Delhi is a captivating place with many old monuments, forts, museums, temples, etc a lot. Delhi is the capital of India and in the same way, it is a ruler in holding many tourist attractions which symbolize Indian history. This City is the best place to know more about the Mughal era. Top 10 Places to be visited in Delhi
Here is a list of top 10 popular tourist places in Delhi which will be helpful for newcomers to Delhi.
Red Fort is one of the famous monuments built by Mughals in the 17th century. This Mughal Fort is a great symbol of Mughal architectural styles which is completely made of red sandstone. It is the prime tourist spot of Delhi due to its architecture and everyday evening light and sound show etc. Red Fort has to be there in your Top 10 Places to be visited in Delhi. The best time to see the Red Fort during the National Festivals like Independence Day and Republic Day.
Humayun’s Tomb is the first Mughal tomb constructed in the year 1570 by Queen Haji Begum to her husband Humayun. It looks similar to the Taj Mahal because it was the reference to the Taj Mahal. The architectural style of this tomb resembles the Persian style and also a world heritage site. The major attraction of this tomb is the beautiful garden around it. Humayun Tomb is one of the world heritage sites in Delhi so your Top 10 Places to be visited in Delhi could not be completed without this.
Swaminarayan Akshardham temple is the world’s largest Hindu temple by BAPS organization in the year 2005. Akshardham temple comprised of several parks, museums, and water canals. This temple was built to spread the awareness of Indian culture, tradition, and architectural styles. The architectural style of this temple is extremities with beautiful pink and white marble work. An interesting thing is it was completely built with granite and marble without using concrete. Nowadays Akshardham is one of the most visiting places in Delhi so include it in your Top 10 Places to be visited in Delhi.
It is a sacred mosque and the largest one in India with a capacity of holding 25,000 devotees at a time. Jama Masjid is the first architectural marvel derived from the Shah Jahan era. The major attraction of this mosque is its architectural styles with towers, great gates, and minarets which are completely made of red sandstone and white marble. But before entering the mosque wear appropriate dress.
Qutub Minar is India’s tallest brick minaret with a height of 73 meters and this minar is the symbol of the beginning of Mughal era built by Qutab-ud-din-Aibak. This minar is fiver stored built with marble and sandstone. Here at the foot of the minar, you can see India’s first ever mosque “Quwwat-ul-Islam”. But due to old age, this place was almost ruined except imposing Qutub Minar.
The Bahai Temple means Lotus Temple is a famous religious site in Delhi. The main importance of this temple is any religious people are allowed. Because this temple houses all religion deities. The Lotus symbol of this temple symbolizes the four religions means Hinduism, Buddhism, Islam, and Jainism. This temple was surrounded with beautiful gardens, prayer meeting places and nine pools around the temple which is the major attraction here.
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara:
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is a holy place for Sikhs and it is the first Sikh temple built by Sardar Bhagel Singh in 1783. This Sikh temple comprises of higher secondary school, Museum, hospital, and a library. In one word, this temple is educating and helping so many people through its library, school, and hospital. Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is also a must visit place in Delhi.
Chattarpur temple is a famous architectural marvel by Sant Shree Nagpal Baba in the year 1970. This temple is very famous due to its architectural styles with a perfect blend of north and south Indian styles. The major attraction of this temple is wonderful statues. The statues that are famous here are Ram-Darbar, Radha-Krishna, Shiv-Parvati, Maa Katyayani, Lord Ganesh, Lord Hanuman, and Goddess Laxmi. Chattarpur Temple is the most attractive place with its architectural significance.
Jantar Mantar is a famous astronomical observatory in Indian built by Maharaja Jai Singh of Jaipur in the year 1724. He was very interested in subjects of astronomy, maths, and physics. That’s why he constructed three astronomical observatories and one of them is in Delhi. Here you can experience many astronomical instruments which are completely made of stone. Actually, these instruments give accurate values but not now.
Almost this astronomical observatory is ruining. Even though, there is a lot to educate here. Jantar Mantar is the best tourist place regarding knowledge in Delhi.
Here it ends the list of top 10 places to be visited in Delhi. Each place has its significance and importance. So whenever you travel to India must be two days in Delhi, never miss these places on your list and enjoy a lot here.