Delhi is one of the largest cities of India and is a combination of ancient and modern beauty. The city is a bucket of rich culture, ancient monuments, mass diversity and many more. The city gives a complete attire of old and new. It's a complete tourism hub for the visitors. It enlightens the heart with every passing monuments, forts, markets and colorful people all around. The dilli walas are culturally and religiously incredibly united. That is why Delhi is one of the top places in the list of tourists.
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Delhi tourism cannot be complete without walking on the roads of chandani chowk. it is one of the exotic places to visit if you are in Delhi. It is one of the oldest markets of India and makes way from many narrow lanes and countless shops of various sizes. The place witnesses temple, mosque, Gurudwara and church under one roof.
Qutub Minar - It was built by Qutab-udin-aibak in 1193 after the defeat of the last king of Hindu kingdom. It stands 73 m high in the sky with five stories with balcony made up of red stone and marbel. Apart from this, it was also the first mosque of India known as Quwwat-ul-Islam Mosque.
Within the premises of the Qutab minar there also stands an iron pillar of 7 m. The first Muslim ruler of Delhi started its construction in 1200 AD but only could complete the basement and thereafter his successor built three more stories and later in 1368, Firoz Shah Tuglakh built the rest of the floors. The mosque completed its construction in 1197 itself.
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Old Fort - Mughals had always been fascinated about Delhi. Shah Jahan built this ultimate architecture which is now opened for public. The fort reveals the luxurious lives of the rulers of our nation. read more about Old Fort
Jama Masjid - Delhi is been the home of excellence in indo-Persian art. Jama Masjid is an example of the same. Its one of the biggest mosque in the country made by Shah Jahan. read more about Jama Masjid
India Gate - It stands 42 m high as the symbol of victory. The names of 85,000 soldiers of Indian army are written on it which is incredible and represents our brave soldier and our respect for them. Within the premises of India gate, one can explore raj path, parliament house too. read more about India Gate
The ghats are the places where many great people of Indian history were cremated. Rajghat is most famous to visit, it was where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated.
Apart from these places above, there are amazing places like Jantar Mantar, Humanyun's tomb, Safdarjung tomb, Banglasahib gurudwara, Iskon temple, lodhi garden, rose garden National rail museum, dilli haat, Connaught place etc.
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