There are so many tourist destinations near Delhi. It is not possible to visit all such nearby places from Delhi in a limited time. So below is the list of famous tourism places near Delhi which you can visit and enjoy on a visit to Delhi
Haridwar – One of the 7 holiest Hindu pilgrimage places in India
Haridwar is a city in Uttarakhand state in India. Haridwar is the place where people not only from India but also from all over the world come to visit the pilgrimage and also for taking a holy dip into the holy river Ganges. Haridwar is an ancient city & is among the 7 holiest Hindu places and it is one of the most revered cities in India. The diverse nature of Hindu religion in Haridwar has attracted foreign tourists from all over the world. This is the place where foreigners are forever fascinated because at Haridwar they can personally familiarize with various Hindu rituals, India's complex culture and the ancient civilization.
Not only this, Haridwar is the place where one of the four places where Kumbh Mela occurs after rotation of every twelve Years and Ardh Kumbh after every six years.
Mathura – Birthplace of Lord Krishna, India
Mathura is located at a distance of 58 km from Agra. Mathura the birthplace of Lord Krishna and famous for its culture and heritage and as one of the major pilgrimage centers for the Hindus, is situated within the Golden Triangle of Delhi-Jaipur-Agra. Mathura is in Uttar Pradesh. Very much connected with the Hindu epic Mahabharata, Krishna is said to have spent his childhood and adolescence in Braj. . Famous all over with the name of "Brajbhoomi", the sacred land of Lord Krishna, Mathura covers a total area of 3,800 sq. km. According to the Garuda Purana, Mathura along with Ayodhya, Avantika, Kasi, Puri, Kanchi and Dwarka are the seven sites which grant moksha.
Though the city is Mathura is mainly associated with the life of Lord Krishna, it is also sacred to Jains and Buddhists. The Ghats and the tranquil banks of river Yamuna give Mathura a serene feel. The festivals celebrated in the city revolve around the life of Lord Krishna. Janmashtami and Holi are celebrated with great zeal. Barsana, which is 27 km from Mathura, is known for the celebration of Lathmaar Holi. Shri Krishna Janam Bhumi, Dwarkadheesh Temple, Vishram Ghat, Gita Mandir are some of the places of tourist attractions as are connected with the life of Krishna and are frequently visited by their followers. The city lies 145 km to the south east of Delhi and 58 km to the north west of Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Mathura is the place which is visited throughout the year by tourists and pilgrims. Wherever you will go in each and every corner you will hear echoes with the music of flute that was played by Lord Krishna in his youth. There are so many legendry and historic stories attached to Mathura which makes the place very special and a must visit place.
Agra is known as the city of Taj Mahal, because Agra is popular all over the world because of the Taj Mahal only. It is a state on the northern state of Uttar Pradesh of India and is located on the banks of River Yamuna. Agra is situated at a distance of 363 kms from the state capital of Lucknow and is on the route of all travelers whether domestic and international.
Jaipur the capital of Rajasthan and the largest city of the Indian state of Rajasthan in Northern India was founded on 18 November 1727 by Maharaja Jai Singh, the ruler of Amer after whom the city is named. Jaipur is the tenth most populous city in the country. Famous as Pink City of India Jaipur is situated at a distance of 260 km from the Indian capital New Delhi and it forms a part of the Golden Triangle tourist circuit along with Agra (240 km). Jaipur is a popular tourist destination in India and serves as a gateway to other tourist destinations in Rajasthan such as Jodhpur (348 km), Jaisalmer (571 km) and Udaipur (421 km).