Must Visit Places in Delhi

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Delhi is the capital of India which is known for historical places and traditional values. There are so many popular places, clubs, and pubs for hangout for tourists. It covers all the places that must be visited before leaving Delhi.

Obvious Places You shouldn’t miss to visit in Delhi

1.  Chandni Chowk

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The unique selling point of Delhi is (Chandni Chowk) which is the oldest and well known wholesale market of the city. Chandni Chowk is very popular for Antique Constructed Homes which are built since the start of British Empire. You can see people still living in these houses which are almost 200years old.

There is one well-known place to visit in delhi with the name of Paranthewali Gali which is famous for a wide range of delicious paranthas. You can also visit famous historical holy places like Sheeshganj gurudwara and Jama Masjid.

Chandni Chowk is famous for its Parantha at Paranthewali Gali, Bridal Shopping at Gurudwara Road, Wholesale Shopping For Utensils & Clothing & various decade old Street Food shops.

Chandni Chowk Opens at 8 am in the morning and major shops generally close at 9 pm. Main Shops at Chandni Chowk are also closed on Monday for weekly off.

Chandni Chowk Metro Station

Chandni Chowk Market is closed only on Monday. However, selective foods outlets might be open.

Lajpat Rai Market for Electronics, Meena Bazaar for utensils & Cosmetics, Paranthe Wali Gali for Paranthe, Khari Baoli for Pulses & Spices Market, Kinari Bazaar for Bridal Shopping.

2. India Gate

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India Gate is not only a historical place but also is a memorial for Martyrs of Indian Soldiers. You can find a Black Marble structure along with a rifle and a soldier cap. India Gate is bestowed with the names of these Martyrs and it carries hidden underground bunkers which are Nuclear Bomb Proof. Although it is restricted to the public.

Recently Prime Minister Of India inaugurated National War Memorial Opposite to Amar Jawan Jyotimentioning the name of all soldiers martyred for the country till date.

Every year on the Occasion of Republic Day Of India, a parade is organized by the government of India right from Rashtrapati Bhavan to India Gate to Vijay Chowk.

India Gate recall the patriotism among Indians for the sacrifice of Indian Martyrs.

India Gate was architected by Edwin Lutyens which was constructed for the Indian soldiers. It hosts Amar Jyoti Eternal Light which dictates the sacrifice of almost 71,066 soldiers during the First World War from 1914 to 1921 and the Martyrs of the 1971 War against Pakistan.

Chandni Chowk Opens at 8 am in the morning and major shops generally close at 9 pm. Main Shops at Chandni Chowk are also closed on Monday for weekly off.

India Gate is engraved with more than 13,500 names of soldiers martyred during World War I & 1971 Pakistan War.

You can get down at Central Secretariat Metro Station which is the nearest Station to India Gate.

Nearest famous places to India Gate are Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, Hanuman Mandir, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament Of India, Rail Museum, Akshavani Bhavan.

After Dawn, as lighting on India Gate shines the India Gate.

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3. Akshardham Mandir

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Featured in Guinness World Records for the largest area of any Hindu Temple in the world with more than 86,000 sq ft in area. Akshardham is constructed with Rajasthani pink sandstone and Italian Carrara marble.

Akshardham is famous for its architecture, Swami Narayan evening Aarti, Boat Riding Evening Show, Evening Fountain Show, Historical Statues, Mental Peace, Temple in the largest area.

They don’t allow cameras & mobile phones but you can hire official photographers to click photos for you inside the Akshardham temple.

One should visit after 4 pm to get the scenic view of the lighting decoration over the temple.

Camerá's, Mobile Phones & leather belts are not allowed inside the Akshardham Mandir. However, you can submit all of these temporarily at the entry gate in exchange for the token. Baby Diapers are allowed.

We worship Swami Narayan Bhagwan at Akshardham mandir.

Ticket for adult costs around 170Rs, 125Rs for Old Citizens & 100rs is for Kids below 11years.

You can get down at Akshardham Mandir Metro Station which is the nearest Station to Akshardham.

Famous places to visit near Akshardham Temple are Common Wealth Sport Complex & B.A.P.S Sri Swami Narayan Mandir.

4. Connaught Place

We all know that is famous by the names Heart Of Delhi, Center Of Attraction & Built by the Britishers. It is all old infrastructure but it proves a saying that, "Öld is Gold".

Connaught place is the hub of Financial, Commercial and Business activities. It houses head office of top branded companies, Hotels and offers different options for Specialised Cuisine Restaurants & Pubs that's why no. of commuters are increasing day by day.

It is known for its nightlife and divided into two circles - inner & outer which also has free wifi-zone.

Famous For: Shopping, Nightlife, Hanging Out, Corporate Offices
Location- Connaught place, New Delhi
Nearest Metro station- Rajiv Chowk, Janpath
Best Time To Visit- As it darkens
Entry Fee-Free

Must Visit Places in C.P :

Palika Bazaar (Famous Underground Market for Shopping) , Janpath, Jantar-Mantar(Monument), National Dhaba(Famous Indian Food), Central Park, Parikrama(Revolving Restaurant), Bangla Sahib Gurudwara, National Railway Museum- Rajiv Chowk

5. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

This is a Bangla Sahib Gurudwara. it is located in Connaught Place, new Delhi

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is famous for Numerous reasons.

1. It was built in a personal bungalow devoted by Sikh Sardar Baghal Singh Dhaliwal in 1783.

2. The Spiritual Sarovar of the Bangla Sahib carries Divine water which cures disease by the holy bath for the worshipers.

3. Here devotees come for Darshan and accept the delicious Lungar (charity food) which continues for 24hrs. Everryday is a different menu which offers 24hrs delicious food. Devotees can earn a good deed by serving the water and food to devotees.

Famous For: Sarovar Bath, Lungar(Charity Food), Darshan
Location-Connaught Place
Arriving time-Any time| Langar Time- 9 AM to 3 PM and 7 PM to 10 PM
Entry fee- Free
Near Metro Station-Rajiv Chowk

Places To Visit Near Gurudwara Bangla Sahib:

All places near C.P mentioned above.

6. Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar is the historical monument of 73.10 meters high. It is a 6 story circular building. It was built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1193. UNESCO included it in the list of the world heritage sites. It is the longest Minaar (Tower) in India.

It is a nice destination for selfie clicks & shooting. Several Bollywood movies has been shot at this place.

Famous For: Highest Minar In India, Historical Monument, Wishes through Iron Pillar
Timing: 7AM To 6PM
Location: Mehrauli, New Delhi
Entry Fee: Rs 30 For India, Rs 500 For Foreigner
Nearest Metro Station: Qutub Minar

Places To Visit Near Qutub Minar:

Chaar Mukha Darwaza, Hauz Khaz Fort, Yusuf Sarai, Tomb of Balban, Jamali Kamali Mosque, Metcalfe Canopy, Skakti Peeth Mandir,

7. Lotus Temple

historical place for meditation in Delhi-Lotus Temple

a. Lotus Temple is white building for meditation, peace of worship.

b. It was designed by Iranian Fariborz sahiba. It is sculptured in the shape of a white lotus. it is a place of worship and it was built in such a way that every sound created within temple echoes back to us.

Famous For: Meditation, Mental Peace, Architecture
Location-Kalkaji
Arriving Time- 9 AM to 5 PM
Entry Fee-Free
Near Metro Station- Kalkaji Metro station .

Places to Visit Near Lotus Temple:

Kalkaji Mandir, ISCKON Temple, Qutub Minar, Al Bake Restaurant (Shawarma rolls), JMI University.

8. Hauz Khas Village

Historical fort lakes place to visit in delhi- hauz khas

Hauz Khas is a historic heritage complex. It is known for its greenery & picturesque fort. That is very popular in who love visiting Historical Places.

Its a fort where you will see a lot of shooting activities happening by Youtubers & even photo shoots for Fashion Bloggers.

Fort entrance is a long street of Pubs, lounges, bars, restaurants etc which gives a great view of fort right from the balconies of these pubs reason which it can be a bit expensive but worth spending. You can end your evening enjoying at one of these Food Joints.

Famous For: Pubs, Bars & Photo-Video Shoot in Fort.
Location- Hauz Khas, South Delhi
Arriving Time- Hauz Khas complex -10:30 AM to 7:00 PM & Sunday OFF |
Entry Fee- Free
Near Metro Station- Hauz Khas Metro Station

Places To Visit Near Hauz Khaz:

Deer Park lake, Rose Garden, Sree Neela Chala Jagannath Temple, Bagh I Alam Ka Gumbad, Rose Garden.

9. Jantar Mantar

Historical Place in C.P to visit for travellers - Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar is an ancient monument which was built by Maharaja Jai Singh Second in 1724. This monument was used for the astronomy purpose.
Jantar Mantar is a great attraction point for the students, tourist and Researchers

It is included in UNESCO world heritage site. There are four other Jantar Mantar also in the other cities of India. It has a small Park to sit around and converse.

Famous For: Historical Astronomy structure, Historical Climatic.
Timing: 6AM To 6PM
Entry Fee: Rs 15 for Indian, Rs 200 for Foreigner
Near Metro Station- Rajiv Chowk

Places To Visit Near Jantar Mantar:

All near about places of C.P

10. Humayun’s Tomb

The beautiful and great example of architecture which is built by Humayun’s wife in the memory of her love. This Tomb is Built-in 1572 with the opulent Redstone. The Height of the tomb is 47 meter. It is surrounded by Beautiful gardens. It is UNESCO World Heritage site. Humayun’s Tomb is the best place for mental peace.

Famous For: Couple Friendly, Selfie Photography Destination
Location-Mathura Road
Arriving Time-6 AM to 6 PM  | Open All weekend
Entry Fee-30 Rs Per Person
Near Metro Station- Jawaharlal Nehru Metro Station

Places To Visit Near Humayun Tomb:

11. Hauz Khaz Social

Best Pub for Travellers In Hauz Khas delhi- Hauz Khas Social Fort Lake

This café has a large variety to offer for the breakfast. The centre of attraction in this café is the great view of Hauz Khaz Fort Lake & rooftop bed to sit if you are looking for a great relaxing evening & deep conversations with your friends.

There are various amenities that you enjoy here like Full bar, live sports, live music, table reservation, wifi, nightlife, outdoor-indoor seating & separate smoking area etc. It specializes in bar & pub, Artisan cocktails & services.

Timings: 11 am to 12:30 midnight.
Average Food Cost: 1300 for two people with alcohol & Average Cost of One Beer is 120Rs.
Nearest Metro Station: Hauz Khas

Places To Visit Near Hauz Khas Social:

Shree Neelachala Jagannath Temple, Hauz Khas Fort, Hornbill Restaurant & Cafe, The Piano Man Jazz Club, Escape Rooms.

12. Kitty Su Night Club

best night club in Barahkhamba Road Connaught place (CP) for Travelers in Delhi.

Kitty Su is One of the most happening & active Night Club where you can dance on the tunes of some famous International DJ and the décor, music & ambience is marvellous.

Location: Kitty Su, Barahkhamba Road, Connaught Place, Delhi
Entry Fees: 3000rs Per Couple
Timings: 10pm to 4am ; Mon & Tuesday Club
Nearest Metro Station: Barakhamba Metro

Places to visit near kitty su:

Bengali Market, National Museum of Natural History, Himachal Bhawan, Triveni Terrace Cafe.

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