A century ago, the British moved their empire from Kolkata to Delhi. And it has been the Capital of India ever since. Now a thriving, cosmopolitan metro, the city has much to celebrate as it has already reached the milestone of completing 100 years as a Capital. With a history that goes back many centuries, Delhi showcases an ancient culture and a rapidly modernizing country. Dotted with monuments there is much to discover here. The seat of many powerful empires in the past, its long history can be traced in its many carefully-preserved monuments, ancient forts and tombs.
Delhi is a place that not only touches your pulse but even fastens it to a frenetic speed. No visit to Delhi is complete without an experience of its famed specialties cuisine such as its delicious curries, barbecued tikkas and kebabs. It is also a shoppers’ haven, whether you want to pick up some rich, woven silks, handicrafts, or ethnic cushions for your home.
Same Day Delhi Tour Attractions:
Laxmi Narayan Temple: Popularly Known as Birla Mandir, it's a large Hindu Temple built in Orissa style in 1938, by the renowned Birla family. People of all faiths can worship at this temple.
Qutb Minar: Qutb Minar is an excellent example of Afghan Architecture. The Minar is 72.5mts high victory tower, the construction of which began in the final year of twelth century by Qutubuddin Aibak and was later completed by his successor. It has been given World Heritage Site status.
Lotus Temple (Bahai Temple): Situated atop the Kalka ji Hill. Its is also known as "The Lotus Temple" due to its distinctive lotus shaped design in Marble. It was built in 1987 by the followers of Bahai faith. The temple signifies the purity and equality of all religions.
Gandhi Smiriti: Gandhi Smiriti: The Memorial consists of: Visual Aspects to perpetuate the memory of Mahatma Gandhi and the noble ideals he represented, & Educative Aspects to focus concentrated attention on certain values of life that made Gandhi a Mahatma, and (c) Service Aspects to introduce activities in order to serve certain felt needs.
On display in the Museum are photographs, sculptures, paintings, frescos, inscriptions on rocks and relics pertaining to the years Mahatma Gandhi spent here. The meagre personal effects of Gandhiji too are carefully preserved
Red Fort: Built by Shahjahan, the builder of Taj Mahal in Agra, The construction lasted from 1639 to 1648 (Monday Closed)
Rajghat: The simple square platform of black marble marks the place where the father of the Nation, Mahatama Gandhi was cremated.
Humayun's Tomb: Built by Humayun's widow, Queen Haji Begum in the 16th centuary, it is supposed to be the prototype of the Taj Mahal at Agra.
Drive Past: India Gate, Parliament House, President House, Embassies Area etc
Akshardham Temple: or Swaminarayan Akshardham Temple is a Hindu mandir, and a spiritual-cultural campus in New Delhi, India. The complex displays millennia of traditional Hindu and Indian culture, spirituality, and architecture.
The temple, which attracts approximately 70 percent of all tourists who visit Delhi, was officially opened on 6 November 2005 by Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam (Former President of India) It sits near the banks of the Yamuna adjacent to the 2010 Commonwealth Games village in eastern New Delhi. The temple, at the center of the complex, was built according to the Vastu shastra and Pancharatra shastra.
Tour Starts: 0900HRS Finish by 1800HRS Daily
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