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Tourist attractions in Delhi, India

Tourist attractions in Delhi, India – Summary of sightseeing of Delhi, India

   Chandni Chowk of Delhi, India :

Chandni Chowk one of the main markets of Delhi which is today very crowded and congested was once lined with beautiful fountains. Chandni Chowk is just opposite to the Red Fort and it has Digamber Jain Temple which houses the Birds hospital. On one end of Chandni Chowk is the Fatehpuri Mosque built by the wives of Shah Jahan and on the other end just opposite to the old police station or the Kotwali is the Sunheri Masjid from where Nadir Shah ordered his troops to rob and slaughter Delhi.

   Old Delhi, India :

Old Delhi also well known as the City of Shahjahanabad was the capital of Shah Jahan whose little remains has left in the form of old city. These remains are in the form of the gates like - Kashmiri Gate, Turkman Gate, Delhi gate, Ajmeri Gate. Feroz Shah Kotla is near to the Delhi Gate; close to this is kept the Ashokan Pillar which was brought from Meerut by Feroz Shah Tughlaq. The history states that Old Delhi or the walled city served as the capital for many emperors.

   The Ghats of Delhi, India

The places beside the banks of river Yamuna also called as Ghats are those places where the leaders and freedom fighters of India were cremated. The most common Ghats which is the most visited is the Raj Ghat, Raj Ghat is a simple square platform made up of black marble and is the place where Mahatma Gandhi was cremated after his assassination in 1948. When we move towards north of Raj Ghat we can see Shanti Van the cremation ground of Jawaharlal Nehru and in the same surrounding area is the cremation ground of Indira Gandhi, Sanjay Gandhi and Rajiv Gandhi and nearby only we can also see the cremation ground of Lal Bahadur Shastri.

   Rajpath and India Gate of Delhi, India:

If you wanted to see the beauty of Rajpath then go there on Republic Day because on that day surrounded by attractive ponds and lawns, Rajpath is very crowded for Republic Day Parade. On the two sides of this hugely broad road is situated the two secretariat buildings and Rashtrapati Bhawan on the Raisina hills. Formerly the Boat Club, as well the Rajpath, was host to many demonstrations and Rallies. Towards the eastern end of Rajpath is India Gate

India Gate a 42m high stone arch of victory surrounded by green grass lawns and trees stands in the name of the 85,000 Indian Army Soldiers who died in the campaigns of WW1, the North-West Frontiers operations and the 1919 Afghan Fiasco. Below the arch is the memorial to the Unknown Soldier.

   The Parliament House of Delhi, India:

The supreme law making body in the country is the Parliament house which is also known as Sansad Bhawan. It is the place where all the political decisions are taken not only this, it is the center of power and it is the place where politicians decide the fate of the Indian Democracy. The house is restricted for visitors or outsiders but when the sessions are going on in the house then the visitors may go inside and watch the proceedings by taking prior permission. There are three halls in the Parliament and are - Lok Sabha, Rajya Sabha and the central hall. Foreign visitors can only be allowed to enter the Parliament only when they obtain an introductory letter from the respective embassy

   Gandhi Darshan & Gandhi National Museum :

Gandhi Darshan & Gandhi National Museum is across Rajghat and Gandhi smriti is on Tees January Marg.

   Dara Shikoh Library Dara of Delhi, India :

A Library which is basically an archaeological museum is located in Civil Lines and is open on Monday to Friday from 10am - 5pm.

   Dolls Museum :

On the Bahadur Shah Jafar Marg near ITO crossing is situated an exclusive Dolls Museum. The dolls collected from India as well as different part of the world are famous for the speciality they have. Once you go to visit the museum you will find that each and every doll reflects the tradition and culture of the region from where it has come. In the same building you can also find Children Book Trust of India, an organization which is committed to provide quality books for the little ones.

   National Science Centre of Delhi, India

National Science center situated near Pragati Maidan is popular for the models which can be operated by the visitor only. This centre basically interest the Children as they are the one who are more fascinated by the mysteries of science. Except on Mondays it is opened throughout the week.

Delhi is wide, and there are lots of things to see in Delhi, so it is advisable to take organized tours, as the distances are long. Gay India Tour helps you in making an overall journey of Delhi covering each and every destinations.

   Zoo of Delhi, India

The Zoo of Delhi is situated on the Delhi-Mathura road near the Purana Qila. In the zoo you will find a number of animals and birds. Some of the animals are very rare. In this zoo you can also see the rare and exotic white tigers. Zoo is the place which is particularly famous among children, as it is something which can be really enjoyed by them only.

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