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Wednesday, 24 June 2020 04:01

Iconic Tourist Places and Attractions to Explore In Delhi

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Red FortHave you decided on the perfect destination to make your holidays worth memorable?

If not, we would recommend you to choose Delhi for a spellbinding experience. Come here to experience the best times of your lives. Delhi has so much in store to amuse you.

There is no doubt in admitting the fact that the life of Delhiites is full of hustle and bustle. Even though, you are going to love visiting Delhi anyway. To make the most of your holiday, you must experience the two sides of Delhi – rambling Old Delhi and well-planned New Delhi.

Book your flight tickets with Cathay Pacific to fly from HK to Delhi and enjoy a comfortable ride. Have a look at these top tourist attractions to feel the real energy of Delhi-

Red Fort 

This monument from the era of Mughals is popularly known as Lal Quila in the Indian context. Red Fort is a magnificent structure that captivates your attention and showcases the architectural grandeur of Mughals.

It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan in 1939. He decided to shift his capital from Agra to Delhi. On Independence Day, the Indian Prime Minister unfurls the national here to mark the celebration of free India from the shackles of British people.

Lotus Temple

Lotus Temple attracts tourists due to its inimitable and splendid architecture. Its design resembles a lotus flower. The sacred writings of Bahai Faith are available within the temple. The entry to Bahai (Lotus) Temple is open to all, no matter what his/her religion or caste is. Thus, it demonstrates the unity of all people and religions.  

ENTRY TIMINGS: During summers, it is from 9 am to 7 pm whereas, in winter, the entry timing is 9 am to 5:30 pm excluding every Monday.

Swaminarayan Akshardham

Another epitome dedicated to Lord Swaminarayan is a famous Hindu Temple. This temple is also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham. This temple is made up of pink stone and white marble.

Its walls are brimmed with timeless Hindu teachings and resplendent devotional traditions. You need plenty of time to explore this astonishing architecture. Don’t forget that cell phones and cameras are not permitted to carry inside.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is a 73-meter tall brick minaret, built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak. This Minar displays the Mughal Architectural Brilliance with chiseled carvings and scriptures.

Its first three storeys were made up of red sandstone while marble and sandstone were used in the construction of the last two storeys. This red stone minar is a perfect epitome of alluring Iranian architecture embracing Parso-Arabic and Nagari details.

Rashtrapati Bhawan

To be honest, entry to this grand architectural building is restricted. It is the residence of the President of India with four floors and 340 rooms covering an area of  around 200,000 square feet.

Its architectural design is a perfect blend of Indian and British styles. It is one of the famous tourist places to visit at night. Its design is based on Edwardian Baroque.

India Gate

India Gate, a 42-meter tall structure is a treat for architecture lovers. There are names of around 13,300 servicemen inscribed on its surface. It is located along the Rajpath in Delhi. Amar Jawan Jyoti, underneath the archway, is dedicated to Indian and British soldiers who died during World War I and Anglo-Afghan War III.

This building is one of the largest war memorials in India. Don’t forget to miss India Gate Parade if you are present here on The Republic Day.

Chandni Chow

For food lovers, Chandni Chowk is the best place to roam around. You can enjoy the sample of some of Delhi’s street food.

It's chaotic and congests but captivating at the same time. It is a perfect place for shopaholics where narrow winding lanes are surrounded with inexpensive jewelry, apparel, and electronic gadgets that are easy to afford.

Delhi has everything for people of all religions. You can also visit the biggest mall Select CITYWALK, Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Kingdom of Dreams, Lodi Gardens, and so many other places that you can’t enough of. Delhi has a lot to offer. When are you planning to give it a go?

Last modified on Wednesday, 24 June 2020 19:11
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