2. Lodhi Gardens

 

One of the expedite historical gardens of Delhi, Lodhi Garden houses the tomb of Emperor Sayyid and Lodhi rulers of the Lodhi dynasty. Built in the 16th century, the Bara Gumbad and the Sheesh Gumbad in the center of the garden speak of the architectural glory of that era. Apart from that, the lush green environment serves a perfect place for jogging and meditation for the fitness freak delhites.

Entry fee: Nil

Timings : 6:00 am to 7:30 pm

3. Qutub Minar

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Qutub Minar is a 73m talk tapering tower of five stories built in the 12th century by Qutub-ud-din Aibak signifying the rule of Muslim rulers in India. At the foot of the tower is a mosque and at the center of the tower is a 7m high pillar. Qutub Minar is top on the list of top 10 places to visit in Delhi. It was believed that if can encircle it with your hands while your back to it, all your wishes will be fulfilled. This UNESCO world heritage site is made up of sandstone and marble and gives a panoramic view of the entire city from the top of the tower.

Entry fee: Indians – INR 30, Foreigns – INR 500

Timings : 6:00 am to 6:00 pm

4. Swaminarayan  Akshardham Temple

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A divine abode of God, this place of eternal devotion and peace is a tribute to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, the avatars, devas and great sages of Hinduism. Akshardham Temple is also coming to the top 10 places to visit in Delhi.  This 21st-century marvel has a breathtaking beauty and grandeur that enlightens the Indian values and traditions and had various inside the temple complex vis a vis – Musical Fountain, cultural boat ride,  gardens, It films, etc. It has also been awarded the Guinness World Record for the Largest Comprehensive Hindu Temple.

Entry fee: Exhibition – INR 170(adults), INR 100(children), INR 125(senior citizens), Musical Fountain – INR 80(adults), INR 50(children), INR 80(senior citizens)

Timings : 9:30 am to 6:30 pm

5. Jama Masjid

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The world reflecting mosque or Jama Masjid was built by the great emperor Shah Jahan in the 16th century and has a courtyard capable of holding 25,000 devotees. It is built 30 steps higher than the street to give it a commanding view. It has two 130 foot minarets and three large marble dooms. This magnificent facade made up of red and white sandstone is considered to be the largest mosque in India. It has

Entry fee: Nil

Timings : 7:00 am – 12:00 pm, 1:30 pm – 6:30 pm

6.  India Gate

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India Gate is a 42m high war memorial to 70,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who died during WWI. India gate is must visit place according to our list of top 10 places to visit in Delhi. Amar Jawan Jyoti, the eternal flame burns day and night to remind the nation of the soldiers who lay their lives for us. During the night it is floodlit with fountains that make a lovely display with colorful lights. It is surrounded by lush green lawns which are a popular picnic and hangout spot.

Entry fee: Nil

Timings: No restriction

7. Connaught Place

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Popularly known as CP, Connaught Place is one of the largest financial, commercial and business centers in New Delhi. Built in Georgian style architecture, it has two concentric circles which house many giant cinemas, luxury brands, hotels, restaurants, banks, and other entertainment centers. It is known as the best hangout spot for everyone. Central Park is a beautiful garden region that holds the largest Indian flag.

Entry fee: Nil

Timings : 10:00 am to 8:30 pm

8. National Museum

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Established in 1949, the National Museum of India holds a variety of articles from the prehistoric era to modern works of art. It has around 200,000 works of art, of both Indian and foreign origin, covering over 5,000 years and traces a rich cultural heritage. For those of an artistic inclination, this museum is a must go to.

Entry fee: Indians – INR 10 (adults), foreigners – INR 650

Timings : 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

9. National Zoological Park

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Delhi Zoo is a sprawling green island with a motley collection of animals and birds in the middle of urban Delhi. For all the nature and animal lovers, this place is a perfect way of aesthetic contemplation.

Entry fee : Indians – INR 40 (adults), INR 20 (children); foreigners – INR 200

Timings : 9:30 am – 4:30 pm

10. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

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One of the prominent pilgrimage centers, it is located on Ashok Road near Connaught Place.  It was named after the 8th Sikh guru, Sri Harkishan Saying as a tribute to him. The place offers a serene and positive aura for the visitors. While visiting you are required to dress modestly, cover your head and remove your shoes.

Entry fee: Nil

Timings: Open 24 hours

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