One of the historic buildings in Delhi, Qutub Minar, was built about 1,000 years ago. This tower, 73 meters high, looks like the Leaning Tower of Pisa. Qutub Minar, built by Red Sandstone, is also India's tallest tower. However, it is no longer allowed inside of it.
To get here, you have to get down the Qutub Minar Metro Station. It is open daily from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every day. For Indians, 30 rupees for foreigners and foreigners have to take a ticket of 500 rupees.
Hauz Special Complex
The Hauz is originally known as Hauz-e-Alai. This historic campus is an ancient community of ruins, which include the mosque, various tombs and important water tanks made in earlier times. Around the entrance, Haus is an advanced outdoor shopping area filled with exclusive villages, boutique stores, high end restaurants and cafes. The easiest way to reach the Hauz Khas Complex is Delhi Metro Green Park Station, from which you can reach here by spending 20-30 rupees.
Tomb of Safdarjung
The Tomb of Safdarjung was built in memory of Safdarjung, the powerful and efficient Prime Minister of the last Mughal emperor Muhammad Shah. Here is the grave of Safdarjung and his wife. It is still called an excellent specimen of Mughal architectural art. You can reach the place from Safari Jung Metro station exit from gate number 2. This tomb is open from sunrise to sunset for seven days. For Indians, there is a ticket of Rs. 5 and for foreign tourists, Rs. 100.
Delhi Haat is an outdoor shopping plaza, where the vendors sell high quality Indian handicrafts in a friendly, safe environment. Here, there is a quiet, clean, organized and convenient environment for shopping in Chandni Chowk. Dilli Haat is known for its memento and handicrafts shop. Rajasthani Kulfi can be enjoyed for the vegetarian plate and sweets found here. By walking distance from INA Metro Station, you can go to Delhi. It is open daily from 10.30am to 10pm daily. Admission fee for adult is 30 rupees, 10 rupees for children and 100 rupees for foreigners.
These temples built in the shape of lotus flowers are devoted to Bahai Faith. It is also a place of worship for people of all faiths. Followers of any religion can come and meditate here. Before going to the temple, you will be given a 2-minute briefing by a volunteer. To reach here, Kalkaji Temple Metro Station is a good choice, from which entrance is about 10 minutes' walk away. You can go from Tuesday to Sunday 9am to 7pm, this temple is closed on Monday.
Located just a 15-minute walk from Lotus Temple, ISKCON Hare Krishna Temple is one of the largest and most interesting temples dedicated to the International Society. By visiting the temple, you can easily roam around and sit in the sanctuary, where you can listen to the current drum and chant of "Har-e-Krishna". The nearest metro station of this temple is Nehru Place, from where you can go for a 10-minute walk to the temple. This temple is open seven days a week.
Kalka Ji temple
Kalkaji temple located near Nehru Place is one of the most visited ancient and revered temples in India. It is also known as Manokamna Siddha Peeth. It says that the wishes of the devotees are fulfilled here. However, worship is performed daily in the temple, but during the festival of Navaratri, there is an atmosphere of celebration in this temple. This temple is only 5 minutes' walk from Kalkaji Temple Metro Station. Except Monday, this temple is open all day of the week.
Lodhi Garden is a public park, which boasts ancient Mughal tombs and structures within it. The beautiful fountains, ponds, flowers and jogging tracks attract people of all ages. A variety of birds can be seen throughout the year. This garden was first known as Lady Willington.
Lodhi Garden is a 30-minute walk from Khan Market Metro Station. If you do not want to walk you can also take auto or rickshaws.
In Humayun's Tomb, Humayun's body is buried at two different places. Humayun's tomb has many small monuments as well. Along with Humayun, there are also some other Mughal rulers' tombs which can be seen. A small museum located at its entrance is also worth seeing. It is very close to Khan Market and JLN Stadium Metro Station. For Indians there is a ticket of 30 rupees and foreign tourist Rs 500.
Gurudwara bangla sahib
Taking time in Gurudwara Bangla Sahib dedicated to Guru Harikishan Sahib can be a wonderful experience. Before you visit the temple, you can safely submit shoes to the room here. There is a huge water tank on one side of this temple in which colorful fishes are worth seeing. There is also a food facility where food is served to many people on a daily basis.
Walking distance from Patel Chowk Metro Station, the temple can be reached in approximately 10-15 minutes. It is open all day of the week.
You can also see the Cathedral Church of Redemption located in the quiet Church Lane near Rashtrapati Bhavan. This church is included in India's most beautiful and splendid churches. It is also called Viceroy Church. It stands in the east of the Parliament House and the Rashtrapati Bhavan, which used to be used by British viceroys.
The central secretariat can be reached here by accessing the metro station.
Three idol building
You can go to see three idol buildings at a distance of 4 km from India Gate. This building was the residence of the first Prime Minister of India, P. Jawaharlal Nehru. In the form of his memory, it has been converted into a museum. There is also a ladderful rose garden. You can reach here from a local bus or auto-rickshaw. It is closed on Monday. The rest of the day is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
India Gate was constructed in memory of the first world war and 90,000 Indian soldiers killed in the Afghan war. This gate, 42 meters long, is a reputed monument that was built in 1931. The names of all those martyred soldiers are carved on this building. Under the gate, you can see a flame which is constantly burning in honor of the soldiers. The nearest metro station is the central secretariat to reach here.
There is innumerable places, delicious restaurants and underground shopping plaza of Palika Bazar for shopping in Connaught Place, which is called the heart of Delhi. If you are fond of books, you will find book shops here. Here you will find the showrooms of big companies too. A pan shop located here is very popular, where you will find different types of paan food.
From Rajiv Chowk Metro Station it can easily be reached from here. The shops are open from around 10 to 11 a day.
Located in old Delhi area, this fort is spread over 250 acres. The architecture of the Red Fort is so attractive that it is still maintaining a place as an important monument. There are two gates to enter the Red Fort, Delhi Gate and Lahore Gate. There is a sound and water show organized at every fixed time every evening. You can also visit the freedom struggle museum located in the fort.
From the Chandni Chowk Metro Station to the Red Fort you can walk in 20 minutes or take a ride on the auto rickshaw. Apart from Monday it is open all day of the week. For Indians there is a ticket of Rs. 35 and foreign tourist Rs. 500. Light and sound show tickets are priced at 80 rupees and 60 days for the rest of the week.
Jama Masjid is the largest Islamic mosque situated in the heart of old Delhi. This mosque was built by Shah Jahan in 1650, this mosque built of sandstone and white marble can be entered from north and south gates. The eastern gate opens only on Friday, it is said that Sultan used to use this gate.
After reaching Gate No. 3 of Chavdi Bazar Metro Station, after going 10 to 15 minutes, you can get here.
Chandni Chowk and Chavdi Bazar
If you are fond of eating, you will love this place. Chandni Chowk and Chavdi Bazar are famous for street food. This market is the center of trade, food and spices. In this compact district you will find interesting people of Delhi and their business. The lane of the paratha situated in Chandni Chowk and the chat of Natraj is quite famous. You can easily reach Chawdi Bazar or Chandni Chowk Metro Station here. This market is closed on Sunday.
Located on the west side of Chandni Chowk, Khari Bawli is the Masala market of Old Delhi. It is Asia's largest masala market. Here you can buy spices, dried fruit, nuts etc. of all things. Spices are brought here from various spice producing markets and then it is supplied in many markets of the country.
This is a short distance from the Chandni Chowk Metro Station, so the metro is a good option here. Apart from Sundays this market is open all day of the week.
Located next to the New Delhi Railway Station, Paharganj is known for its crowded roads and shopping. Noisy market is a suitable place for buff-out buffers. Here, shops have handmade types of nakalas and bangles. If you are looking for hotels to stay in Delhi then you will find cheap and good hotels to stay here.
You can take the Metro to the Ramkrishna Ashram Marg to go here too. Or you can also go from New Delhi Metro Station.
Laxmi Narayan temple
This temple is also known as Birla Mandir. This important Hindu temple is a major tourist attraction. This temple was formally opened by the Father of the Nation, Mahatma Gandhi, where people from all different castes of India can enter. The Birla Mandir is famous for its Janmashtami celebrated here.
RK Ashram Metro Station can be easily reached by taking a rickshaw. It is open from 6 a.m. to 10 a.m. every day.
The Akshardham temple dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan presents a glimpse of the beauty and spirituality of India's ancient art, culture and crafts. There is no permission to carry anything inside the temple premises, but you have a very safe and free space to store all your belongings here. The musical fountain, movie show and boat ride are very popular here. Akshardham Metro Station is a good choice for reaching here. It is open from 9:30 pm to 6:30 pm Tuesday and closed on Mondays.
Gurudwara Bangla Sahib
Jantar Mantar Bahai Temple (Lotus Temple)
Raj Ghat Lakshminarayan Temple (Birla Temple)
Jamali Kadali Mosque Safdarjung's Tomb
Delhi Hate Indira Gandhi National Center
Mutiny Memorial (Gadar Memorial)
Nizamuddin Dargah National Zoological Park
Raj Ghat Golden Mosque
Bijay Mandal Red coat
Kalka Ji Temple National Science Center
National Rail Museum
Digambar Jain Temple Garden of five senses (Garden of Five Sense)