Top 10 places to visit in Delhi

Places to visit in Delhi

Places to visit in Delhi


If you’re in india or outside of india you must have heard and think about visiting in Delhi because it has there own charm and uniqueness. Delhi is one of the best place to visit for the travelers because here you can have a lot of diversity in places and as well in food. You can’t deny that delhi has one of the tastiest street food in India. So, In this blog we’re going to know the best places to visit in Delhi.

Delhi, the capital city of India, is a vibrant metropolis with a rich historical and cultural heritage. It’s a fascinating blend of the old and the new, where ancient monuments stand alongside modern skyscrapers. 

Top 10 places to visit in Delhi


1. Red Fort (Places to visit in Delhi)

The Red Fort (Lal Qila) was built by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan in the 17th century and since it stands as a magnificent memorial to the great Mughal period. Its solid red sandstone walls, marvellous marble carvings and lovely gardens make it one of Delhi’s most iconic symbols. It would serve as an end point for our walking tour.

– Open Hours: 09:30 AM to 04:30 PM ( Except Monday)

– Entry Fee: ₹10 per person (Indian nationals) and ₹150 per person (foreign nationals)

2. Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar which stands tall at 73 meters and is not only recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site but also is one of the most iconic symbol of Delhi city. The structure was constructed in the first half of the 13th century by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, the Delhi Sultanate’s first ruler. The monument features fine carvings and Quranic verses all over it.

Not far off minar are several other old monuments, among others, the Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque and the Iron Pillar, famous for its rust-resistant metallurgy.

– Open Hours: 7:00 AM to 5:00 PM

– Entry Fee: ₹30 (Indian nationals) and ₹500 (foreign nationals)

3. Humayun’s Tomb (Places to visit in Delhi)

Surrounded by attractive landscaped gardens on all sides, Humayun’s Tomb is the very model of the Mughal architecture and a breath-taking monument. It was constructed in mid 16th century at the behest of Humayun’s widow, the Empress Bega Begum and later became the inspiration for the Taj Mahal.

Its beautiful dome, exquisite lattice work, and quiet atmosphere render it one of the most visited places not only by history lovers but also architecture-lovers.

– Open Hours: 6:00 AM to 6:00 PM

– Entry Fee: ₹30 (Indian nationals) and ₹500 (foreign nationals)

4. India Gate

At the very center of Delhi, the India Gate stands tall as a war memorial that commemorates the Indian soldiers fallen in World War I. The design of this huge arch is as well as its eternal flame, serving as a solemn reminder of the sacrifices made by the Indian army.

The India Gate, which is surrounded by the lush lawns and fountains that get illuminate, is known as the perfect place for picnics, evening walks, and cultural events.

– Open Hours: Throughout the day

– Entry Fee: Free of cost

5. Lotus Temple (Places to visit in Delhi)

The Lotus temple, also known as the Bahá’í temple, is globally recognized for its captivating lotus shaped architecture and serene atmosphere. Open to people of every faith, of those ones who prefer to pray, meditate, or simply appreciate the beautiful nature surrounding the building, it serves.

In, a nave that is detached from any religious symbols, they achieve an environment of unity and peace, making it a popular destination for spiritual seekers and architecture lovers alike.

– Open Hours: October-March: 9:30 AM – 5:30 PM, and April-September: 9:30 AM – 7:00 PM (Except Monday)

– Entry Fee: Free of cost

6. Akshardham Temple

Covering 100 acres on the bank of the River Yamuna, this Akshardham Temple is an epitome of spiritualism, art, and culture. Tracing its origin from the traditional Hindu architectural style, the temple displays exquisitely carved stone facades, majestic domes, and sprawling gardens.

Visitors get the opportunity to entertain themselves with the exhibitions, such as the boat ride which shows the life of Swaminarayan, the temple’s founder, they can listen to cultural performances at the Yagnapurush Kund.

– Open Hours: 09:30 AM to 06:30 PM

– Entry Fee: Free of cost

7. Jama Masjid (Places to visit in Delhi)

Commissioned by the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan, the Jama Masjid is one of the largest, if not the largest and most revered mosques in India. This stunning masterpiece was completed in the mid-17th century and has a vast courtyard, three massive domes, and two tall minarets giving stunning views of Old Delhi. At the interior within the main prayer hall, marble and red sandstone carvings are seen to be very detailed. The courtyard, on the other hand, is filled with devotees and visitors hurrying around.

– Open Hours: 7:00 AM to 12:00 PM, and 1:30 PM to 6:30 PM. Non-Muslim 8:00 AM to 30 minutes before sunset, and Minaret 9 AM to 5.30 PM

– Entry Fee: For photography, ₹200, and for Tower, ₹100.

8. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Located in the heart of Delhi, Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, which is a well known Sikh temple famous both for its spiritual resonance and its charity work. It epitomizes the inner beauty of a soul by portraying its gleaming golden dome and white marble façade as exquisite and hospitable; thus people of all faiths are encouraged to pray and to do community services.

The most popular feature of the gurdwara for the many visitors is the langar, or the community kitchen, whose universal meals mean that all get to eat for free and, thus, reflect on the Sikh principle of equality and selfless service.

– Open Hours:  24 hours

– Entry Fee: Free of cost

9. National Museum (Places to visit in Delhi)

Gateway to India’s grandiose past, the National Museum that is situated in the busy neighborhood of Janpath presents a captivating, all-encompassing view of the country’s cultural heritage and artistic legacy. Its collection is vast and spread throughout centuries of history and artifacts of the ancient age, sculptures, textiles, and manuscripts, from various regions.

Some of the exceptional showcases comprise the Harappan Gallery, the Bronze Gallery and the most valued collection of ancient Indus Valley Civilization artifacts that reveal an exciting trip to India’s past.

– Open Hours: From 10:00 AM (Except Monday)

– Entry Fee: ₹10 per person (Indian nationals) and ₹300 per person (foreign nationals)

10. Chandni Chowk

Indulge yourself in a time travel and get fully absorbed in the eternally brewing storm of the Old Delhi’s vibrant market, Chandni Chowk, one of the city’s oldest and busiest marketplaces. Famously known as the wide open space Chandni Chowk, which used to be a mall long ago, it is a multilane bazaar with lots of shops and centuries-old monuments.

The market isn’t simply a space to buy things. You’ll witness a bustling, multisensory experience of mingled scents coming from spice shops, sweet stalls, and colorful fabric stalls together with ornate jewelry shops. Never forget to take a taste of the street food and visit historical districts such as Red Fort or Jama Masjid. Of course not a reason to go without a rickshaw drive over the buzzing streets of Delhi.

– Open Hours: 24 hours

– Entry Fee: Free of cost

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