Finally I explored all the amazing destinations in Delhi and on 15th July 2014 I present my blog post on Best tourist attractions to explore in delhi.
New Delhi the Indian capital city has many attractive places that act as tourists destinations.
1. Red fort or Lal Qila
Red fort or Lal Qila is an attractive old fort in Delhi. It was constructed by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan which served as his residence and his family members. It was currently named as a UNESCO world heritage site due to the high maintenance’s. It symbolizes power in India and is heavily guarded. It was constructed from red sand stone hence its name. It is the place where the prime minister addresses the nation and is open to the public every day of the week except on Mondays.
2. Raj Ghat
Raj Ghat is the memorial where the father of the nation Mahatma Gandhi was cremated. It is was constructed using black marble and surrounded by an attractive beautiful garden. It is a popular tourist destination and a must visit while in Delhi. It consists of a continuous burning flame and his last words hey ram’ before assassination are inscribed here. It is located near River Yamuna in a very beautiful and peaceful setup for calmness while touring here. It is open all days of the week and the entry to the memorial is free and the best way to respect the world icon.
3. India gate
India Gate is another beautiful place to visit while in Delhi. It was built on 1931 as a commemoration of all the soldiers who died in First World War. It is beautifully decorated and all the names of the soldiers are inscribed on this great gate. It allows view of the Rajpath Avenue the main street in New Delhi. It serves as a symbol of unity and a great place to visit. Most of the protests are held here but close proximity to the gate is prohibited and thus the names inscribed are not easily visible.
4. Humayun Tomb
Humayun Tomb is a mausoleum constructed in the ancient times. It was built by Biga Begum and it is the first tomb to be surrounded by a garden. It was constructed using red sand stone and is located near Mathura and Lodhi Roads. It is complex with many tombs, graves and mosques located here. It is easily accessible using taxis or the public transport. Lotus Temple is a popular visited temple by visitors worldwide. It is a magnificent lotus flower shaped mosque. It is open for all worshipers regardless of their color and religion. It is open from 9.00 a.m. to 7.00 p.m. and a famous tourist destination.
And a lot more. If you think that you know more about delhi than tell us…