Delhi India Travel Tours
Delhi (New Delhi) is national capital and one of metropolitan cities of India. It is an ancient city and noted for its rich culture, tradition and glorious past. It had been seat of many kingdoms and their influences can be seen in various monuments of this city. Today, this city has been one of the most sought after tourist destinations in the country with lots of attractions. It is also gateway to north India tourism. Almost all famous tourist destinations and places in northern region can be conveniently reached from Delhi. Agra, Jaipur, Kashmir, Shimla, Haridwar, Rishikesh, Varanasi, etc are popular destinations you will love to visit on your Delhi tours India. There are a number of tourist attractions in this city which include:
India Gate: Situated along the ceremonial avenue called Rajpath in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate is one of the most sought after tourist attraction of the city. It is a magnificent war memorial monument built in the honor of the Indian soldiers who laid their lives during the First World War and the Afgan Wars. The lush green lawns and beautiful children park at India Gate are a popular evening and holiday date for young and old alike.
Red Fort: Built in the year of 1639 by mughal emperor Shah Jahan (the builder of Taj Mahal in Agra), the magnificent Red Fort is one of the most visited and must visit attractions in the city. The fort complex is noted for its architectural excellence. It houses many beautiful architectural structures inside the fort complex. The evening Light & Sound Show is a big attraction for tourists. It is a UNESCO world heritage site.
Qutub Minar: Qutub Minar is the longest brick & stone minaret in the world. It is also a UNESCO world heritage site. Noted for architecturally beautiful complex, the Qutub Complex itself attracts a large number of tourists coming form different parts of the world for India travel & tours.
Humayuns Tomb: Humayuns Tomb is one another UNESCO world heritage site in Delhi. It is noted for its architectural brilliance. It commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1562, and designed by Mirak Mirza Ghiyath, a Persian architect.
Lotus Temple: The Lotus Temple is one of the most visited and must visit destinations in the city. It is also considered as one of the seven wonders of India. It itself attracts a large number of tourists coming from different parts of the world for exciting India travel tours. It sometime attracts more visitors than of the Taj Mahal in Agra. According to a CNN report, it is the most visited building in the world.
Besides these there are many other tourist attractions in the city you will love to visit and explore. Other attractions include President House, Parliament House, Akshardham Temple (the largest Hindu temple complex in the world), Chhatarpur Temple, Chandani Chowk, Jama Masjid (the largest mosque of India), Old Fort (Purana Qila), Jantar Mantar, Safdarjungs Tomb, Lodhi Gardens, Nizamuddin Dargah, St James Church, Connaught Place, National Museum, etc. Delhi is for both cheap India travel and luxury Indian tour as well.
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