Welcome to Delhi, the most populated metropolitan city and the capital of India. The city has always been in talked for its shopping markets/malls, Chole-Bhature and Delhi Chats. The city is the main business hub therefore, in search of a job, most of the people drawn towards this city. Amalgamation of a mass of educated and uneducated people make communication incredibly hard with them, especially with the poorly educated. Both Old Delhi and New Delhi regions have immense of attractions and invites the tourist to explore them, spending some significant time over here.
Below are some most exotic tourist attractions of Delhi:
1. Qutub Minar:
To watch the sky touching monument of India reach Mehrauli. The tombstone is an incredible example of early Indo- Islamic architecture. It has five distinct storey and they are made of red sandstone and marble. Surrounding of the minaret is covered with beautiful garden and some ruined architecture, which boost up the beauty of the monument.
2. India Gate:
The memory of 90,000 Indian soldiers are still breathing in the national monument of the country, ‘India Gate’, who lost their lives fighting for the British Army in World War I. The wonder now has become one of the favorite tourist spots in Delhi. Availability of a small pond near India Gate, offers you pedal boating facility, where you can spend some splendid moments with your family, friends and beloved one.
3. Red Fort:
The most crowded heritage site in India is wonderfully standing in the heart of Old Delhi. It is the place where, in every Republic Day and Independence Day of India, Prime Minister delivers his motivational speech to the common people. Inside the massive Fort there is a museum, which shows a wonderful collection of several belongings of ancient Mughal emperor’s.
4. Birla Mandir:
Pay your homage on the legs of Goddess of prosperity, Lakshmi and the incarnation of lord Vishnu, Narayan after coming to Birla temple. Religious people believe that expectations of all human beings can be fulfilled paying a single homage in this sacred place. The temple is best visited in the religious festival, Janmashtami, which is held in the Month of August and September.
5. Humayun’s Tomb:
The tomb was the ideal inspiration before the creation of Taj Mahal that’s why Humayun’s Tomb looks a bit like the Taj Mahal. Once it was the residency of Mughal emperor Humayun. One of the unique attractions of this tomb is the burial-place of Humayun’s wife, which is made with black and yellow marble. The place is crowded with various tourist and street vendors throughout the year.
6. Lotus Temple:
Do you want to see India’s massive lotus, then reach Kalkaji. But this lotus is made with cement, marble, dolomite and sand, and considered Baha’i House of Worship. In front of the temple there is one beautiful pond, which is a great place for a relaxing picnic. The temple is open for all people regardless of their religions.
7. Jama Masjid:
The world’s heritage site, Jama Masjid is overlooking the massive Red Fort. It is the most sacred place of Muslim community people, which is considered the largest mosque of India. Access inside the Masjid is strictly prohibited if you don’t dress properly. This means cover your head, shoulders and legs with the attire that are available there. There is no fee for entry if you are without camera.
8. Chandni Chowk:
The busiest market of the capital, where all kinds of shopping materials are available and considered as the major hub of wholesale market. If you are visiting this market for the first time never miss to taste famous ‘paratha’ (bread), which is only available in the ‘Parathe Wali Gali’. Its narrow winding lanes are loaded with full of inexpensive jewelry, electronics and fabrics.
9. Raj Ghat:
It is the place where the mausoleum of Mahatma Gandhi is constructed. In the stoned memorial, the last word of Gandhiji ‘Hey Ram’ has been imprinted which he pronounced before his death. This place is mostly visited by the nationals as well as by the foreigners who wish to pay their homage to the father of the nation. Close to the memorial there is a museum which shows a great collection of the belongings of Gandhiji.
10. Akshardham Temple:
The true reflection of Hindu temples is only can be watched in the most spectacular Akshardham temple. Architects have made this temple so beautifully that it can fascinate every heart. Inside the temple campus there are so many places of interest such as musical fountain, boat ride, the hall of values, Aarsh Centre etc. Evening view of the temple is worth watching; its decorated lights brighten up the monument such like that moon has landed in this ground in the dark night.
11. Chattarpur Temple:
The outstanding sculptor’s work can be seen in the most powerful temple of Goddess Durga, Chattarpur Temple. The temple reflects South Indian and North Indian style architecture. There are also several shrines of gods in the temple complex, which has been dedicated to Lord Vishnu, Lord Shiva, Lord Ganesha and Goddess Lakshmi. Though devotees visit this site all the time, but the main attraction comes in the most auspicious festival, Navaratri when devotees drawn from every nook and corner of the city to pay their homage to the Almighty god.
Shopping in Delhi:
Delhi based shopping mall offers a range of shopping options from where you can easily find your hunting goods, wares and many more. Some famous shopping malls in Delhi are CTC Plaza, Ansal Plaza, Center Stage Mall, DLF City Center, etc. Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Narula and Lajpat Nagar are some another popular shopping centers in Delhi where one cannot find a single thing which cannot buy.