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Best Tour Destinations In Delhi Agra

Delhi, the capital city of India, is located on the banks of river Yamuna. The city is well known for its monuments, art galleries, temples, forts, museums etc. Delhi was ruled by both Hindu kings and Mughal emperors and has been the capital of several dynasties. Old Delhi is known for its Mughal architecture, narrow bylanes and vibrant and colourful markets. New Delhi represents British Raj and is developed as a planned city with modern architecture, wide roads and imposing Government buildings


Jama Masjid, Old Fort, Raj Ghat, India Gate, Humayun’s Tomb, Qutub Minar, Red Fort, Lotus Temple, Jantar Mantar, Gallery of Modern Art, Parliament House, Rail Museum are some of the places of tourist attractions in Delhi. Raj Ghat marks the place where Gandhiji was cremated. The place also houses a 'Gandhi Memorial Museum' where memorials of Mahatma Gandhi are preserved. Another significant memorial site is the India Gate, situated in Rajpath, built in the memory of Indian soldiers who died in the First World War and Afghan War. The names of the soldiers are inscribed on the walls. It is designed by 'Edwin Lutyens' an English architect, who was also instrumental in designing the metropolis of New Delhi.

A place of Hindu worship, The Akshardham or Swaminarayan Temple epitomizes traditional Hindu culture. The Lotus Temple is a Bahá'í House of Worship. Jama Masjid, the largest mosque in India, is built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan. The courtyard of this mosque is known to accommodate about twenty five thousand people at any given time. Further down is the imposing Red Fort, popularly known as Lal Qila. Another interesting piece of Mughal architecture is the Qutub Minar, standing tall in all its glory surviving the ravages of time.

A paradise for shopaholics, the must visit shopping destinations are Karol Bagh, Connaught Place, Janpath market, Sarojini Nagar, Lajpat Nagar, Chandni Chowk and Dilli Haat. Take home curios, paintings, antique jewellery, brassware etc. The famous Dilli haat is a major crowd puller. Tradesman representing different states of India sells varieties of handicrafts, demonstrating cultural shows and offering exotic cuisine.

Delhi is known for its spicy and tangy street food. The state serves an incredible variety of food satisfying every palate. Parathewali Gali in Chandni Chowk is known for its exotic parathas prepared with different fillings. Also try out the famous Mughlai cuisine brought in by the Mughals. Relish the tandoor dishes, the kababs, the tikkas and more.

Delhi is known for its spicy and tangy street food. The state serves an incredible variety of food satisfying every palate. Parathewali Gali in Chandni Chowk is known for its exotic parathas prepared with different fillings. Also try out the famous Mughlai cuisine brought in by the Mughals. Relish the tandoor dishes, the kababs, the tikkas and more.