New Delhi, capital of India is not an ordinary city. It is a combination of modernity and tradition and is also renowned as a city of love. There are so many places to see in Delhi that tourist of every age group can have a gala time here.
A city will be a lovely place to visit for every age group as it has it all. Monuments on one hand and world-class buildings, airport, and metro on the other. You can’t miss the street food the capital offers as it is also famous for its taste so read for sure best street food places in Delhi. Your friend from a different country or city visiting you and you are wondering to show him nightlife in Delhi? Then read places to eat in Delhi after midnight.
Planning a trip to Delhi? Here are the places to see in Delhi.
1. The grand ‘Red Fort’ of India.
The Red Fort has a very prominent role in Indian history as was the residence of Mughal Emperors from 1648 onwards. You have to walk a lot to mesmerize the beauty it holds so be prepared.
- The nearest metro station is Chandni Chowk of Yellow Line
- Pro Tip – You can shop all day long but make sure you are back for the awesome light show at 6 pm.
- Ticket price for entry is Rs 60 on weekdays and Rs 80 on weekends.
- Ticket price for the Light show is Rs 20 on weekdays and Rs 30 on weekends.
2. LOTUS TEMPLE
Next on the list is Lotus Temple, it has a unique architecture and was build in the year 1986. It is a peaceful and beautiful place to enjoy with your family and friends.
- The nearest metro station is Nehru Place of Violet Line
- Entry fee: Free
- Last entry to the temple in the winters is 5 pm.
3. The glorious ‘India Gate’ of India
India Gate was built in the year 1931 as a memorial for martyrs of World War I and war in Afghanistan. You will really have a fun time here if visiting with squad or family and try visiting in the evening. It is full of locals in beautiful weather as is a picnic spot for many.
- Entry fee: Free
- Opening hours: Always open
- The nearest metro station is Central Secretariat on Yellow line
4. Rashtrapati Bhawan
The Rashtrapati Bhawan is the official allocated home of the president of India. It is a great piece of English architecture and is very well maintained.
- Entry timings of Rashtrapathi Bhavan: 9:00 am to 4:00 pm daily but the prior appointment is needed for the same.
- Rashtrapathi Bhavan entry fee: The entry ticket is Rs.50 online payment is also available.
- The closest metro station is Central Secretariat on Yellow line
5. Akshardham Temple
Akshardham temple is a temple of Swami Narayan and other Hindu gods. Though the temple is usually crowded as many people come to enjoy the beautiful architecture, exhibitions, and musical fountain. Still, everything here is well maintained, clean, well functioned, and is always as per the time schedule.
- Akshardham temple timing:
1. Entry: 9:30 am – 6:30 pm but closed on Mondays
2. Exhibition: Tickets for the exhibition are available from 10 am – 5:00 pm at reasonable rates
3. Musical fountain: 07:45 pm
- Entry fee to Complex is completely free but for exhibitions and a musical fountain, tickets are available at reasonable cost.
- The nearest metro station is Akshardham Metro station.
6. The holy ‘Bangla Sahib Gurudwara’
Bangla Sahib Gurudwara is one of the famous and important Sikh gurudwara as known to be associated with the 8th Sikh guru. The place is very divine, peaceful and well maintained
- Entry Fee: Free
- Opening hours: 24*7 Everyday
- The nearest metro stations are Patel Chowk in yellow line and Shivaji Stadium station in Delhi airport line
Monuments to visit in Delhi:
- Red Fort
- Jama Masjid
- India Gate
- Lodi Tomb
- Qutub Minar
- Humayun’s Tomb
- Jantar Mantar
Places to go with Family:
- Lotus Temple
- Bangla Sahib Gurudwara
- Lodi Gardens
- Nehru Planetarium
- Hauz Khas
- Garden of Five senses
- Akshardham temple
Shopping Places to see in Delhi
- Connaught Place
- Khan market
- Palika Bazaar
- Sarojini Nagar
- Chandni Chowk
- Countless number of malls
We have tried to cover all the major places that you can see during your visit to Delhi. There is so much to see in Delhi that you can’t cover them all in the single visit. I bet even if you are Delhite still you haven’t discovered the capital fully.