Are you visiting Delhi for the first but confused which are the best places to visit in Delhi. Delhi the national capital of India is blessed with some of the most ancient and famous tourist spots not only in India but in the world as well.
That’s the reason why you may get confused about which place to visit. Here are the best tourist attractions in Delhi which you should not miss out if you are going to visit Delhi or if you are Delhiite then you can visit at the weekends with your friends. The list includes some of the sightseeing places and a few famous temples as well.
List of Best Tourist Places!
1. Red Fort
Built-in 1638, an epitome of the Mughal Empire The “Red Fort” is surely the face of tourist attraction in Delhi. Its gigantic red stone walls, the Chhota Bazar, and every evening sound and light show are special attractions. It is not only a famous tourist place but also a weekend gateway for Delhiihite and people living near Delhi.
Entry Ticket Price: Rs 35 for Indians, and Rs 500 for foreigners
Weekend ticket Price: Rs 80 for adults and Rs 30 for Kids
Opening time: 9:30 am to 4:30 pm. Closed on Mondays
A nearby place to visit: Sis Ganj Gurudwara, Digambar Jain Mandir, Jama Masjid, Meena Bazar, and Paranthe wali Gali,
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2. India Gate
The monument which defines the Delhi and India is non-other than India Gate for sure. India gate was built in 1931 in the memories of martyrs of World War I and war in Afghanistan. The structure looks beautiful in the evening lights at Rajpath. Its beautiful gardens that line the structure and amazing boating experience make it one of the best places to visit in Delhi.
Entry fee: No fee
Opening time: 24×7 hours Open (Best time to visit is 6:00 pm to 9:30 pm)
A nearby place to visit:: National Gallery of Modern Art, Rashtrapati Bhawan, Rajpath
3. Qutub Minar
Another historic monument which has been a tourist attraction for many years in Delhi is nonother than Iconic Qutub Minar. It was built by Qutub-ud-din Aibak, the structure has five stories, standing 77 meters tall and abundant with chiseled carvings and scriptures. There is no doubt that Qutub Minar is not only a famous tourist place in Delhi but India too.
Entry fee: Rs 35 for Indians Rs 550 for foreigners
Opening Time: 7:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday close
A nearby place to visit: Chhatarpur Temple
4. Humayun’s Tomb
The Humayun’s Tomb is a world heritage site under UNESCO, which was built in 1570 by Humayun’s wife Haji Begum. It is unquestionable that Humayun’s tomb is one of the most amazing works of Mughal Architecture. It’s 4.5 ratings on Google map proves why it’s one of the best places to visit in Delhi.
Entry fee: Rs 30 for domestic and SAARC Visitors, Rs 500 for foreigners and Rs 25 for video film.
Opening time: Daily, up till sunset. Best seen in the morning, or on a full moon night.
A nearby place to visit: On Thursday, Going to the Dargah of Nizam-ud-din Auliya for a spiritual qawwali evening.
5. Akshardham Temple
If you are visiting Delhi for the first time then you should visit Swaminarayan Akshardham, which is a famous tourist place in Delhi. This is one of the world’s largest Hindu temples. Built by an organization names BAPS which is famous for its architectural work.
Entry fee: No-fee, a separate fee to view shows (Shows Ticket: Rs 170 for adults, Rs 100 for children, Rs 125 for senior citizens.)
Opening time: 9.30 am to 6.30 pm, Monday Closed.
6. Chandni Chowk
Chandni Chowk is a place with winding lanes that are renowned for inexpensive jewelry, clothes and not to forget mouth-watering street food. It’s a no-brainer why Chandni Chowk has been a famous tourist place to visit in Delhi.
7. ISKCON Temple
ISKCON Temple is a spiritual institution founded by His Divine Grace A.C. Bhaktivedanta Swami Prabhupada in 1966. You can see Bhagavad Gita’s beautiful visual projections with colorful lights, making a wonderful effect on the Large screen. Even, here during the evening, beautiful robotics and Mahabharata shows are organized, which are very mesmerizing. Govinda restaurant inside the temple, where you get only vegetarian food. You can have tasty veg food here in Govinda’s restaurants. No doubt it’s is one of the best places to visit in Delhi.
Opening time: 4:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. & 4:15 p.m. to 9 p.m
8. Lotus (Bahai) Temple
Baháí house of worship generally known as lotus temple is one of the most famous tourist places in Delhi. Its lotus structure has won many awards and according to survey around 8000 to 10000 people visit this place every day. It is one of the seven Baháí house worship around the world. Lotus symbolizes four religions in the Bahai Temple, namely Hinduism, Buddhism, Jainism, and Islam. Worshippers of every religion are welcomed here.
Opening time: 9:00 am to 7:00 pm (Summer) & 9:00 am to 5:30 pm (Winter)
Must visit: Kalkaji and ISKCON Temple nearby
Here were the best places to visit in Delhi. Hope you liked the list. You can comment down below your experience here or if you want to suggest any other place then you can comment down below. Happy Journey.