Very Beautiful Place to Visit in Delhi, Which You will See in this Post.

Very Beautiful Place to Visit in Delhi, Which You will See in this Post.

First we will know about Delhi :- Delhi is not only the capital of India but also a major center of tourism. Due to being the capital, many offices of the Indian Government, Rashtrapati Bhavan, Parliament House, etc., can be seen here, samples of modern architecture can also be seen here. From the archaeological point of view, world famous constructions like Qutub Minar and Iron Pillar are considered centers of attraction here. On the one hand there is a Mughal style historical Rajasic building like Humayun's Tomb, on the other hand, Parlokik Dargah of Nizamuddin Auliya.

Famous religious places of almost   all religions are here. The Virala   Temple, Bangla Saheb's   Gurudwara,  Baha'i Temple and the   memorial of those who died on the   country have also been built in   Rajpath in this city. There are   samadhis of the Prime Ministers of   India, Jantar Mantar, Red Fort as   well as a variety of museums and   markets that rob the hearts of those   who visit Delhi.

The capital of India, Delhi was the pride of the Mughals during the Mughal period. To win Delhi meant to enter a name in history. Great kings have ruled Delhi. The history of Delhi is woven with walls and minarets. Perhaps due to this heritage and history, Delhi became the capital of the country. But today the name of the city of Delhi has changed among the people. Today, people have come to know the capital Delhi as the capital of mob, traffic jam, crime. But the second form of Delhi is still beautiful like its history, even today there are minarets and fortresses surrounded by walls. If you are also fond of seeing historical things, then you travel to Delhi, there is a lot to see here - let's know about some historical buildings of Delhi -

Old Fort

Old Fort

Purana Quila is one of the oldest forts in Delhi. Its present shape was built by Sher Shah Suri, the founder of Sur Empire. Sher Shah Suri built this stronghold along with the surrounding urban area. In 540, Sher Shah Suri, the founder of the Suri Empire, defeated Humayun and the fort was named Shergarh and built many more things in the premises of the fort. Purana Qila and the places developed in the premises around it are also called the "sixth city of Delhi".

This fort not only attracts domestic and foreign tourists but also attracts historians and archaeologists. Recently, a report of the Archaeological Department of India states that the place where the old fort was built was located at the place Indraprastha, Indraprastha is considered to be the city of Mahabharata period in the Puranas. It has three doors to enter - Humayun Darwaza, Talki Darwaza and Bada Darwaza. But nowadays only Bada Darwaza is used. All doors are two-story. These huge gates are made of red stone. The old fort, which has seen the rule of many rulers, has been witness to many ups and downs. Currently there is a boat club where sailing can be enjoyed. There is also a zoo nearby.

Feroze Shah Kotla Fort

Firoze Shah Kotla Fort

Feroze Shah Kotla is a fort in Delhi. It was built in 1354 by the Mughal ruler Ferozeshah Tughlaq. This fort is one of the oldest monuments in Delhi. History shows that the Ferozeshah Kotla Fort was built when the Mughals decided to shift their capital from Tughlakabad to Firozabad, due to lack of water in that area. The fort was built near the Yamuna River to solve the water shortage. Beautiful gardens, palaces, mosques and madrasas were built inside the fort, it was the royal stronghold of the capital. The fort serves as a symbol of the reign of the third ruler of the Tughlaq dynasty.

Red Fort

Red Fort

Although there are many places to visit in Delhi, but the point of Red Fort is something else. Every year on the occasion of Independence Day, the Prime Minister of India hoists the flag at the Red Fort and addresses the country. Historically important Red Fort was built by Shah Jahan. It was named Red Fort because it was made of red colored sandstone. Inside it are the memorable buildings of Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Rang Mahal, Khas Mahal, Hamam, Naubat Khana, Heera Mahal and Shahi Burj.

The foundation of the Red Fort was laid during the reign of Shah Jahan. It took 9 years to complete. Like most Islamic buildings, this fort is octagonal. In the north this fort is connected with the Salimgarh Fort. Apart from Lahori Gate, Hathipole is the second entrance of the gate. It is believed that here the king and his guests descended from the elephant. Other major attractions of the Red Fort are Mumtaz Mahal, Rang Mahal, Khas Mahal, Diwan-i-Aam, Diwan-i-Khas, Hamam and Shah Burj. This fort is the pride of India. On this fort, on the day of Independence, the Prime Minister of India hoists the national flag and gives a speech.

Qutub Minar

Qutub Minar

The Qutub Minar in Delhi is the world's largest brick tower at 120 meters high and is the second largest tower in India after Fateh Burj in Mohali. The history of Qutub Minar has been going on since ancient times. The adjoining campus of Qutub Minar is surrounded by Qutub Complex, which is also a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Qutub Minar is situated in Mehrauli part of Delhi. This tower is made of red stone and marble.

The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutub-ud-din Aibak in 1199 and Iltumish completed it in 1368. The building was named after Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki. It is believed that it was used as a tower of a nearby mosque and was given azaan from here. Quranic verses are written on this building made of red and light yellow stone. Qutub Minar was originally seven storeys but now it has remained five floors. 

The total height of Qutub Minar is 72.5 m. And has 379 stairs. It has also been repaired from time to time. The kings who got it repaired are mentioned on its walls. There are many more buildings in the Qutub Minar complex. India's first Kuwait-ul-Islam mosque, Alai Darwaza and Iltumish's mausoleum are also built here. There is also a fourth century iron pillar near the mosque which attracts a lot of tourists.

Jantar Mantar

The construction of Qutub Minar was started by Qutub-ud-Din Aibak in 1199 and Iltumish completed it in 1368. The building was named after Khwaja Qutbuddin Bakhtiar Kaki. It is believed that it was used as a minaret of the nearby mosque and ajana was offered from here. Jantar Mantar is situated in the heart of Connaught Place, the heart of the capital Delhi. Jantar Mantar was built in 1724 by Maharaja Jai ​​Singh II. Jantar Mantar is an example of scientific progress of ancient India. During the reign of Mohammed Shah, there was a debate among Hindu and Muslim astronomers about the position of planets. Jai Singh built the Jantar Mantar to eliminate it. He built it in Delhi as well as Jaipur, Ujjain, Mathura and Varanasi.

India Gate

India Gate

The India Gate on Rajpath was constructed in memory of 90000 Indian soldiers killed in World War I and Afghan War. The 160 feet high India Gate is believed to be the first door of Delhi. The names of the soldiers in whose memory it was built are inscribed on this building.

The unbroken Amar Jawan Jyoti also burns inside it. Its foundation was laid by the Duke of Connaught in 1921 and it was dedicated to the nation a few years later by the then Viceroy Lord Irwin. Amar Jawan Jyoti was founded in memory of soldiers who participated in the Indo-Pak war of 1971. India Gate is an important building in Delhi. Tourists coming to Delhi must visit here.


The tomb of Mahatma Gandhi is situated on the western bank of the river Yamuna. His last words O Rama are quoted on this tomb made of black marble. Now it has taken the form of a beautiful garden. There are beautiful fountains and many types of trees. There is also a mausoleum of India's first Prime Minister Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru in Shanti Van near here. Foreign dignitaries visiting India come to Rajghat to pay homage to Mahatma Gandhi.

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun was a great Mughal emperor who died by falling down the stairs of the Sher Mandal library. Humayun's tomb was built by his wife Haji Begum in memory of Humayun. This mausoleum, built between 1562-1572, is one of the major tourist places of Delhi today. The impression of its Persian architect Mirak Mirza Ghiyuth can be seen clearly on this building. This mausoleum is located near the shrine of Saint Nizamuddin Auliya on the banks of river Yamuna. The UNESCO has given it the status of World Heritage.

Jama Masjid

Just 500 m from Red Fort Located at a distance of Jama Masjid is the largest mosque in India. The construction of this mosque was started by Shah Jahan in 1650. It took 6 years to build and Rs 10 lakh. Built in sandstone and white marble, this mosque can be entered through the north and south gates. The eastern gate opens only on Fridays. It is said that the Sultan used this door. Its prayer house is very beautiful. It has eleven arches with the middle arch being somewhat larger than the others. The domes above it are decorated with white and black marble that remind of the Nizamuddin Dargah.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

This Gurudwara dedicated to Guru Harikishan Sahib is the major religious center of Sikhs. Guru Hari Kishan was the eighth Guru of the Sikhs. Initially the Gurudwara Bangla Sahib was a mansion where Guru Hari Kishan stayed in 1664 during his visit to Delhi. It is said that during his stay in Delhi, an epidemic spread. At that time Guru Hari Kishan served the poor and helpless people without any discrimination. He died at an early age because he had taken all the diseases to remove the epidemic from the city. The Gurudwara complex also houses a secondary school, museum, bookstore, library, hospital and a sacred pond. Devotees from India and abroad continue to come here.

Lodi Gardens

Lodi Garden is located 1 km east of Safdarjung's Tomb. Earlier this garden was named Lady Willington Park. The beautiful fountains, ponds, flowers and jogging tracks attract people of all ages. The Lodi Garden was originally a village around which there were monuments of the Sayyid and Lodi dynasty of the 15th-16th centuries. The British resettled the village in 1936. There is also National Bonjai Park which has a good collection of Bojai. 

There are various species of trees, rose gardens and greenhouses where plants are kept. Many types of birds can be seen here throughout the year. In the middle of the garden is a mosque called Bara Gumbad which was built in 1494. This garden has Sheesh Dome, Mohammad Shah's Tomb and Sikander Lodi's Tomb. A large number of people visit here during winter.

Indian Railway Museum

Located in Chanakyapuri area of ​​South Delhi, the Rail Museum offers a glimpse into the 140-year history of the Indian Railways. Millions of tourists come from all over the country to see different types of rail locomotives. There are many models and coaches of rail locomotives including the model and engine of India's first rail. It was built in 1957 by the British architect MG Seto. Spread over 10 acres, the museum also has a toy rail where one can enjoy walks. Apart from this, there is a restaurant and book stall here. Tibetan handicrafts are also exhibited here. Timings: 9.30 am-7 pm in summer, 9.30 am-5 pm in winter

Doll Museum

The museum was founded by the famous cartoonist K. Shankar Pillai. The collection of goodies in various costumes is one of the largest collections in the world 9. The museum is located in the building of Children's Book Trust on Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. The museum is divided into two parts. In one part, the goodies of European countries, England, America, Australia, New Zealand, Commonwealth countries have been kept. In the second part, the goodies of Asian countries, Middle East, Africa and India are displayed. At present, a collection of about 6500 goodies from 85 countries can be seen here. Timings: 10 am to 6 pm, closed on Mondays.

Lotus Temple

If you are planning to visit Delhi, then apart from India Gate and Red Fort, there is another destination which is one of the major attractions of Delhi and that is the Lotus Temple. The Lotus Temple at the Nehru Place in Delhi is a Bahai worship temple, where there is neither an idol nor any form of worship. People come here to experience peace and peace. Due to the shape of this temple built like a lotus, it is called the Lotus Temple. It was built in 1986. This is the reason why it is also called the Taj Mahal of the 20th century. History of Lotus Temple The Lotus Temple is located in Nehru Place, Delhi, the capital of India. It is a Bahai worship temple. This temple is a very amazing temple in itself because neither this temple has any idol nor does it have any religious rituals of any kind.

Thanks for Visit Here................Rkindias

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