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Top 10 Places to visit in Delhi

Updated on December 29, 2017

The city of Delhi has some of the best places to visit as a tourist. Every year a horde of tourist visits Delhi, to see to embark upon its unparalleled beauty. So if you’re in Delhi, be sure that you list at least these below mentioned top 10 tourist spots:

1. Red Fort

There isn’t any doubt that the Red Fort is the first thing on the to do list of any traveler. Made of red stone and marbles, is was the first fort made by Mughal emperor Shahjahan in the year 1639, and is among the most famous historical places in the country.

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2. Qutub Minar

Built in 1193 by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak, this 73-meter tower was built for celebrating the dominance of Muslims in Delhi after overthrowing Delhi’s last Hindu ruler. Qutub Minar is the highest tower in the country, comprising of five storeys and balconies.

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3. India Gate

The national monument of India, India Gate was built in the memories of Indian and British-Indian soldiers who during the World War- I lost their lives saving the reputation of the mighty Empire. India Gate has a very pleasant area well surrounded by lush green lawns.

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4. Lodhi Gardens

If you’re tired and wishing to relax in the busy city life, then the Lodi garden is a best soothing and calm place which is blended with beautiful lush green lawns and parks.

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5. Connaught Place

A tour of Delhi is incomplete without a visit to Connaught Place. Situated at heart of the city, it has the best and extensive collections of all merchandise that a tourist could expect.

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6. Jama Masjid

Jama Masjid was constructed in the year 1650 by the Mughal emperor Shahjahan This monument is the emblem of our Muslim brothers.

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7. Lotus Temple

This modern structure is a great example of structural designs that is now one of the most toured places in the city.

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8. Chandni Chowk

Chandani Chowk is the renowned and the buzzing hub for tourist in old Delhi for its delicious street foods, traditional markets, busy shops and electronics.

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9. Akshardham Temple

Akshardham temple is the center point of Indian culture, ancient architecture and spiritual environment. More than 70 percent of tourist visiting Delhi visit Akshardham Temple.

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10. Humayun’s Tomb

At the first glance, you might think that it’s modified version of Taj Mahal. As it was built drawing the inspiration from the Taj Mahal. This monument is the tomb of Mughal emperor Humayun, and is eminent and well-known for its outstanding Mughals architecture.

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      Alexander James Guckenberger 

      9 months ago from Maryland, United States of America

      The Akshardham Temple looks incredible!

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