Tourist Destination Sites In Delhi

DELHI-The Capital City of India
Is the City which attracts almost everyone for its renowned Historical monuments, Markets, Malls,Landmarks and other attractions
Talking about the Tourist attractions, Delhi has many popular tourist attraction sites. Old Delhi includes monuments as Qutub Minar, Purana Quila, Jama Masjid, Humayun’s tomb and Red fort India Gate, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Lotus Temple, Akshardhman Temple, and the LaxmiNarayan Temple are the modern monuments found in New Delhi.
History of some of the Tourist Destination Sites In Delhi are…

QUTUB MINAR
Its located in South Delhi In Mehrauli. It is a Historical Monument built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak, who was a Muslim ruler in India during the Slave Dynasty. This Monument acclaimed the beginning of a new style of art and architecture which came to be known as the Indo-Islamic style.

RED FORT
The Red Fort is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Old Delhi. Every year, it attracts thousand of visitors. This monument happens to be the largest monument in Old Delhi. In the evening, a sound and light show describing the Mughal History is the famous tourist attraction out here.
Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Nahar-i-Behisht, Zenana, Moti Masjid, Hayat Bakhsh Bagh are some of the important buildings and structures found inside the Red Fort.

RASHTRAPATI BHAWAN
It was originally built for the Governor of India. The building is a mix of Western and Indian style. Earlier in 1931, it was named as the Viceregal Lodge which was later changed after India became a republic in 1959. Now, it is the Presidential Palace of India.

INDIA GATE
It is a memorial raised in the honour of Indian Soldiers who died during the Afghan War and 1st World War. The names of the soldiers who died in these wars are inscribed on the walls of India Gate. In the middle, the cenotaph is constructed with black marble, at which “Amar Jawan” has been inscribed in golden words.
In the evening, the green lawns at India Gate is a happening place for youngsters and old. It’s a perfect place to spent a holiday, picnic and have a leisure time being spent.
AKSHARDHAM TEMPLE
It is the largest Hindu Temple in the World.This Temple was built in 2005.In this temple, you can find a fragmented carved monument, high technology exhibitions, a musical fountain, theatre, food court and gardens.
BANGLA SAHIB GURUDWARA
This Gurudwara is the most visited one in the Delhi area. Millions from all over the World,visit this Gurudwara. This is not just a sacred Sikh shrine, but also very important to many Hindus.

CHANDNI CHOWK
It’s the main market place in Delhi.. It was created by Shah Jahan, the builder of Taj Mahal. Legend is that Shah Jahan planned Chandni Chowk so that his daughter could shop for all that she wanted.
Chandni Chowk is known as Asia’s largest wholesale market. Crafts once patronized by the Mughals continue to flourish here.Chowk is one of the oldest and busiest markets in Central North Delhi. This place also witnesses a genuine cultural harmony with the most famous mosque of Jama Masjid, along with Seesh Ganj Gurudwara, Jain Mandir and other small temples.

Connaught Place
Its one of the largest commercial areas in Delhi.Its often been abbreviated as CP.Connaught Place is famous for its varied restaurants, bars, bookshops etc. Twelve different roads lead out from Connaught Circus. In the outer ring the most well-known is the Janpath Market. Radial Road is a logically planned area and houses one of India’s first underground market-Palika Bazaar.
While the outer Circle has rows of restaurants, shops, and hotels, the Middle Circle has offices and small eating outlets.

RAJGHAT
On the bank of Yamuna River, there is Raj Ghat, the final resting place of Mahatma Gandhi, the father of the Nation. Its has become an essential point of call for all visiting dignitaries. Two museums dedicated to Gandhi Ji are situated nearby.

NATIONAL MUSEUM
This museum is situated on the corner of Janpath and Maulana Azad Road. It’s the largest museum in India. It holds variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art.
These are some of places in Delhi, which attracts everyone towards itself…So, Challo dilli…

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