Near places to visit in Delhi :

Firstly,if You’re planning to explore Delhi?  ,you should make a list of places to visit during your trip.

You must visit these places listed below :

Every year many tourists from all over the world come to visit Delhi . New Delhi is the capital of India  and Delhi has been administrative centre for many years & till now it continues to preserve its eminence.

 

Here are the near places to visit in Delhi for tourists :

 

1. Redfort : it’s a historic fort situated in Delhi, it was built by Shahjahan in 1648 . It was recognised as world heritage site by UNESCO. 

 

Timings: 9.30 am To 4.30 Pm (daily)

 

There is Reasonable fee for the entry.

 

Nearest metro station: Chandni Chowk.

 

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Red Fort

 

2. Qutub minar : Qutub din aibak constructed the minar. It’s also a world heritage site by UNESCO. Its height is 73 m .

 

There is Reasonable fee for the entry.

 

Timings: 7Am To 5Pm

 

Nearest metro station: Qutub minar

 

3. Humayun’s Tomb : it’s a UNESCO world heritage site. 

 

Timings : sunrise to sunset

 

Nearest metro station: jor bagh

 

Reasonable fee is charged for the entry.

 

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Humayun tomb

 

4. India Gate: it’s a war memorial. It was built in 1921 & was dedicated to all Indian soldiers of British army who died in world war 1.

 

Height : 42 m

 

Timings: open all time

 

No fee is charged for the entry.

 

Nearest metro station: central secretariat

 

Must visit nearby places:

Rashtrapati Bhavan, Rajpath National war memorial.

 

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    India gate

 

5. Lotus Temple: it is one of the prominent attractions  of the city . It is a Baha’i House of worship. It started in 1986.

 

Timings: all days of week except Monday, October- March — 9.30 Am To 5.30 Am

 

April- September— 9.30 am To 7 pm

 

Nearest metro station: Kalkaji

 

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6. Akshardham Temple: Akshardham means divine abode of god , it’s a Hindu temple.

 

Opened: 2005

 

Entry fee – free .

 

Timings: 9.30 am To 8Pm , closed on Monday.

 

Nearest metro station: Akshardham

 

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Akshardham temple

 

7. Purana quila: The site has been continuously inhabited for 2,500 years and remains dating from the pre-Mauryan period have been found. it was built in 1538 by shershah .

 

Reasonable fee is charged for the entry.

 

Timings: 9am To 5Pm

 

Nearest metro station: Pragati maidan

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8. Rashtrapati bhavan :  The official Residence of Indian President was built in British Era . Rashtrapati bhavan was built in 1929 by Well known Architect Edwin Lutyens
Mughal Gardens are in the backyard of Rashtrapati bhavan . The Gardens are in Charbagh style and contains Various variety of flowers . Mughal Gardens are opened every year in the month of February for common people . It’s one of best places to visit Delhi .

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9. Jantar  mantar :   it was built by  the King Jai Singh 2 . There are five jantar mantar in india and the largest one is located in jaipur .The jantar Mantar is located in the modern city of New Delhi. It consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments.

 

10.National war memorial :    The Memorial was built to honour the those Indian soldiers who  sacrificed their lives in the Post independent armed conflicts or wars .  National war memorial was established in 2019 . It’s located near the India gate .

 

11.Agrasen ki baoli : It’s a step well, located near the jantar mantar, cannaught place . There’s no historical records who made this baoli but current architectural style is in Persian style of architecture .

Agrasen ki baoli got famous when the scenes of bollywood movies like PK, Sultan were filmed here .

12. Rajghat delhi : it’s memorial, dedicated to Mahatma Gandhi . Here, Mahatma Gandhi was cremated .

13. Chhatarpur Temple : The temple was built in 1970 . Chhatarpur Temple is dedicated to goddess Durga . It’s 4kms away from the Qutub minar .

14. Chandani chowk : You can travel to chandani chowk through metro . Chandani chowk metro station is the nearest station . It’s one of busiest markets in Delhi . Gurudwara sis Ganj Sahib is located in chandani chowk . Jama masjid’s distance from the chandani chowk is just 300-400 meters .

15.  Delhi Zoo : The national zoological park or Delhi Zoo is located near the pragati maidan . The zoo contains several animals and plants . Some notable animals are Asiatic Lion , white Tiger, chimpanzee etc .

Famous markets in Delhi :

1. Janpath Market & Palika Bazaar : Janpath Market is an old shopping place for the visitors . Palika Bazaar , a underground market is located near Rajeev chowk metro station . The place is also famous for making tattoos . You can buy clothes there at affordable rate .

2. Sarojani Nagar : The market is located near the INA metro station . Sarojani Nagar market is a famous shopping place among girls . You can buy clothes there at very cheap and affordable prices .

3. Cannaught place : It’s a popular market in delhi . Any person living in Delhi is well aware about the cannaught place . Nearby markets Palika Bazaar and Janpath Market provide variety of choices for the shopping .

4. Kamla Nagar market : it’s also one of famous markets in Delhi . Kamla Nagar market is famous for the collection of girls’ clothes . The market is located near the GTB Nagar metro station .

5. Karol Bagh : The place is also famous for the shopping . Karol Bagh Market is located near the Karol Bagh metro station .

 Firstly,Best wishes for your trip & I would recommend that before visiting these places please check the timings because timings get changing.

These are really the best places to visit  Delhi .

Near places to visit in Delhi : 

1. Murthal :  it’s a village in the state of Haryana . Murthal is around 45kms away from the Delhi . The place is famous for the hangout . Murthal is famous for the delicious parathas .


For detailed information you can refer to this Govermental site http://delhitourism.gov.in/delhitourism/index.jsp

 

 

 

 

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