Sights in Delhi
Qutab Minar, Delhi
The Qutab Minar complex is one of the most iconic attractions in the Indian Federal Capital of New Delhi. The Qutab Minar is said to be one of the world’s tallest free standing brick tower. The tower was envisioned as a minaret for the call to prayer as well as a tower of victory by Sultan Qutabuddin Aibak, one of the earliest Muslim rulers of Delhi. Go to the Qutab Minar Page.
Humayun’s Tomb, Delhi
Humayun’s Tomb is one of the most prominent attractions and cultural landmarks in the Indian city of Delhi. The Tomb of Humayun is the last resting place of the 2nd great Mughal Emperor, Humayun and has been placed on the prestigious UNESCO World Heritage Site list since 1993. Go to the Humayun's Tomb Page.
Red Fort, Delhi
The Red Fort is considered an important symbol of India’s national aspirations. It was commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, the builder of the Taj Mahal, in the year 1638. The ramparts of the Red Fort served as the birthplace of the modern Republic of India as the Indian Declaration of Independence was made at the Fort. Go to the Red Fort Delhi Page.
India Gate, Delhi
The India Gate is the national monument of India. Situated in the heart of New Delhi, India Gate was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is a prominent landmark in Delhi and commemorates the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Indian Empire in World War I and the Third Anglo-Afghan War. Go to the India Gate Page.
Jama Masjid, Delhi
Commissioned by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan, builder of the Taj Mahal, and completed in the year 1628, Jama Masjid is the largest and best-known mosque in India. Jama Masjid, is a reference to the weekly Friday noon congregation prayers of Muslims, Jummah, which are usually done at the congregational mosque (jāmi' Masjid). Go to the Jama Masjid Page.
Raj Ghat, Delhi
The cremation site of Mahatma Gandhi (Raj Ghat) is a simple yet stirring memorial to the father of the nation. Go to the Raj Ghat Page.
Rashtrapati Bhawan, Delhi
The Rashtrapati Bhavan is the official residence of the President of India, located at Raisina hill in New Delhi. Until 1950 it was known as "Viceroy's House" and served as the residence of the Viceroy and Governor-General of India. Go to the Rashtrapati Bhawan Page.
Akshardham Temple, Delhi
Also referred to as Delhi Akshardham or Swaminarayan Akshardham, the Ashardham Temple complex displays millennia of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality and architecture.
Go to the Akshardham Temple Page.
Bahai (Lotus) Temple, Delhi
The Bahai House of Worship in Delhi, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flowerlike shape, is a Bahai House of Worship and also a prominent attraction in Delhi. Go to the Bahai (Lotus) Temple Page.
Lodi Gardens, Delhi
Built by Emperor Akbar to be a co-capital with Agra, Fatehpur Sikri is an amazing display of architectural splendor. It was the first planned city of the Mughals and also the first one designed in Mughal architecture, an amalgamation of Indian architecture, Persian and Islamic architecture. Go to the Lodi Gardens Page.
Safdarjang’s Tomb, Delhi
Safdarjang’s Tomb was built in 1754 in the late Mughal Empire style, and has been described as the last flicker in the lamp of Mughal architecture. Go to the Safdarjang's Tomb Page.
Connaught Place, Delhi
Connaught Place is one of the largest financial, commercial and business centers in Delhi.
Go to the Connaught Place Page.