Top Attractions of Delhi – The Cultural Capital of India

Delhi, the capital city of India has a very rich history dating centuries. Delhi is known for its spellbinding forts, mosques, monuments and buildings with historic importance.

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The contrasting differences between old Delhi and New Delhi are enormous which will be an interesting subject for the travelers and explorers who visit Delhi on their tourism and historical research purposes.  At the same time, Delhi is also the best place for anyone to plan their vacation to spend good time and relax with their families and friends. You can for sure enjoy the beautiful flourishing gardens and landscapes that give peace of mind with absolute relaxation.

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If you have planned for your holidays in Delhi and looking for a guide to find the best attractions to visit, then here is a guide for you. To list a few of interesting destinations that worth visiting and make your holiday memorable here follows:

Red fort, the most popular monument in Delhi, stands as the powerful historical reminder of the great Mughal Emperors. The walls of Red Fort extend for about 2 kms and it was built in 1638. The next interesting attraction is, Jama Masjid, which is a marvelous treasure of Delhi. This is the largest mosque built in 1650. It took about 13 years to build this historic mosque.  Humayun’s Tomb which looks similar to TajMahal located in Agra was built in 1570. This is the most inspiring attraction to visit. The Tomb has beautiful gardens in it and it is considered to be the greater complex amongst all.

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If you are looking for a place where you can relax and enjoy beautiful landscape, then Lodi Gardens is one of the recommendable attractions. This garden provides a serene retreat which is apart from the city life that is filled with noise and pollution. This vast garden was built in 1936 by the British. QutabMinar, the tallest brick minaret is another incredible attraction which stands as an evidence of the Indo – Islamic architecture. QutabMinar was built in 1206; however the reason for why this building was built is still a mystery.

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Some of the other best attractions that you can visit in Delhi on your holidays is India Gate which is the towering archway located at the center of Delhi. This tower was built in memory of soldiers who fought in World War I. Some of the other attractions include, Garden of Five Senses, Bahai Lotus Temple, Chhatarpur Temple and many other attractions.

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