Thousands of tourists visit Delhi every day. Delhi is the capital of India as well as a major hub of tourism. Being the capital of the country, many modern architectural samples of the Government of India, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, etc., can be seen here. The reason for being an ancient city is also its historical significance. Delhi, one of the four major metros in the country, tops the top tourist destinations.
There are glorious history buildings, monuments, forts, gardens and busiest markets and roads that show the image of the entire country together. Delhi's Red Fort, Qubminar, Jantar Mantar, Parliament House, Mughal Gardens, Metro Rail, Lodi Garden, Swaminarayan Akshardharam Temple, etc., are the main attractions that fascinate tourists. There is a bus, rail and airplane traffic facility to go to every major and small town of the country.
Let us tell you about the ten scenic spots in Delhi where tourists are always gathering.
Rajghat is the last resting place of mahatma Gandhi, the father of the nation. Mahatma Gandhi's funeral was at Delhi Raj Ghat on 31st January 1950. Mahatma Gandhi's memorial stone is a simple square platform made of black stone, inscribed with the word "O Rama".
Located fifteen kilometres from the city centre, Lodhi Garden is another luxurious romantic spot for lovers. This garden is one of the quietest picnic areas in Delhi by a leisurely stroll with the ancient ruins. Lodhi Garden is located near Khan Market in South Delhi. It is a relaxing and romantic place that gives couples the opportunity to spend a peaceful moment with their partner. Spending quality time in picturesque natural beauty is a memorable experience. Enjoying natural scenery, flower beds are properly maintained, and popular food close to the garden makes couples a final destination for couples.
Garden Of Five Senses
Another romantic place in New Delhi is the garden of five sense. This place is located in the Saidul Azeb area. Anyone who visits this place finds praise from its unrivalled landscape with plentiful theme areas. This includes mughal gardens, swimming pools with beautiful water lilies, bamboo courts, solar energy parks and herb gardens. You can even find many dining places like Magic and Fio here to enjoy romantic food with your close.
Humayun's tomb, mughal emperor Humayun's tomb, is located on Mathura Road, it is near Lodi Road. The tomb was built in the year 1565 by Humayun's wife Haji Begum, the first important model of Mughal architecture in India.
Delhi's famous Qutub Minar is a tower that enjoys the distinction of being the tallest stone tower in the country. Said it is the tower of victory, it soars to a height of 73 metres. After Qutub-ud-Din Aibak defeated the last Hindu state of Delhi, the construction of the tower started in the year 1193. Although Qutb-ud-Din Aibak began building the tower, he could not complete the monument during his lifetime.
Built in 1639 by the Mughals, the Red Fort is named after it with its huge red sandstone walls. Located in Old Delhi, the octagonal shaped fort is spread over an area of 254 acres. The planning and design of the fort is a fusion of Mughal, Persian, Hindu and Timudid traditions. A strong influence on the later structures built in and around Delhi, the Red Fort also has a museum that holds Mughal-era artifacts, including daggers, curtains, miniature paintings and carpets. Highlights of this architectural creativity include peacock throne, step well, royal bath, moti masjid and diamond palace.
Located in the centre of Old Delhi, Jama Masjid is the largest and most famous mosque in India. It was constructed between 1650 and 1656 during the reign of Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan and more than 5000 labourers were engaged in completing this extraordinary structure. Built in red sandstone and marble, this faithful mosque has three gates, four minarets, two 40 metre high minarets and a courtyard that can hold 25,000 devotees. Please note that entry into the mosque is not allowed during the prayer.
Jantar Mantar, yantra earth instrument and mantra was built in the year 1724, with semantic sources. The census of New Delhi Jantar Mantar in several astronomical observatories built by Maharaja Jai Singh II of Jaipur is located near Connaught Place. Other observatories are built in Jaipur, Varanasi, Ujjain and Mathura.
The Lodi Tomb is situated amidst the famous Lodi Garden, adjacent to the Indian International Centre in South Delhi. It is one of the many tombs in the city that are built inside a garden. The Lodi tomb tempts Alexander Lodi. Other tombs located inside the Lodi Garden with lodhi tombs include the tombs of Muhammad Shah, Shish Dome and Bara Dome.
India Gate is a war memorial of martyred soldiers located in the middle of New Delhi. Standing at an altitude of 42 meters, the Delhi India Gate, an "Arc-de-Triumph", feels like the entrance to the center of an intersection. His Royal Highness, Duke of Connaught laid the foundation stone of India Gate in the year 1921.
Both the Houses of Parliament, the Lok Sabha (Lok Sabha) and the Rajya Sabha (Council of States) are adjusted. The building was designed by Architects Sir Edwin Lutyens and Sir Herbert Baker of New Delhi. His Royal Highness, Duke of Connaught laid the foundation stone of Parliament House in the year 1921.
Safdarjung's tomb is known as Muakim Abul Mansoor Khan, also known as Safdarjung. He was the viceroy of Awadh under the Mughal emperor, Mohammad Shah and later became his prime minister. The son of Safdarjung, Nawab Shuja-ud-Daula, built the tomb of Delhi Safdarjung in the year 1753-54, which is the last garden in the city.
In the Delhi Court of 1911, it was decided that the capital of India would be shifted from Calcutta to Delhi. Thus the city of Delhi was born, designed by the great architect Edwin Lutyens in conjunction with Herbert Baker. The construction of New Delhi took about 20 years and 15 million pounds.