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The Architectural Wonders of Delhi


Delhi is dotted with many world famous architectural works. The Indian architecture is a perfect blend of various architectural styles as it is influenced by various dynasties. All these dynasties and religions left their influence on their creations. Having this great architectural style this city can easily hypnotize the tourists and visitors.

This tour of Delhi offers everything for everyone. It is referred as the heart of India. This holiday trip also gives you an opportunity to explore several historical sites, and to be a part of present, living history. Delhi is an amazing city absorbing many magical colours, different culture and religions.

Delhi has been the centre of Different King and powerful empires, it is also the lasting serving Capital of India. It is consider that many Kings and Emperors have fought over Delhi and it built, ruined and rebuilt many times. So each era leave its mark and characters on Delhi in the form of different constructions.

Different King of Delhi builds different buildings, monuments and mosques in Delhi to show their powers and for leaving their personal architectural identity.

Delhi is a hub of architectural heritage that shows the past to the present day history. Mughal forts to temples to colonial pattern there are a number of architectural specimens. Some of them are listed here.

Qutub Minar
Qutb Minar symbolizes the great Indo-Islamic architectural work of history in India and considered to be a great stuff for the country. Qutab-Minar-DelhiThe world’s tallest brick tower provides the thrilling sight and got the position of 39 in by UNESCO World Heritage Sites. It is one of the most exciting places for domestic as well international visitors.

Humayun’s Tomb
The Humayun Tomb is mostly popular for its marvelous architectural beauty that expresses certain cultural message to the beholders. humayun-tombIt is a great and earliest building of Mughal era and great example of brilliant Mughal architecture. Having a large complex, with a garden on four sides and the mausoleum in the middle it is constructed by Red sand stone. Humayun tomb is also believed to be the predecessor of worldly famous Taj Mahal.

Red Fort
Red Fort is another place of attraction for visitors. Actually it is the popular Mughal jewel in the appearance of Red Fort Red-Fort-delhiwhere the prime minister of India hosts the Tiranga at every Republic Day and Independence Day. Red Fort is also famous for its architectural marvel which is a great combination of Persian, Turkish and Mughal cultures.

Akshardham Temple
Akshardham temple is the perfect attraction that shows the great mastery of arts and architecture of present generation; Akshardham_Temple_in_Delhiit has been built with many combined cultures which gives beautiful sight to the tourists. Today, it became an essential part of the any Delhi tour.

India Gate
India Gate is a 42 m tall monument. This amazing monument shows the magical work of the popular architect knows as Luytens who was the designer of this creation. India-GateIn 1931 this monument was constructed in commemorating the 90,000 soldiers who had died fighting for the British Raj in the world war-I. The light seen lit always is a tribute giving to the ‘Amar Jawan’ which means the immortal soldiers.

Jantar Mantar
Jantar Mantar is built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur in the Rajput style of construction. It is an astronomical observatory or instrument for calculation to correct the astronomical tables to confirm the data and position of Sun, Moon and all other planets. There is an instruement known as ‘Samrat Yantra’ for calculating the accurate time of the day within half a second.

Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House
Rashtrapati Bhavan or the Viceroy’s house in Delhi is a classical European building with some features of Mughal architectural style.

Rashtrapati Bhavan

Rashtrapati Bhavan

The other most impressive building of Delhi is Parliament House or Sansad Bhavan. Both the buildings Rashtrapati Bhavan and Parliament House are Designed by British architect Edwin Lutyens .
There are a number of architectural wonder in Delhi which was constructed after the independence of India. Some of them are the pure example of Hindu architecture and some of them are influenced by the British architecture.

As a result, there are lots of diverse places that should be visited on your Next holiday trip of Delhi.

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