Delhi, the capital city of India, is one of the most loved cities of country. There is not a chance that you would visit Delhi and not fall in love with it. Once you have visited Delhi or have stayed there, you will believe that Delhi is not a city but an emotion. Delhi, till date, sees and welcomes the most number of tourists and e are sharing some of the top places that you must visit in Delhi, if you are planning a trip to the place.
To begin with, here is one of the most beautiful temples in India. This is such a peaceful place suitable for the people of all age groups. The vibe here is so positive and straight out of heaven that you won’t want to exit the campus. It gives a peaceful and a perfect break from the city life yet being in the city.
One of the most beautiful Mughal architectures of the Delhi city is this gorgeous geometrical shaped fort, the Humayun’s Tomb. From exploring the in and out of the tomb to sitting and relaxing in the garden, the place is worth it. It looks somewhat like Taj Mahal because the inspiration of Taj’s design was taken from the Humayun’s tomb. So, you know it’s worth it.
Your tour to Delhi will most probably start with the tour to the Red Fort. This monument is a stature that shows India’s struggle for freedom and also marks a successful Mughal era in the country. You can explore the gorgeous fort and also stay till the evening to enjoy the music and light show.
Another fort built by another emperor of another dynasty! Qutub – ud – din – Aibak was from Mamluk dynasty and he was the first sultanate of Delhi. He was the one who built the gorgeous and huge fort. The Minar has basically 5 storeys and each one has a balcony of unique type. It is worth exploring.
The Rashtrapati Bhawan is also one of the top major sights of the city. It is the official home of the president. It is located in the Rajpath street of Delhi. The architecture is beautiful and splendid. It looks gorgeous from the outside.
Your trip to Delhi is totally incomplete without a visit to the India Gate. This is a pride of the Delhi city and one of the top tourist places. This is a war memorial which is built in the memory of the Indian soldiers who died in the world war 1 while fighting against the Britishers. It looks beautiful in the evening the light show and everything.
You will love spending time in the Lodhi gardens and give your eyes a break from the Mughal architecture. This monument was built by the Britishers and it is near to the Humayun’s tomb. The garden is like a retreat from the city life that you would need.
Jama Masjid is one of the largest mosques in India and it is incredibly pretty. This mosque is opposite to the Chandni Chow area and is very huge. It can host upto 25000 devotees and took around 6 years to be made. From the top of the Southern tower, you will have a gorgeous view of the Delhi city.
Chandni Chowk is one of the most famous streets of the city. It is the most crowded and hence the liveliest street of the city. It is famous for some street shopping and also for some amazing street food in the Paranthe waali gali. Visit here if you are a foodie and you will have the best time of your life here.
Giving you a break from all the historic attractions, here is something new in the city that you would love going to. It is a huge temple and it showcases the Indian culture. It is built of pink stone and white marble and is simply gorgeous. At least half a day is required to explore this and do the fun things like boating around.
Delhi is huge and not just these 10 tourist attractions but there are a lot more places to explore in the city. But keeping this blog post limited to only 10 places to visit in Delhi and a song lyrics that sums up the love for Delhi, ‘ye dilli hai mere yaar, bas ishq, mohabbat, pyaar’. This is because you cannot hate Delhi no matter what.