Delhi not only boasts of glorious historical past but also has rich cultural diversity with marvelous blend of modernity. In past few years this capital city of India has become a popular tourist destination. Well connectivity with major airports, emergence of Delhi metro, excellent rail and road connectivity are the few reason that this vibrant city is attracting tourists from all over the world. Moreover the city has catered to needs of almost everyone coming to Delhi in need of food, shelter and money. There are many amazing places in Delhi which have lured people globally.
Some famous hot spots of Delhi are:
Red Fort: – Also known as Lal Quila which was built by Shah Jahan, a Mughal emperor in 17th century boasts of significant architecture and beautiful ornamental work. The fort showcases various halls like Diwan-i-Am(Public Hall), Diwan-i-Khas(Audience hall), Rang Mahal, Mumtaz Mahal, Naubat Khana, Moti Masjid.
India Gate:- which was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens was build in memory of martyrs who sacrificed their lives for motherland. People come here to pay tribute to Amar Jawan Jyoti which is burning in shrine under India Gate arch. More over there is Children Park, boat club and nearby lawns where by people come and relax and spend quality time with their friends or family.
Akshardham Temple:-which is built at the banks of river Yamuna has become a favorite tourist spot of people visiting the city. The temple showcases high level of architecture design and has no support from concrete or steel. Other features of temple include theatre, musical fountain, boat ride, garden of India.
Qutab Minar: -which is worlds largest brick tower built by Qutb-ud-din Aibak has height of 237.8ft is one of the finest examples of Indo-Islamic architecture. This minaret is surrounded by Quatab complex which comprises of ancient and medieval structures.
Lotus Temple:- which had been awarded numerous awards for its flower shaped architecture is open to people of all religions irrespective of any distinction based on sex, cast or creed. The popularity of this temple can be seen from the fact that it welcomes around 13,000 visitors daily.
Apart from above mentioned places there are many places in the Delhi which have promoted not only tourism but are admired by people all over the world like Humayun’s Tomb, Old Fort, Birla Mandir, Mughal gardens etc. Besides being a tourist destination the city also offers great opportunities for shopping for local as well as internal tourists. Some of the markets like Canaught place, Delhi Haat, Karol Bagh, Lajpat Nagar are favourite markets among people for shopping.
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