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We are talking about the Top 10 Tourist Places in Delhi to visit. Delhi, is the capital of India, a metropolitan city. The 2nd highest populated City in India. It is also called the heart of India. Millions of tourists (Indian and foreign) visit Delhi every year.

If you are planning to visit Delhi then you are in the right place. In this blog, I’ll share with you the top 10 famous Attractions of Delhi.

After reading this blog you can plan everything more appropriately.

1. Red Fort

Red Fort the second most important place in the top 10 famous places in Delhi is known as Lal Kila or Lal Qila, is a massive historical monument, was built in the mid of 17th century by the Mughal Emperor Shahjahan. It took 10 years to build this fort and the most visited place in New Delhi. and a major attraction for tourists.

Red Forth Delhi

All the festivals were celebrated in the red fort during the British period. It is named for its massive enclosing walls of red sandstone, which looks fabulous. There are beautiful gardens inside the red fort. The Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag from the ramparts of Lahore gate. If you are interested to know more about Indian culture, and history then visits at least once.

Best time to visit:

I recommend you to visit post 6 in the evening. if you want to attend the light and sound show available in two languages: English and Hindi.

Timings for red fort light and sound show are:

For Hindi:

  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM (May to August)
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (November and January)
  • 7:00 PM to 8:00 PM (February to April)

For English:

  • 9:00 PM to 10:00 PM (May to August)
  • 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( September and October)
  • 7:30 PM to 8:30 PM ( November to January)
  • 8:30 PM to 9:30 PM ( February to April)

Timing for weekdays :

  • Timing: 9:30 am – 4:30 pm
  • Closed: On Mondays and National holidays.

Entry fee –

  • For Indians: INR 35 per person.
  • For foreign tourists: INR 500 per person
  • For adults on weekends (light and sound show ): INR 80.
  • For children on weekends (light and sound show ): INR 30.
  • For adults on weekdays (light and sound show ): INR 60.
  • For children on weekdays (light and sound show ): INR 20
  • Time spend: 2 to 3 hours
  • Location: Netaji Subhash Marg, Chandini chowk.
  • Nearest Metro Station: Chandni Chowk metro station

2. Akshardham Temple

Akshardham Temple is a Hindu temple also known as Swaminarayan Akshardham temple, dedicated to Bhagwan Swaminarayan, build on the bank of Yamuna. This temple is one of the world’s largest giant temple. The architecture is very elegant and attractive and reflects Indian history, culture, spirituality.

Akshardham Temple Delhi

Temple is surrounded by Narayan Sarovar Lake and carries water from 151 lakes in India. There is one garden in the shape of a lotus inside the temple. The Guinness Book of World record has included this temple. It comes as the Most visited place in India.
As we all know, Temple is a place of peace, happiness, harmony. So, I recommend everyone to visit.

Best time to visit:

You can visit any time but if you want to attend the Musical show or water show visit post 7 in the evening.

  • Timing for the water show: 7:45 PM.
  • Duration: 24 minutes.
  • Language: Hindi
  • The first show is held – After sunset.
  • Multiple shows are often held – On public holidays and weekends.

Tickets price:

  • For adults: INR 80
  • For children(4 to 11 years): INR 50
  • Below 4 years, age: No fee
  • There are three unique exhibitions at the Temple, all are informative, inspirational.

1. Sahajanand Darshan

  • Duration: 1 hour
  • Two Languages: Hindi, English. ( Separate shows)

2. Neelkanth Darshan

  • Duration: 45 minutes
  • Language: Hindi
  • On request English commentary available.

3. Sanskruti Darshan

  • Duration: 15 minutes
  • Language: Hindi
  • On request English commentary is available.

  • Closed On: On Monday
  • Regular timings: 9:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Entry closed: At 6:30 pm
  • Aarti timings: At 10:00 am and 6:00 pm
  • Temple Entry fee: free for everyone.
  • Exhibition tickets Timings: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Not allowed: Photography, mobile, and electronics.
  • You can deposit all your mobile and electronics outside the temple in the cloakroom with full safety.
  • Time spend: 2 to 3 hours
  • Location: Noida Mor, Pandav Nagar New Delhi.
  • Nearest Metro station: Akshardham metro station

3. Lotus Temple

Lotus temple is also known as Kamal Mandir and Bahai house of worship. The structure of the Temple reflects the unity of all religions. The monument is very beautiful, magnificent, and attractive, It comes as one of the most visited places in the world.

Lotus Temple

Temple has a 2500 seating capacity. The entire temple is surrounded by greenery. It was built with white marble. The construction of the Temple is made in such a manner that gives the shape of a lotus. Best place to visit with family and friends.

Best time to visit:

In the evening the entire temple is lit up which looks very amazing and magnificent and the best time for photography.

  • Timing For Winter: 9:00 am to 5:30 pm
  • Timing for summers: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm
  • Closed: On Monday
  • Entry fee: No entry fee
  • Allowed: Mobile phones and cameras.
  • Spend time: 1hour.
  • Location: Near kalkaji Temple, East of Nehru place
  • Nearest station: Kalkaji Mandir Metro station (Violet line)
  • NSIC Okhla Metro Station( Magenta line)

4. Humayun Tomb

Humayun Tomb is a world heritage site. A vibrant monument was build in the 16th century. It took 10 years to build this fascinating monument. It also comes under the most visited place millions of Indians and foreign tourists come here every year.

Humayau tomb

The vibrant monument has a tomb of the Mughal Emperor Humayun. The monument was built by the wife for her husband for expressing devotion towards him.

  • If you want to know more then visit this place at least twice.
  • This place is best for family and friends’ outings and photography.
  • The place is surrounded by greenery.
  • It is my advice to carry some food with you as there are no canteens available.

Best time to visit:

In the early morning because the weather is good and less crowded and you
will get enough time to explore and enjoy yourself with your family and pals.

  • Monday to Sunday
  • Timings: 6:00 am to 9:00 pm

Entry fee –

  • for Indians: INR 30
  • For foreigners: INR 500
  • For children below the age of 15: No fee
  • Time spend: 2 to 3 hours
  • Allowed: SmartPhones and cameras are allowed
  • Closed: Not even a single day, open every day in a week.
  • Location: Mathura Road, Nizamuddin East, Delhi
  • Nearest Metro station: Jor Bagh metro station

5. Haus Khas

Haus Khas is popularly known as HKV, hours Khas Village in South Delhi. It is the most happening place. It is a historical site related to the Mughal era. It is an amazing place to hang out with friends. The place is surrounded by the most glamorous lake so you can enjoy the beauty of nature.

Haus Khash

Best place for photography, outing with friends, and family. The architecture of haus khas is Fabulous. There are lots of pubs, cafes, a variety of restaurants, shopping stores so you can enjoy everything in only one place.

There is one light and sound show held at the main complex in the evening by the Delhi Tourism Department, So you can enjoy more in the evening.

Best time to visit:

If you are a party person visit this place in the evening, And if you want peace, calm then visit this place in the morning. And I recommend you to visit for a full day, So you can explore in a better way.

  • Entry fee: Free for everyone
  • Timings: 10:30 am to 7:00 pm
  • Closed: On Sunday
  • Time spend: 2 to 3 hours
  • Allowed: Phones and Cameras are allowed
  • Location: South Delhi
  • Nearest Metro station: Haus Khas and Green Park station

6. Connaught Place

The Connaught place is popularly known as CP in Delhi. The oldest place from the time of the British period. It is the heart and center of Delhi. And one of the most happening and bustling places in the city.

Many commercial, financial, and largest business centers are located in this
place. There are many restaurants, Cafes, Bars, Cinema halls, Branded International showrooms for clothes and luxury items, Street shops, stationery shops, Automobiles spare part shops, etc.

So you can explore everything in a single place. It has brilliant architecture.

Things to do in Connaught Place:

Visit Hanuman Mandir- The temple architecture is beautiful. It is an old religious temple. It is the main religious spot in Delhi that holds the Guinness record for the non-spot chanting of the Shri Ram, Jai Ram, Jai Ram mantra.

  • Timings: 6:00 am to 10:00 pm
  • Duration: 1 to 2 hours

Visit Palika Bajar- This market is underground and the most famous market in Delhi. You can find a wide variety of clothes, jewelry, shoes, belts, and many more at a very cheap price. The market is highly dominated by electronic items and clothing. Beware of fake products before buying any item, Don’t forget to do bargaining.

  • Timings: 10:30 am to 8:00 pm
  • Closed: On Sunday

Visit Janpath Market – It is one of the most famous markets for tourists in New Delhi. And undoubtedly one of the oldest markets. There are around 380 shops which offer a diverse range of items. Best for footwear collection and traditional wear, silver jewelry, and many more. All the products are available at very cheap or affordable prices. Don’t forget to do bargaining.

  • Timings: 11:00 am to 9:00 pm
  • Closed: On Sunday
  • Timings of Connaught place: 10:00 am to 8:00 pm
  • Closed: On Sunday
  • Entry fee- No entry fee
  • Time spend: 2 to 3 hours
  • Location: Near Rajiv Chowk metro station, New Delhi
  • Nearest metro station: Rajiv Chowk metro station

7. India Gate

India Gate (the most popular Tourist Place in Delhi) is a national memorial iconic monument, dedicated to all the soldiers who died in world war 1. And it is considered a major attraction for tourists in India. On 26th January, the Republic parade commences from the gate of the Rashtrapati Bhavan ( the President’s residence ) and progresses past the India gate every year.

India Gate Delhi

The structure of the India Gate is very attractive and huge 42 meters high and build in marble and red, pale, and granite sandstones. All the martyred soldiers including female staff who died during the war, names have been written on the India gate. If you are interested I knowing some more facts about India gate so visit at least once.

Best time to visit:

In the evening between 07:00 pm and 9: 30 pm. because the entire India gate is lit up and looks very beautiful and attractive. and there are many street food vendors around.

Timing:

  • No specific time.
  • Visit any time throughout the day.

Entry fee –

  • Free entry for all, No photography charges.
  • The time required to visit: 1 to 2 hours.
  • Location: Near Rajpath, pragmatic Maidan, New Delhi, Delhi 110001, India.
  • Nearest Metro station: Central Secretariat metro station

8.Guru Bangla Sahib

It is one of the most famous Gurudwara or Sikh house for worship. It is known for its spirituality, more incredible architecture, and Indian culture. It is presently recognizable by its remarkable golden dome and tall flagpole called the Nishan Sahib. The main gurudwara includes the Sarovar, the Yatri Niwas, and a school.

Guru Bangla Sahib

Inside the gurudwara, there is one hospital, one museum, and also one art balcony, in its basement. There is a very popular system of Langar. In Gurudwara ‘Sarovar’ is a beautiful eye capturing artificial lake, And makes the gurudwara more beautiful and attractive.

It is a place that gives you peace, feeling of blessing by the Sache Badshah.

The thing to do inside the gurudwara:

  1. Attend the prayer sessions conducted inside, to attain a spiritual experience and peace.
  2. Eat langar with others which gives you immense pleasure and a feeling of harmony.
  3. Enjoy the surreal beauty of its on-campus ‘Sarovar’ during sunrise and sunset time.
  • Entry fee: No entry fee
  • Timings: No specific time to visit
  • Open 24/7.
  • Time spend: 1 hour
  • Location: Hanuman road area, Connaught Place, New Delhi
  • Nearest Metro station: Rajiv Chowk metro station.

9.Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is a very huge and brilliant monument, was build by Qutb-al-din Aibak. This monument was built around 500 years ago and recognized as a UNESCO World Heritage Site. It is 73 meters, high which represents the world’s tallest monument. To reach the top of the tower there are 379 stairs. surrounding is just mind-blowing and surrounded by historical monuments and greenery.

Kutub Minar
  • Perfect place to visit with both friends and family on a very low budget.
  • Beautiful and amazing place for photography.
  • The design and architecture of this monument are really and beautiful.
  • I recommend you to visit whenever you come to Delhi.

Best time to visit:

In the morning as the weather is good and less crowded So you can enjoy a good time with your friends and family.

Timings: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm

Closed: No close days, open for all the days in a week.

Entry fee:

  • Entry fee for adults (Indians): INR 35
  • Entry fee for (foreigners): INR 550
  • For the children below 15 years of age: No fee for children Carry your identity card with you.
  • Allowed: Phones and cameras
  • Spend time: 1 to 2 hours
  • Nearest Metro station:
  • Qutub Minar Metro station
  • Location: Seth Sarai, Mehrauli area of New Delhi

10.Waste of Wonder Park

The water of wonders is a fabulous, place to visit in Delhi. It has seven replicas of iconic wonders of the world Recreated by using industrial waste and other kinds of wastes. Surrounded by greenery, and the architecture is brilliant. You can visit all the 7 wonders of the world in one place. You can explore lots of information about Indian history and culture.

Waste of Wonder Park
  • It’s an amazing place for a family outing, photography, and taking selfies.
  • It is my suggestion to carry food and water with you as there are no canteens at all.

The best time to visit:

  • In the evening as the weather is cold, the entire park is lighted which
  • looks very beautiful, attractive.
  • Timings: 11:00 AM to 11:00 PM
  • Closed: On Monday and National holidays

Entry fee –

  • For adults: INR 50
  • For Children (between 3 to 12years ): INR 25
  • Senior Citizens and the children attending corporation schools: No fee
  • Location: Near Nizammudin metro station, Sarai kale Dham, Delhi
  • Nearest Metro station: Nizammudin metro station

I hope after reading the whole blog you can plan your holiday well. If you find this blog, is valuable then share it with your friends and family.

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