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History/Details of Monuments/Sites And Shopping Attractions at Delhi

Jama Masjid

The historic Friday Mosque, a grandiose Muslim place of worship was commissioned by the fifth Mughal Emperor from India, Shahjahan, in 1656 AD. Truly an architectural marvel, the courtyard of the mosque can be reached from east, north and south by three flights of steps, all built of red sandstone.

Red Fort

Red Fort (of The Lal Quila) is one of the most spectacular pieces of Mughal architecture. It was built by the Mughal Emperor Shah Jahan between 1638 and 1648.Even today, the Fort remains an impressive testimony to Mughal grandeur, despite being attacked by the Persian Emperor Nadir Shah in 1739, and by the British soldiers, duting the War of Independence in 1857.

Raj Ghat

India Gate

India Gate is India’s most venerated war memorial, designed by Sir Edwin Lutyens as a tribute to the 90,000 soldiers of the British Indian Army who lost their lives while fighting for the British Empire in India during World War-I and the Afghan Wars. Originally known as All India War Memorial, it is situated in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi.

Parliament House

Parliament House, earlier called the Circular House, is situated at the end point of the Sansad Marg in Lutyens’ Delhi. It is a circular structure with 247 pillars and was designed by Herbert Baker. This is the venue from where the world’s largest democracy functions.

Humayun's Tomb

Humayun’s Tomb is the Mughal Emperor Humayun’s final resting place, commissioned by Humayun’s wife Hamida Banu Begum in 1952. The complex was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1993 and since then has undergone extensive restoration work.

Jantar Mantar

Jantar Mantar, literally the ‘Instrument and Formula’, consists of 13 architectural astronomy instruments, built by Maharaja Jai Singh-II of Jaipur, in 1724. The primary purpose of the observatory was to compile astronomical tables and to predict the time and movement of the sun, moon and planets.

Purana Quila (Old Fort)

Purana Quila (or Old Fort) and its environs flourished as the sixth city of Delhi. Constructed by the Mughal Emperor Humayun, the fort blends Rajasthani and Mughal styles of architecture. Despite the exterior’s, only a few interior structure have survived like the Qila-I Kuhna Mosque and the Shermandal, both created by Sher Shah.

Qutab Minar

The Qutab Minar is a 72.5 meter tall tower, the world’s tallest brick minaret. Construction commenced in 1193 under India’s first Muslim ruler Qutb-ud-din Aibak, and the top-most storey of the minaret was completed in 1386 by Firoz Shah Tughluq. The Qutab Minar is notable for being one of ht earliest and most prominent examples of Indo-Islamic architecture.

President's House

Rashtrapati Bhawan is one of India’s best known monuments and now houses the President of India. It is unquestionably a masterpiece of symmetry, discipline, silhouette, colour and harmony. The sprawling palace straddles the crown of Raisina Hill and is the focal point of New Delhi.

Safdarjung's Tomb

Safdarjung’s Tomb is a spectacular garden tomb in a marble mausoleum built in 1754 in the style of late Mughal architecture. The garden, in the style evolved by the Mughal Empire known as a Charbagh (four gardens), is accessed through an ornate gate. Its facade is decorated with elaborate plaster carvings.

Tughlaqabad Fort

Tughlaqabad Fort was built by Ghiyas-ud-din Tughlaq, the founder of the Tughlaq dynasty. The fort, spread over an extensive area is a piece of architectural marvel. Ghiyas-ud-din Tughalq built the Tughlaqabad fort as part of Tughlaqabad, the third city of Delhi. Even though the fort is in the state of ruin, it bears testimony to its past glory and might of the Delhi Sultanate.

National Gallery of Mordern Art (NGMA)

NGMA was established on March 29, 1954 by the Government of India. Its collection of over 14,000 works include masterpieces by artists such as Thomas Daniell, raja Ravi Verma, Rabindranath Tagore, Jamini Roy, Amrita Sher-Gill among others.

Akshardham Swaminarayan Temple

Akshardham is a sprawling, spell-binding Hindu temple complex, that displays centuries of traditional Indian and Hindu culture, spirituality and architecture. Designed in accordance with ancient Vedic test known as the Sthapatya Shastra, it features a blend of architectural styles from across India.

Lotus Temple

The Baha’I House of worship, popularly known as the Lotus Temple due to its flower like shape was completed in 1986. It has won numerous architectural awards and has been featured in many newspapers and magazine articles.

Shankar's International Dolls Museum Musical

A veritable dreamland for the children. 6000 dolls from 85 countries are on display at this museum in Nehru House at Bahadur Shah Zafar Marg. The India exhibit section comprises 500 dolls dressed in costumes worn from all over the country.

Gandhi Smriti

The residence of industrialist BD Birla has been converted into a memorial to Mahatma Gandhi, where he used to stay during his visits to Delhi. Gandhiji was assassinated here on his way to offer customary evening prayers. Large collection of photographs with a few personal belongings and a series of small dolls houses and terracotta dolls illustrating Gandhijis' life are the attractions at this museum. Multi-media show is also held between 1:00 pm to 1:30pm

Adventure Island, Rohini, Delhi

Adventure Island, a world class amusement park and a water park. The amusement park contains about 26 rides and attractions. All the rides here are imported from the suppliers who supply to international amusement parks like Disneyworld, Universal and Six Flags. The water park offers many rides there.

Fun & Food Village, Gurgaon

Fun N Food Village was inaugurated by former President of India Giani Zail Singh in the year 1993. It offers water park ( called 'Village Club' which has 400 ft long water channel known as 'Lazy River'. ), indoor Snow park & more....This amusement park aims to promote Indian culture and traditional arts and crafts of India. Along with the joy rides, one can also see the performances and creations of artisans and craftsmen at work. The park offers 21 amusement rides, many water slides, rain dance, kids water play area and much more.

Kingdom of Dreams, Gurgaon

The ultimate entertainment and leisure destination, sprawling across acres of land, ideally located at the apex of the golden triangle of Jaipur, Agra and Delhi, is the magnificent Kingdom of Dreams. Here, the carnival that is India is distilled into one iconic destination. This fabulous Kingdom brings to life a blend of India's art, culture, heritage, craft, cuisine and performing art...all with the technological wizardry of today. Nautanki Mahal: showcasing an extravagant cinematic and theatrical musical. Culture Gully: an elaborate culture, arts, crafts and food boulevard. Showshaa Theatre: a fabulous, colourful drama marquee spotlighting Indian mythology productions, a mock wedding show and the great Indian talent circus. iifa Buzz: a glamorous Bollywood themed cafe. This is a destination in itself which is capturing the imagination of the world. Get ready for this century's most novel tourist destination: Kingdom of Dreams.

Dilli Haat

Dilli Haat is a combination of craft bazaar and food plaza located in hte heart of Delhi. While one branch is located at Sri Aurobindo Marg (Opp. INA Market), another is at Netaji Subhash Place Metro Station. Dilli Haat has craft and food stalls representing each state of India, giving a complete variety of tastes and arts available across the country.

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib

Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is one of the most sacrosanct Sikh places of worship in Delhi, associated with the eighth Sikh Guru, Guru Harkrishan. The pound inside its complex, known as the “Sarovar” is considered holy by the Sikhs.

National Museum

Situated in the heart of Lutyens’ Delhi, the National Museum is the largest museum in India. It holds a variety of articles ranging from pre-historic era to modern works of art. The museum houses over 2,00,000 works of art, of both Indian and foreign origin, covering more than 5,000 years of Indian culture heritage.

Sacred Heart Cathedral

The Cathedral of the Sacred Heart is a Roman Catholic Cathedral and one of the oldest church buildings in Delhi. The church was designed by British architect Henry Medd, and is based on Italian architecture.

The Garden of Five Senses

The Garden of Five Senses is not just a park, it is a space with a variety of activities, inviting public interaction and exploration. The project was conceptualized to answer the city’s need for leisure space as well as awakening of human sensitivity to the environment. Amidst the concrete jungle and the hustle and bustle of the city, The Garden of Five Senses comes across as a welcome breath of fresh air and serene quietude.

Shopping Attractions of Delhi

Chandni Chowk

Chandni Chowk, originally meaning moonlit square or market, is the oldest and busiest surviving market in Old Delhi. There are a number of by–lanes in Chandni Chowk Market, each offering their own specific specialties like garments, jewellery, street foods, electronic goods, etc.

Connaught Place

Connaught Place is one of the largest financial, commercial and business centres in Delhi, a nostalgic shoppers’ paradise reminiscent of the opulence and grace of the bygone Victorian era. Its surroundings occupy a place of pride amongst the heritage structure of the city.


Janpath, translated to “People’s path”, is a haven for budget travellers and shoppers, buyers of curio, handicrafts and garments. There are numerous silver and inexpensive jewellery stores, which are not only popular with foreign visitors but also the local crowd.

Karol Bagh

Karol Bagh is one of Delhi’s most popular and well stocked market palaces, teeming with famous shops for jewellery, garments and automobiles, electronic items and much more. Its central location and proximity to major places and monuments of the city makes it a shoppers’ paradise, with generations of loyalty.

Hauz Khas Village

Hauz Khas Village cater to the need of avid shoppers looking for some antique work of art and also those looking for a gateway from the busy life who can relax amidst its luxuriant environs with a serene lake.