Wednesday, 19 December 2018

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Which is the Best Place to Visit in Delhi?

Delhi, the capital city of India is known for its diversity of culture, language, folks and tourist places. The numerous monuments, temples, parks and museum can give you nightmares. 

If you are passionate enough to visit places, pack your bag and set a plan based on your liking. You can get enough of sites that can enchant you with joy and your family. 
 Best Place to Visit in Delhi
So, to get to know regarding your favourite destination inside the capital city read this content. We provide you with the best place to visit in Delhi.

1. The Grand ‘Red Fort or ‘Lal Kila’

The red fort was built during the Mughal era and is one of the top tourist destinations in Delhi. This is a beautiful example of Mughal architect which is made up of red sand stone. In the evening people stand beside to see the dazzling lights and hear the sound of the fort. 
Red Fort Delhi
The entry fee for children is around 15 rupees while for foreigner it is 25 rupees.

You can visit the place from 9 am to 6 pm except Mondays. 

Other tourist’s attractions of this special spot are Sis Ganj Gurudwara, Digambar Jain Mandir, Paranthe wali Gali.


2. India Gate

India gate is a monument that makes India proud. It was built in 1931 to respect the martyrs of World War 1 and Afghanistan War. This place looks glorious during evening due to the lighting and the beautiful gardens beside it.
India Gate
You can visit the Raj Path anytime and it is completely free of charges. National gallery of modern is just beside this spot, so don’t forget to see the gallery as well.

3. Rashtrapati Bhavan

If you visit the India Gate, you will find the residence of the President of India just in front of it. Unlike other tourist places you will have restrictions to enter the arena of Rashtrapati Bhavan. 
Rashtrapati Bhavan
To get an entry to this royal place you have to prebook in the official site of Rashtrapati Bhavan.  It opens at morning 9 am and closes in the evening.  Once you enter the place, you can view the Defence headquarters, Parliament House and National Secretariat.


4. Qutub Minar

QutubMinar is a 73 meter tall tower built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak.  You can visit this place from morning to evening except on Mondays. 
Qutub Minar
For Indians the entry fee is 15 rupees and for foreigners it is 250 rupees. Never forget to visit the Chhatarpur Temple beside this monument. 

5. Jantar Mantar

Jantarmantar is an observatory constructed in 1724 by Maharaja Jai Singh.  Due to the presence of tall buildings around the astronomical observatory, the instrument can’t work accurately. However, it does really worth to visit the grand design of the Indian astronomy in Delhi.
Jantar Mantar
The fee to visit this place is just 5 rupees. You can have entry in the morning till evening. Moreover, you can sight the Central Park in Connaught Palace. 

6. Humayun’s Tomb

Humayun’s tomb was built by Haji Begum, the wife of Humayun in 1570. This monument is obviously on oh the best example of Mughals architecture. The design of TajMahal is based on this monument.
Humayun’s Tomb
The entry fee required to visit this place is 10 rupees for Indians as well as visitors from SAARC countries. Other foreigners have to pay 250 rupees to enter this place.


7. Akshardham Temple

SwaminarayanAksharadham temple is a favourite place for Hindu pilgrims. People visit this place to worship god and sight the beautiful architectures. This temple was built by BAPS, a spiritual organisation. 
Akshardham Temple
Entry fee is required only during exhibition. The temple opens at 9 o’clock in the morning and closes at 6 o’clock. 

8. Chattarpur Temple

Chattarpur temple was built in 1970 and is popularly known for its wonderful architecture. The temple is located in the South Delhi. Sant Shree Nagal Baba is the founding member of this glorious temple.
Chattarpur Temple
The top attractions of the temple are Lord Hanuman,   Shiv-Parvati statue,  MaaKatyayani, Ram Darbar, Lord Ganesha etc.

The opening time of this temple is 4 am and closing time is at 11 pm.

9. ISKCON Temple

ISKON Temple is one of the best examples of temple built around the world to install the Krishna consciousness among people. 
ISKCON Temple
The temple is now a day built in almost all major cities. In Delhi You can experience the calmness of the temple space and feel the spirituality. Vegetarian food is available in the premises at reasonable price. ISKON was founded by Swami Prabhupada, a great spiritual leader. 

This temple usually opens at 4.30 in the morning and closes at 8.30 in the evening.


10. Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. This was built by Shah Jahan during the Mughal Rule.  The wonderful architecture of the mosque attracts thousands of pilgrims around the world each day. 
Jama Masjid
The masjid consists of four towers and the tower located in south gives an amazing view of the city. 
To enter the mosque you need to dress up accordingly, else you have to rent the attire provided by the masjid authority. 

For videography the mosque authority charges 300 rupees while there is no fee for visiting. The mosque generally opens at 7 am and closes at 6.30 pm except during prayer times. 

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