- 28°36′36″N 77°13′48″E
- Geographical Area:
- 1483 square kilometres
- 16.7 Million
- Average high temprature °C (°F):
- 31.4 (88.5)
- Average low temprature °C (°F):
- 18.8 (65.8)
- Best time to travel:
- October - March
Delhi being the capital is also the one which is very well known as the home of all the country politics. The amalgamation of the wide cultural heritage and ancient structures along with the modern engineering is something that is juts worth taking a look at. This place has always been in the centre of the Indian history and also been known for the upcoming dynasty. Thus this place has a lot many tourist attractions which depict the ancient era and also the modernized technology.
Monuments / Historical Places / Sightseeing in Delhi
Red fort which is also prominent as the Lal Quila is one of the very famous tourist destination in the country and one of the greatest thing about it is that it is also included in the UNESCO World Heritage Site. Under the Mughal emperor Shah Jahan this is the second most very famous creation. Constructed on the banks of the river Yamuna this place also served like the loyal palace at the time when Shahjhanbad became the Mughal Empire capital. This fort is completely built up in red stone and also has brilliant carvings. Here you can witness a perfect mixture of Indian, Persian and also the European architecture. It can be said that you trip is incomplete without taking a look at this masterpiece.
The tallest minaret in the world Qutab Minar is another special place which cannot be missed. The architecture here shows up the 14th century engeneering. Though this was initiation in the 12th century by Qutb-ud-din Aibak, but it was completed by Firoz Shah Tuglaq. This tower stands approximately 73 mts in height and is also one which is added to World Heritage List. The Iron Pillar located in the nearby surrounding area is also one of the favorites. It has been a belief that a person can get his wish granted if he/she can encircle the pillar with their hands but with the back towards the pillar.
The first garden tomb in the region built in the memory of Emperor Humayun, the Humayun’s Tomb resembles one other picture of Delhi in the Mughal reign. The architecture here is a collection of excellent marble and the red stone which is used in construction. India gate that is designed by Edwin Lutyens, was one built in the honor of all the Indian and British soldiers.
The biggest mosque of India that is the Jama Masjid has a lot to see for than the beautifully crafted sandstone and red stone and marble. It also shows the Islamic culture and is built on the raised platform. The lotus temple in Delhi is also worth taking a look at and is considered the house of prayers. The garden landscapes, and the other musical fountains are a valued heritage of Delhi.
Delhi Photo Gallery
How to reach Delhi
As this is the country’s capital here are many different travel options which will be given to you like the airways, roadways or then the railways. This place can be easily reached up to from any city and also from anywhere across the globe. Once you have entered the city you can opt for a travel guide as per your convenience for sightseeing and exploring all the different places in this city. The metro rail present here is one great option for travelling if you want an economical option.
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