Duration: 01 Day
Delhi is the Capital of India and stands out as one of the top attractions in the world. Renowned for its rich history, culture, and architecture, the City attracts many visitors both local and foreign annually. Powerful rulers were locally known as Maharajahs once ruled the region from this city which still remains a force to reckon with even today. Mentionable names include the Mughals, Khiljis and Tughlaqs.
What to Expect
Palace covered:- Qutab Minar, Lotus Temple, Red Fort, Rajghat, India Gate, Parliament House, President House, Jantar Mantar, Jama Masjid, Akshardham Temple.
10:00 A.M.:- Qutab-Minar:- Qutab-Minar stands high as evidence to the architectural excellence of the Mughals is also one of the tallest minarets in India. It proclaims the victories of the Mughals over the Hindu Kingdoms. The 72.5m high Qutab Minar is a must to visit the monument in south Delhi.
Lotus Temple:- Lotus temple, associated with the Bahai faith is located in south Delhi. People of all sects come here to meditate. This spectacular structure which symbolizes peace was constructed in recent times.
Red Fort:- In the year 1639 Shajahan built this “lal quila” in the then shajahanabad. It is known for its fortification and wonderful architectural planning.
Rajghat: – Father of our Nation, Mahatma Gandhiji’s memorial is at Rajghat. This great soul rests in peace on the banks of River Yamuna.
India Gate:- India Gate was initially called as “All India War Memorial” and it was built to commemorate the martyrs of the First World War. This monument was designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens.
Parliament House:- Our Parliament houses both the Rajya Sabha and Lok Sabha. It is a Colonnade structure.
Rashtrapati Bhawan:- It is the residence of the first citizen of our country, our President since independence. Originally it was the official residence of the British Viceroy.
Jantar Mantar:- This astronomical observatory sits in the center of New Delhi and is one of the oldest and most fascinating of its kind.
Jama Masjid:- On the busiest roads of Old Delhi lays one of the biggest Masjids in India, the “Jumma Masjid”. It is a yet another architectural beauty constructed in 1650 A.D by Shahjahan.
Akshardham Temple:- The temple is considered to be one of the biggest and the most famous temple in Delhi NCR region. The temple is a beautiful showcase for Indian art, heritage, rituals and also spiritual values to Swaminarayan, who was believed as the torch bearer of the Indian culture. The temple is set in a 100 acre site and the temple was built within 5 years. The Akshardham Temple was created by Pramukh Swami Maharaj which radiates peace, beauty, divinity and joy.